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31LZ2333 - LRRT - Fiber Cable and Lighting Upgrade

  Executive Summary
Updated On 06/11/2024
Due Date & time 06/18/2024 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: 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 Various Stations of the NFTA Rail System
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, engineering, and other professional services for the design, construction monitoring, and design support services during construction for this project entitled “LRRT – Fiber Cable and Lighting Upgrade”. 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.

The project work requires full architectural and engineering services including, but not limited to, survey, telecommunications, design of fiber optic cable and lighting infrastructure for rail, utility design and coordination (power, communications, internet), electrical (power distribution, communications including video surveillance), and fire protection. Qualified firms may be required to demonstrate experience and a plan to implement specialized software for real-time design, construction administration, and inspection of the project. Proposers must demonstrate their qualifications to execute projects that include the Scope of Work Elements outlined in Attachment B, Section II, and the Tasks outlined in Attachment B, Sections IV, V, and VI.

This project shall Develop the designs for the installation of fiber optic cables and all the infrastructure elements needed to support the functioning of the tunnel lighting and the fiber optic cable network using the NFTA-LRRT alignment and terminate fiber in each station’s Train Control - Communication (TCC) and/or Main Distribution Frame (MDF).
  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 Jorge Cueto, Phone (716) 855-7329, email

Proposals are preferred in a .pdf format in files no larger than 10 MB. File names must adhere to the following naming convention:

31LZ2333_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:

31LZ2333_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 Consultant shall perform not less than 50% of the work with its own forces.

The time of completion for the project is 217 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

The established MBE, WBE and SDVOB goals are 10.0%, 0.0%, and 0.0% respectively.

A Pre-Proposal Conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on June 4, 2024 at the Metropolitan Transportation Center, First Floor Conference Room, 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, New York 14203.
Posted by
Dennis Lupp  of NFTA
181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 855-7375  Office
(716) 855-7447  Fax
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