Bulkhead Rehabilitation at the East Jetty Invitation for Bids ("IFB")

The Economic Development & Industrial Corporation of Boston d/b/a Boston Planning & Development Agency (the “EDIC”), is issuing an Invitation for Bids (“IFB”) entitled “Bulkhead Rehabilitation at the East Jetty ” for general construction services within the Raymond L. Flynn Marine Park, Boston, MA. The IFB is being issued in accordance with Massachusetts General Law c. 30, § 39M, as may be amended. The project number is EDIC NO. 1309 (hereinafter, the “Project”). 

The lowest responsible and eligible bidder for this Project will enter into a contract with the EDIC to perform the scope of work as set forth in the provided bid documents, including addenda. The scope of work generally consists of:

  • Repair and stabilization of approximately 465 linear feet of steel sheet pile bulkhead. 
  • Demolition of existing site bollards, bases; removal of utility poles, utility boxes and abandoned crane rails.
  • Excavation of soil on the inshore side of the bulkhead to a depth of approximately 18 feet below grade and stockpile on-site for reuse. 
  • Placement of concrete (via tremie or another acceptable method) over crushed stone inside toe of sheet pile at low tide waterline.
  • Construction of a reinforced concrete footing and 465-foot concrete wall inboard of sheet pile.  The following two alternative methods of wall construction are described in construction drawings and specifications and will be permitted:  1) concrete cast-in-place, or 2) the use of precast concrete structural units.  
  • Backfilling of the new retaining wall with stockpiled excavate soil and new gravel fill. 
  • Installation of four (4) new mooring bollards with steel rods and concrete deadmen. 
  • Paving of all excavated areas. 
  • Installation of fencing and gates.

Type Bid
Status Open
Date Available 05/15/2019 09:00
Due Date 06/19/2019 12:00
Pre Bid Meeting Date 05/22/2019 10:00
Contact Dolores.Fazio@boston.gov
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