Transit Projects

 Alewife Parking Garage Repairs - Cambridge, Mass


On January 24, 2012 the MBTA advertised, under MBTA Contract No. W43CN02, for construction bids to repair the Alewife Parking Garage. Five bids were received and opened on March 6, 2012. On March 8, 2012 the lowest bidder, Patriot Restoration, Inc., withdrew the bid for consideration citing a mathematical error. The second lowest bidder was Heritage Restoration Inc. with a bid of $2,971,000.00. The Engineer’s estimate was $3,144,000.00. The MBTA Board of Directors awarded the contract to Heritage Restoration Inc. on April 4, 2012. The Notice to Proceed was issued July, 2012.

The essential repairs  for the Alewife Parking Garage include: concrete repairs to the parking garage precast concrete double tees, concrete columns and concrete beams, removing and replacing expansion joints, re-caulking joints, replacing damaged skylight panels, repairs to damaged drain pipes, replacing scupper grates and floor plates and performing a CCTV inspection of the existing drainage system.

 The majority of the construction on this project will consist of night work which is slated to begin September, 2012 and is scheduled for completion in March of 2014.  Please note that the Parking Garage will remain in operation during construction.