Original Advertised Date:  June 9, 2020 
* See addendum for deadline changes

Project managers:  Steve Cieslica, P.E.


NOTICE is hereby given that the McHenry Township Road District (MTRD) will receive sealed Bids until the 29th day of July, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. local time at the office of Trotter and Associates, Inc., 38 W. Grand Ave, Suite 300, Fox Lake, IL 60020 at which time the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Conference Room for the following project:

North Blvd. & North Ave. Road Improvements

Work description: Provide all labor, services and materials necessary for the rehabilitation of North Ave. (632 feet) and North Blvd. (650 feet) in McHenry Township Illinois.  This project includes earth excavation (widening), installation of aggregate base course, full depth reclamation with cement, installation of storm sewer, grading and shaping, concrete curb, aggregate shoulders, driveway removal/replacement, installation of HMA binder and surface courses, and all necessary and collateral work to construct the improvements. The work must be completed by October 15, 2020.

This project is being funded utilizing a CDBG grant from HUD, administered by McHenry County Department of Planning and Development.  Section 3 and MBE/WBE participation is encouraged.

The Contract Documents may be purchased by contacting Amy Whitis at a.whitis@trotter-inc.com or at 224-225-1300 to purchase electronic copies of the bid documents.

Payment for printed 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 $75.00.  Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the office of Trotter and Associates, Inc., 38 W. Grand Ave, Suite 300, Fox Lake, IL. 60020 at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 17th of 2020.

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 also must comply with all provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act and all wages must comply with the Illinois Department of Labor Prevailing Wages for McHenry County.

The MTRD, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the District 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 MTRD 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 grounds 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 thirty (30) days after submission.

Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to Trotter and Associates, Inc., 38 W. Grand Ave. Ste. 300, Fox Lake, IL 60020, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:

BID:     McHenry Township Road District

North Blvd & North Ave Improvement Project

Curran Contracting Company

Lima Excavating
5419 Hayden Lane, Ringwood, IL 60072

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

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

1205 Garland Rd., Wauconda, IL 60084

Construct Connect
30 Technology Parkway Ste 100, Norcross, GA, 30092

Alliance Contractors
1166 Lake Ave, Woodstock, IL 60098

Chicagoland Paving
225 Tesler Road, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Maneval Paving
28090 W. Concrete Dr, Ingleside, IL 60041

Landmark Contractors
11916 W Main Street Rd., Huntley, IL 60142

Schroeder Asphalt
PO Box 831, Huntley, IL 60142

Payne and Dolan
PO Box 781, Waukesha, WI 53187

Copenhaver Construction
75 Koppie Drive, Gilberts, IL 60136

Chicagoland Paving

Schroeder Asphalt


H. Linden & Sons

Copenhaver Construction

Peter Baker & Son