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

Project managers:  Terry Heitkamp, P.E.

Receipt of Bids

Sealed proposals will be received by the Fox River Water Reclamation District for the project entitled “Illinois Route 25 Force Main Relocation” until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Office of the Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD), 1957 North LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177.  The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the FRWRD Offices immediately afterwards.  Sealed bids shall be addressed to the Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) 1957 North LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177 and shall be labeled “Bid for Illinois Route 25 Force Main Relocation.”

Bidders will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended.  The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60–4.

Work Description

The proposed construction consists of 115 feet of proposed 6-inch diameter ductile iron pipe force main.  The project also includes a new air release/vacuum valve and valve vault.

Document Inspection and Procurements

The Contract Documents may be inspected at the following locations.

FRWRD

1957 North LaFox Street

South Elgin, IL 60177

847/742-2068

Trotter and Associates, Inc.

40W201 Wasco Road, Suite D

St. Charles, Illinois 60175

630/587–0470

Copies of the Contract Documents may be purchased from:

Trotter and Associates, Inc.

40W201 Wasco Road Suite D

St. Charles, Illinois 60175

630/587–0470

The payment is non-refundable and is payable to Trotter and Associates Inc. in the form of certified or bank check.  No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. The non-refundable cost for plans and specifications is $75.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

Bonds

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier’s check, or certified check payable to the order of the FRWRD, South Elgin, Illinois, in an amount not less than ten (10) percent of the amount of the bid, as a guaranty that the bidder will execute the contract, if it is awarded, in conformity with the bid form.

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.

Pre-Bid Conference

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Fox River Water Reclamation District Office 1957 North LaFox Street, South Elgin, IL 60177

Wage Rates

Prevailing Wage Rates as defined by the Illinois Department of Labor for Kane County shall apply to this contract.

Rates can be obtained online at http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/rates/ODDMO/KANE9999.htm

Rejection of Bids

The Owner expressly reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid, which appears to be in the best interest of the Owner.  The Owner expressly reserves the right to waive any informalities or technical irregularities in a bid if to do so is in the best interest of the Owner.

Dated this 19th day of July 2020

Fox River Water Reclamation District, Elgin IL

Mr. Bruce R. Corn

President

Archon Construction
563 South Rte 53, Addison, IL
630.621.7370

Alliance Contractors
1166 Lake Avenue, Woodstock, IL
815.338.5900

A Lamp Concrete
1900 Wright Blvd, Schaumburg, IL
847.891.6000

Swallow Construction
490 Topsoil Drive, West Chicago, IL
630.512.9900

Rossi Construction
201 N Lake St, Northlake, IL
773.287.7545

IHC Construction
1500 Executive Drive, Elgin IL
847.742.1516

H. Linden and Sons
722 E. South St., Unit D, Plano, IL
630.552.9955

Construct Connect
513.458.8516

Copenhaver Construction
75 Koppie Drive, Gilberts, IL
847.428.6696

Dodge Data
4300 Beltway Ste 150, Arlington, TX
413.548.8188

H. Linden and Sons
$55,000.00

Copenhaver Construction
$74,300.00