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31LU1721 - LRRT – Fastener and Pad Replacement – Phase 10

  Executive Summary
Updated On 06/01/2018
Due Date & time 02/09/2018 at 02:00 p.m.
Submittal Instructions Proposals must be submitted online by uploading to this web site. Provide proposal(s) in pdf file format with file sizes no larger than 10 megabytes per file. File names must adhere to the following naming convention: 31LU1721_company name_##_of_##.pdf. Have your proposal information ready prior to beginning an online submission. All proposals submitted online are secure and encrypted until the due date and time. No one can view your proposal prior to that time. When submitting your proposal online please be aware that your session will time out if not submitted within 45 minutes.
Project Involves Design
Proposals From Design Consultants
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Location NFTA Metro Rail, South Park Yard and Shops, 29 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203
Description The project continues the underground tunnel segment rail and rail fasteners replacement. This project concentrates on two areas; inbound track one University station tunnel bulkhead inbound through Lasalle station, and the track two outbound University station curve.
The work includes; rail condition assessment, fastener condition assessment, supporting floating slab condition assessment, LaSalle and Humboldt Hospital ventilation shaft tunnel crown repairs, presenting design rational prioritizing replacement alternatives,and identifying remaining useful life. Construction document preparation which will include:
• Direct fixation fastener and pad assembly replacement
• Rail replacement
• Selective floating concrete pad replacements (LaSalle Station)
• Selective floating concrete pad refurbishments
• Tunnel Crown Repairs
• Construction phasing
• Bid Phase services
  Submittal Documents
Review Submittal Docs at 181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Engineering Offices 7th Floor
Buy Submittal Docs at The Request for Proposals (RFP) may be examined in the 7th Floor Conference Room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York 14203. Copies of the RFP are available at no charge and shall be requested from Cindy Cirbus at 716-855-7342 or fax 716-855-7447 and can be downloaded from the Authority's Engineering website at The RFP 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. Document Holders shall register “on-line” at the Authority's Engineering website at under this Project prior to obtaining the RFP.
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Owner NFTA
Special Instructions Proposals will be accepted via online (electronic) submission only.
Paper proposals will not be accepted.

Proposal shall be submitted on the NFTA Engineering website at

Instructions for submitting proposals are available on the website. The contact person for questions or issues regarding the website is John Blazier, Phone (716) 855-7649, email

Proposals are preferred in a .pdf format in files no larger than 10 MB. File names must adhere to the following naming convention:
31LU1721_company name_##_of_##.pdf
For example: If the electronic proposal is 15MB in size, it will have to be separated into two files each no larger than 10MB. The file name for the first file would look like the following example:

31LU1721_XYZ Consultants_01_of_02.pdf

Proposals received after the date and time specified above for opening shall be considered late proposals and, therefore, shall not be opened and/or considered for award.
The prim3e consultant shall perform not less than 50% of the work with its own forces.
The time of completion for the project is 365 working days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

WBE Participation requirement is 10%

Pre-Proposal Conference information:
• 10:00 a.m. on January 25, 2018
• Metropolitan Transportation Center.
• 7th Floor Conference Room
• 181 Ellicott Street
• Buffalo, New York 14203
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John Blazier  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 855-7649  Office
(716) 855-7447  Fax
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