ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for the construction of the Bridge Street Drainage, Water, and Sewer Improvements will be received at the Town Hall located at 549 Main Street, Chatham, MA until 2:00 PM prevailing time, on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at which time and place said bids will be opened and read aloud.
The scope of work for Bridge Street Drainage, Water, and Sewer Improvements includes the construction of approximately 600 linear feet of 10-inch HDPE directional drill installed water main and all applicable appurtenances at the Bridge Street bridge crossing Mitchell River in Chatham, MA. Water main improvements include the construction of approximately 892 linear feet of 8-inch ductile iron water main and all applicable appurtenances from Stage Harbor Road; connecting to the new 10-inch main across Mitchell River and connecting the 10-inch main beyond Mitchell River to the existing 8-inch PVC water main. Water Main improvements include removal of one existing hydrant, installation of one new hydrant with 6-inch gate valve, transfer of water services from the existing 8-inch main to new 8-inch DI main, and abandonment of existing 8-inch main. The scope includes sewer and drain improvements with construction of approximately 1,000 linear feet of low-pressure sewer, 2-inch isolation valves, sewer laterals, new catch basin and storm drain improvements on Bridge Street.
Bid security in the form of a bid bond, cash, certified check, treasurer's or cashier's check, payable to the Owner, is required in a dollar amount of five percent of the bid amount.
The selected contractor shall furnish a performance bond and a payment bond in amount at least equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price as stipulated in Section 00700, GENERAL CONDITIONS of these specifications.
The Instructions to Bidders, Form of General Bid, Agreement, Plans, Specifications, Performance and Payment Bond, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following:
Department of Public Works, 221 Crowell Road, Chatham, MA 02633
Accent Printing, Inc., 99 Chelmsford Road, North Billerica, MA 01862
Contract Documents may be viewed and downloaded as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file free of charge at www.accentblueprints.com. Copies may be obtained for a fee by completing an order online or by calling 978-362-8038 for each set. Completed orders may be picked up at the office of Accent Printing located at 99 Chelmsford Road, North Billerica, MA 01862 (978-362-8038), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Copies may also be shipped to prospective bidders for an additional charge to cover handling and mailing fees. All payments for printing and shipping are nonrefundable. For addition to the project plan holder’s list to guarantee receipt of addenda, it is recommended interested bidders obtain the Contract Documents directly from Accent. Interested bidders will be prompted to register an email address with Accent to access the documents.
All bids for this project are subject to applicable bidding laws of Massachusetts, including General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M as amended.
Prevailing Wage Rates as determined by the Director of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development under the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27H, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the Bidder, before bid opening, to request if necessary, any additional information on Prevailing Wage Rates for those trades people who may be employed for the proposed work under this contract.
By submission of a bid, the Bidder agrees that this bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of bids.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities in bids and to reject any or all bids.