Government Contract | Massachusetts
The Phase II Blackstone Visitor Center @ Worcester / DCR Central Region Headquarters (BVC @ Worcester/DCR CRHQ)

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000517052

Bid Title: The Phase II Blackstone Visitor Center @ Worcester / DCR Central Region Headquarters (BVC @ Worcester/DCR CRHQ)

Agency Bid No. Title: 606629

Received Date: 03/17/2016

Close Date: 04/08/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Boston, Massachusetts

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 03/18/2016 05:00 PM, Bidder Prequalification


Specifications include, but are not limited to: This project is a redevelopment of former industrial property along Route 146 acquired by MassDOT for theconstruction of said highway corridor, and is partially designated as open space mitigation for the corridorproject at large.Tetratech is the LSP of record for the subject site and has filed a Phase IV report withMassDEP (June, 2015).The Project consists of two phases.Phase I includes site cleanup and finish grading,and will be completed by the summer of 2016.Phase I has been advertised and will be procured inaccordance with M.G.L. c. 30, 39M.Phase II includes design and construction of the Visitor Center/ DCRCRHQ building, bike and pedestrian bridge, bike path, final landscaping, etc.Phase II construction isscheduled to be advertised in March of 2016 and completed by the fall of 2017.Phase II construction will beprocured in accordance with M.G.L. c. 149, 44A44H.It is anticipated that the BVC Phase II design and construction schedules will be similar to the new District 3headquarters design and construction schedules.MassDOT RFPOPM ServicesPhase IIBVC andDistrict 3HQPage 3 of 112. Phase II DescriptionPhase II work will consist of the design and construction of an 11,000 sf single story building with a ceilingheight of approximately 20 in the communal spaces (approximately onethird (1/3rd of the building) and eight(8) to ten (10) feet in the office and bathroom spaces;the Blackstone Spur Bike and pedestrian path, includinga bike and pedestrian bridge over the Blackstone Canal; final site landscaping and drainage; repainting of theexisting Rte. 146 pedestrian bridge; and solar PV arrays to help achieve a net zero energy facility.The buildingis segmented approximately in half to serve as both a Visitor Center and a Central Region Headquarters for theDCR.The Visitor Center, celebrating the Blackstone Canal and Worcester as the birthplace of the industrialrevolution, will be managed by a Coalition of local entities in partnership with the DCR.Public WiFi will beprovided to service the Visitor Center and grounds.A separate server and IT set up will be provided for theDCR in accordance with the appropriate state policiesThe DCR Central Region administrative staff will occupy half of the building.Upon substantial completion ofthe project MassDOT will convey all its interest in the building, property, and any and all other assets to DCR infull.It is the intention of this project to produce a Massachusetts LEED Silver certified facility.MassDOT isanticipating a construction budget of approximately $9 million for the overall project.The building isestimated at approximately $4 million

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Product Codes: 90922, 91226, 92516, 91366, 91461, 98800

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Transportation

State: Massachusetts

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Ten Park Plaza, Suite 7410, Boston, Massachusetts, 02116



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