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Contract No. 12-I - Installing Elevators in remaining PATCO Stations

Sealed Bids for Contract No. 12-I, Installing Elevators in Remaining PATCO Stations will be received during normal business hours at the Office of the Chief Engineer, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, until 10 am, local time, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 and immediately taken to the Engineering Conference Room and publicly opened and read.

The work to be completed under this contract consists of the installation of two (2) new heavy-duty elevators at both the 12th/13th and Locust Street station in Philadelphia, PA and City Hall station in Camden, NJ and the installation of one (1) new heavy-duty elevator and station additions at Collingswood, Westmont, Haddonfield, and Ashland stations. The work includes construction of machine rooms, control rooms, station additions or reconfigurations and all associated site, accessibility, utility, mechanical, electrical, structural, and plumbing work required at the 12th/13th & Locust Street Station, City Hall Station, Collingswood Station, Westmont Station, Haddonfield Station and Ashland Station. The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, selective demolition, site and landscape clearing, earthwork, diversion of public utilities, installation of eight (8) elevators and associated machinery, concrete installation, steel structure installation, masonry unit installations, aluminum curtain wall system installation, ticket vending machine installation and relocations, removal and reinstallation of ornamental metal ceilings, paint and tile application, lighting relocation, signage relocation, railing installation, plumbing  system installation,  information systems installation and relocation, fare line installation and relocation, fire protection system installation and mechanical system installation and relocation.

A complete description of the work and full information for Contract Bidders is given in the Contract Documents.  Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained by prospective bidders at the office of the Authority, Division of Engineering, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, beginning Wednesday, April 19, 2017, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m.  A payment of $200.00 by check or money order, made payable to the Delaware River Port Authority, will be required for each set of Contract Documents. Once purchased, no refunds will be issued, even to firms submitting bids. Contract Documents cannot be ordered nor delivered by mail.

This project will be funded with substantial assistance from the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA).  As a condition of receiving this assistance, the Delaware River Port Authority has signed an assurance not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the award and performance of any DOT-assisted contract or in the administration of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE Program). The Delaware River Port Authority has established a DBE Program that complies with the DOT’s Final Rule at 49 CFR Part 26. The Delaware River Port Authority further assures that it will take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure discrimination does not take place in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts or subcontracts.  Firms responding to this advertisement are hereby advised that the use of DBE firms will be carefully reviewed and evaluated in the contract award process.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held starting at 10:00 am, local time on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the 11th Floor Multi-Purpose Room of One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08101. All bidders shall be expected to completely and thoroughly examine all Contract Documents to become fully aware of the project scope and requirements prior to submitting a bid.

The Authority will consider only those bids received from parties who have obtained Contract Documents directly from the Authority.  Contract Documents are not transferable to other parties for bidding purposes.  Bids received from firms whose names are not recorded by the Authority as having secured documents for this Contract will be rejected.

By: Michael P. Venuto, P.E., P.L S.
Chief Engineer
Phone: 856-968-2062

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