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Project NameWachusett Extension Project Bridge Repairs
Project LocationFitchburg to Westminster, MA
Contract NumberD41CN01
Project Value$11,634,000.00
DBE Goal18%

Scope of Work

Work consists of repairs to and/or superstructure replacement of nine (9) bridges along the proposed Wachusett Extension of the MBTA’s Fitchburg Commuter Rail Line on Pan Am Railways ROW in the Towns of Fitchburg and Westminster, Massachusetts. These improvements will be made while maintaining one mainline track in service at all times during construction operations. Any additional Contractor proposed track outages will be subject to approval of the MBTA and Pan Am Southern, LLC. These improvements will also be made in coordination with ongoing track and signal work by others in accordance with the Project Schedule.

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Send Sealed Bids to:

All bids must be submitted electronically at:

Bids Must Be Received By: 12/23/2013 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 Number617-512-5999
Site Tour Date & Time*October 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Site Tour LocationMBTA Fitchburg Commuter Rail Station 100 Main Street, Fitcbhurg, Masscahuetts
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **October 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting LocationMBTA, 10 Park Plaza, 6th Floor Conference Rm, Boston, MA
Documents AvailableOctober 04, 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