The MIT.nano Utility Enabling Project is located in the heart of MIT’s Main Group Campus. The complexity of the project and bid process was very involved, and final design involved numerous revisions and changes to the bid documents. The project involved: extensive Jet Grout Soil stabilization; drilled-in mini piles; secant piles; solider beam and lagging earth support for a deep excavation of approximately 19 feet across a major urban street in the City of Cambridge; furnish and installation of water, fire protection, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, and gas; excavation and earth support for chilled water, steam, electrical, telecom, and specialized mechanical piping systems; furnish and installation of concrete and rebar for various existing building elements; removal, cut, and caps of existing utilities; and site improvements and customized restoration.
What makes it interesting?
Nanotechnology is the manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale. It may be able to create many new materials and devices with a vast range of applications, such as in medicine, electronics, biomaterials energy production, and consumer products. This clean space nano technology’s future in the world will based in this MIT.nano Building.
How HCSS Software assisted with this project
The bid item list involved 35 major components, which were broken out into more than 50 pages of detailed bid items. Bidding to a private client, BOND was required to provide very detailed unit costs and work zone breakdowns, as well as prepare several iterations of the proposal as the requirements changed during the negotiation process. HeavyBid allowed them to respond to these requests in an accurate and prompt manner.