Awarded Projects           
16TB2101 - MTC - Chiller Replacement

  Executive Summary
Updated On 01/04/2023
Bid No. E-579
Due Date & time 11/02/2022 at 02:00 p.m.
Bid Instructions Have your bid information ready prior to beginning an online bid submission. All bids submitted online are secure and encrypted until the bid opening time and date. No one can view your bid prior to that time. When submitting your bid online please be aware that your session will time out if not saved within 45 minutes and you could lose information you have already typed in prior to a save. After saving a bid you can make changes to your bid over multiple sessions until bid closing time.
Project Involves Renovation
Proposals From Specialty Contractors
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Location Metropolitan Transportation Center
181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
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 the specifications and drawings. The project consists of one (1) contract. The BASE BID work shall include, but not be limited to:

Removal and replacement of the existing air cooled chiller, (2) base mounted pumps, glycol feed tank, bypass filter feeder, air separator, expansion tank, dunnage modifications, and specialties. Refer to Specification 011100 for additional information.
  Bid Documents
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 Document Holder and obtain Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents are available at no charge 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 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.
Web Site Link
Owner NFTA
Designers Wendel
Centerpointe Corporate Park
375Essjay Road, Suite 200
Williamsville, NY 14221
Jesse Wendell, PE
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 180 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages in the amount of $995.00 per calendar day will be assessed against the Contractor for its failure to complete the project within the time specified.

Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) participation goals are 27% for Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) and 0% for Women-owned Business Enterprise. Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOB) participation goal is 3%.

A pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 2:00p.m. in the 1st floor conference room at 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203.

An alternate Pre-Bid Walkthrough will be held on October 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at 1st floor conference room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York 14203.
Posted by
Roger Lindstrom  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 855-7389  Office
(716) 855-7447  Fax
Send email
Go to Web site
Welcome Visitor - Please 
Register on our website to gain access to all the project information including the Bid Documents, Document Holder lists and Bid Results.

Why should I register?
What is a Document Holder?
How to submit a bid?

Send email to
Site Administrator