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31MG2345 - Metro – Bus Garage Roof Replacements

  Executive Summary
Updated On 04/03/2024
Due Date & time 04/10/2024 at 02:00 p.m.
Bid 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: NFTA Proj. No._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 Babcock Bus Garage
721 New Babcock Street, Buffalo, NY 14206

Cold Spring Bus Garage
1581 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209

Frontier Bus Garage
1000 Military Road, Buffalo, NY 14216
Estimate $500,000.00
Description The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) owner and operator of the NFTA-Metro, invites interested Consultants to submit a technical proposal that have the requisite, demonstrable competence and experience in architectural and engineering services for the design, construction monitoring, and design support services during construction for the planned roof replacements to the Bus Garages entitled “Metro – Bus Garage Roof Replacements”. Qualified firms both singly or in teams must have the requisite, demonstrated competence and experience in and a thorough knowledge of the required architectural and engineering services required for the Project.

Qualified firms must demonstrate service competency expertise in concept development, planning, project design, agency coordination, procurement, construction administration, and commissioning. The project work requires full architectural and engineering services including site staging plan development, engineering, utility design and coordination, architectural design (structure design, graphics / Models / Photography), structural design, and electrical (power distribution, lighting, photovoltaic, lightning protection).

The project shall provide for the replacement of the roofing systems at all three bus garages. The design shall incorporate a phased approach and include material studies, considerations for safety and security, photovoltaic design, and lighting.
  Bid Documents
Review Bid Docs at 181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Engineering Offices 7th Floor
Buy Bid 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 regarding the website is Roger Lindstrom, (716) 855-7389, e-mail

Proposals are preferred in a .pdf format in files no larger than 10 MB. File names must adhere to the following naming convention:
NFTA Proj. No._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:
31MG2345_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 Contractor shall perform not less than 50% of the work with its own forces. The time of completion for the project is 250 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOB) participation is required. The participation goals for this contract are 2% MBE, 4% WBE and 8% SDVOB.

A Pre-Proposal Conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on March 27, 2024 at Metropolitan Transportation Center, First Floor Conference Room, 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, New York 14203. No virtual attendance will be offered.
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Roger Lindstrom  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 855-7389  Office
(716) 855-7447  Fax
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