Firm withdraws bid protest on road project

The firm which was passed over for the construction of Providence Road due to missing paperwork in its bid packet has officially withdrawn its bid protest, although permitting issues with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continue for the project.

The road project is being funded through a $1.4 million Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Economic Development Transportation Fund Grant with no local match.

“Please accept this letter as formal notification that Sandco will not be proceeding with its bid protest for thereferenced project,” Sanco President Behzad Gazvini said in a letter to Commission Chairperson Pam Feagle. “Sanco officially withdraws its notice of intent to protest the bid, delivered to you on March 22, 2013.”

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