ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed proposals for the Washington Park Recreation Improvements shall be received by the City of Washington, 55 West Maiden Street, Washington, Pennsylvania, 15301, until 12:00 P.M. local prevailing time on Friday, April 27, 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 City of Washington Offices at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, April 27, 2018, and acted upon at a regularly scheduled meeting.
The work will consist of the installation a parking lot, walking trails, storm water facilities and fencing within the Washington Park in the City of Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania.
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 City of Washington 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 Engineering Inc. website at https://widmerengineering.com under “Bids”. Questions should be directed to Widmer Engineering Inc. at 724-228-1550.
Bids, whether mailed or delivered in person, shall be sealed, and marked “City of Washington – Washington Park Recreation Improvements” and addressed to the City Clerk, City of Washington, 55 West Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301.
The successful bidder must carry insurance with financially responsible insurance companies licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and approved by the City of Washington and shall be kept in force until the successful bidder’s work is accepted by the City of Washington. Contracts of insurance which expire before the City of Washington accepts the successful bidder’s work shall be renewed and evidence of such renewal shall be submitted to the City of Washington for approval.
Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Rates will apply to this project.
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 the City of Washington 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.
The City of Washington reserves the right to reject any part of or all proposals, or to waive any irregularity in the proposal when the City of Washington deems such action advantageous to the City of Washington.
CITY OF WASHINGTON
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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