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25LU1615 - LRRT – Fastener and Pad Replacement Phase 9

  Executive Summary
Updated On 05/02/2017
Bid No. E-532
Due Date & time 03/28/2017 at 10:00 a.m.
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Project Involves Maintenance
New Construction
Proposals From General Contractors
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Light Rail Rapid Transit system tunnel
Ferry Street Curve
Track 1 & 2
Estimate $1,000,000.00
Description The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, NFTA, will receive bids for removal and replacement of Direct Fixation Fastener (DFF) assemblies in segments of the inbound and outbound Light Rail tunnels between Utica Station and Delevan College Station. The work involves removal of existing DFF assemblies, installation of new DFF assemblies including the fastener bodies, anchors, anchor bolts, and shims. Work also includes surveying and layout of the Work, removal and replacement of Continuous Welded Rails (CWR), concrete repairs, and various testing before, during, and after construction. Time restrictions apply as specified in the Contract Documents.
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Review Bid Docs at 181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Engineering Offices 7th Floor
Buy Bid Docs at The Contract Documents may be examined in the 7th Floor Conference Room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York 14203 or on the NFTA’s Engineering Branch website at Online registration is required to become a Document Holder and obtain Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are available for $25 and may be requested from Judy Reeves at 716-855-7342 or fax 716-855-7447 or downloaded from the NFTA’s Engineering Branch website. Requests may be accompanied by company check, certified check, cashier’s check or postal money order drawn in favor of the NFTA. This sum is non-refundable. The Contract Documents may be picked up Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., or sent via courier billed to the requester.
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Owner NFTA
Designers Mott MacDonald
438 Main Street, Suite 300
Buffalo, NY 14202
Special Instructions The NFTA reserves the right to waive irregularities, to reject any or all bids and to extend the bidding period. Bid security must accompany each bid and must be in an amount not less than ten percent of the total bid price if the base bid exceeds $50,000.00. Bid security may be submitted prior to bid opening either electronically utilizing Surety2000 at, or delivered to the NFTA in an opaque sealed envelope. Details for electronic submission are provided on the NFTA’s Engineering Branch website. In the event a bidder utilizes an offline bid but provides bid security electronically the electronic bid bond number must be submitted with the offline bid.

The Contractor shall perform not less than 50% of the work with its own forces. The NFTA goals for this procurement are:

MBE 15%, WBE 15%, SDVOB 6%

The time of completion for the project is 238 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Refer to the contract documents for the Liquidated damages which will be assessed against the Contractor for its failure to complete the project within the time specified.

A pre-bid meeting, including a work site walk-through will be held on March 8, 2017 at 11:00 p.m. in the 2nd floor Conference Room of the Metro Rail Yard & Shop facility located on 164 Ohio Street (corner of Michigan and South Park), Buffalo, NY 14203. Bring and wear high visibility vests. Bring and use flashlights for the tunnel walk-through.
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John Blazier  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
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