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Project NameSouth Coast Rail, Middleborough Secondary & New Bedford Main Line (MS/NBML) Commuter Rail Expansion Project
Project LocationMiddleborough to New Bedford, MA
Contract NumberK78CN04
Class1 - GENERAL TRANSIT CONSTRUCTION-$100,000,000 CLASS 3-TRACKAGE $50,000,000 CLASS 7-$20,000,000
Project Value$398,000,000.00

Scope of Work

The Work involves four major elements: (1) the construction of approximately twenty-five (25) miles of new trackway along the existing Middleborough Secondary and New Bedford Main Line right of way from Middleborough to New Bedford, (2) the construction of four commuter rail passenger stations, (3) the construction of an end of the line layover facility, and (4) the construction of South Coast Rail program-wide signals and communications systems.

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Send Sealed Bids to:

All bids must be submitted electronically at:

Bids Must Be Received By: 08/13/2020 At 2:00 PM

Immediately thereafter, in a designated room, the Bids will be opened and read publicly.

Authorization for the Bidders to view the site of work on the MBTA's property shall be obtained by:

Project ManagerKimberly Dobosz
10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Telephone Number617-222-4332
Site Tour Date & Time*05/29/2020 at 10:00 AM
Site Tour LocationDetails regarding the pre-bid conference will be provided upon request of plans and specifications
Pre-Bid Meeting Date & Time **05/28/2020 at 9:00 AM
Pre-Bid Meeting LocationDetails regarding the pre-bid conference will be provided upon request of plans and specifications
Documents Available05/18/2020

*. Bidders are advised that they should have representation at this tour as no extra visits are planned.
**. Any request for interpretation of the Plans and Specifications should be submitted in writing at the same time.


Steve Poftak
General Manager of the MBTA

Stephanie Pollack
MassDOT Secretary & CEO

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