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11MG2001 - Metro - Bus Garage Fire Alarm Replacement

  Executive Summary
Updated On 05/29/2024
Bid No. E-602
Due Date & time 06/05/2024 at 10:00 a.m.
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Project Involves Renovation
Proposals From Specialty Contractors
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Location Babcock Garage - 721 New Babcock St., Buffalo, NY
Cold Spring Garage - 1581 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14209
Frontier Garage - 1000 Military Rd., buffalo, NY 14216
Estimate $2,400,000.00
Description The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (“NFTA”) will receive bids on a general contract for the METRO – Bus Garages Fire Alarm Replacement, NFTA Project 11MG2001.

The project consists of one (1) contract; METRO - Bus Garages Fire Alarm Replacement. The project will be implemented under one (1) Notice to Proceed (NTP) as set forth in the Contract Documents.

The Work of this project provides for replacement of the existing fire alarm systems at three bus maintenance and storage facilities, including but not limited to, installation of new fire alarm control panel and head end equipment; installation of new fire alarm initiation devices and monitor existing sprinkler system at each facility; installation of new fire alarm notification appliance devices and provide shutdown of HVAC equipment. Refer to the Contract Drawings, Project Manual and Technical Specifications for additional information.
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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 at no cost and may be requested from Cindy Cirbus at 716-855-7342 or fax 716-855-7447 or downloaded from the NFTA’s Engineering Branch website. The Contract Documents may be picked up or sent via courier billed to the requester.
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Owner NFTA
Designers Wendel
Lindsay Brownschidle
375 Essjay Rd. Suite 200
Williamsville, NY 14221
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 time of completion for the project is 375 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

Refer to Technical Specification Section 01 11 00 “Summary of Work” for additional time constraints and milestones 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 11 00 “Summary of Work”.

A Pre-Bid conference will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at at 1st floor conference room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York 14203. A site walkthrough of each facility will be offered directly following the conference. Note, closed-toed shoes and safety glasses will be required at each facility.

The NFTA goals for this procurement are 18% MBE, 4% WBE, & 3% SDVOB.
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Dennis Lupp  of NFTA
181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203
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