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DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES FOR NORTH STATION DRAW 1 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND ASSOCIATED TRACK AND SIGNALS UPGRADES

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
SOLICITATION FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES FOR NORTH STATION DRAW 1 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND ASSOCIATED TRACK AND SIGNALS UPGRADES

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is soliciting Design and Construction Phase Services for the North Station Draw 1 Bridge Replacement and Associated Track and Signals Upgrades. The Project includes the replacement of the existing Draw 1 Bridge No. B-16-479 with a six track crossing of the Charles River consisting of movable bridge spans; replacement of Signal Tower A; replacement/rehabilitation of the approach structures; a new pedestrian walkway over the Charles River (attached to one of the movable bridge spans); and all associated track work and signals work to accommodate all construction phases of the proposed bridge replacement and the increase from a four track crossing to a six track crossing.

The Scope of Service(s) may include but are not limited to: Feasibility Surveys/Analyses; Multi-disciplinary Engineering (i.e. Geotechnical, Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical); Architecture; Landscape Architecture; Historical Assessment; Code Compliance; Environmental Approvals and Permitting; Contract Management Assistance; Scheduling; Quality Control/Quality Assurance; Construction Planning and Methods; Construction Staging and Constructability; Construction Cost Estimating; Design Phase Services; Bid Phase Services; and Construction Phase Services. The scope of services will be authorized on a task order basis by phase. The conceptual level construction cost estimate for the proposed improvements is $100,000,000.00. The duration of this contract will be seven (7) years.

This project is expected to utilize non-federal funding and no DBE participation goal has been attached to this project. However, the Authority strongly encourages the use of Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises as prime consultants, sub-consultants and suppliers in all of its contracting opportunities.

The complete request for qualifications can be found on the MBTA website.
Please see the following link:

http://bc.mbta.com/business_center/bidding_solicitations/current_solicitations/

This is not a request for proposal. The MBTA reserves the right to cancel this procurement or to reject any or all Statements of Qualifications.

Stephanie Pollack
MassDOT Secretary & CEO

Luis Manuel Ramirez
General Manager & CEO