Connecticut Department of Transportation

Construction Manager at Risk Program

Welcome to the Construction Manager at Risk web page. This page is dedicated to the CMAR program at CTDOT. Below you will find Recent News and Updates, Project Specific and Programmatic Information. If you do not find the information you are looking for here please see the contact information at the bottom of the page for additional assistance.

 

RECENT NEWS AND UPDATES

09/06/2023 – A public bid opening was held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, for Project No. 0118-0171. The contractor with the apparent best-value proposal was Newfield Construction.

06/15/2023 – The description for Project No. 0118-0171 was updated to note following contractors were shortlisted:
The Whiting-Turner Construction Company
KBE Building Corporation
Newfield Construction
Gilbane Building Company
O&G Industries, Inc.
Skanska

05/02/2023 – The description for Project No. 0118-0171 was updated to note that the RFP is anticipated to be issued to shortlisted Proposers on May 25, 2023.

04/24/2023 – The description for Project No. 0118-0171 was updated to note that the Project will not include a Project Labor Agreement (PLA).

03/24/2023 – The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for State Project No. 0118-0171 has been advertised on the State of Connecticut Contracting Portal. The RFQ documents are located on the Bid Express® website (www.bidexpress.com).


Project Specific Information

Upcoming Projects:

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Project No. 0118-0171 - Construction of a new District 1 Headquarters, Materials Testing Lab, Signal Lab, and Sign Shop Facility in Rocky Hill

This new multi-purpose facility will be located on the site of the existing Materials Testing Lab at 280 West Street in Rocky Hill, CT. This new approximately 135,000 square foot facility will be occupied by the following operations: District 1 (Construction, Surveys, Maintenance, Human Resources, and Bridge Safety), the Materials Testing Lab, the Signal Lab, and the Sign Shop. The overarching goal for this project is to ensure that the existing Materials Testing Lab and Signal Lab remain functional during the construction of the new facility. Demolition of the existing facility will ensue immediately after the Department accepts and occupies the new building (Substantial Completion). 

This Project will not include a Project Labor Agreement (PLA).

The RFQ was issued on March 24, 2023. On May 18, 2023 CTDOT shortlisted the following contractors:
The Whiting-Turner Construction Company
KBE Building Corporation
Newfield Construction
Gilbane Building Company
O&G Industries, Inc.
Skanska

The RFP was issued to the shortlisted Proposers on July 7, 2023.

A public bid opening was held on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. The contractor with the apparent best-value proposal was Newfield Construction.


Current Projects:

Walk Bridge Program in Norwalk


Past Projects:

Project No. 0301-0124 - New Haven Rail Yard Maintenance of Way Building in New Haven

This CMAR project consisted of removing the former warehouse on 1 Brewery Street and constructing a new facility for use by Metro-North's Maintenance of Way (MOW) workers in the Track, Structures, Power and Communications & Signals Departments as well as parking for both this facility and the Component Change Out Shop. 

Links to General Information:

- Connecticut General Statute 13a-95b and 13a-95c
- CTDOT Contractor information page for contracting, bids, RFPs and more.
- FHWA Every Day Counts Web Page
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT: CTDOT.Design.Build@ct.gov