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INVITATION FOR BIDSINTERSECTION AND SIGNAL IMPROVEMENTS AT QUAKER MEETINGHOUSE ROAD AND ROUTE 130
Sealed bids for furnishing the following item will be received online at www.bidexpress.com until the time specified below at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. The work consists of traffic signal reconstruction, box widening, curbing, sidewalk reconstruction, shared use path construction, drainage, hot mix asphalt paving, and other work as described in the Contract Documents at the intersection of Quaker Meetinghouse Road and Route 130, Sandwich, Mass.Specifications and bid forms may be obtained on or after 8:00 A.M. November 29, 2023 online at www.bidexpress.com.Bids will be opened online at the Office of the Town Engineer at 10:00 A.M. on January 10, 2024. Each Bid must be accompanied by a bid security consisting of a BID BOND, CASH, or, CERTIFIED CHECK issued by a responsible bank or trust company in the amount of 5% of the bid price.Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit will be held at Sandwich Town Offices, 100 Route 6A, Sandwich, Mass., 10:00 A.M., December 14, 2023.. It is advised that all prospective bidders have a representative in attendance.Prequalification with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division (MassDOT) is required.A performance bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the total amount of the contract price with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be required for the faithful performance of the contract, as well as a labor and materials bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the total contract price.All bids for this project are subject to applicable public bidding laws of Massachusetts, including, but not limited to G.L. c.30, §39M.Attention is directed to the minimum wage rates to be paid as determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and the weekly payroll record submittal requirements under the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 through 27D inclusive and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Selection of the contractor will be based upon bidder qualifications, including evidence of past performance in similar projects, and bid price. The contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed by the awarding authority to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder.The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the bids.The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities, to accept or reject, in whole or in part any or all bids, or take whatever other action may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.The Town of SandwichBy: George H. Dunham