[Protest of FHwA Contract Award for Technical Support Services]

B-257451.2: Dec 9, 1994

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A firm protested a Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) contract award for technical support services, contending that FHwA improperly: (1) evaluated its technical proposal; and (2) made award to the high priced bidder. GAO held that FHwA: (1) properly evaluated the protester's bid; and (2) reasonably determined that the awardee's technically superior bid justified its higher price. Accordingly, the protest was denied.