MPA CONTRACT NO. M288-C1 NEW VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE BUILDING, 55 MASSPORT HAUL ROAD, SOUTH BOSTON, MA
MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Electronic bids for MPA CONTRACT NO. M288-C1 NEW VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT STORAGE BUILDING, 55 MASSPORT HAUL ROAD, SOUTH BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, will be received through the internet using Bid Express until the date and time stated below, and will be posted on www.bidexpress.com immediately after the bid submission deadline.
Electronic General Bids will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019 immediately after which the electronic bids will be opened and read publicly in a designated room at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909.
Electronic filed sub bids for the same contract will be received at the same office until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2019, immediately after which, in a designated room, the filed sub bids will be opened and read publicly.
No paper copies of bids will be accepted.
NOTE: PRE BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE MASSPORT OFFICES (EAST-2, 3RD FLOOR) AT THE BOSTON FISH PIER, 212 NORTHERN AVENUE, AT 8:30 AM LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019.
The work includes PROCUREMENT AND INSTALLATION A PRE-ENGINEERED AND PRE-FABRICATED METAL BUILDING; INSTALLATION OF BUILDING FOUNDATION AND FLOOR SLAB; BUILDING MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS; SITE UTILITY CONNECTIONS AND OTHER INCIDENTAL WORK.
Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2019.
Bid documents for this project may be accessed or downloaded at no cost to potential bidders exclusively through www.bidexpress.com in the General Bid listing for this Project.
In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract General Bidders must submit with their bid a current Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Assessment Management and an Update Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of GENERAL CONSTRUCTION. The estimated contract cost is SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($700,000.00).
In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract, filed Sub-bidders must submit with their bid a current Sub-bidder Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance and a Sub-bidder Update Statement. The filed Sub-bidder must be certified in the sub-bid category of work for which the Sub-bidder is submitting a bid proposal.
Bidding procedures and award of the contract and sub contracts shall be in accordance with the provisions of Sections 44A through 44H inclusive, Chapter 149 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub bid amount in the form of a bid bond in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and /or the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater.
The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $1,000,000.00. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details.
Filed sub bids will be required and taken on the following classes of work:
FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEM $50,850.00
The Authority reserves the right to reject any sub bid of any sub trade where permitted by Section 44E of the above referenced General Laws. The right is also reserved to waive any informality in or to reject any or all proposals and General Bids.
This contract is subject to a Minority/Women Owned Business Enterprise participation provision requiring that not less than THREE AND SIX TENTHS PERCENT (3.6%) of the Contract be performed by minority and women owned business enterprise contractors. With respect to this provision, bidders are urged to familiarize themselves thoroughly with the Bidding Documents. Strict compliance with the pertinent procedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible.
This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non Discrimination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor’s Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246).
The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000.
Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals.
MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
JOHN P. PRANCKEVICIUS
ACTING CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR