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MBTA Contract No. T40CN02-, Supplemental Track Improvement Program Contract 2- Red Line, Systemwide

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 Project Bids 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 Project Bids at least 14 days prior to a scheduled bid opening date.

Electronic bids for MBTA Contract No. T40CN02-, Supplemental Track Improvement Program Contract 2- Red Line, Systemwide, PROJECT VALUE – $12,500,000 (CLASS 1-GENERAL TRANSIT AND CLASS 3, TRACK) can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on March 21th, 2024. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Work will include replacement of ties, rail, restrained rail along both tangent, curved and restrained curve track, removal and replacement of broken or lock spike plates with pandrol plates, insulators and C-Bonds (where called for or where damaged by Contractor), contact rail replacement, ballast replacement (full depth and spot), joint elimination-thermite welding, direct fixation and floating slab repairs including concrete repairs and replacement, surface line and tamping and track stabilizing where directed. CWR will require thermite welding and destressing in accordance with MBTA standards. Work will include concrete work to replace primary and secondar direct fixation slabs. Work may require early action items like weekly meetings with MBTA to plan and schedule work, pre plating ties, site walks to finalize work limits, materials delivery, materials staging, equipment movement, schedule update, etc. Contractor will be required to remove all surplus materials generated by the project and all existing currently within the project limits.

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. In addition, pursuant to the requirements of Appendix 3, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation Provision, Bidders must submit an assurance with their Bids that they will make sufficient and reasonable efforts to meet the stated DBE goal of 5% percent.

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

Phillip Eng
General Manager and CEO,
MBTA

February 29, 2024