Original Advertised Date:  June 11, 2020 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Bob Benson, P.E.

INVITATION TO BID

NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 30th day of June 2020 at 2:30 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:

Dugdale Road Water Main Extension

Work description: Provide all labor, services and materials necessary for the construction of approximately 1,849 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; pipe bedding; trench backfill; pavement replacement; parkway restoration; HMA multi-use path; 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 Clerk

City of North Chicago

Dugdale Road Water Main Extension

Campanella and Sons
39207 Magnetics Blvd, Wadsworth, IL 60083
847-336-9698

Patnick Construction
9760 Franklin Ave #504, Franklin Park, IL 60131
630-350-8422

Joel Kennedy
2830 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
847-360-8080

Mauro Construction
2362 Redeker Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-803-2033

ConstructConnect
30 Technology Parkway, Ste 100, Norcross, GA 30092
800-364-2059

Berger
1205 Garland Rd, Wauconda, IL 60084
847-526-5457

Bolder Contractors
316 Cary Point Dr, Cary, IL 60013
847-326-0785

Lima Contractors
5419 Hayden Lane, Ringwood, IL 60072
815-344-5422

Vian Construction
1041 Martha St, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847-364-5369

H. Linden & Sons
72 E. South St, Unit D, Plano, IL 60545
630-552-9955

Pan-Oceanic Engineering
6436 W. Higgins Rd, Chicago, IL 60656
773-601-8408

A Lamp Concrete Contractors
1900 Wright Blvd., Schaumburg, IL 60193
847-891-6000

Lenny Hoffman
3636 E. Lake Ave, Wilmette, IL 60091
847-256-3800

Gerardi Sewer and Water
1785 Armtiage Court, Addison, IL 60101
630-519-5116

DiMeo Brothers
720 Richard Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
847-640-2240

J. Congdon Sewer Service
170-A Alexandra Way, Carol Stream, IL 60188
630-510-2434

Copenhaver Construction
75 Koppie Drive, Gilberts, IL 60136
847-428-6696

Berger Excavating
$816,223.59

Bolder Contractors
$744,086.00

Campanella & Sons
$876,952.31

Copenhaver Construction
$819,223.00

Lenny Hoffman
$809,777.00

Lima Excavating
$808,659.00

Mauro Sewer Construction
$759,596.00

Patnick Construction
$635,122.25

Vian Construction
$876,622.00