Pier 4 Culvert & Sinkhole Repairs, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston MA
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The Boston Redevelopment Authority (“BRA”) d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (“BPDA”), is issuing an Invitation for Bids entitled “Pier 4 Culvert & Sinkhole Repairs, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston MA” (the “IFB”). The IFB is being issued in accordance with Massachusetts General Law c. 30, § 39M, as may be amended. The project number for the work associated with this IFB is BRA No. 6043 (collectively, the “Project”). The lowest responsible and eligible bidder for this Project will be invited to enter into a contract with the BRA to perform the scope of work as set forth in the provided bid documents, including addenda. The Scope of Work generally consists of: Construction of a new concrete foundation under an approximate 100-linear foot concrete box culvert located within the tidal zone; Removal and disposal of an abandoned flood gate: Patching and repairing holes in the existing steel bulkhead; Replacing lost backfill; Replacing roadway pavement and subbase material; and Repairing brick sidewalk. ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION PROJECT VALUE: Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($700,000.00). TIME AND PLACE FOR FILING BIDS: All bids shall be filed with the BRA at One City Hall Square, 9th floor, Boston, MA, 02201 before 12:00 P.M. (Noon) on January 23, 2020 at which time and place respective bids will be opened immediately and read aloud. No bids will be accepted after the due date and time. Upon a determination of the lowest responsible and eligible bidder by BRA staff, BRA staff shall recommend to the BRA Board that the Director be authorized to enter into a contract with the lowest responsible and eligible bidder. The BRA reserves the right to waive any and all minor informalities in the bidding process or to reject any and all bids if it is in the public interest to do so. IFB PACKAGE AND PRE-BID CONFERENCE: Plans and specifications for this Project will be available to all interested parties on December 18, 2019, at 9:00 A.M. A pre-bid conference will be held on January 6, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Pier 4, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02210. Although attendance at the pre-bid conference is not mandatory, all bidders are strongly encouraged to attend. For further information, bidders shall submit an email to the BRA Procurement Office at BPDA.CPO@boston.gov. Project Manager, Dolores Fazio, should be copied on the email to the BRA Procurement Office. Dolores Fazio’s email address is Dolores.Fazio@boston.gov. Download the IFB free-of charge from the BPDA website at (http://www.bostonplans.org/). Under ‘Work with Us,’ follow the link http://www.bostonplans.org/work-with-us/procurement to open the ‘Procurement’ page for “Pier 4 Culvert & Sinkhole Repairs, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston MA.” Plan holders shall register by entering the information requested and then follow the prompt to start file download. Bidders must submit with their bid a bid deposit equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of the total bid. The BRA has also decided to require the selected bidder to provide a payment bond and a performance bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the resulting contract price with the BRA. RULE FOR AWARD: The resulting contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder.
Brian Connolly, Director of Finance/Chief Procurement Officer