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MBTA Contract No. K78CN04

MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
10 PARK PLAZA
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 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. K78CN04, South Coast Rail, Middleborough Secondary & New Bedford Main Line (MS/NBML) Commuter Rail Expansion Project, Middleborough to New Bedford, Massachusetts, (CLASS 1 – GENERAL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION $100,000,000, CLASS 3 – TRACK WORK, $50,000,000, CLASS 7 – BUILDINGS, $20,000,000, PROJECT VALUE $398,000,000), can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on Thursday June 25, 2020. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

The Work involves four major elements: (1) the construction of approximately twenty-five (25) miles of new trackway along the existing Middleborough Secondary and New Bedford Main Line right of way from Middleborough to New Bedford, (2) the construction of four commuter rail passenger stations, (3) the construction of an end of the line layover facility, and (4) the construction of South Coast Rail program-wide signals and communications systems.

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 Section 00800 of the specifications. While there is no DBE goal associated with this contract, the Authority strongly encourages the use of Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises as prime contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in all its contracting opportunities.

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

Steve Poftak
MBTA General Manager

May 14, 2020

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