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MPA Contract No. M683-C1, 88 BLACK FALCON DEVELOPMENT, 88 BLACK FALCON AVENUE, SOUTH BOSTON, MA

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Electronic General Bids for MPA Contract No. M683-C1, 88 BLACK FALCON DEVELOPMENT, 88 BLACK FALCON AVENUE, SOUTH BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS will be received through the internet using Bid Express until the date and time stated below, and will be posted on www.bidexpress.com immediately after the bid submission deadline.

Electronic bids will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 immediately after which the electronic bids will be opened and read publicly in a designated room at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909.

No paper copies of bids will be accepted.

NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE EASTERN END OF THE PIER AT 88 BLACK FALCON AVENUE (LOCATION OF THE WORK) AT 10:00 AM LOCAL TIME ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2021.

Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021.

Bid documents for this project may be accessed or downloaded at no cost to potential bidders exclusively through https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/27137/home in the listing for this Project.

The estimated contract cost is $330,000.

A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub-bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub-bid amount in the form of a bid bond in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay workers no less than the prevailing wage rates on the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been established by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and /or the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards. In the event of a conflict between the two schedules, the higher wage rate shall apply.

The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $1,000,000. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details.

This contract is subject to a Minority Business Enterprise/Women Business Enterprise participation provision requiring that the Contractor demonstrate good faith efforts that ZERO POINT ZERO PERCENT (0.0%) of the Contract be performed by minority business enterprise and/or women business enterprise contractors certified by the Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office. With respect to this provision, bidders are urged to familiarize themselves thoroughly with the Bidding Documents. Strict compliance with the pertinent procedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible.

This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in Division I, Article 79 of the Contract and, to the Secretary of Labor’s Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246).

The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000.

Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
LISA S. WIELAND
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR