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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT
MASSACHUSETTS BAY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
TRANSPORTATION BUILDING
10 PARK PLAZA
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02116-3975


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Project NameORANGE LINE TRACTION POWER SUBSTATION UPGRADES
Project LocationBOSTON, MEDFORD, AND MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS
Contract NumberP42CN01
ClassCLASS 1 - GENERAL TRANSIT $3,000,000 AND CLASS 5 – ELECTRICAL $29,000,000
Project Value$32,000,000.00
DBE Goal16%%

Scope of Work

The work comprises the replacement of all AC and DC Switchgear in the 4 Traction Power Substations along with new lighting, fire alarm systems, ventilation equipment, plumbing upgrades and some exterior work on the building. The work of this contract includes but is not limited to furnishing labor, material and equipment to the complete and satisfactory execution of the Work in conformance with Drawings and Specifications for the Orange Line Traction Power Substation Upgrade Project. All four substations are in service and will remain operational during construction. Work that could impact revenue service will take place during non- revenue hours after approval has been received. At each location, the Contractor shall be responsible to remove all the existing equipment that is being disconnected and supply, install, connect and test all the new equipment.

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Send Sealed Bids to:

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

Bids Must Be Received By: September 17, 2014 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 ManagerMichael Fitzgerald
100 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110
Telephone Number617-222-4793
Site Tour Date & Time*August 04, 2014 at 1:30 AM
Site Tour LocationSullivan Traction Power Substation at 1 Broadway and 1 Cambridge Street, Charlestown, Massachusetts
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **August 01, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting LocationDesign and Construction Department, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Documents AvailableJuly 28, 2014

*. 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.

By:

Beverly Scott
General Manager

Richard A. Davey
MassDOT Secretary & CEO