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May 10, 2013
Painting BRTA ITC Facility
The Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) in Pittsfield, MA is soliciting quotes from commercial painting firms to prepare and paint areas of the concourse and parking area of the Intermodal Transportation Center on One Columbus Avenue, Pittsfield MA. This project is expected to be complete before June 15, 2013 and must be coordinated with the graphics company selected to adhere vinyl products over some of the freshly painted surfaces.
A site visit is scheduled for Monday May 13, 2013 at 11AM to tour the areas and provide interested parties with the opportunity to measure the space. Mass Prevailing wage rates apply to this project. Contract award is subject to funding availability.
Selection of the contractor will be based upon qualifications including experience and evidence of past performance of similar projects in size and scope, and price. Additional information regarding this prject can be viewed by CLICKING HERE. (PDF).
Sealed written quotes will be accepted until 3PM on Wednesday May 15, 2013 delivered to: BRTA, One Columbus Avenue Suite 201, Pittsfield, MA 01201, Attn: ITC Painting Project.
August 1, 2012
The BRTA is inviting bids for Upgrades to three Entryways at the BRTA. The BRTA will receive sealed bids at the second floor Administration Office, One Columbus Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201 in the following manner. Sub Bids must be received at The BRTA no later than 2:00 p.m. Tuesday August 21, 2012. Sub Bids will be received on Sliding Automatic Entrances and Glass and Glazing. General Bids must be received at The BRTA no later than 2:00 p.m. Tuesday August 28, 2012. Bids must be in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Entryway Upgrade Bid for The BRTA" Only bids from General Contractors who have performed similar projects will be accepted. Any bid not received at the specified time will not be accepted and will be returned to the sender unopened. A pre bid conference will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 10 AM at the BRTA second floor conference room.
Bid documents may be obtained from Barry Architects, Inc., 29 Wendell Avenue, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Tel. 1- 413-443-6033, after 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2012 upon deposit of $100.00. Deposit will be refunded upon return of complete bid documents in good condition within 14 days after opening of general bids. Otherwise, the deposit shall be forfeited. Additional sets may be purchased at the same office ($100.00 for plans and specifications). Only bidders who have obtained a complete set of bid documents on deposit are eligible to purchase additional sets. Should bid documents be required to be mailed, a twenty-five dollar ($25.00) non-refundable mailing fee will be charged for each set payable before mailing.
All bids for this project are subject to applicable public bidding laws of Massachusetts including G.L. c. 149, 44A thru 44 H as amended. All bids should be submitted with one (1) complete original and two (2) complete photocopies. A bid deposit in the amount of 5% of the general bid mount shall be submitted with each bid. Bid deposits shall be in the form a certified check or a Treasurer's or Cashier's check issued by a responsible bank or trust company payable to The BRTA. Work under this contract includes but is not limited to:
1. Replacement of Three pair of entry doors, frames, hardware and related glass and glazing.
2. Clean up, project closeout and Warranty work.
A performance bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the total amount of the contract price with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be required for the faithful performance of the contract as well as a labor and materials bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the contract price. Attention is directed to the minimum wage rates to be paid as determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and the weekly payroll record submittal requirements under the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 through 27 inclusive. In addition the Davis Bacon wage rates will apply if they are more than the state wage rates. Selection of the contractor will be based upon bidder qualifications, including evidence of past performance in similar projects and bid price. The contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed by the awarding authority to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder. The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of bids. The BRTA reserves the right to waive any informalities in bidding and to accept or reject in whole or in part any or all bids, or take whatever other action may be deemed to be in the best interest of the BRTA. This project will be financed in part by Federal, State and/or local sources and is subject to the availability of these funds.
For additional information, please contact Barry Architects at (413)443-6033
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