Original Advertised Date:  September 17, 2020 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Steve Cieslica, P.E.


NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 30th day of September, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Council Chambers, at the City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064 at which time the Bids will be opened for the following:

City of North Chicago 2020 Metra Parking Lot  Resurfacing Program

Work description: Project includes the resurfacing of the Metra Parking Lot and Kiss and Ride in the City of North Chicago.  The proposed improvements vary (see Project Location Map and Typical Sections for additional information), but typically include the Hot Mix Asphalt surface removal 4”, placing 1 1/2” of Hot-Mix Asphalt Surface Course, Mix ‘D’, N50, over 2 1/2” of Hot Mix Asphalt Binder Course, IL-19.0, N50, as shown on the typical sections.  The contractor is required to maintain two-way directional flow of traffic on each street throughout construction.  Improvements shall also include Aggregate Base Repair, Combination Concrete Curb and Gutter Removal/Replacement, Sidewalk Removal/Replacement, Paint Pavement Markings, Parkway Restoration; and all other appurtenant work and materials necessary to complete the project in accordance with the plans, standard specifications and these Special Provisions.

The Contract Documents will be available for inspection and purchase at Trotter and Associates, Inc. 38 W Grand Ave, Ste. 300, Fox Lake, IL 60020 224.225.1300.  Hard and/or electronic copies are available. 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 $50.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

Bidders will be required to provide Bid security equal to five (5) 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 is an equal opportunity employer. Small, minority and women owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids.

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 sixty (60) 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 2020 Metra Parking Lot Resurfacing Program


Peter Baker & Sons
1349 Rockland Road, Lake Bluff, IL 60044

Chadwick Contracting Company
12 Prosper Court, Lake in the Hills, IL 60156

Alliance Contractors
1166 Lake Ave., Woodstock, IL 60098

Schroeder Asphalt Services
PO Box 831, Huntley, IL 60142

Construct Connect

Brothers Asphalt Paving
315 South Stewart, Addison, IL 60101

A Lamp Concrete Contractors
1900 Wright Blvd, Schaumburg, IL 60193

Chicagoland Paving
225 Tesler Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047