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17MG2250 - Metro - Bus Wash Replacement at Garages

  Executive Summary
Updated On 06/26/2024
Bid No. E-605
Due Date & time 07/02/2024 at 02:00 p.m.
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Project Involves Renovation
Proposals From General Contractors
Specialty Contractors
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Location Babcock Bus Garage - 721 New Babcock Street, Buffalo, NY 14206
Cold Spring Bus Garage - 1547 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14209
Frontier Bus Garage - 1000 Military Road, Buffalo, NY 14216
Estimate $1,000,000.00
Description The Work of this project provides for the furnishing of all labor, materials, appliances, tools, equipment, and plant, and the performing of all Work in accordance with these specifications and drawings, with exception of work that is expressly and specifically not included in the project.

The project consists of one (1) contract.

BASE BID work shall include, but not be limited to:
Remove and replace existing bus wash systems at three maintenance facilities: Cold Springs, Babcock and Frontier. Bus washes have been procured from state contract by the NFTA. Contractor is responsible for installation and to coordinate with manufacturer (Westmatic, Scott Witter, 866-747-4567 ext. 109) on installation and testing.

Refer to the Project Manual and Contract Drawings for further information.
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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 Lindsay Brownschidle
237 Main Street, Suite 500
Buffalo, NY14203
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, if the base bid exceeds $50,000.00, must be in an amount not less than ten percent of the total bid price. 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/Contracting 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 MBE (Minority-Owned Business Enterprises), WBE (Women-Owned Business Enterprises), and SDVOB (Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business) Goals are as follows: MBE 7%, WBE 7% and SDVOB 6%.

The time of completion for the project is 221 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.

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 June 18th, 2024, at 9:30 a.m. at Cold Springs Garage, 1547 Michigan Avenue, Buffalo New York, 14209 in the training room. A walk-through at Frontier Garage (1000 Military Rd, Kenmore, NY 14217) then Babcock Garage (721 New Babcock St, Buffalo, NY 14206) will be conducted directly following the Pre-Bid conference. Note, closed-toed shoes and safety glasses will be required at each facility. Refer to the Invitation to Propose in the Project Manual for further information.
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Dennis Lupp  of NFTA
181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203
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