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MBTA Contract No. B03CN02


100 SUMMER ST., SUITE 1200

BOSTON, MA 02110


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 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. B03CN02, REPAIR/REHABILITATION OF NEW HAMPSHIRE MAIN LINE OVER SHAWSHEEN RIVER, BRIDGE NO. W-38-041 (A14) WILMINGTON/BILLERICA, MASSACHUSETTS, (CLASS 1- GENERAL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION and CLASS 4A- BRIDGES- STEEL SUPERSTRUCTURES, PROJECT VALUE – $1,806,291.00) can be submitted at until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on April 6, 2017. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

The work consists of the rehabilitation of existing arch bridge, part of which includes the placement of grout and a corrugated steel arch plate underneath the existing arch. The work includes partial demolition of existing abutments and construction of the abutment extensions. The abutment extensions are to be anchored to the existing abutments by drilling and grouting. Bearing seats of the proposed steel arch plate are to be constructed on the abutment extensions. The fascia stones and wingwalls on both faces of bridge shall be repaired, replaced, realigned, reset, secured, and repointed as required. The work also includes demolition of the existing timber retaining wall and construction of the reinforced concrete retaining wall to the Southeast of the bridge. The work also includes installing rip-rap protection as shown on contract drawings. The work also includes restoration of the eroded downstream river bank on adjoining property, and removal of various types of debris in the river and adjacent wetlands. Other work includes installation of a steel pipe by trenchless method and construction of its headwalls.

This Contract is subject to a financial assistance Contract between the MBTA and the Federal Transit Administration of U.S. Department of Transportation. FTA Participation 80 percent.

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 two percent (2%).

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 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 10, 2017