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Category: Public Works
Status: Closed


Legal Notice of Invitation for Bids for Public Works Services

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) on behalf of the MetroWest Regional Services Consortium (Consortium) representing the following municipalities: Ashland, Millis, Natick, Sherborn, Southborough, and Wellesley invites bids for the following public works services and materials to be provided to the Participating Member Municipalities through December 31, 2020, with the possibility of two 1-year extensions:

Item #


Estimated One Year Contract Value

MassDOT Prequal. Required


Crack Sealing – Asphalt Fiber Reinforced Compound




Crack Sealing – Modified Asphalt-Fiber Reinforced Compound




Pavement Markings




Mobile Crushing Services




MAPC is administering this procurement on behalf of the Consortium and the Participating Member Municipalities. MAPC will identify responsible and responsive low bidders and make recommendations of award. Individual contracts will be executed between the Participating Member Municipalities and the low bidders. The Participating Member Municipalities reserve the right to accept or reject such recommendations and to award contracts with the low bidders as deemed in their best interest. MAPC and the Consortium reserve the right to accept or reject any and all bids or portions thereof, to waive any informalities in bidding, and to recommend awards as appear in the best interest of the Consortium and its members.

Bid documents may be obtained by contacting Kelsi Champley by email at , beginning November 20, 2019. Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Laws apply to all services. Bid Bonds, Performance Bonds, and Labor & Materials Payment Bonds are required. Sealed bids will be accepted until 12:00 PM, December 11, 2019 at 60 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111 at which time they will be publicly opened.

Please note that bids from Bidders not listed by MassDOT as prequalified in the specific class of work with a single contract limit at or above the dollar value of the projects or who are not listed on a waiver contractor bid list as of the day of the bid will be rejected. Vendors are advised that the initial contract term is for one year.  MAPC reserves the right to extend the contract for two additional 12 month options. Valuation for purposes of MassDOT Prequalification is based on first year times three (3) to arrive at an estimated total Prequal. contract value. Contractors who are not prequalified to provide the services listed for the total Prequal. contract value, but meet the single year waiver threshold (+50% of year 1 prequalification; example $100,000 limit = $150,000 waiver) and want to bid, should submit a waiver request at least two (2) weeks prior to the bid opening to allow for time to appeal in the event that a waiver is not granted.  The estimated value provided in this Invitation to Bid is for one (1) year.  Vendors are expected to be able to provide their services over three (3) years at three (3) times the initial estimated value.

Publication Date/Time:
11/20/2019 11:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
12/11/2019 12:00 PM

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