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12MC2101 - Freedom Wall Walk

  Executive Summary
Updated On 01/13/2023
Bid No. E-578
Due Date & time 05/10/2022 at 10:00 a.m.
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Project Involves New Construction
Proposals From General Contractors
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Location 1547 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
Estimate $250,000.00
Description The Freedom Wall Walk project base bid work includes exterior sidewalk and curb replacement, and hardscape improvements in front of the Freedom Wall, as well as constructing overhead lighting over each wall panel.

Bids will be accepted either in offline (paper) or online (electronic) versions. Offline bids should be submitted in an opaque sealed envelope to the Engineering Branch on the 7th floor of the MTC. The lower left-hand corner should be marked as follows: BID NO. E-578. Online bids should be submitted in accordance with the process outlined on the NFTA’s Engineering Branch website. All bids will be opened and read aloud on May 10, 2022, at 10am at the Metropolitan Transportation Center (“MTC”), 1st Floor Conference Room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York 14203. Bids received after the date and time specified above for bid opening shall not be opened and/or considered for award.
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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 Plan Holder and obtain Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are available for no cost and may be requested from Sean Slagle, Project Manager at 716-855-7461 or or downloaded from the NFTA’s Engineering Branch website. Requests may be accompanied by 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 or sent via courier billed to the requester.
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Owner NFTA
Designers Robert Frazer R.L.A.
Watts Architects & Engineers
95 Perry Street, Suite 300
Buffalo, NY 14203
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 10% of the Work with its own forces.

The time of completion for the project is 81 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

Liquidated damages in the amount of $720 per calendar day will be assessed against the Contractor for its failure to complete the project within the time specified.

A Pre-Bid conference will be held on April 26th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at 1st floor conference room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York.
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Roger Lindstrom  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
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