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Project NameAssembly Square Station – Orange Line
Project LocationSomerville, Ma
Contract NumberS32CN01
Project Value$32,800,633.00
DBE Goal18%

Scope of Work

Work consists of the construction of a new above-grade transit station on the MBTA Orange Line between Sullivan Square and Wellington Station. This project is a Public/Private Partnership between Federal Transit Administration, Federal Realty Investment Trust and Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Assembly Square Station involves relocating and reconstructing 5,000 feet of track and third rail; construction of two entrance structures, pedestrian walkways and headhouses; platform construction is 410 feet fully covered with canopy. Major systems and utilities will be installed at the station including mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, communications, water, sewer and gas. Wayside systems will include new signals, new fiber optic and new traction power.

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Send Sealed Bids to:

All bids must be submitted electronically at:

Bids Must Be Received By: August 24, 2011 At 2:00 PM

Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Authorization for the Bidders to view the site of work on the MBTA's property shall be obtained by:

Project ManagerMahendra Patel
500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone Number617-222-6756
Site Tour Date & Time*May 27, 2011 at 11:00 AM
Site Tour LocationBidders are requested to be present at the offices of Federal Realty Investment Trust, 5 Middlesex Avenue, 4th Floor, Somerville, MA 02145
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **May 27, 2011 at 10:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting Locationoffices of Federal Realty Investment Trust, 5 Middlesex Avenue, 4th Floor, Somerville, MA 02145
Documents AvailableMay 11, 2011

*. Bidders are advised that they should have representation at this tour as no extra visits are planned.
**. Any request for interpretation of the Plans and Specifications should be submitted in writing at the same time.


Brian Shortsleeve
Chief Administrator and Acting
General Manager of the MBTA

Stephanie Pollack
MassDOT Secretary & CEO