STEP 3: PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS

NJ TRANSPORTATION BANK

NJ Transportation Bank Loan Application Step 3
Plans and Specifications
Click HERE to see a sample PDF of Step 3.

INTRODUCTION

Submission of documentation in Step 3 of the Transportation Bank Loan Application provides the relevant information to the Transportation Bank to issue Authorization to Advertise construction. STEP 3 must be completed no later than thirty (30) days prior to the advertisement for the receipt of bids. It is recommended that the applicant complete Step 3 with the assistance of its engineer. Step 3 Submissions will be reviewed subsequent to a project sponsor’s submission of Step 2 (Engineering Design Contract and Financial Information).

Projects which have been advertised for construction are ineligible for Transportation Bank funding.


APPLICATION - STEP 3 SUBMISSION

STEP 3 submissions require borrowers to upload the following documents to the Transportation Bank website:

  1. Construction plans;
  2. Construction contract specifications;* ( NJIB Division 100 Spec )
  3. Engineer’s Design Certification; ( Sample Design Cert ) and
  4. Right of Way Certification (if applicable). ( Sample ROW Cert )

PROGRAM ACTION

The Transportation Bank will review the Step 3 submissions and advise the borrower of deficiencies in writing. Upon a Borrower’s compliance with all program requirements, including but not limited to plans, specifications, and compliance with Executive Order 215, Disadvantaged Business / Small Business Enterprise requirements, the I-Bank will issue a written Authorization to Advertise Construction.

*Note: Specific special provisions to the Division 100 Specifications have been developed for Transportation Bank Financing.


FORM OF SUBMISSIONS

Step 3 Submissions are to be made electronically and one (1) hard copy mailed to the following address:

Brian Wirtz
Division of Local Aid and Economic Development
State of New Jersey Department of Transportation
1035 Parkway Avenue
Trenton, New Jersey 08625


FILE NAMING CONVENTION

When making your Step 3 Submission, the following naming convention will ensure your submissions are properly referenced:

[Project Sponsor name]_[Project Number]_Document type]

For example: Burlington_County_TB0000-000_Plans

If you have any questions, please call (609) 219-6584

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