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Bus Driver Lounge Renovation – Rebid

Date Posted:April 1, 2021
End Date:March 12, 2021

The COMET is seeking bids for the renovation of the bus driver’s lounge located in The COMET administrative offices at 3613 Lucius Rd. Columbia SC 29201. The scope includes demolition and renovation of the existing space to create individual break areas for bus drivers, along with electrical and HVAC work.

Bids are due Thursday April 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM, both hard copy AND via email.

There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid/site visit on Thursday April 8, 2021 at 9:00 AM, with questions due at 4PM the same day. Questions should go to

Please carefully read the IFB, specifications, and plans included in the link below.

All bid responses should be submitted by mail and email to:

Bus Driver Lounge Renovation Bid
The COMET Administrative Offices
ATTN: John Andoh, Contracting Officer
3613 Lucius Rd.
Columbia, SC 29201

Email: Taylor Neeley at

CMRTA Bus Driver Lounge Renovation 2 IFB with Plans

Bus Driver Lounge 2 Addednum 1

Procurement Drivers Lounge No Award Letter