What We Procure
The Contracts, Planning & Construction section of the Procurement & Logistics Department is responsible for procuring third party Consulting and Construction services and major Equipment purchases necessary to support the Capital Program and LIRR infrastructure.
In addition to the current advertisements seen in the "Current Opportunities" section of our Website, upcoming solicitations for projects included in the (proposed) 2010-2014 Capital Program are listed below:
I. Architectural / Engineering - Architectural / Engineering services include, but are not limited to those required to develop design of contemplated construction projects, the supervision of such projects during the construction phase, and the design or planning of operational aspects of facilities. Work includes:
- Preparation of preliminary and feasibility studies, sketches, layouts and reports
- Preparation of cost estimates for the proposed project, including all structures, utilities and appurtenances
- Master planning including configuration, siting and arrangement of all buildings, structures, roadways, utilities, track, signals and communication and support areas
- Preparation of designs, plans and specifications for construction
- Review of the adequacy of shop and working drawings
The proposed 2010-2014 Capital Program includes the following A&E projects to further the Railroad’s long-term strategy:
- Design of Jamaica Capacity Improvements to address track and station capacity, including new configurations for interlockings, design of new track layout and signals, and higher speed crossover switches
- Design of Nostrand Ave. Station / Atlantic Ave. Viaduct – Phase II B
- Design of Atlantic Branch Half Ties
- Design for Elevator Replacement Program
- Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) Spec Development
- Design of Smithtown Viaduct Remediation & Drainage
- Design of Massapequa and Wantagh Platform replacements
- Design of Pt. Washington Yard and Montauk Yard improvements
II. Construction - Public Works Contracts (Build, or Design/Build) to be solicited via Sealed Bid or by Competitive RFP for improvements to LIRR Capital facilities and equipment. Projects in the next calendar year of the 2010-2014 Capital Program include:
- Station Renovations / Component and/or Platform Replacements at Massapequa and Wantagh, Mets/Willets Pt. , Rockville Centre and Woodside, and Penn Station
- Jamaica Capacity Improvements (Phase I) to include construction of a new station platform and associated track-level infrastructure
- Centralized Traffic Control
- Hillside Maintenance Complex Improvements, including Roof rehabilitation, freight elevators and employee facilities
- Substation replacements
- Construction of Smithtown Viaduct Remediation & Drainage
- Construction of Montauk Yard Improvements
III. Rolling Stock - Rolling stock investments for the LIRR electric fleet, under the proposed 2004-2014 Capital Program include:
- Overhaul of close to twenty percent of the LIRR's M-3 fleet.
- Construction of an air-conditioning shop that will provide adequate space for the change-out of new roof-mounted modular AC units on the incoming M-7 fleet and the recently acquired bi-level coaches.
- LCM & Shop Strategy Study
IV. Goods/Supplies - includes but not limited to material, supplies, equipment, and services to support facilities, infrastructure, and Rolling Stock.
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