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Invitation For Bids - Electrical Contracting Firms for Electrical Infrastructure Services for the Town’s Electric Bus Charger Infrastructure Project

  • 22 September 2020

The Town of Vail is requesting bids from electrical contracting firms for electrical infrastructure services for the Town’s electric bus charger infrastructure project. The project is located at 1309 Elk horn Drive, Vail, Colorado.

A description of the work is as follows;

The contractor will be responsible for all electrical system upgrades required for the installation of electric bus chargers at the Town of Vail Public Works Facility at 1309 Elkhorn Drive in Vail, CO. These upgrades will include a new 2.5MW utility transformer and new service connection from Holy Cross. New service will include the installation of a 3000A outdoor CT meter and service rated automatic transfer switchgear. Additional outdoor gear to be installed by contractor includes 900kW Genset and Tap Box.

The secondary distribution service includes routing power from the outdoor CT/ATS gear underground to the existing bus barn.  Power supplies will be routed through roof mounted conduits to a 3000A indoor Main distribution switchboard in the electrical room. The new Main distribution board will feed to the existing bus maintenance facility panel as well as the (4) proposed standalone EV chargers to be installed by contractor inside the bus depot.

*Please include cost option for the installation of all overhead conduits required for housing future cables to power future chargers. 

Please contact Tom Kassmel for access to the bid documents@


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