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  • Each solicitation available for download will include all forms required to submit a complete bid to the CTA, including DBE forms.
  • All contracting opportunities for the Chicago Transit Authority are advertised in the classified section of the Chicago Sun-Times.
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CTA is notifying registered vendors of new publicly advertised contracting opportunities via e-mail. The email notifications will be sent to CTA registered vendors by commodity. For vendor registration and other information please visit the CTA Vendor Registration and DBE Certification Web site at

All vendors are encouraged to update their business contact information including their email addresses and list of commodities as all notifications will be sent electronically by e-mail. If you have questions regarding vendor registration, please contact CTA Vendor Management at For questions about bid notifications, please contact the CTA Bid Office at (312) 681-2050.

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Construction C17FT101995845 Request for Proposals (RFP) for O'Hare Line - Jefferson Park to O'Hare Signal Upgrades and Special Trackwork. (REVISED) 4/17/2017
Construction C17FT101957232 RPM Phase One/Broadway Substation Upgrade. 5/5/2017
Supplies C17FT101772611R3 Purchase of Two (2) Heat Induction Machines. 3/31/2017
Supplies C17FI101924977 Purchase of 85 lb. Electrical Contact Rail. 4/3/2017
Services C17CT101971631 Furnish and Deliver One (1) Portable Coordinate Measurement Machine System (CMM), F.O.B. Destination. 4/14/2017
Construction C17CT101945613 Linden Fire Suppression Restoration and Alarm Systems. (REVISED) 4/7/2017
Services B17OP01803 Request for Proposals (RFP) for a Third-Party Administrator for Claim Administration of Workers' Compensation, Short-Term Disability and FMLA Claims. (REVISED) 4/7/2017
Supplies B17OP01209 Furnish and Deliver Various Paint Products. 4/14/2017
Services B17OP00695 Furnish and Deliver Various Steel Welding Rods. 4/12/2017
Services B17OP00260 Specialized Service to Furnish Copies of Sensitive Legal and Medical Records, in Addition to Serving Subpoenas as Necessary to Acquire Record Copies for Use in Conjunction with Claims/Litigation. 4/18/2017
Services B17OP00024 Pick-up, Transportation and Disposal of Various Used Nickel Cadmium Batteries. 4/6/2017
Supplies B16OP04444R Purchase Anchoring Products Manufactured by Hilti Corporation. (REVISED) 4/5/2017
Services B16OP00894 Rental of Various Sizes of Mobile Cranes with Crews. (REVISED) 4/12/2017
Supplies B16OP00126 Steel Doors, Doorframes and Door Hardware. 4/5/2017
Supplies B16OP00047 Various Types of Welding Gases. 4/5/2017




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