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MBTA CONTRACT NUMBER T28PS01

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

Solicitation for Design and Engineering Services for Green Line Dedicated High Speed and Low Speed Test Track Project

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
MBTA CONTRACT NUMBER T28PS01

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is soliciting Engineering, and Design Consulting Services 15%- 100%, Bid Phase and Construction Phase Services for the Green Line Type 10 Dedicated High Speed and Low Speed Test Track Project. The Scope of Service(s) may include but are not limited to: track, power (AC and DC), signals, structural, environmental services, and construction planning and phasing. As this project will be constructed within and adjacent to residential and recreational/conservation areas, the Consultant shall also include staff experienced in public outreach and engagement to assist the GLT Project Manager through public and stakeholder meetings and engagements. The primary purpose of the Green Line HSTT and LSTT Project is to create dedicated tracks to support Type 10 pilot car and production car dynamic testing at full and reduced speeds. This effort is expected to help the MBTA meet all the requirements for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) CIG Core Capacity grant.

The scope of services will be authorized on professional services contract basis. The contract duration for this Project will be two (2) years. Project Design and Bid Phase Services are expected to be completed within eighteen (18) months from NTP. Advanced material procurement specification shall be completed and submitted within six (6) months of NTP. Preliminary Design shall be submitted no later than April 30, 2024, to retain eligibility under the Core Capacity program. Both test tracks are required to be constructed, commissioned, and turned over by January 30, 2026.

This project is expected to utilize Federal funding. The DBE participation goal for this project is 20% of the total amount authorized. In addition, 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 Proposal 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.

Monica Tibbits-Nutt
MassDOT Secretary & CEO

Phillip Eng
General Manager