Town of Norwell Highway and Tree Operations Facility  

The Town of Norwell Massachusetts, through its Pre-Qualification Committee requests that qualified and experienced DCAMM Certified General Contractors and Trade Contractors submit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ’s) in the form of an (RFQ) for the project: Town of Norwell Highway and Tree Operations Facility, 310 Main Street, Norwell, MA.

The Project consists of renovations and alterations to an existing approximate 5,695 gross square foot Highway Department building with a one-story approximate 16,593 gross square foot addition thereto.  All work will be conducted adjacent to active and occupied site and building areas and will be required to be performed in phased sequence such that the Operations Facility can remain fully in use without interruption.  

Interested Trade Contractors are sought for the following Filed Sub-Bid categories of work at the estimated values indicated:  

      Masonry Work 


     Waterproofing, Damp-proofing and Caulking


      Roofing and Flashing


      Metal Windows


      Painting and Coating


      Fire Protection




      Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning




Project Information:   

Owner’s Project Manager:                               

Glenn Ferguson, Town of Norwell 


Forte Architecture + Design

Estimated Total Construction Cost:                            $4,800,000 (Including Alternates)

Estimated General and Trade Contractor Construction Duration: 

            Construction Phase 1:                                      May 2022 – May 2023

            Construction Phase 2:                                      June 2023 – December 2023

Scheduled Overall Occupancy: 

            Construction Phase 1:                                       May 2023

            Construction Phase 2:                                       December 2023

Overall Project Completion:                                        December 2023 

SOQ’s must conform to the requirements set forth in the RFQ. The complete RFQ including directions will be available for download as of Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM at: Enter the Project Code 847678 in the project locator box and select “Acquire Documents” to download documents.

Please direct any questions by email only to Ed Forte at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 

Prospective Respondents shall not communicate with any person or entity participating on the Prequalification Committee at any time during the RFQ process except through written questions submitted in accordance with the process outlined in the RFQ. This RFQ is the first phase of a two-phase procurement process as set forth in MGL Chapter 149A. 

The required SOQ is different from DCAMM Certification. All General Contractors and Trade Contractors must be prequalified for this project, even if the firm is DCAMM Certified. Based on the SOQ’s received, the Prequalification Committee will prequalify respondents it deems to be qualified in accordance with the criteria set forth in the RFQ. Only prequalified firms will be permitted to submit bids for the category of work in which they were prequalified. 

The Town of Norwell, acting through its Prequalification Committee, reserves the right to reject any and all responses in full or in part, to waive minor informalities, and to award the contract in the best interest of the Town of Norwell.