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Request for Proposals FRTA RFP #2017-0501 Architectural and Engineering Services for Maintenance Facility Design

The Franklin Regional Transit Authority (FRTA) is accepting qualification statements and proposals for design and engineering services for a new vehicle maintenance and transit operations facility at located on Sandy Ln. in Turners Falls, MA 01376.  This project also includes design and engineering for infrastructure upgrades to power, water, sewer, communications, road, and sidewalk approximately 800 ft.  The contract for this project is to produce design documents and specifications for FRTA to put out to bid and construct.
RFP Release                                                                 June 2, 2017
Pre-Proposal Meeting                                                    June 19, 2017 @ 10:00am
Written Questions Submitted to FRTA                           July 14, 2017
Answers/Clarifications Sent to Proposers                      July 21, 2017
Proposals due                                                                 August 1, 2017 @ 3:00pm
Contract award and Notice to Proceed by                       August 28, 2017
Click Here… to view the RFP

Interested parties may obtain a copy of RFP online at, by contacting the FRTA at 413-774-2262, or emailing Michael Perreault, Assistant Administrator at  The completed Acknowledgement of Receipt Form must be received at FRTA prior to July 21, 2017 in order to receive any addendums containing written questions and answers, and/or any schedule modifications.