Pathways Shelter Improvements LS 16-35

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            Sealed proposals for the Pathways Shelter Improvements LS 16-35 shall be received by Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc. at 655 Jefferson Avenue, Washington, Pennsylvania, 15301, until 4:00 P.M. local prevailing time on May 4, 2018 for furnishing labor, materials, and performing all work set forth in the advertisement, general conditions, drawings, and specifications.

The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc. at 10:00 A.M. on May 7, 2018, and acted upon at a regularly scheduled meeting.

The work will consist of the removal and replacement of a concrete ADA ramp on the south side of the building.

Proposals must be on the forms furnished by the Engineer.  Each proposal shall be accompanied by security in the form of a certified check or bid bond payable to the order of the Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc. in the amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid in accordance with provisions of the Contract Documents.

Upon successful award of the contract to the lowest responsible bidder, a 100% performance bond, 100% payment bond, and 100% maintenance bond are required.

Copies of the contract documents including drawings, technical specifications, and bid forms are available at no cost via download from the Widmer Engineers Website at https://widmerengineering.com under “Bids”.  Questions should be directed to Widmer Engineering at 724-228-1550.

Bids, whether mailed or delivered in person, shall be sealed, and marked “Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania – Pathways Shelter Improvements LS 16-35” and addressed to Daniel J. Watson, Finance Director at 655 Jefferson Avenue, Washington, Pennsylvania, 15301.

The successful bidder must carry insurance with financially responsible insurance companies licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and approved by the Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc. and shall be kept in force until the successful bidder’s work is accepted by the Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc.  Contracts of insurance which expire before Pathways accepts the successful bidder’s work shall be renewed and evidence of such renewal shall be submitted to Pathways for approval.

Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Rates will apply to this project if total project price exceeds $25,000.00.

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.

No bids shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the time set for the opening of bids.

Bids may be held by Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc., for a period of sixty days (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.

Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc. reserves the right to reject any part of or all proposals, or to waive any irregularity in the proposal when Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc. deems such action advantageous to Pathways Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Inc.

PATHWAYS FOUNDATION OF SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA, INC.

DANIEL J. WATSON
FINANCE DIRECTOR

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 washington@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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