IFB 303625 - IH35 SOUTHBOUND FRONTAGE REPLANKING

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Category: Construction
Organization: Capital Metropolitan Transportation
Authority
Location: Austin, Texas
Closing Date: November 13, 2017, 03:00 PM (Central)

IFB 303625 IH35 SOUTHBOUND FRONTAGE REPLANKING Pre-Bid Conference: October 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Site Visit: October 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Bids Due: November 13, 2017, prior to 3:00 p.m.

1.1 Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) is seeking services to replace the railroad-grade crossing surface at the Clarkson Avenue / Interstate Highway 35 southbound frontage road. Construction is located on Capital Metro’s Central Subdivision at milepost 59.84.

1.2 The work under this contract consists of furnishing, delivering, installing, constructing, tamping, and testing all new and revised materials required for the crossing improvement to the highway-grade crossing as described herein.

1.3 The following work is required at this location:

Construct and install 14 nine (9) foot sets of concrete crossing panels for 136RE rail. Crossing panels shall be tapered at both ends for dragging equipment. Install both field and gage side insulated concrete crossing panels. Replace 195 track feet (TF) of existing 115RE rail with new 136RE rail. Rail must have blank ends. Drilled rail will not be accepted. Install asphalt paving to transition from the new crossing to the existing road surface. Install six (6) inch perforated pipe under the crossing panels and to extend beyond track 10 feet. Install filter fabric Field welds and ultrasonic testing are required where rail is tied in, and the following product certifications and reports shall be provided to CMTA: (a) Rail welding logs (b) Rail de-stressing logs (c) Rail weld inspection records Contractor shall install 138 new 7” x 9” x 10’ ties on 18-inch centers through the crossing. Contractor shall provide complete Pandrol plate kits, rail anchors, new end plated No. 1 Grade 5 mixed hardwood ties, compromise weld kits, and fasteners. Contractor shall install 60 new 7” x 9” x 10’ ties, end plated No. 1 Grade 5 mixed hardwood, on approaches on 18 inch centers., with thirty ties on either side of crossing. All ties shall be tamped with a small rail mounted mechanical tamper. Hand tamping will not be accepted. All ties must be box anchored outside of the crossing panels. The work shall include spiking, anchoring, welding, ultrasonic weld testing, tamping, crossing panel installation, paving, rail polishing, and cleaning up the job site at the end of construction. Rail welds shall be staggered by six (6) feet.

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