Lincoln Way Deck Repairs




The Cambridge Housing Authority, as Managing Agent for its affiliate properties, is soliciting quotes for Deck Repairs at Lincoln Way in according with the documents prepared by the Cambridge Housing Authority. The scope of work includes, but not limited to, repairing and shoring up two cantilevered exterior decks that were improperly flashed when originally constructed. Located in West Cambridge, Lincoln Way is a 60-unit family development which is fully occupied.

The work is estimated to cost between $20,000-$25,000. Bids are subject to M.G.L. Chapter 149 §44A-J and to the Davis Bacon wage determination rates attached to the bid documents. The project will require 50% Payment Bond if the submitted contract amount is over $25,000.00.

Contract Documents will be available beginning Wednesday, November 16, 2022 after 11:00 AM. Contractors requesting the bid specification can e-mail their request to Tim Smith: There is no charge for the bid documents. Please include the company name, address, telephone number, and contact person in the request.

A site visit has been scheduled for Tuesday, November 22 2022 at 11:00 AM. Interested parties will meet at the Management Office located at 100 Lincoln Way, Cambridge, MA 02138. Although not mandatory, Contractors are encouraged to visit the site of the proposed work and become fully acquainted with the conditions as they exist in order to fully understand conditions, restrictions, and difficulties attending the execution of the work under this contract. By submitting a quote, the bidder warrants that he has examined the site and bid documents and, that the bid documents are adequate, and the required result can be produced as written. No increase in the contract sum nor claim for

damages due to delay will be permitted as a result of the contractor’s failure to accomplish any or all of these requirements. The work will be awarded to the Eligible and Responsible contractor who submits the lowest quote for the full statement of work. The construction period will be thirty (30) calendar days from Notice to Proceed.

Contractors must be in business a minimum of five years in order to be eligible to bid on the project. The work will be awarded to the Eligible and Responsible contractor who submits the lowest quote for the full statement of work.

Each bidder shall base their bid on the timely progression and completion of the work within the time for completion of the work as stated in the specification.

All general bids are subject to provisions of MGL Chapter 149 §44A-J. All other applicable state laws, municipal ordinances, and rules and regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction over construction of the project shall apply to the contract throughout and will be deemed to be included in the contract as if written out in full.

Quotes are due no later than Wednesday, November 30, 2022 by 11:00 AM. Quotes should be emailed to the attention of Tim Smith at:

The time of acceptance of the bid by the Cambridge Housing Authority is 30 days from the date quotes are due. The contract is subject to appropriation of adequate funds, and may be cancelled in the event such funds are not available.

The Awarding Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities in the bidding if it is in the public interest to do so. The Awarding Authority also reserves the right to reject the bids if less than three bids are received.

No interpretations of the meaning of the plans, specifications, or other documents shall be made to any bidder orally. Every request for such interpretation must be in writing. All requests should be submitted to: Tim Smith at

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