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MBTA Contract No R32CN02 ORANGE LINE TEST TRACK IMPROVEMENTS

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

100 SUMMER ST., SUITE 1200

BOSTON, MA 02110

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. R32CN02, ORANGE LINE TEST TRACK IMPROVEMENTS, BOSTON, MA, CLASS 1 – GENERAL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION & CLASS 3 – TRACKWORK, PROJECT VALUE – $5,785,353, can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on April 26, 2017. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Work consists of approximately 2.8 miles of track and 3rd rail rehabilitation along the existing MBTA Orange Line Test Track from Wellington Station to the tie into the North Bound track south of Community College Station. This also includes 3rd rail heater installation along with associated cases, foundations, conduit and cabling. See Specification 01010 Summary of the Work for detailed description of work.

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.

Bidders will affirmatively ensure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this solicitation, minority and female construction contractors will be afforded full opportunity to submit Bids and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Additional information and instructions on how to submit a bid are available at http://www.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

Brian Shortsleeve

Chief Administrator and Acting General Manager of the MBTA

March 27, 2017