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TWO (2) YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT FOR CHEMICAL ICE MELT

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Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000397859

Bid Title: TWO (2) YEAR REQUIREMENTS CONTRACT FOR CHEMICAL ICE MELT

Agency Bid No. Title: 2015-170

Received Date: 10/21/2015

Close Date: 11/12/2015

Purchase Type: 2 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:This specification is intended to describe the minimum requirements of the GreaterCleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) for the procurement of a Chemical Iceand Snow Melting Agent.4.1.2 The Chemical Ice and Snow Melting Agent (hereafter referred to as melting agent)shall be used by the GCRTA to melt snow and ice during the winter season atpedestrian platforms, sidewalks and other pedestrian areas. It shall providepassengers and employees safe boarding and to minimize accidents caused by snowand ice accumulations.4.1.3 This specification is intended to cover all labor and materials required for the delivery ofsuch product complete and ready to use by the GCRTA.4.2 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES AND CHARACTERISTICS4.2.1 The melting agent supplied shall be granular and packaged in fifty (50) pound bagsdesigned for repeated handling. The melting agent shall be provided as dry granularpellets. Liquid is not acceptable.4.2.2. The melting agent shall contain chemicals that have been proven to aid in the removalof snow and ice during the winter season such as magnesium chloride, calciumchloride and sodium chloride. Melting agents that contain only sodium chloride,common rock salt, shall NOT be acceptable. The use of filler materials that do notcontribute to melting ice and snow such as sand and rocks shall NOT be acceptable.4.2.3. The melting agent shall contain no more than ten per cent (10%) fines, #4 mesh orsmaller, and no more than ten per cent (10%) coarse in excess of #16 mesh or smaller.4.2.4. The melting agent shall be designed to break the bond between the snow/ice and thepavement surface. It shall have a practical melting temperature of at least zerodegrees (0) Fahrenheit (-18 Celsius). Practical melting temperature shall be definedas visible ice melting within fifteen minutes after application at the recommended rate.4.2.5. The melting agent shall resist the absorption of humidity and moisture that could causecaking, clumping, hardening and otherwise becoming unusable while in storage duringwarm weather for up to six months. The melting agent shall not contain hazardousanti-caking or free-flowing agents such as yellow prussiate of soda

Product Code: 19246

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

State: Ohio

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Mabry Harris, Procurement Department

Phone: 216-421-2288

Email: mharris@gcrta.org

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