New Announcement!!!!!!

INVITATION TO BID

Phase IV, Restoration of the Historic Aberdeen B & O Station, Aberdeen Maryland.

Bids are being requested for Phase IV, Restoration of the Historic Aberdeen B&O Train Station, 404 West
Bel Air Avenue, Aberdeen, Maryland 21001.
Work includes: demolition, structural reinforcing, new slate roof, gutters and downspouts, new siding,
brick veneer, restoration or replacement of exterior windows/doors and other improvements. All work
must comply with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.
Project is partially funded by the State of Maryland Capital Bonds. Contractor and Subcontractors must
conform to requirements of the Maryland Capital Grants Projects, 10 th edition, including but not limited
to minority business enterprise (W/MBE) participation, EEO Certification, and Disbarment Certification.
Bid Proposals must be received by no later than 12 noon, August 2, 2023 and submitted at the office of
David H. Gleason, 520 A North Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. An onsite pre-bid meeting is
scheduled for 11:00 am on July 12, 2023. For complete bid packages contact Peter Dacey at
padacey@gmail.com .
Contract will be awarded to the lowest cost proposal from a qualified firm as determined by the owner.
Historic preservation General Contractors, Subcontractors and MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to
respond to this solicitation.

Owner: Friends of the Aberdeen B&O Train Station, Inc., a non-profit charitable organization (501C3).

Update from the Friends of Aberdeen B&O Train Station!!!
The Friends are on track to begin the restoration project by summer. The Maryland Historical Trust is
currently reviewing the work and we should receive approval in the next few weeks. Once we receive
approval the Friends will be soliciting bids and selecting a general contractor. The work items that will
be accomplished in 2023 include:
1. Install new slate roofing, flashing, ridge caps, finials, gutters, and downspouts.
2. Repair/replace the framing at the eaves.
3. Install new wood shingles, insulation and vapor barrier on entire structure.
4. Install salvaged and new matching brick on the foundation walls and waterproof foundation.
5. Repair/Replace all windows and doors.
6. Install beadboard ceiling where it was removed.
In preparation for this work, the Friends have taken some before pictures so that we can all see the
improvements.

For more information, visit our website at www.aberdeenbotrainstation.org or contact us at P.O. Box 254, Aberdeen, Maryland, 21001 or director@aberdeenbotrainstation.org.