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Project NameWachusett Extension Project, Wachusett Station and Layover Facility
Project LocationFitchburg & Westminster, Massachusetts
Contract NumberD40CN02
Project Value$27,592,000.00
DBE Goal18%

Scope of Work

Work at the new Wachusett Commuter Rail Station, Parking Lot and Development Road will be part of the base contract. Work will consist of a single 800 foot long high level platform, a platform canopy, sloped walkways and stairs for platform access, platform lighting, a variable message sign system, signage, benches, trash receptacles, retaining wall, station lead track, parking lot, milling, overlay, reshaping of existing drainage swale, clearing and grubbing, tree trimming, guardrail and fence installation, signing, pavement markings, and adjusting existing utility structures to grade. Work at the new Wachusett Layover facility will be bid ALTERNATE NO. 1. Work will consist of a six track train storage yard with support facilities including parking, a Layover Building, lighting, air compressor and layover power. The project will include a lead track from the Pan Am Southern main line into the facility. The Layover will be located off Theodore Drive in the Westminster Industrial Park.

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All bids must be submitted electronically at:

Bids Must Be Received By: 3/19/2013 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 ManagerPaul Hadley
500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone Number617-222-1761
Site Tour Date & Time*February 27, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Site Tour LocationWachusett Station at 55 Authority Drive, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **February 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting LocationMBTA Construction Conference Room, 6th Floor, Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, Ma
Documents AvailableFebruary 15, 2013

*. 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