ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
TOWN OF HEBRON, CONNECTICUT
TRAIL BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE FOR
RAYMOND BROOK PRESERVE PHASE II TRAILS
HEBRON BID NO. 2021-03
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Bids for Trail Bridge Substructure for Raymond Brook Preserve Phase II Trails will be received by the Town of Hebron electronically via the internet bidding service until 10:00 AM local time on Friday, February 5, 2021. Immediately thereafter, Bids received will be opened and read aloud at a virtual bid opening meeting. Access to the virtual meeting is available through the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/506149989, or by telephone at 872 240 3212 using access code 506149989.
The Project primarily consists of concrete abutments and wingwalls to be constructed in the summer of 2021, for the subsequent construction by others of a trail bridge superstructure thereupon. Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis as indicated in the Bid Form.
Bidding Documents are available for free download from the Project’s bidding service webpage. To download Bidding Documents: go to the bidding service homepage listed below; select this project’s solicitation; sign in and/or register as directed; and select the Bidding Documents for download. A non-refundable $35 fee to the bidding service is required to submit an electronic Bid. Digital ID is not required for this online bid.
Bidding service homepage: http://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/27674/home.
The Issuing Office is the Office of the Town Manager, 15 Gilead Street, Hebron, Connecticut 06248 (860-228-5971).
A virtual pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on Thursday, January 21, 2021. Login information will be available on the Project’s bidding service webpage. Pre-bid conference attendance is encouraged but is not mandatory.
Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of five percent of the Bid.
The successful Bidder will be required to provide Performance and Payment Bonds each in the amount of one hundred percent of the Contract Price.
The successful Bidder shall comply with the requirements of Prevailing Wage Rate Laws in accordance with Section 31-51 of the Connecticut General Statutes.
The contractor who is selected to perform this State funded project must comply with CONN. GEN. STAT. §§ 4a-60, 4a-60a, 4a-60g, and 46a-68b through 46a-68f, inclusive, as amended by June 2015 Special Session Public Act 15-5.
State law requires a minimum of twenty-five (25%) percent of the state-funded portion of the contract for award to subcontractors holding current certification from the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (“DAS”) under the provisions of CONN. GEN. STAT. § 4a-60g, as amended. (25% of the work with DAS certified Small and Minority owned businesses and 25% of that work with DAS certified Minority, Women and/or Disabled owned businesses.) The contractor must demonstrate good faith effort to meet the 25% set-aside goals.
For municipal public works contracts and quasi-public agency projects, the contractor must file a written or electronic non-discrimination certification with the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Forms can be found at http://www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?a=2982&q=390928&opmNav_GID=1806.
Bidders are advised that both the Department of Administrative Services Prequalification Certificate and Update (Bid) Statement must accompany the Bid if the Bid exceeds $500,000. (C.G.S. 4b-91 as amended).
The Contract Documents require affirmative action of the Contractor and any subcontractors to ensure equal employment opportunity as noted in Governor’s Executive Orders 3 and 17.
The Owner is exempt from payment of Sales and Use Taxes on all materials and equipment to be permanently incorporated in the Work. These taxes shall not be included in the Bid.
Unless provided for by the Instructions to Bidders, no Bid may be withdrawn until sixty (60) days after the Bid Opening. The Town reserves the right to: reject any or all Bids; waive informalities or defects in Bids; make extensions to review Bids; and accept the Bid(s) that, in the Town’s judgment, will be in its best interests.
An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Women’s Business Enterprises are encouraged to apply.
Owner: Town of Hebron, Connecticut
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