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City of Fall River CSO length 5 km to be driven by 6.4 m-diameter TBM. One working shaft and nine 1.5 m-diameter drop shafts with 1.4 km of connectors and nine de-aeration chambers. Engineer Camp Dresser McKee with Stone & Webster. Bids: J.F. Shea $99,057,820; Shank/Balfour Beatty $99,299,380; Modern Continental/S.A. Healy JV $101,817,080. Visit www.stoneandwebster.com 06/01.The City of Fall River has reduced the scope of the tunnel project that had been bid on 31st January, 2001, but which was not awarded, and is re-bidding the new design. The new bid date is 23rd January, 2002. Engineers are Camp Dresser & McKee. The work of this contract includes construction of approximately 4,938 linear metres of a 6 metre diameter Combined Sewer Overflow tunnel, 488 linear metres of connecting tunnels, 1 Extreme Event Overflow (EEO) Chamber; 198 linear metres of plant conduit; and transportation and disposal of tunnel muck via railroad or trucking and includes all labour, materials, equipment, supervision, management and other elements required to complete construction. Bidders will be required to demonstrate experience in TBM rock tunnelling, projects of similar size. The estimated construction cost is $59.2 million. The work shall be completed in all aspects within 975 days of the effective date of agreement. Time limits are of the essence of the agreement. The agreement provides for liquidated damages for delay. For further information on how to examine contract documents, please contact F.W. Dodge Division, McGraw-Hill Information Systems Co., 24 Hartwell Ave., Lexington, MA. To obtain contract documents, contact the Bid Documents department at Camp Dresser & McKee, One Cambridge Place, Cambridge, MA 02139.Sealed bids for the construction will be received by the City of Fall River at the office of the Purchasing Department, Room 237, One Government Center, Fall River, Massachusetts until 11:00 AM prevailing time on the 23rd day of January 2002, and at that time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. E-mail to Mr. Robert M. Otoski, otoskirm@cdm.com 52/01.