PROJECT: Rail Expansion Project (Burns Harbor)

Deadline: October 11th, 2019

Sept 27, 2019

PROJECT: Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Rail Expansion Project

Enhanced Intermodal Facilities with Rail & Truck Marshalling Yards
FY 17 FASTLANE Grant No. 693JF71810002
Segments A2, B1 and B2
Contract BH-1901-C2

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Railroad Expansion Project, FY 2017 FASTLANE Grant, Segments A2, B1 and B2, Contract BH-1901-C2, at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, Porter County, Ind., will be received at the office of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, 6625 S Boundary Dr, Portage, Ind., 46368, from bidders until 2:00 p.m., Central Time, on October 11, 2019, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the conference room of the Port administration building.  All bidders are entitled to attend the bid opening.

The contract work is part of the MARAD FY 17 FASTLANE Grant Project, specifically Segments A2, B1 and B2, which consists of installing approximately 16,800’ of new track for the East and West Railyards and 2,000’ of track for the new connection from the Norfolk Southern railyard to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor via an easement through US Steel.  The scope of work includes new rail, turnouts, rail crossings, drainage improvements, excavation, and all other work required to complete the project.

Bids shall be submitted on the proper bid form and delivered in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidders, all as described in the Instructions to Bidders, which accompanies the specifications. A Bidder’s Bond, made payable to the PORTS OF INDIANA must be enclosed with the bid. Said bond shall be in the minimum amount of five percent of the maximum bid.

The contract for this work shall be awarded to the lowest and best bidder who submits a bid for the performance of the work, however, the Ports of Indiana reserves the right to reject any or all bids at its discretion.

Project Plans and Specifications are on file and available to contractors at the Port’s administration office at 6625 Boundary Drive, Portage, Indiana   46368. Contractor may request access (either physical or electronically) to the plans with the Ports of Indiana Engineering Department at  Please note, there may be a fee for access to the Plans and Specifications. For more information, contact the Ports of Indiana Engineering Department at (219) 787-8637.