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June 13, 2019 10:57 AM EDT

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: Change in software used for bidding on MBTA Construction contracts.

Effective June 30, 2019, the Expedite Bid component software will be replaced by the AASHTOWare Project Bids Bid component software. All MBTA bids will be required to be submitted using this new software. Any bid openings prior to the June 30, 2019 date will still be submitted using the current Expedite Bid software. More information will be shared soon.

Please download the PDF file for actions and instructions on the new Project Bids software. (Project Bids announcement to MBTA Digital ID holders)

If you have any questions, please contact the Bid Express service at or 888-352-2439.

Effective October 1. 2013, the MBTA will only accept electronic bids for all Construction contracts

The  MBTA will fully transition to the use of Bid Express Secure Internet Bidding System for the purpose of receiving bids on all construction projects in accordance with MGL Ch. 30 and Ch 149 as of October 1, 2013. As of October 1, 2013, the MBTA will no longer accept hard copies of bids on any projects. 

In order to become an official bidder on projects, bidders must satisfy the requirements of MBTA prequalification and in addition bidders must obtain a Digital ID through the Bid Express website. There is a one-time fee of $100 for the Digital ID as well as a monthly access fee of $35/month for Bid Express in order to submit bids electronically.

The MBTA encourages bidders to create Digital ID's and activate accounts on Bid Express.  Bidders applying for digital ID's are advised that MBTA Bidder ID's can be found by entering company name at  - Select Bidders tab, Enter company name. Full information can be found at:

For answers to any questions, please contact Bix Express Customer Support at:
Toll free phone: (888) 352-BIDX (2439)
Phone: (352) 381-4888
Fax: (888) 971-4191

What's New?

What's New Table. What's New Table lists the last 50 activities that happened in regards to the lettings
Letting Proposal Activity Activity Date
20230209 001 - R18CN04 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 01/25/2023
001 - R90CN03 Proposal Postponed 01/25/2023
002 - R90CN03 Amendment Loaded 01/25/2023
1 New Attachment - R90CN03_Addendum 2.pdf 01/25/2023
002 - R90CN03 1 New Attachment - R90CN03_Addendum 2.pdf 01/25/2023
20230223 Letting Made Available 01/25/2023
20230209 001 - R18CN04 Plan Holder and Eligible Bidder Lists Uploaded 01/20/2023
Letting Made Available 01/11/2023
20230126 001 - R90CN03 1 New Attachment - R90CN03_Addendum 1.pdf 01/11/2023
20230209 001 - R18CN04 1 New Attachment - dbe_list.bin 01/11/2023
001 - R18CN04 Attachment Deleted - dbe_list.bin 01/11/2023
20230126 001 - R90CN03 Proposal Postponed 01/10/2023
Letting Made Available 01/10/2023
1 New Attachment - R90CN03_Addendum 1.docx 01/10/2023
1 New Attachment - R90CN03_Addendum 1.pdf 01/10/2023
Attachment Deleted - R90CN03_Addendum 1.docx 01/10/2023
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