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MBTA Contract No. R16CN01, Braintree Station R-49 Standpipe Project

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
10 PARK PLAZA
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02116

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Electronic proposals for the following project will be received through the internet using Bid Express until the date and time stated below and will be posted on www.bidx.com forthwith after the bid submission deadline. No paper copies of bids will be accepted. Bidders must have a valid digital ID issued by the Authority in order to bid on projects. Bidders need to apply for a digital ID with Bid Express at least 14 days prior to a scheduled bid opening date.

Electronic bids for MBTA Contract No. R16CN01, Braintree Station R-49 Standpipe Project – MA, (CLASS 7, BUILDINGS, PROJECT VALUE – $ 1,990,512.00), can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on December 1, 2022. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

The work consists of the repair and rehabilitation of the existing standpipes at Braintree Station on the Red Line. All repairs will be performed in accordance with the Massachusetts Existing Building Code (MEBC) and the Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code. The repairs will rehabilitate the standpipe system, improve the ability to test and maintain the system and provide for greater firefighting capacity with an increased water supply.

Bidders attention is directed to Appendix 1, Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Insure Equal Employment Opportunity; and to Appendix 2, Supplemental Equal Employment Opportunity, Anti-Discrimination, and Affirmative Action Program in the specifications. While there is no DBE goal associated with this contract, the Authority strongly encourages the use of Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises as prime contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all of its contracting opportunities.

This information may be viewed at the MBTA website: https://bc.mbta.com/business_center/bidding_solicitations/current_solicitations/

On behalf of the MBTA, thank you for your time and interest in responding to this Notice to Bidders
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

Date: October 26, 2022

By: James Tesler
Secretary and Chief  Executive Officer of MassDOT

Steve Poftak
General Manager of the MBTA