Procurement & Campus Services

Construction Bids

Construction Bids are listed below for upcoming projects. Project plan documents are available electronically below or at the Procurement Department located at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mass Venture Center,100 Venture Way, Room 334, Hadley, MA 01035. Some plans require a deposit and are noted where applicable.

Deposits must be in the form of a check (Business Checking Account, Money Order or Bank Check) payable to the University of Massachusetts. Cash, credit cards and personal checks are not accepted.

All construction projects are published in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Central Register. For subscription information and access to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Central Register Click here.

***All addenda will be posted to the website, the university will not be mailing hard copies of the addendum to contractors, contractors will be notified via E-Mail.*****

The documents on this website are the official source of information on all bids for the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Documents attained from other sources will not be recognized during the bid and award process. Vendors relying on documents obtained from sources other than this website do so at their own risk and may result in the rejection of an individual’s bid.

For previous bid results and award information click here.

For trade labor contractors click here for a copy of the new delivery order form.

**New** click here for a copy of the new weekly payroll report form

CALL THE PROCUREMENT OFFICE AT 413.545.0361 WITH ANY QUESTIONS

Electronic Bidding with Bid Express

All construction projects at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are available on bidexpress.com. Submitting bids via the Bid Express website is mandatory and hard copies will be not be accepted.

Electronic bids may be submitted at the bidexpress.com website. All electronic bidders must first register on the bidexpress.com website and create an Info Tech Digital ID. Registration and Digital ID creation are free. It can take up to five business days to process your Digital ID and it is highly recommended that a Digital ID be enabled 48 hours in advance of submitting an electronic bid. Please plan accordingly. A fee of $25 will be incurred for those who wish to bid electronically on a pay-per solicitation basis; alternatively, you may subscribe for $50 per month to have access to all solicitations and email notifications. Exceptions to submitting thru BidExpress will only be made in extenuating circumstances as deemed appropriate by the Director of Procurement & Campus Services. Note that failure of vendor to allow enough time to register, get a digital I.D. or meet other required steps will NOT be consider an extenuating circumstance.

Electronic Bid Bonds: To utilize the Electronic Bid Bond option, please contact either Surety 2000 at 800-660-3263 or help@surety2000.com  or InSure Vision Technologies at 818-783-3460 or info@insurevision.com

Learn more in this vendor overview.

For additional guidance, please contact the Bid Express team at toll free (888) 352-2439 (select option 1) or at support@bidexpress.com.

**NOTICE for Electronic Plan Holders** If you wish to be considered a plan holder of record/ to receive notice of addenda please e-mail procurement@admin.umass.edu with your companies; Name, Address, Phone #,E-Mail Address and the UMA project number or numbers you wish to be listed on.
Project: Responses Due By:

Pre-Bid Meeting

 

Project Manager

 

Addenda

Sub Bid/ General Bid Results
Plan Deposit Estimate

UMA17-18
Fine Arts Center, Room 125 Rand Theater Rigging System

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on April 5, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Fine Arts Center, Green Room, 151 Presidents Drive, OFC 2, Amherst, MA

Cleve Carren 413-326-1660

ccarrens@facil.umass.edu

N/A N/A
Plan Deposit: $50.00 Project Estimate:
$225,000.00

UMA17-21
Brooks and Knowlton, Sprinkler Head Replacement

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Drawings

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on April 11, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 29, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Physical Plant Building, D&CM Conference Room B, 360 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA

Cleve Carren 413-326-1660

ccarrens@facil.umass.edu

N/A N/A
Plan Deposit: $25.00 Project Estimate:
$70,000.00

UMA17-15
Patterson and MacKimmie Accessible Ramp Improvements

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Drawings

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on March 29, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Physical Plant Building, 3rd floor, Conference Rm A, 360 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA

Rebecca Ducharme 413-834-3832

rjducharme@umass.edu

N/A N/A
Plan Deposit: $50.00 Project Estimate:
$396,000.00

UMA17-22
Webster ADA Rooms

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Drawings

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on April 14, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 23, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Webster Hall, 1st floor Main Lobby Entrance, 141 Orchard Hill Drive, Amherst, MA

James Morrissey 413-577-2298

morrisse@umass.edu

N/A N/A

Sub Bidders Open 12:00 p.m. on April 7, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

Plan Deposit: $50.00 Project Estimate:
$170,000.00

UMA17-13
Brack Structural Testing Facility Aux. Support

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Drawings

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on April 7, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**


REVISED
A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Brack Structural Testing Facility, 131
Tillson Farm Rd.,UMASS Amherst, MA

Gaetan Blais 413-374-5655

gblais@facil.umass.edu

Addenda 1 3/16/17

Addenda 2 3/22/17

N/A

Sub Bidders Open 12:00 p.m. on March 30, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

Plan Deposit: $50.00 Project Estimate:
$390,000.00

UMA17-17
McNamara and Brown Doors

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Drawings

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on March 29, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

A pre-bid meeting will be held on March 16, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Brown House 1st Floor Lobby, 92 Eastman Ln, UMASS Amherst

James Morrissey 413-577-2298

morrisse@umass.edu

Addenda 1 3/20/17

Addenda 2 3/23/17

N/A
Plan Deposit: $50.00 Project Estimate:
$1,000,000.00

UMA17-11
Lincoln Apartments Fire Alarm Upgrade

Submit Bids on Bidexpress.com

Book

Drawings

Notice to Contractors

General Bidders Open 2:00 p.m. on March 1, 2017 Procurement Conference Room

**No hard copies will be accepted bids must be submitted via Bid Express**

A pre-bid meeting will be held on February 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Lincoln Apartments Building 2, 345 Lincoln Avenue, Amherst, MA

William Lizotte 413-687-1196

wlizotte@facil.umass.edu

Addenda 1 2/23/17

Bid Results
Plan Deposit: $50.00 Project Estimate:
$650,000.00

The University will fulfill requests for documents related to an electronic bid opening made within 14 days after the bid opening date and time for no fee. Any request for documents after the 14 day period will be subject to a fee in accordance with the Massachusetts Public records law (M. G. L. Chapter 66, Section 10).

 

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