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Please review the complete notice to bidders to access the full legal version of this solicitation.

Project NameFitchburg Commuter Rail Improvement Project, South Acton Station
Project LocationActon, Massachusetts
Contract NumberG67CN01
Project Value$9,622,000.00
DBE Goal18%

Scope of Work

Work at the new South Acton Commuter Rail Station will consist of improvements to the existing location to include construction of two 800 foot long, high level, side boarding platforms; two head houses each with lobby space, a stairway, and elevator, a platform canopies, a pedestrian bridge, platform access stairs and ramps; canopies over ramps and sections of the platform; a lighting system; a variable message sign system; signage; sidewalks, a new drop off area and plaza; parking lot drop off area site improvements; and other features and elements necessary to create a fully accessible and functional commuter rail station. These improvements will be made while the existing station continues to function.

Note: Contract specifications and drawings are available for download from an MBTA FTP site, or on CD via Fed Ex delivery.
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Send Sealed Bids to:

All bids must be submitted electronically at: www.Bidx.com

Bids Must Be Received By: July 24, 2012 At 10:00 AM

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 ManagerPaul Hadley
500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone Number617-222-1761
Site Tour Date & Time*June 19, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Site Tour Location500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **June 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting LocationConference Rm # 2, 500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Documents AvailableJune 08, 2012

*. 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.


Beverly Scott
General Manager

Richard A. Davey
MassDOT Secretary & CEO