INVITATION FOR BIDS HYANNIS YARD NORTH END TRACK RECONSTRUCTION
MASSDOT RAIL AND TRANSIT
INVITATION FOR BIDS
HYANNIS YARD NORTH END TRACK RECONSTRUCTION
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Rail and Transit Division (MassDOT) is accepting sealed bids to rehabilitate railroad rights-of-way. This Invitation for Bids is issued pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 30, §39M.
THE PROJECT: At MassDOT’s Hyannis Yard, re-align existing tracks, install new track, install 2 new No. 10 turnouts and install new 115RE rail. Project includes clearing/grubbing; earthwork; installing block retaining wall, chain link fence & granite boulders; preparing subgrade & ballast; constructing new track; re-aligning existing tracks; ballast and surfacing; dismantling, salvaging and stockpiling track materials; clean-up & disposal of crossties. MassDOT will supply the 2 new No. 10 turnouts. Contractor must show evidence of having worked on an active railroad and was able to complete the work with no impacts to railroad operations. Construction cost estimate is $1.5 million.
Prospective bidders must be prequalified in accordance with MBTA “Procedures Governing Classification and Rating of Prospective Bidders.” Bidders must provide the following to be considered qualified for this work: 1. List of equipment that will be used 2. Completed Bid Bond; 3. List of all work in the last 3 years of similar size and scope demonstrating experience & qualifications; 4. List of ongoing projects and 3 references from projects listed; 5. Approved FRA drug & alcohol testing plan.
Bid documents available 3/13/2020 via COMMBUYS, the Commonwealth’s procurement website (www.commbuys.com). Prospective bidders must be registered in COMMBUYS and must download plans, specs, and all other documents required to submit a bid. Questions must be submitted through the Q&A Tab in COMMBUYS. Respondents must sign in on COMMBUYS to post questions.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting & site tour to be held 3/19/20 @ 10:30 a.m. Meet at CCRTA Administration Office conference room at Hyannis Transportation Ctr., 215 Iyannough Rd., Hyannis. No award will be given to a contractor not prequalified by MBTA in Cl. 1, General Transit Construction, or Cl. 3, Trackwork, for a $1.5 million contract value and not at the pre-bid. Bid deadline is Thurs., April 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.