Notice to Contractors:
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Town of Southbury, Connecticut, at the Office of the First Selectman, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488 until 1:00 PM, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, after which time no further bids will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. The bids will be publicly opened and read in Room 208 of Southbury Town Hall at 1:00 PM, on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.
F.A. # 6130(004), Town of Southbury, Connecticut
Project No. 130-165: Replacement of Bridge No. 05032, Spruce Brook Road Bridge over Transylvania Brook, in the Town of Southbury, Connecticut
Contract Goal: 13% DBE
The Town of Southbury hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that they will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, mental retardation, or physical disability including but not limited to blindness, in consideration for an award.
“Bid Proposal Form”, “Schedule of Prices”, “Bid Bond” and “Non Collusion Affidavit” must be completed and returned with the submitted bid. Failure to properly execute and include any of these four documents in the bid submission will result in the bid not being read and the subsequent rejection of the bid.
Plans, Specifications, Bidding and Contract Documents for the above project may be examined in the Office of the First Selectman of the Town of Southbury, 501 Main Street South, Southbury, CT 06488.
Plans, Specifications, Bidding and Contract Documents for the above project may be examined and/or obtained at Advanced Reprographics, 50 Corporate Avenue Plainville, CT 06062, Phone: 860-410-1020, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Form 817 Standard Specifications may be purchased at the ConnDOT Plans Sales Office, 160 Pascone Place, Newington, Connecticut.
NOTE: Prospective bidders must have a current sworn Statement (CON-16) on file with the Connecticut Department of Transportation and be prequalified to perform Group No. 8 Minor Bridges work. The CON-16 shall be included as part of the bid package submitted to the Municipality.
NOTE: Any contractor or subcontractor engaged in surface preparation and/or coating application must be certified by the Steel Structures Painting Council.
NOTE: A Surety Company Bond, on the form furnished by the Town, for at least 30 percent of the amount of the bid must accompany each proposal. A certified check will not be accepted. The Town reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
NOTE: Requests for Information (RFI’s) regarding the project during the bidding period shall be e-mailed to Lenard Engineering, Inc. (email@example.com) before 5:00 p.m. Wednesday December 13, 2017, after which date the questions will be summarized, answered, and distributed to all bidders on record as an Addendum to the Bidding Documents. No RFI’s will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. December 13, 2017.
NOTE: The apparent low bidder, as determined by the Town of Southbury immediately after the bid opening, shall submit the Pre-award DBE Commitment Approval Request form(s) to the Town of Southbury NO LATER THAN FIVE (5) calendar days after the bid opening. This is a requirement of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26, Participation of DBEs.
CONTRACTORS that find discrepancies and/or errors in or between plans, specifications, quantities and other matters, must immediately notify the Town of Southbury in writing not less than ten days before the scheduled bid opening.
Town of Southbury