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MPA CONTRACT NO. H256, TAXIWAY R ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN FOR GEOMETRY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE CONNECTIONS TO RUNWAY 11 AND RUNWAY 23

LEGAL NOTICE
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. H256, TAXIWAY R ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING AND PRELIMINARY DESIGN FOR GEOMETRY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE CONNECTIONS TO RUNWAY 11 AND RUNWAY 23. The Authority is seeking a qualified multidiscipline consulting firm or team, with proven experience to provide professional services that will include environmental permitting, civil, hydraulic, and drainage design, and preliminary geometric improvement design for the reconfiguration of the Taxiway R connection to the runways at the 11 and 23 ends. These services are to be provided at LAURENCE G. HANSCOM FIELD (BED) in BEDFORD, MA. The Consultant must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide such services in a timely and effective manner.

The consultant shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including but not limited to: Environmental Impact Analysis, Mitigation and associated Permitting, Civil Engineering, Drainage Design, Hydraulic Analysis, Soil Sampling, Geometric Design of Runway/Taxiway Intersections, Airfield Pavement Design, and Geotechnical Engineering. The lead firm shall be qualified to provide full environmental permitting for the project.

The contract will be work order based, and Consultant’s fee for each work order shall be negotiated; however, the total fee for the contract shall not exceed Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000).

A Supplemental Information Package will be available, on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 on the Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.com/massport/business/bids-opportunities/capital-bids as an attachment to the original Legal Notice, and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project. If you have problems finding it, please contact Susan Brace at Capital Programs SBrace@massport.com. The Supplemental Information Package will provide detailed information about Scope of Work, Selection Criteria and Submission Requirements.

In recognition of the unique nature of the project and the services required to support it, the Authority has scheduled a virtual Consultant Briefing to be held at 11:00 am local time on Thursday, February 24, 2022. The following Zoom instructions shall be used by all participants: https://massport.zoom.us/j/87559447576, Meeting ID: 875 5944 7576, Dial in: +1 646 558 8656. At this session, an overview of the project will be provided, the services requested by the Authority will be described, and questions will be answered.

By responding to this solicitation, consultants agree to accept the terms and conditions of Massport’s standard work order agreement, a copy of the Authority’s standard agreement can be found on the Authority’s web page at http://www.massport.com/massport/business/capital-improvements/important-documents/. The Consultant shall specify in its cover letter that it has the ability to obtain requisite insurance coverage.

This submission, including the litigation and legal proceedings history in a separate sealed envelope as required shall be addressed to Luciana Burdi, Intl. Assoc. AIA, CCM, MCPPO, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. Any submission which is not received by the deadline, shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive. Any information provided to the Authority in any Proposal or other written or oral communication between the Proposer and the Authority will not be, or deemed to have been, proprietary or confidential, although the Authority will use reasonable efforts not to disclose such information to persons who are not employees or consultants retained by the Authority except as may be required by M.G.L. c.66.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
LISA S. WIELAND
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR