CITY OF NEW CASTLE DELAWARE STREET ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT INVITATION TO BID

Date Posted: Sunday, July 14th, 2019

CITY OF NEW CASTLE
DELAWARE STREET ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT
INVITATION TO BID

Delaware Street Rehabilitation Advertisement

Sealed bids for the City of New Castle Delaware Street Road Rehabilitation Project will be received by the City Administrator until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 at the City Administration Building, 220 Delaware Street, New Castle, at which time they will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the stated time will be returned unopened. The Contractor shall begin work on or about October 1, 2019.

The project involves demolition and removal of existing roadway materials; milling and overlaying of existing asphalt roadway; partial full-depth pavement reconstruction; removing and resetting of granite curb and brick sidewalk; construction of brick crosswalks, installation of sanitary sewer; installation of storm inlets, pipes, and bioretention stormwater management areas; placement of truncated domes; and transplanting of existing trees. Extensive traffic control will be required.

The City will require one lane to remain open to traffic at all times with the exception of during milling and paving operations. The project will generally be phased such that most curb and sidewalk work will occur between the Notice to Proceed and March 1, 2020 with roadway milling and paving, remaining curb and sidewalk work, and other items to occur between March 1, 2020 and June 1, 2020. An adjustment for the price of asphalt for payment is included. The Contractor shall complete all work specified in the base bid within 240 calendar days of the Notice to Proceed.

Bidding documents may be obtained during normal business hours at the City Administration Building, 220 Delaware Street, New Castle, beginning Tuesday, July 23, 2019 for a fee of $75.00. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Town Hall, 201 Delaware Street, New Castle. Attendance at this meeting is mandatory for all prospective bidders and will be a pre-requisite for submitting a bid.

Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and shall be marked clearly as follows: Sealed Bid – Proposal for Delaware Street Road Rehabilitation Project. Requirements for a 10% Bid Bond, 100% Performance Bond, 100% Payment Bond and Maintenance Bond, and Contractor’s Insurance are included in the Contract Documents.

Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (WBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids on this contract and are encouraged to do so.

Each Bidder must deposit with their bid a security equivalent to 10% of the bid amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the instructions for bidders.

The City of New Castle reserves the right to reject any or all bids and make such award as appears most advantageous to the City.

The City may extend the time and place for the opening of the bids from that described in the advertisement, with not less than two calendar days-notice by email or other electronic means, certified delivery, or facsimile machine to those bidders who have obtained bid packets.

END OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS