Planning & Bidding


The Connecticut Dept. of Transportation is planning a resurfacing and median replacement project on CT 2 in Hartford. Plans are nearly complete and bidding for the up to $60-million design-bid-build project is anticipated to be Oct. 7. Construction will follow. Connecticut Dept. of Transportation, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Conn., 06111-4113. DR#2019-00651343v5.   

Empire West Main LLC is expected to start construction on the West Main Street Apartments Mixed-Use Building in Stamford on Dec. 1. The up to $25-million design-bid-build project has received demolition permits. The 110-unit project would include one five-story above grade building totaling 105,000 total sq ft. The project also includes 23,000 sq ft of ground floor retail/restaurant space and 110 parking spaces. AWA Design Group is the architect. Empire West Main LLC, Attn: Anthony Kolich, 1010 Washington Blvd., Stamford, 06901. DR#2016-00649820v11.


Dec. 1 is the target bid date for Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Worcester Union Station Improvements. Design is underway for the $44-million design-bid-build project, which includes platform, track and accessibility improvements. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, 10 Park Plaza, Rm. 6720, Boston, 02116-3933. DR#2020-00580329v3.

RD Management is planning the Residences at Billerica/Pool/Garage at 480 Boston Road in Billerica. The $60-million project includes one four-story building above grade with one story below grade. The nearly 300,000-sq-ft wood-framed building includes nearly 250,000 sq ft of residential space, a more than 50,000-sq-ft garage with 135 spaces, a courtyard, club room, fitness center and fenced-in dog park. Cube 3 Studio is the architect. RD Management, Attn: Darren Sasso, 810 7th Ave., 10th Floor, New York, 10019-5818. DR#2020-00719327v1.

New Hampshire

Optimus Senior Living LLC is planning a 116-unit senior living facility at 15 Pinewood Road in Allenstown. The owner is seeking state approvals for the up to $25-million project that would include one building three stories above grade totaling nearly 116,000 sq ft. Keach Nordstrom Associates Inc. is the civil engineer. Optimus Senior Living LLC, 162 College Highway, Southampton, Mass., 01073. DR#2020-00718657v1.

New York

Transmission Developers Inc. is planning the $2.2-billion Champlain Hudson Power Express Transmission Line from the Canadian border to Queens. The 336-mile line would have underground and underwater segments, including beneath Lake Champlain and the Hudson, Harlem and East rivers. The system would include one 1,000-MW direct current line. The project would also include cooling stations and would interconnect with the New York City grid. Transmission Developers Inc., 600 Broadway, Albany, 12207. DR#2010-00624040.

Macy’s Inc. is designing the Macy’s Herald Square Redevelopment. The project entails constructing a new 1.2-million-sq-ft, 800-ft-tall building atop the existing 19-story Macy’s building. Macy’s Inc., Attn: Marc McCullough, 11 Penn Plaza, 12th Fl., New York, 10001. DR#2019-00653661v4.

New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey is reviewing RFQs for the $1.6-billion AirTrain People Mover System at Newark Liberty Airport. The 2.5-mile project will include three new stations, grade-separated pedestrian connections from stations to terminals and an automated train control system. Port Authority of NY&NJ, Attn: Timothy J. Pullen, 4 World Trade Center, Fl. 21, New York, 10007. DR#2020-00554154v2.

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