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INVITATION FOR BIDS REPLACE CONCRETE CULVERT ON FALMOUTH SECONDARY

Mass Coastal Railroad is accepting sealed bids to remove and replace a concrete culvert on the Falmouth Secondary railroad line. The project is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Rail and Transit Division (MassDOT). This Invitation for Bids is issued pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 30, §39M.

THE PROJECT: On the Falmouth Secondary at MP 3.03 in Bourne, remove and replace the existing 48” reinforced concrete culvert. Install reinforced, pre-cast concrete wing walls and rip-rap splash pads at both wing walls. Remove and reset existing track, ties and ballast. Contractor must show evidence of having worked on an active railroad and was able to complete the work with no or few shutdowns and no impacts to Operations. Construction cost estimate is $250,800.

Bidders must provide the following information to be considered qualified to perform the work: 1. List of equipment which will be used including hi-rail equipment; 2. Completed Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of the Total Bid Price; 3. List of all work within the last three years of similar size and scope demonstrating Bidder’s experience and qualifications for this project as described above; 4. List of ongoing projects and three references from projects listed; and 5. Approved FRA drug and alcohol testing plan.

Bid document PDF available March 23 from Rob Finley, Mass Coastal Railroad (MCRR), at pre-bid meeting (see below) or via e-mail request to Rob Finley at rcfinley@verizon.net. Include in subject line “Bid Docs—Falmouth Sec culvert.”

A mandatory pre-bid meeting and site tour will be held on Thurs., March 29, 2018, 10:30 a.m. Meet at MCRR office, 3065 Cranberry Highway, Ste. 5, E. Wareham, MA. Please RSVP to rcfinley@verizon.net.

Bids will not be accepted from bidders who do not attend the pre-bid meeting. Sealed Bids must be delivered to Mass Coastal Railroad, 3065 Cranberry Highway, Ste. 5, East Wareham, MA 02538, by Thurs., April 12, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Bids will be publicly opened forthwith after the bid submission deadline at the Mass Coastal Railroad office, 3065 Cranberry Highway, Ste. 5, East Wareham, MA. Please direct all questions to Rob Finley at rcfinley@verizon.net or phone 978-263-5565. Include in subject line “Bid Docs—Falmouth Sec culvert.” It is prohibited for any bidder to contact anyone other than Rob Finley at Mass Coastal Railroad about this Project until award of the Project.