MIAMI: Florida's Department of Transportation has selected two communications firms to promote major construction projects. The contracts have a combined budget of at least $570,000.
Sandra Walters Consultants will provide communications consulting services for various projects in Monroe County, which includes the islands of the Florida Keys, according to Brian Rick, public outreach media specialist for Florida's Transportation Department. The project will specifically focus on work on US Highway 1. The three-year contract has a projected budget of $270,000, according to the RFP.
Bermello Ajamil & Partners will provide communications consulting services for a highway project in Miami-Dade County. The contract has a starting budget of $300,000 with an option for additional funds depending on the need and availability of budget, a state purchasing officer said. The contract is for three years.