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BYB Test 8
First Published - 12/23/2016 - 11:34AM

BYB Test 8 on About Metra

Last Updated - 12/23/2016 - 11:34AM

Bids and Awards

To Current and Potential Vendors: Thank you for your interest in doing business with Metra as either a prime contractor or sub-contractor.

Invitation for Bids (IFB's)

Firms interested in doing business with Metra are urged to regularly check this page for notices. Available bid opportunities are listed below.

All submittals must be returned to the below address prior to the time and date specified to be deemed responsive.

This notice is a supplemental public notice of current Metra invitation for Bids (IFB). The actual notice with additional information for these specific IFBs may be found in the Chicago Sun-Times, Classified Section, Announcements (B-40 Legal Notices).

Bid IDDescriptionDue DateAttachments
77368-VT
Websense Software Maintenance
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
39344-JZ
Elevator Maintenance & Repairs-Systemwide
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
4 addendum(s)
Bid Description: 

Elevator Maintenance & Repairs-Systemwide

24016-DJ
Printing, Storage and Delivery of Metra's Public Timetables and Systemwide Station Support Materials (2yrs)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
1 addendum(s)
Bid Description: 

Printing, Storage and Delivery of Metra's Public Timetables and Systemwide Station Support Materials (2yrs) ***There will be a Pre-Bid Meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 10:30 A.M., 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661 (Materials Management - Bid Opening Room, 11th Floor)*** ID Required.

23570-UD
Fiber Optic Tools Kits and Test Equipment
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
1 addendum(s)
Bid Description: 

Fiber Optic Tools Kits and Test Equipment

06270-BR
DC Power System
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
23540-CR
Retaining Walls
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
70827-JO
Reconditioning of Type H Tightlock Couplers
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
Bid Description: 

NOTE:  Questions regarding this IFB shall be submitted in writing to J. Onesto, Senor Buyer at jonesto@metrarr.com or via fax at 312-542-8182 by June 20, 2016.

45751A-VT
Impedance Bonds, Petrolatum Filled
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
71015-JO
Outright Purchase (no core) of Single-Shoe Locomotive Trucks
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
62808-PP
Ready-Mix Concrete Supply and Delivery
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
Bid Description: 

Ready-Mix Concrete Supply and Delivery NOTES: Questions regarding this IFB shall be submitted to Peter Papanikolau, Contracting Agent, via email at ppapanikolau@metrarr.com by 4:00 p.m. on June 21, 2016.

23644-CR
Hand Tools (Stock & Non-Stock)
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
71189-PP
Vehicle and Equipment Sale
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
Bid Description: 

Vehicle and Equipment Sale Questions regarding this IFB shall be submitted to Peter Papanikolau, Contracting Agent via email at ppapanikolau@metrarr.com by 4:00 p.m. on June 30, 2016. Pre-Inspection will take place on June 16, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 12:00PM at 147 W. 47th St., Chicago, IL 60609.

39227-SB
Construction Services for the Renovation of the 8th Floor of Metra's Headquarters located at 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60661
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
Bid Description: 

The pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M. on July 7, 2016 at 547 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL  60661.  General Contractors as well and Subcontractors are encouraged to attend.

Questions regarding this IFB shall be submitted in writing to Steve Bauman, Sr. Contracting Agent via email at sbauman@metrarr.com before 4:00 P.M. on July 14, 2016. 

Requests for Proposals / Letter of Interest & Qualifications / Request for Information

Firms interested in doing business with Metra are urged to regularly check this page for notices. Available bid opportunities are listed below.

All submittals must be returned to the below address prior to the time and date specified to be deemed responsive.

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Bid IDDescriptionDue DateAttachments
23970-RR
Professional Insurance Brokerage Services (Five (5) Year Contract)
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
Bid Description: 

A Pre-Proposal Meeting will not be held. 

Questions regarding this RFP shall be submitted in writing to Bob Rich, Contracting Agent via E-mail at rrich@metrarr.com by 4:00 P.M. on July 1, 2016.

All proposals must be recieved at the above address NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M. (LPT) ON July 22, 2016.  Proposals received after this date and time will not be accepted.

10886-GS
The Purchase of Gallery Type Push-Pull Commuter Rail Cars
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
3 addendum(s)
Bid Description: 

Questions regarding this RFP shall be submitted in writing to Gary Sapp, Senior Contracting Agent via E-mail at gsapp@metrarr.com by 4:00 P.M. on April 7, 2016. All proposals must be received at the above address NO LATER THAN 4:00 P.M. (LPT) ON JUNE 8, 2016. Proposals received after this date and time will not be accepted.

Small Business Enterprise Set-Aside Invitations for Bids (IFBs)

Bid opportunities on this page are Small Business Set-Asides, your firm must be verified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) with Metra or one of the other four Illinois Unified Certification Program (IL UCP) members (IDOT, CTA, Pace and City of Chicago) at the time of bid submittal and provide proof of SBE verification with submittal to be considered for this Invitation.

Small Business Enterprise firms that meet the above criteria, are encouraged to regularly check this page for Metra SBE set-aside opportunities.

Available Small Business Set-Aside bid opportunities are listed below.

All submittals must be returned to the below address prior to the time and date specified to be deemed responsive.

This notice is a supplemental public notice of current Metra Invitations for Bids (IFBs). The legal notice with additional information for these specific IFBs may be found in the Chicago Sun-Times, Classified Section, Announcements (B-40 Legal Notices).

Bid IDDescriptionDue DateAttachments
11-TEST-22
Test Bid
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Bid Description: 

This is a test SBE IFB.

Bid Tabulations (Bid Tabs)

Once a proposal's deadline has passed and the bids have been opened, you can see the bid tabulations for the proposal. The tabulations show what each contractor bid for each item as well as the overall bid total.

Opening DateSolicitation #DescriptionDownload
Monday, June 27, 2016
77368
Websense Software Maintenance
Monday, June 27, 2016
39344
Elevator Maintenance - Systemwide
Thursday, June 23, 2016
50166A-UD
Commuter Rail Car Plymetal Wall/Rack Panels and Locker Doors (Rebid)
Thursday, June 23, 2016
09685-LL
Snap-On Rail Anchors
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
65575-PP
Brass and Metal Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement Services for the Interior and Exterior of the Metra Headquarters
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
71180-DJ
Lift Trucks
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
71364-DJ
Handrails for Locomotives
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
62754-LL
Ethernet/Fiber Switching Hub
Monday, June 13, 2016
65556
Lot Two Year Total
Monday, June 13, 2016
65562
3 Year Grand Total
Monday, May 23, 2016
06152A
Single Weld Stations
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
23868
Durox Replacement Parts
Friday, May 13, 2016
09666A
Railroad Track Spikes (Rebid)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
23565A
Monday, May 9, 2016
77353
Cisco SmartNet Maintenance Renewal

77353-jo.pdf
(42.53 KB)
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
23697
Relay Cases & Houses

23697cr.pdf
(41.55 KB)
Thursday, April 28, 2016
70809A
BPO (5) Years for Diaphragm Mounting Frame & Buffer Parts
Thursday, April 28, 2016
71166
Supervisory Sedan and Police Vehicles, Groups I and II

71166-jo.pdf
(102.01 KB)
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
23568
Ride-On Tractor Combo with Accessories
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
77364
Removal/Recycling/Disposal of Electronic Equipment
Friday, April 22, 2016
65562
Plumbing Services @ 547
Monday, April 18, 2016
25088
Procure Natural Gas
Monday, April 4, 2016
60426
Construction Services for Fox Lake Crew Facility
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
71176
Repairs of Diesel Vehicles

Procurement Awards

Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation, D/B/A Metra, has awarded contracts for the following invitation for Bids/ Request for Proposal.

Award DateIFB/RFPVendor
Monday, August 1, 2016
62705-JO
Tallgrass Systems Ltd.
54532-JZ
Canete Medina Consulting Group, Inc.
70815-LL
Ultra-Tech Enterprises, Inc.
23587-RS
HNTB Corp.
00719-AK
Morneau Shepell BDA Ltd.
23850-LL
Voestalpine Nortrak Inc.
23630-DJ
Electro Wire, Div.
62744-RR
Railcar Management, LLC
77354-RR
Computer Sciences Corp.
23638-DJ
Wabtec Passenger Transit
60948-LL
Alstom Transportation, Inc.
60949-LL
Summit Railroad Products, Inc.
23846-LL
Railhead Corp
71169-JO
Terry's Ford
71166-JO
Terry's Ford
71157-JO
Terry's Ford
97403-SB
John Burns Construction Co.
71166-JO
Sutton Ford
71157-JO
Rush Truck Center of Illinois
Monday, August 22, 2016
1123556
Acme corp
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
71211
Auto Truck Group, LLC
Monday, November 6, 2017
IFB/RFP
New Filter Testing
Monday, November 6, 2017
IFB/RFP
TESTING VALUE OVER 500000
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
IFB/RFP 001
TESTING
Award DateIFB/RFPVendorWinning BidFederal Funds% of Total
60948-LL
Alstom Transportation, Inc.
N/AN/A-
Monday, November 6, 2017
IFB/RFP
TESTING VALUE OVER 500000
$560,000.00N/A-
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
IFB/RFP 001
TESTING
$550,000.00N/A-
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