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MBTA Contract No A90CN03, VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

100 SUMMER ST., SUITE 1200

BOSTON, MA 02110

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 A90CN03, VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS, HARVARD/CENTRAL STATION, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, (CLASS I, GENERAL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION AND CLASS 7 – BUILDINGS – PROJECT VALUE – $7,103,678.00), can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on April 26, 2017. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Harvard Square Station:

The Work includes but is not limited to replacement of an existing elevator and elevator hoistway which extends from the Red Line central mezzanine lower level up to the plaza in Harvard Square. Adjacent to the elevator at the Red Line level, the existing elevator machine room and equipment will be replaced with new construction. Included is mechanical, electrical, communications, fire alarm and plumbing work to support the design. Site work includes replacing paving adjacent to the new headhouse as shown on the drawings.

Central Square Station:

The Work includes but is not limited to replacement of an existing elevator and elevator hoistway which extends from the Red Line inbound platform up to grade at Central Square. Adjacent to the elevator at the platform level, the existing elevator machine room and equipment will be replaced with new construction. Included is mechanical, electrical, communications and plumbing work to support the design. Site work includes replacing paving adjacent to the new headhouse as shown on the drawings.

Bidders’ attention is directed to Appendix 1, Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Insure 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 15 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://www.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

Brian Shortsleeve

Chief Administrator and Acting General Manager of the MBTA

March 24, 2017