GNHTD RFQ 06-2023 Sinkhole, Drywell & Catch Basin Repairs

Greater New Haven Transit District
Hamden, Connecticut

Type: Request for Quotations
Solicitation ID: 152589
Closing Date: December 20, 2023, 02:00 PM (Eastern)

Request for Quotes
Sinkhole, Drywell & Catch Basin Repairs
GNHTD RFQ #06-2023

The Greater New Haven Transit District (GNHTD or “the District”), is seeking Quotes from qualified firms for the structural replacement of three (3) catch basins, as well as the complete replacement of two (2) drywells and the repair of one (1) drywell at our 840 Sherman Avenue, Hamden, CT location.

The structure walls of the catch basins consist of masonry block and mortared joints that is currently deteriorating. The damage to the drywell in need of repair consists of a large opening around the pipe on the east wall of the structure that needs to be closed/repaired. One of the drywells that needs to be replaced has a large opening and crack on the north side bottom of the structure, this drywell developed a sinkhole which was filled last winter with gravel. The other drywell that needs to be replaced is cracked on the south wall of upper section of the structure. A Catch Basin - Drywell Observation Report with full recommendation and pictures of each of the three catch basins and three drywells is included in the RFQ document. ALL work will be completed in accordance with the recommendations provided in the report, hereinafter referred to as the Scope of Work (SOW).

Any contract resulting from this Request for Quotes is subject in part to financial assistance contracts between the District and the Federal Transit Administration and the District and the Connecticut Department of Transportation. All Respondents will be required to certify that they are not on the Comptroller General's list of ineligible firms. Further, the firm will be required to comply with all applicable Federal and State required contract clauses as well as applicable equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.

The District, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. GNHTD has not applied a specific DBE Goal to this project. It is GNHTD’s policy and practice that SBE’s, MBE’s, and DBE’s are afforded equal opportunities to participate in the performance of its contracts in whole or part. Our commitment is based on Federal Register 49 CFR, Part 26, Section 105 of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all responses as submitted by this Request for Quotes, and to waive informalities and irregularities, as it deems in its best interest.

Proposals must be submitted electronically on or before 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 20, 2023, to:, Christine Hey, Manager of Grants and Procurement, Greater New Haven Transit District.

Electronic submission shall be by email or via a secure cloud-based link. GNHTD will not require any hard copies to be submitted at this time, however, the District reserves the right to require Proposers to submit a hard copy of their bid package at a later date. Late submissions will not be accepted.

All questions and/or requests for additional information must be submitted electronically by email no later than Tuesday, December 5, 2023, by 2:00PM, and shall be directed to Christine Hey at

There will be a Site Walkthrough on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 @ 11:00AM.

Bid documents will be available for download from under “doing business with us”. Please complete the required form to obtain the corresponding bid file and be on our notification list for any addenda.

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