TOWN of CROTHERSVILLE
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
INDUSTRIAL WAY EXTENSION
Sealed bids will be received by the TOWN OF CROTHERSVILLE , acting by and through the TOWN OF CROTHERSVILLE (hereinafter referred to as “the Owner”), at 101 HOWARD STREET, CROTHERSVILLE, IN 47229 until 3:00 PM local time, THURSDAY AUGUST 14, 2014, for the construction of INDUSTRIAL WAY EXTENSION for the TOWN OF CROTHERSVILLE. Bids received by the time and date specified will then be publicly opened and read aloud.
THIS PROJECT CONSISTS OF A LUMP SUM BID FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ROADWAY TO CONNECT THE INDUSTRIAL PARK TO OTHER TOWN STREETS AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS AND RELATED ITEMS.
After review and award of a contract, the Owner will provide a “Notice to Proceed” to the Contractor. Contractor will then have 10 working days after said “Notice to Proceed” to commence construction and 240 days total to achieve substantial completion and an additional 30 days to
complete all work for this project, for a total of 270 days after issuance of “Notice to Proceed” to project closeout. Substantial completion date is therefore anticipated to be April 30, 2015 and final completion date is therefore anticipated to be May 30, 2015, based on a Notice to Proceed and Contract approval by September 2, 2014. Contractor will be assessed $300.00 a day liquidated damages for any work remaining over and above either of the specified contract completion dates.
Payment to be made on a standard monthly claim basis, with 10% retainage, and said retainage may be held up to three months after the successful completion of this contract. There is no retainage reduction for this project.
Copies of the Contract Documents are on file for review in the Office of the Owner (Town of Crothersville – Clerk Treasurer, 101 HOWARD STREET, CROTHERSVILLE, IN 47229).
Access to an ftp site with the Contract Documents in PDF format is available from the Engineer (FPBH, Inc., 72 HENRY STREET, P. O. Box 47, North Vernon, Indiana, 47265, 812-346-2045) for a non-refundable fee of $50.00 per set. Printed copies of the Contract Documents are available for a non-refundable fee of $200.00 per set. Additional sets may be purchased for a non-refundable fee of $50.00 per set. Partial sets will not be available. Only those plan holders registered through the Engineer will be allowed to submit a bid for the project.
There is no pre-bid conference scheduled for this project.
Bids must be submitted on the forms in the Contract Documents and other conditions therein described must be met. Each bid must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, clearly marked TOWN OF CROTHERSVILLE – INDUSTRIAL WAY EXTENSION on the face of the envelope and display the name and address of the bidder.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond or Certified Check in a sum equal to 10% of the amount of the bid unless otherwise specified, and a completed Non-Collusion Affidavit. Bid prices must be firm for a period of ninety (90) days from the bid opening date. Should a successful bidder withdraw his bid, or fail to execute a satisfactory contract within ten (10) days after notice of acceptance of his bid, the owner may declare the Bid Security forfeited as liquidated damages, not as penalty. The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance and Labor and Materials Payment Bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract sum with an approved
surety company. Said bond shall remain in full force and effect for a period of one (1) year after date of final acceptance of the work.
The Town of Crothersville project is funded with the assistance of Industrial Development Grant Funds through the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
The TOWN OF CROTHERSVILLE, reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and to waive any or all formalities.
July 25, 2014
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