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FY 2020 through 2022 GOAL

It is the policy of the Greater Hartford Transit District (the District) to provide Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or part with federal funds.  The District will not allow any person or business to be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be discriminated against in connection with the award and performance of any U.S. Department of Transportation assisted contract on the basis of sex, race, color or national origin.  The District has established a proposed DBE participation overall goal for FYs 2020 to 2022 of 5%.

Any firm wishing to obtain further information about the DBE program or the goal setting methodology should contact Mary Deppe at or by calling 860.247.5329 Ext. 3004.  The goal setting methodology can also be viewed at the District’s office, from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, Hartford, CT, 06103.
Other information about the DBE program can be obtained by contacting the US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration – Region I, Civil Rights Officer, 55 Broadway Street, Suite 920, Cambridge, MA 02142.



GHTD IFB #03-021

The Greater Hartford Transit District (GHTD), Hartford, Connecticut, a municipal corporation formed under Chapter 103a of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended, is seeking a general contractor to perform replacement of existing roofing with plaza waterproofing and paving systems at the roof below the train tracks and platforms within the area of work as indicated in the Bid Documents at the Union Station Transportation Center complex, located at One Union Place, Hartford, CT 06103.

Bid documents including drawings and specifications will be available on or after Friday, August 7, 2020.   Printed versions of contract drawings and specifications may be purchased at a fee per set from the Reprostore, located at 37 Airport Road, Hartford, CT 06114. Reprostore customer service can be reached by telephone at (860) 296-0374 or via email at Purchases are non-refundable. Bidders can also access bid documents (including drawings and specifications) electronically for a fee through the Reprostore digital plan room on the website by visiting the following link:

In addition to the Reprostore, Bid documents (including drawings and specifications) will also be available at no cost on the District’s website at (below) and on the State of Connecticut DAS Contracting Portal at:

Bids shall be submitted to LaShaunda Drake, Greater Hartford Transit District, One Union Place, First Floor North, Hartford, CT. 06103, on or before 3:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, September, 10, 2020. There will be a public bid opening at 3:10 p.m. local time held via GoToMeeting.  A Pre-Bid Conference will be held by the District on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. local time, to provide an opportunity to outline the requirements the District will expect of the Bidder, as well as to provide the opportunity for questions and explanations.  Such Conference will be held via GoToMeeting.  Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is not mandatory, and is not a condition for final award.

Questions concerning the bidding process should be submitted in writing to LaShaunda Drake at

Roof Under Tracks – GHTD IFB# 03-021 – Specs

Roof Under Tracks – GHTD IFB# 03-021 – Drawings

IFB 03-021 Addendum #1

IFB 03-021 Addendum #1 – Attachment #1 (Summary of Work)

IFB 03-021 Addendum #1 – Attachment #2 (Photos)

IFB 03-021 Addendum #1 – Attachment #3 (1_R-1.1 and R-2.0)

IFB 03-021 Addendum #1 – Attachment #4 (Asbestos Bulk Samples)

IFB 03-021 Addendum #2

IFB 03-021 Addendum #3

IFB 03-021 Addendum #4

IFB 03-021 Addendum #4 – Attachment #1 (Flagging Billing Detail Project Estimate)

IFB 03-021 Addendum #5