Original Advertised Date:  February 21, 2019 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Steve Cieslica, P.E.

INVITATION TO BID

NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 12th day of March 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Council Chambers.  Immediately following 3:00 PM, the bids will be opened in the Council Chambers, at North Chicago City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064.

2018 Water Main Replacement

Work description: Provide all labor, services and materials necessary for the construction of 5,300 LF of 12, 8, and 6-inch DIP water main installed by open cut construction methods, including: pavement removal; trench excavation; water main pipe materials and installation; valves and valve vaults; fire hydrant assemblies including hydrant and auxiliary valve; water service connections; pipe bedding; trench backfill; pavement replacement; full-width HMA surface overlay; parkway restoration; traffic control; water main pressure testing and disinfection; and all other work necessary for a complete and functional water main installation as shown, specified, or required.

A Non–Mandatory Pre–Bid Conference will be held on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 2:00 PM at West Conference Room, City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064.

The Contract Documents will be available for inspection and purchase on Thursday February 21, 2019 at Trotter and Associates, Inc. 40W201 Wasco Rd. Suite D, St. Charles, Illinois 60175, 630/587–0470.

Payment for Contract Documents is non–refundable and shall be payable to Trotter and Associates, Inc. in the form of cash, certified check or money order.  No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. The non–refundable cost for plans and specifications is $100.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

Bidders will be required to provide Bid security equal to ten (10) percent of the Bid in the form of a Bid Bond written by a company properly licensed in Illinois, a certified check or a cashier’s check.  The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond on forms provided in the Specifications and Contract Documents, equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total contract price.

The successful Bidder also must comply with all of the provisions of (a) the Davis-Bacon Act, (b) Contract Work Hours Standards, (c) the Copeland Act (Anti-kickback), (d) the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, and (e) Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The City of North Chicago, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive minor informalities or technicalities, to advertise for new bids, or to request confirmation or clarification from any bidder regarding information contained in a bid.  The City will affirmatively ensure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to a responsible and responsive Bidder without discrimination on the ground of race, color or national origin, but the Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids received and to waive formalities.  Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of ninety (90) days after submission.

Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to the City of North Chicago, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID:     City Clerk

City of North Chicago

2018 Water Main Replacement

Dimeo Brothers Inc.
720 Richard Lane, Elk Grove, IL
847.640.2240

Joel Kennedy Constructing
2830 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
773.698.6813

ALamp Concrete
1900 Wright Blvd, Schaumburg, IL
847.891.6000

Berger Excavating
1205 Garland Road, Wauconda, IL
847.526.5457

Trine Construction
27W364 North Ave, West Chicago, IL
630.668.4626

Boulder Contractors
316 Cary Point Drive, Cary, IL
847.236.0785

Lenny Hoffman Excavating

Campanella & Sons
39207 Magnetics Blvd, Wadsworth, IL
847.336.9698

Maneval Paving
28090 W Concrete Drive, Ingleside, IL
847.514.8483

Lenny Hoffman
$2,417,221.00

Bolder Contractors
$2,597,271.31

Joel Kennedy Constructing
$2,641,332.10

Campanella & Sons
$2,874,002.93

Berger Excavating
$2,926,748.86