ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Montachusett Regional Transit Authority
Sealed bids for construction of the Ayer Commuter Rail Parking Facility in the Town of Ayer, Massachusetts, will be received at the office of the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, 1427R Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 until 2:00 pm prevailing time, on January 23, 2019 at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The scope of work includes construction of a new parking structure at the location of the existing
Nashua River Rail Trail parking lot on Groton Street. Site development work will include, but is not limited to, earthwork, grading, drainage, utilities, paving, curbing, site lighting, and other miscellaneous items. Additional scope items and details on the work to be performed are provided in the contract documents.
General Contractor’s CATEGORY OF CERTIFICATION: GENERAL BUILDING
Filed sub-bids for the trades listed below shall be addressed to the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, 1427R Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 and endorsed to identify its contents and will be received at the office of the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, 1427R Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 until 2:00 pm prevailing time, on January 9, 2019 at which time and place said sub-bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bid security for all general bidders and sub-bidders in the form of a bid bond, cash, certified check, treasurer’s or cashier’s check, payable to the Owner, is required in the amount of 5 percent of the total bid, in accordance with the conditions in Section 00 21 13 INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS.
Item Sub-bid Category Specification Section
a. Masonry 04 20 00
b. Electrical 26 00 01
c. Plumbing 22 00 50
d. Waterproofing 07 92 00
The Instructions to Bidders, Form of General Bid, Agreement, Plans, Specifications, Performance and Payment Bond, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following: Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, Fitchburg, Massachusetts Accent Printing, Inc., 99 Chelmsford Road, North Billerica, Massachusetts Contract Documents may be viewed and downloaded as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file free of charge at www.accentblueprints.com. Copies may be obtained for a fee by completing an order online or by calling 978-362-8038 for each set. Completed orders may be picked up at the office of Accent Printing located at 99 Chelmsford Road, North Billerica, MA 01862 (978-362-
8038), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Copies may also be shipped to prospective bidders for an additional charge to cover handling and mailing fees. All payments for printing and shipping are nonrefundable. For addition to the project plan holder’s list to guarantee receipt of addenda, it is recommended interested bidders obtain the Contract Documents directly from Accent. Interested bidders will be prompted to register an email address with Accent to access the documents.
The selected contractor shall furnish a performance bond and a payment bond in amount at least equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price as stipulated in Section 00 72 00
GENERAL CONDITIONS of these specifications.
General Contractors shall file their bids with a copy of the certificate from Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) showing that they are eligible to bid on projects of this category, of this estimated project dollar amount and up to an aggregate limit, and with an Update Statement, DCAM Form CQ3, and Certificate of Eligibility, DCAM Form CQ7. Subcontractors shall file with their sub-bids a copy of their DCAMM Certificate of Eligibility and
Sub-Bidders Update Statement.
A Prebid Conference will be held on December 18, 2018 at 10:00 am at the office of the Montachusett Regional Transit Authority, 1427R Water Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420 (use GPS
address of 840 North Main Street, Leominster, MA – the office is across the street from the GPS location). Any request for interpretation of plans and specifications may be submitted in writing
at that time. Bidders will have an opportunity to view the site of the work following the Prebid Conference. All bids for this project are subject to applicable bidding laws of Massachusetts, including General Laws Chapter 149, Section 44A to 44J inclusive, as amended. Prevailing Wage Rates as determined by the Director of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development under the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149,
Section 26 to 27H, as amended, and Davis-Bacon prevailing wage requirements apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the Bidder, before bid opening, to request if necessary, any additional information on Prevailing Wage Rates for those trades people who may be employed for the propesed work under this contract. By submission of a bid, the Bidder agrees that this bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded after the opening of bids. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities in bids and to reject any or all bids.
MONTACHUSETT REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc. Foxboro, Massachusetts
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