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Open Solicitations

The following is a list of FHATA's upcoming bid and proposal opportunities.  All dates and times are subject to change and FHATA reserves the right to cancel any solicitation at any time.  All public events (bid openings and conferences) are held at FHATA, 5815 Marlatt Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66503 unless otherwise indicated.

In connection with carrying out a project, the Bidder shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or handicap, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended..  FHATA reserves the right to solicit or to waive a new solicitation, for new bids if sufficient effort, as determined by FHATA, has not been made to comply with the DBE goals and requirements set forth in a project. FHATA reserves the right to accept or to reject any and/or all bids, to re-advertise for bids and to waive any informality in any proposal and to determine the most responsive bid by its own criteria, as described within the specifications.


All prospective bidders should notify our procurement department (contact information below) their intent to bid, please be sure to indicate Bid #. Vendors may complete the Vendor Registration form here and submit via email. It is the bidder’s responsibility to check the website for any addendums and signature sheets prior to submitting their bids. FHATA will not be responsible for communicating with firms that do no not notify us of their interest in this solicitation.  


All projects are funded in part by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and/ or Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) grants, and are subject to certain FTA and KDOT certifications and regulations. All bidders (and subcontractors) must comply with all applicable regulations indicated in the Bid Manuals.


Contact Name: Melanie Tuttle, Finance Director

Office Phone: 785.537.6345 

Direct: 913.738.4262


For information about our Bid Protest Policy, please visit the page linked below:

New Postings

FHATA will post new Bid Opportunities below as they come available. Please check back often and thank you for your interest in working with us. 

Invitation to Bid: ATA Remodel 

Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (Owner) soliciting firm fixed bid for the construction of the following projects: ATA Remodel - 5815 Building and Parking Lot Renovation 


Bid# FY23-1012

DBE Participation: This project has a DBE Goal of 2.5% (DBE Participation must be completed and demonstration of Good Faith Effort must be provided by Bidder, see attached form)

Advertisement for Bid: 

Opportunity Type: Invitation to Bid

Issue Date: May 30, 2023

Closing Date and Time: June 28, 2023, 2:00 PM (CST)

Pre-bid conference: June 21, 2023, 2:00 PM (CST) 

Location of Pre-bid Conference: In Person or Via Zoom

In Person:

5815 Marlatt Ave, Manhattan, KS 66503

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 848 5880 5319

Passcode: 965329

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Public Opening: June 28, 2:00 PM (CST) (In Person or Via Zoom)

Location of Public Opening: In Person or Via Zoom 

In Person: 5815 Marlatt Ave, Manhattan, KS 66503

Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 886 4378 6133

Passcode: 625587

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Bid Manual: 

DBE Participation Form: 

Addendums or Additional Attachments: None at time of posting

Contact Information

5815 Marlatt Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 537-6345

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