Systems Construction for the Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) Project

Agency: Metropolitan Council
State: Minnesota
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 236220 - Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
  • 237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
  • 237990 - Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Posted Date: Feb 20, 2019
Due Date: May 21, 2019
Solicitation No: 17P000
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LRT 17P000 Systems Construction for the Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) Project 2/20/2019 5/21/2019 IFB

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Systems Construction for the Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) Project
Notice is given that on May 21, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. the Metropolitan Council will receive and publicly
open separate sealed bids for Systems Construction for the Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT)
Project, Project Number 61001, Contract Number 17P000, at their office at 390 North Robert Street, St.
Paul, MN, 55101-1805. Sealed bids should be delivered to the receptionist.
Subcontractors who worked on the following contracts: Advanced Design Consultant Services for the
METRO Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) Project, Preliminary Engineering Consultant Services
for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project – Eden Prairie and Minnetonka, or Preliminary Engineering
Consultant Services for the Southwest Light Rail Transit Project – Hopkins, St. Louis Park and
Minneapolis, cannot work as a subcontractor on this construction contract.
Section 12.06 of the contracts states:
Restriction on Subcontractor Work. All subcontracts shall state that the subcontractor agrees that it
will not enter into agreements of any type with construction contracting firms, or their subcontractors, for
any construction project resulting from the preparation or issuance of construction documents from the
Work of this Contract.”
The following is a list, provided by the Primes of the above contracts, of subcontractors on those
Aero-Metric, Inc.
American Engineering Testing, Inc.
Braun Intertec Corporation
CDM Consultants LLC
Connetics Transportation Group,
Cross-Spectrum Acoustics Inc.
Duan Corporation
Gannett Fleming Transit & Rail
EPC Consultants, Inc.
Hansen Thorp Pellinen Olson
HZ United
Isthmus Engineering, Inc.
Julie Snow Architects, Inc.
Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
LHB, Inc.
LTK Engineering Services
LV Engineering, LLC
Miller Dunwiddie Architecture, Inc.
MN Best, Inc.
M-P Consultants, Inc.
Professional Engineering Services (PES)
Progressive Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Rani Engineering, Inc.
Sambatek, Inc.
Snow Kreilich Architects, Inc.
Sowinski Sullivan Arch
SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
SYSTRA Consulting, Inc.
TBE Group, Inc. dba Cardno TBE
Transportation Technology Center, Inc.
Toltz, King, Duvall, Anderson and Associates,
Inc. (TKDA)
T.Y. Lin International
Utility Mapping Service
WSB & Associates, Inc.
WSP (formerly Parsons Brinckerhoff)
If a Bidder includes a subcontractor from this list in its Bid, the Bidder will be found to be nonresponsive,
will be rejected from the bidding process, and will be given no further consideration.
The Green Line Light Rail Transit Extension (Southwest LRT) is approximately 14.5 miles of new double
track proposed as an extension of the METRO Green Line (Central Corridor LRT). The work is located
in the following five cities: Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie,
extending from Target Field Station in Minneapolis to SouthWest Transit Station in Eden Prairie.
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Systems Construction for the Green Line Extension (Southwest LRT) Project
The Systems contract represents the second major construction contract for the Southwest LRT Project.
The work of this contract includes twenty (20) traction power substations (TPSS), overhead contact
system (OCS) poles and wires, 3 tunnel system houses (TSH), tunnel facilities systems (power and
ventilation), communication systems (PA/VMS. radio, telephone and emergency systems), security
systems (CCTV, emergency call boxes, intrusion detection and fire alarms), LRT and freight signaling
systems, systems integration and pre-revenue testing support. The Systems contract does not include
rail control software (SCADA). This will be procured under a separate contract and requires coordination
with the Systems contract.
For the purposes of this contract, the COUNCIL has established a 12% goal for DBE
participation. Disadvantaged businesses can be found on the Minnesota Unified Certification
Program (MnUCP) Directory. This directory can be found at the following website:
Click Here to view plan documents for no charge and to download them for a nonrefundable cost of
$15.00. Input QuestCDN eBidDoc™ 6151740 on the website’s Project Search page. Contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in downloading and working with
the digital documents.
Bidders are strongly encouraged to verify subcontractor’s State and Federal debarment and suspension
status at:
Per 2 CFR 200.319, contractors that develop or draft specifications, requirements, statements of work,
and invitations for bids or requests for proposals must be excluded from competing for such
A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the Minnetonka Community Center, 14600 Minnetonka Boulevard,
Minnetonka, MN 55345 on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 1:00 p.m. Bidders are strongly encouraged
to attend. To save registration time, voluntary pre-registration is available at the Southwest LRT
construction page at:
The COUNCIL has created a virtual flyover of the Project alignment. The flyover can be viewed on the
Construction Contract Procurement page of the Southwest LRT home page at:
Direct inquiries to the COUNCIL’s Contract Administrator, Auburn Dees, at 651-602-1346 or
The geographical area for this notice and contract is Hennepin County.
Dated this 20th day of February 2019
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