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12BA2321 - BNIA – Rehabilitate and Reconstruct Runway 5-23 Phase II

  Executive Summary
Updated On 03/12/2024
Bid No. E-599
Due Date & time 01/19/2024 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Cheektowaga, NY
Estimate $40,000,000.00
Description The project work provides for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of 4,135 linear feet of Runway 5-23 between the Runway 5 end and Taxiway D; Runway 5-end blast pad; runway shoulders, and connector Taxiways A2, A3, A4, E, and M; total replacement of the inpavement runway centerline and Touch Down Zone (TDZ) lights with new LED inpavement lights; total replacement of runway edge lights with new LED High Intensity Runway edge lights; removal and replacement of non-standard size 2 airfield guidance signs with new size 3 LED lighted signs, renaming all the connecting taxiways; and installation of new Runway Guard Lights (RGL’s) on the Runway 5-end; installed in conformance with current FAA recommended standards. Work shall proceed in strict accordance with these documents and the FAA Construction Safety and Phasing Plan completed for the project work.

The Runway 5-23 pavement rehabilitation requires the removal of existing asphalt pavement overlay on concrete pavement, removal of existing concrete pavements, full depth asphalt pavement construction, variable depth asphalt pavement overlays, embankment and site grading work outside of the pavement limits, joint and crack repair, storm drainage work, installation of pavement underdrain systems, installation of new runway and taxiway pavement markings, and runway pavement grooving.

Concurrent with the pavement rehabilitation and reconstruction, associated project electrical work will include, installation of new inpavement LED centerline and LED Touch Down Zone (TDZ) lighting, new LED high intensity runway edge lights, new runway and taxiway guidance signs, installation of new LED Runway Guard Lights (RGL’s), installation of new inpavement LED taxiway centerline lights on the connector taxiways, installation of new LED taxiway edge lighting on the stub taxiways, and rerouting of runway sign and edge lighting circuits necessary to conform with current standards.
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Review Bid Docs at 181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Engineering Offices 7th Floor
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Owner NFTA
Designers Christopher H. Gardner, P.E.
689 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 656-1900
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 25% of the work with its own forces.

Refer to Technical Specification Section 01 10 00 “Summary” for time constraints associated with this project.

Liquidated damages will be assessed against the Contractor for its failure to complete the project within the time specified as described in Technical Specification Section 01 10 00 “Summary”.

The percentage goal of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation in the project shall be 17%.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, in the ARFF conference room located at 120 Amherst Villa Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14225.
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Roger Lindstrom  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
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