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TOWN OF NATICK, MASSACHUSETTS
PROPOSED ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS TO SOUTH MAIN STREET
BID REQUIREMENTS, FORMS & CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 30, Section 39M of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c. 30, §39M), the Town of Natick, the Awarding Authority, (hereinafter referred to as "Owner"), by the Natick Board of Selectmen of the Town of Natick, Massachusetts, invites sealed Bids for the General Contract from responsible and eligible bidders for “Proposed Improvements to South Main Street", in accordance with the Contract Documents prepared by Green International Affiliates, Inc., 239 Littleton Road, Suite 3, Westford, Massachusetts 01886. Sealed Bids shall be received for the General Contract until December 18, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. local time, at the Procurement Office, located at the Natick Public Works, 75 West Street Natick, MA 01760, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read. If the Procurement Office is closed due to weather or other emergency, the deadline for receipt of bids shall be extended until 11:00 A.M. local time the next business day that the Procurement Office is open. Each and every Bid shall be submitted on the Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents and shall be addressed to the Board of Selectmen. Each and every Bid shall be sealed in an envelope which is clearly marked in the lower left hand corner "BID FOR ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS TO SOUTH MAIN STREET.”
No-Pre-Bid conference shall be held.
The location, general characteristics, and principal details of the Work are indicated in a set of drawings, entitled "Proposed Roadway Improvements to South Main Street”, which will be available as described below.
The work to be done under any contract awarded pursuant to this Invitation for Bids consists of furnishing all necessary labor, tools, materials and equipment required for the construction of the proposed improvements to South Main Street.
The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, full depth pavement reclamation, pavement milling and resurfacing, box widening, installation of granite curb, installation of new HMA berm, construction of hot mix asphalt sidewalks and cement concrete wheelchair ramps with detectable warning panels, driveway construction, construction of drainage improvements, grading, implementation of erosion prevention and sediment control, construction of retaining walls, landscaping, installation of signs, placement of pavement markings, furnishing and installing rectangular rapid flashing beacons, furnishing and installing a LED stop signs and the implementation of safety controls and signing for construction operations and other incidental items included in the contract documents.
The Contractor shall supply all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the work shown on the Contract Drawings and hereinafter contained in the Specifications.
Bid Security: Cash, certified, treasurer's or cashier's check or bid bond in the sum of five (5) percent of the Total Bid is required.
Contract Documents may be examined at the offices of the Natick Department of Public Works, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM local time Monday through Thursday and Friday 8:00AM to Noon local time, beginning on November 27, 2019.
The requirements of MGL Chapter 81, Section 8B apply to this contract whereby each prospective Bidder proposing to bid must be pre-qualified in accordance with 720 CMR 5.00, “Prequalification of Contractors”. Parties may obtain plans and specifications but may not obtain an Official Proposal Book without being listed in the official or waiver contractor lists issued by the MassDOT Prequalification Office. Forms must be obtained from MassDOT, Prequalification and Contract Office, Room 7551, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116.
Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders. Every Bid shall be submitted in full accordance with those Instructions to Bidders. Bids shall be valid only when accompanied by all of the following: (1) a fully completed and properly executed "Bid Form for General Bid"; (2) Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount bid, in a form as described in the Instructions to Bidders and made payable to the "Town of Natick Massachusetts.”
Attention of the Bidder is called to the requirements for minimum prevailing wage rates to be paid under this Contract and the reporting associated thereto. Minimum prevailing wage rates are required as per M.G.L, c, 149, §§ 26 to 27D, inclusive. Minimum prevailing wage rates determined by the Commissioner are as contained in the Supplementary Conditions section of the Contract Documents.
Bids for this Contract are subject to the provisions of M.G.L. c. 30, §39M. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Payment and Performance Bond, with a surety company which is acceptable to Owner, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) full amount of the Contract.
Contract payment will be by the unit bid price method as indicated on the Bid Form. No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after the date designated above for the opening. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to accept any Bid deemed by it to be in the best interest of the Town of Natick, and to limit the extent of the work to keep within the limits of available funds.
Bidder’s attention is directed to the Supplementary Equal Employment Opportunity Anti-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Program requirements of this Contract. The requirements of these programs are explained in the Instructions to Bidders.
TOWN OF NATICK
Board of Selectmen
Michael J. Hickey Jr., Chairman
Susan G. Salamoff, Vice Chairman
Jonathan H. Freedman, Clerk
Richard P. Jennett Jr.
Melissa A. Malone