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MBTA Contract Administration

Welcome to the MBTA Contract Administration page. This department administers the procurement of both construction and professional services contracts. Through this page you can get technical information as well as procurement information.

The following links are downloadable zip files which can be unzipped using winzip or pkzip. Each contains files that are saved in MS Excel and MS Word respectively.

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Bid Item Development System

Contract Specifications Guidelines

Internal Login

MBTA Line Items updated Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Download MBTA Line Item File(359.28kb) - Contains 11,618 line items

Construction Contractor Prequalification

Download SBE Prequal Application Revised  (566 KB) 
Download Procedures Governing Classification & Rating for Prospective Bidders 9/2018  (247 KB)
Download Class 11 - Asbestos Abatement Questionnaire (zip file 20 KB)
Download Request to Bid Form (339 KB)
Download PreQual Waiver Request Form (115 KB)
Download Contractor Prequalification Application (923 KB)

Professional Service Procurement Guidelines updated March 30, 2015

Download  Professional Service DBE provisions 2015 (859 KB)

Professional Service Terms and Conditions updated May 20, 2015

Download  Professional Service Terms and Conditions Article II - General Provisions (812 KB)
Download  Professional Service Terms and Conditions Article III - Compensation and Payment (26 KB)

MBTA Green Line Extension Conflict of Interest Guidance 
MBTA Processing of Errors and Omissions Policy updated Mar. 29, 2005

MBTA Design Standard Documents

Commuter Rail Design Standard Documents

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