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MBTA Contract No. A49CN01, PARK STREET STATION WAYFINDING AND STATION IMPROVEMENTS, BOSTON, MA

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
TEN PARK PLAZA, SUITE 5170
BOSTON, MA 02116

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

Electronic proposals for the following project will be received through the internet using Bid Express until the date and time stated below, and will be posted on www.bidx.com forthwith after the bid submission deadline. No paper copies of bids will be accepted. Bidders must have a valid digital ID issued by the Authority in order to bid on projects. Bidders need to apply for a digital ID with Bid Express at least 14 days prior to a scheduled bid opening date.

Electronic bids for MBTA Contract No. A49CN01, PARK STREET STATION WAYFINDING AND STATION IMPROVEMENTS, BOSTON, MA (CLASS I – GENERAL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION, $10,000,000; CLASS 7 – BUILDINGS, $10,000,000), PROJECT VALUE $11,772,846 can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 PM) on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

The scope of work consists of the following Wayfinding and Station Improvements: demolish/replace/retrofit all station lighting throughout the public areas and relocate existing cameras due to impacts with new lighting/signage; demolition and replacement of all existing wayfinding signage; provide compliant braille signage at the two historical headhouses and throughout the public areas of the station platforms; provide illuminated exit signage throughout the station; repair floor finishes, benches and 23 stairways; reopen the Temple Place stairs on Tremont Street; improve station brightening (cleaning and painting) and cleaning of artwork.

Bidders’ attention is directed to Appendix 1, Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity; and to Appendix 2, Supplemental Equal Employment Opportunity, Anti-Discrimination, and Affirmative Action Program in the specifications. In addition, pursuant to the requirements of Appendix 3, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation Provision, Bidders must submit an assurance with their Bids that they will make sufficient and reasonable efforts to meet the stated DBE goal of 14 percent.

Bidders will affirmatively ensure that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this solicitation, minority and female construction contractors will be afforded full opportunity to submit Bids and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Additional information and instructions on how to submit a bid are available at http://bc.mbta.com/business_center/bidding_solicitations/current_solicitations/

On behalf of the MBTA, thank you for your time and interest in responding to this Notice to Bidders
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Date: January 23, 2019

By: Stephanie Pollack
Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of MassDOT

Steve Poftak
MBTA General Manager and CEO