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Bus Driver Lounge Renovation

Date Posted:February 20, 2021
End Date:March 12, 2021

The IFB seeks a Bidder to complete the Bus Driver Lounge Renovation Project. The prime Contractor shall provide and pay for all materials, tools, equipment, labor and professional and non-professional services, and shall perform all other acts and supply all other things necessary, to fully and properly perform and complete the work. The Bidder must act as the prime Contractor and assume full responsibility for any subcontractor’s performance. The Bidder will be considered the sole point of contact with regard to all situations, including payment of all charges and the meeting of all other requirements.

All bids must be submitted by March 12, 2021 at 10:00 AM.

There will be a non-mandatory site visit held on Monday March 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the bus driver’s lounge at The COMET offices located at 3613 Lucius Road. Columbia SC 29201. Masks will be required, and social distancing practices observed.

Questions about the scope or plans should be emailed to by Monday March 1, 2021 at 4:00 PM. Bidders should include with their bid: the Bid form, a 5% bid bond, all signed FTA clauses, and System for Award Management (SAM) registration. Bidders shall hold pricing for 60 days.

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 IFB

Bus Driver Lounge Renovation Addendum 1