Original Advertised Date: September 17, 2020
* 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 18th 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:
Work description: Project includes the resurfacing of various streets in the City of North Chicago. The proposed improvements vary (see Project Location Map and Typical Sections for additional information), but typically include the Pulverization of the existing pavement section, placing Hot-Mix Asphalt Surface Course, Mix ‘D’, N50, over 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 Combination Concrete Curb and Gutter Removal/Replacement, Sidewalk Removal/Replacement, Preformed Plastic Pavement Markings (Grooved),Temporary Pavement Markings, Parkway Restoration; Gravel Shoulder, and all other 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.
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 project is being funded by Motor Fuel Tax funds. 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 MFT Street Resurfacing Program