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MBTA Contract No P61CN01, THE POWER SCADA SYSTEM UPGRADE- SYSTEMWIDE PROJECT,

5th Floor Suite #5170, 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 P61CN01, THE POWER SCADA SYSTEM UPGRADE- SYSTEMWIDE PROJECT, CLASS 1-GENERAL TRANSIT-$3,000,000 PRE-QUALIFICATION LIMIT AND CLASS 5-ELECTRICAL-$3,000,000 PRE-QUALIFICATION LIMIT, PROJECT VALUE $3,598,000 can be submitted at www.bidx.com until two o’clock (2:00 p.m.) on January 23, 2019. Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Work under this contract consists of:
The Contractor shall install, terminate, and test a new twenty-four (24) strand single mode fiber optic cable installed in new innerduct between communication rooms or junction boxes and the unit or traction substations. Furnish and install new Cabinets, Connect power, install network equipment within new Cabinets, furnish and install Extreme and MOXA network switches and activate a SWAN network to allow network connection required for the RTU equipment upgrade to IP. The Contractor and QEI/OSI vendors shall upgrade, convert, reconfigure, coordinate, and implement the existing MBTA remote terminal unit (RTU). The RTU upgrade applies to the existing QEI CAM/DAC 6CCP6 Central Processor and OSI headend for Distributed Network Protocol (DNP) 3.0 (DNP3) for TCP/IP communication.

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 10% 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

Date: December 20, 2018

By: Stephanie Pollack
Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of MassDOT

Jeffrey Gonneville
Interim General Manager