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Engineering Design and Construction Inspection Services For a New African Lion and Hyena Exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000543045

Bid Title: Engineering Design and Construction Inspection Services For a New African Lion and Hyena Exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo

Agency Bid No. Title: 16-087

Received Date: 04/14/2016

Close Date: 04/29/2016

Purchase Type: 12 months for term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Essex County Department of Public Work and Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (The County) wish to have prepared construction documents (i.e., construction plans, specifications and engineers estimate) for new African Lion and Hyena exhibits at Turtle Back Zoo in the Township of West Orange. These design services shall include, but not limited to: New exhibits for African Lions and Hyena will be located on the west side of the zoo at the entrance of the new African area in accordance with the Zoos master plan. Removal or transfer of existing structures from their current location to accommodate the new exhibits. The new lion/hyena exhibits must adhere to all federal, state and local laws (i.e. U.S.D.A. regulations, N.J.D.E.P. standards, local building codes, etc.) and meet or exceed standards set forth by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (A.Z.A.). The new exhibits must also take into account and accommodate for future plans as outlined by the Zoos master plan. The lion/hyena exhibits will be a new focal point of the Zoos African expansion. Exhibit features will include two habitats designed to resemble an African forest edge. Design of educational elements into the project. An area for large gathering of public to view training demonstrations is also critical. A design to maximize enrichment and welfare of the animals and public enjoyment and education is sought. This includes theming of the surrounding areas within the project scope. The exhibits are planned to house a small pride adult lions with cubs and a clan of hyenas. The exhibits should be able to accommodate a breeding group or a bachelor group of animals. Each group of animals will be able to shift into either of the exhibits. Off exhibit holding areas for both lions and hyenas will have a cubbing den and a restraint device will also be part of this project. The holding area will not be visible to the public. Heated rocks and a small pool shall be included in the exhibit design. A climate controlled enclosed room for staff will be adjacent to a food prep kitchen with freezer and refrigerator

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Product Codes: 92516, 92532

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of Essex

State: New Jersey

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Julius N. Coltre 60 Nelson Place, 6th floor, Newark, New Jersey, 07102

Phone: 973-621-5100

Fax: 973-621-5109




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