Falls Cut TunnelTotal Arch Liner Replacement
CSX will replace the arch liner in the Falls Cut Tunnel in the township of Fairhope. The majority of work will be completed inside of the tunnel, with little earth disturbance surrounding the tunnel.
Update & Progress
Notification of Contractor Bid Solicitation
June 24, 2011
CSX Transportation is soliciting bids for contractor assistance for the project known as the “Sand Patch and Falls Cut Tunnels.” The objective of the project is to improve the vertical clearance of two tunnels. Work will involve arch liner removal in one tunnel and notching in the other tunnel; modifying masonry and concrete portal facades; track roadbed construction; and temporary and permanent erosion controls. The project location is in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
To be considered for award a contractor must be on CSXT’s Pre-Qualified Contractor list, and be represented at the Pre-Bid Meeting.
The Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 9:00 AM at the Garrett Volunteer Fire Department, 203 Jackson Street, Garrett, PA 15542, and will be followed by Site Visits. All those who participate in the Site Visit must be properly attired with all necessary protective equipment including hard hat, safety glasses with side shields, highly reflective safety vests, laced work boots at least 6 inches high with a safety toe, and hearing protection. No loose jewelry, including rings, is to be worn, while on railroad property. No exceptions to these requirements will be allowed.
Bid documentation information can be obtained by registering at the Project Document Management (PDM) website provided by CSX’s Construction Management Team-http://pdm.hillintl.com.
Questions must be submitted via email.
TranSystems-Hill Gateway LLC
615 Epsilon Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238