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Current Invitation for Informal Bid (IFIB)

On occasion the OTO will request formal proposals or qualifications for goods or services needed by the organization to fulfill our planning goals or processes. Those details and deadlines can be found below.

IFIB #004-2022, BNSF Rail Line "Chadwick Flyer" Salvage and Demolition

Addendum #1 - The IFIB #004-2022 Job Special Provisions and IFIB #004-2022 Scope of Work were updated and replaced on 8/30/2022

Addendum #2 - Changes were made to the IFIB #004-2022 Bid Document 9/6/2022 and IFIB #004-2022 Sample Contract on 9/6/2022

Addendum #3 - Changes were made to strike the wording from the IFIB, Contract and JSPs restricting the use of torch tool.

Open: Monday, August 29, 2022 Close: Remains 5:00 pm Monday, September 26, 2022

Supplemental #004-2022 Bid Documents

IFIB #004-2022 Sample Contract

IFIB #004-2022 Job Special Provisions

IFIB #004-2022 Rail Removal Plans-Drawings

IFIB #004-2022 Scope of Work

DemandStar and Federal Contract Clause information can be found below.

Questions and Answers

Q: Will the OTO issue a certification for the steel recycling?

A: The OTO will provide the contractor with a certification of permission for the removal of the steel to present the recycling center.

Q: Is the bridge included in the trail bed?

A: There is to be no disturbance to the bridge itself.

Q: Where can equipment be stored?

A: The Job Special Provisions (JSP) outline where you can store the equipment. There are 2 locations.

Q: Since many meteorologists are predicting a winter with significant precipitation, will the schedule be adjusted to accommodate?

A: Schedules should be submitted based on normal working days during the active months of the project to ensure the project can be completed on time. In the event of excessive delays deemed out of the contractor’s control due to weather, at the OTO’s discretion, the OTO will work with the Contractor to develop a reasonable modification to the schedule.

Q: Does this project require the bid include prevailing wage?

A: The OTO is not requiring prevailing wage.

Q: Why is there a restriction on using a torch to remove the bolts on the job?

A: The OTO has considered the question and will be issuing Addendum #3 to strike the restriction.

Federally required contract clauses for OTO Contracts

Federally Required Contract Clauses

USDOT Appendix A

USDOT Appendix E


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