Dunlap Creek Park Environmental Improvements Project


Sealed Proposals will be received in the Office of the Controller, Fayette County Courthouse located at 61 East Main Street | Uniontown, PA | 15401 until 3 P.M., on ­­­­Thursday April 26th, 2018 and then publicly opened at that time for the following project: Dunlap Creek Park Environmental Improvements Project. 

The Fayette County Public Works Department is proposing to add several green features to the Dunlap Creek Park. The project will consist of the installation of a 1,600 SF rain garden with native plantings, underdrain and approximately 100 LF of 12” CPP Storm water piping; a “Living Shoreline” approximately 150 LF in length containing a variety of native sedges, plantings, shrubs and habitat installations; and an approximately 0.5 acre pollinator meadow.  All items are to be completed in place with signage and E&S measures.

Attention is directed to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project; that the Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin or handicap; that a mandatory ratio of apprentices and trainees to journeymen is required in each craft and that the Contractor (and any subcontractor) is obliged to make a “diligent effort” to achieve these ratios. Due to the nature of this project, contractor should preferably be an accredited ecologist/biologist/botanist; or have such an individual with pertinent expertise under employ to oversee the project and ensure proper installation techniques are utilized.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Widmer Engineering Inc., 225 West Crawford Avenue, Connellsville, PA 15425. Electronic PDF copies, suitable for printing, of the Contract Documents may be viewed and downloaded at the Widmer Engineering website @ www.widmerengineering.com under the tab “Bids”. Electronic PDF documents are available at no charge.  Addenda, if any, will be issued to only those persons whose names and addresses are on record as having obtained CONTRACT DOCUMENTS.

The Bid must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of 10% of the bid, made payable to the Owner. A performance bond or certified check in the amount of 100% of the contract shall be furnished by the successful bidder within ten (10) days after the contract is awarded.  A one year maintenance bond covering 10% of the contract price must also be submitted within ten (10) days after the contract is awarded.

All bids submitted pursuant to this advertisement must be SEALED WITH TAPE and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope Bid No. 18-03

Submit One (1) original and five (5) copies of the completed bid forms as well as the other information required to the office of the County Controller, Courthouse, 61 East Main Street, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401

The Fayette County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all bids, totally or in part, or to waive any informalities in the biddings. 

Bids may be held by Fayette County for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders prior to awarding the Contract.

Fayette County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, religious creed, handicap, ancestry, national origin, age or sex.


BY:     ______                        _____
Fayette County Controller

All addenda will be issued to the email addresses below. Delivery confirmation to the email address provided will constitute a receipt of the addenda by the contractor. It is the contractor’s responsibility to check their email addresses at appropriate intervals. Any questions regarding the project must be sent via email to connellsville@widmerengineering.com.  All questions and answers will be posted to the bid advertisement page.  Questions will not be answered via phone calls during bid stage. Upon completion of each field, double check your information then click “SUBMIT” and you will be directed to the download page. Incorrect or incomplete information could disqualify your bid.

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