MBTA Commuter Rail Fiber Optic Cable Network Resiliency Project Contract No. L70CN01
MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
10 PARK PLAZA
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02116
Public Announcement of Request for Letters of Interest (RFLOI)
for Design-Build Services for the MBTA Commuter Rail Fiber Optic
Cable Network Resiliency Project
Contract No. L70CN01
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (the “MBTA”) hereby solicits Letters of Interest (LOI) from firms or teams (the “Design Build Entities”) interested in providing Design Build (DB) services for the Commuter Rail Fiber Optic Cable Network Resiliency Project (the “Project”) located within the MBTA commuter rail system in Massachusetts under MBTA Contract No. L70CN01. The Project is being procured using a two-phase best-value DB procurement process pursuant to MGL c.149A §§14-21 and the Design Build Procurement Procedures the MBTA has adopted pursuant to MGL c. 149A §16 (the “Procedures”).
The MBTA intends to enter into a DB contract with the best-value Design Build Entity identified through a two-phase selection process including a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) with a subsequent Request for Proposals (RFP). The RFQ will be utilized to identify qualified Design Build Entities to submit a proposal pursuant to Section 19 of M.G.L. c. 149A. The best-value selection criteria detail will be provided in the RFP. Respondents to this RFLOI will receive future notifications of the RFQ’s availability and its amendments.
One electronic copy of an LOI from Design Build Entities or firms interested in receiving a notice of the availability of the RFQ should be received by the MBTA at or before 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Project documentation and instructions for submitting a Letter of Interest are available on the MBTA website: http://bc.mbta.com/business_center/bidding_solicitations/current_solicitations/.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
MassDOT Acting Secretary
and Chief Executive Officer
MBTA General Manager and
Chief Executive Officer