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MBTA Contract No. S03CN09, BLUE LINE VENT SHAFT B6 EGRESS STAIR REPLACEMENT, BOSTON, MA

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. S03CN09, BLUE LINE VENT SHAFT B6 EGRESS STAIR REPLACEMENT, BOSTON, MA, Project Value – $15,778,029 (Class 1 – General Transit Construction – $10M & Class 7 – Buildings – $10M), can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on February 23, 2023. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Work consists of:

Long Wharf Vent Shaft B6 Egress Stair Replacement
Replacement of emergency egress stairs including repairs of drainage system, electrical, lighting, and communication systems, with additional structural and architectural repairs to mitigate water leaks.

Maverick Communications Room Relocation
Fit-out of new space in close proximity of existing communications room including limited demolition, concrete rehabilitation, door hardware, mechanical, electrical, lighting, fire detection, fire protection, and communication work in preparation to perform a cut-over of station communication and supporting systems into this new space.

Primary & Redundant Fiber Optic Backbone (Airport-Maverick-Aquarium)
Placement of new primary and redundant optical fiber links along right-of-way between the Aquarium, Maverick, and Airport stations to replace existing infrastructure.

Shaft B5 Lewis Mall & Porter Square Shaft Repairs
Miscellaneous structural floor slab, fireproofing, electrical, architectural door/frame/threshold and penetration repairs at Shaft B5 on the Blue Line.

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.

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

Jeffrey Gonneville
MBTA Interim General Manager

January 25, 2023