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Project NameBus Route and Systemwide Improvements
Project LocationBoston, Ma
Contract NumberD30CN01
Project Value$6,076,500.00
DBE Goal15%

Scope of Work

The project will consist of bus stop alterations including the lengthening of bus stops, addition and upgrading of amenities (shelters, benches, trash receptacles, and solar trash compactors), new bus stop signage, sidewalk widening and reconstruction, curb ramps, pavement markings, and traffic signal improvements and, at some locations, the elimination of bus stops. The work also consists of providing complete Pedal & Park structures, including concrete foundations, chain-link fencing, structural members, communications, electrical, security, CCTV, gate access control and other associated. Further work consists of installing bicycle canopies at 9 MBTA stations; the MBTA has purchased the canopies but each canopy requires a concrete foundation with pedestals on which to mount the canopies. Finally the project will consist of installing infrastructure for communications and electrical systems related to the installation of Automated Fare Collection (AFC) system fare vending machines various Stations. This work also includes installing infrastructure for communications and electrical systems related to the installation of the Electronic Bus Arrival Countdown systems.

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Send Sealed Bids to:

All bids must be submitted electronically at:

Bids Must Be Received By: 4/4/2013 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 ManagerTerrance McCarthy
500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Telephone Number617-222-4166
Site Tour Date & Time*March 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Site Tour LocationAlewife Station fire gates at the intersection of Alewife Brook Parkway and Cambridgepark West Cambridge, Ma
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **March 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting Location500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, Ma Conference Rm. 2
Documents AvailableMarch 05, 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