Original Advertised Date:  June 3, 2020 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Bob Benson, P.E.


NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 30th day of June 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Economic and Community Development Department at City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, at which time the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Council Chambers for the following project.

14th Street Water Main Replacement

Work description: Provide all labor, services and materials necessary for the construction of approximately 2,444 LF of 12-inch, 8-inch, and 6-inch water main installed by open cut construction methods, including: pavement removal; tree 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; curb, gutter, and sidewalk replacement; 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 Pre-Bid Conference will not be held for this project.  All questions must be submitted by close of business on Friday, June 26, 2020.

The Contract Documents may be inspected and purchased by appointment at Trotter and Associates, Inc., 38 W. Grand Ave., Ste 300, Fox Lake, IL 60020.  Contact Amy Whitis at a.whitis@trotter-inc.com to schedule an appointment or purchase the contract documents.

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 Performance and Payment Bonds on forms provided in the Specifications and Contract Documents, each in an amount equal to 100 percent of the 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 of North Chicago

14th Street Water Main Replacement

Gerardi Sewer and Water Co.
1785 Armitage Court, Addison, IL 60101

Pan-Oceanic Eng. Co.
6436 W. Higgins Ave, Chicago, IL 60656

30 Technology Parkway So, Ste 100, Norcross, GA 30092

1205 Garland Road, Waucaonda, IL 60084

Mauro Sewer Construction
1251 Redeker Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016

PO Box 32, Wadsworth, IL 60083

Lima Excavating
5419 Hayden Lane, Ringwood, IL 60072

Swallow Construction Corp
490 Topsoil Dr., West Chicago, IL 60185

Patnick Construction
9460 Franklin Ave, #054, Franklin Park, IL 60131

Joel Kennedy
2830 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

Bolder Contractors
316 Cary Point Dr, Cary, IL 60013

Vian Contractors
1041 Martha St, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

H. Linden and Sons
722 E. South St, Unit D, Plano, IL 60545

DiMeo Brothers
720 Richard Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

J. Congdon Sewer Service
170-A Alexandra Way, Carol Stream, IL 60188

Copenhaver Construction
75 Koppie Dr. Gilberts, IL 60136

Patnick Construction

J. Congdon Sewer Services

Bolder Contractors

Joel Kennedy Construction

Mauro Sewer Construction


Copenhaver Construction

Vian Construction

Lima Excavating