CONCORD PUBLIC WORKS
NAGOG POND INTAKE REPLACEMENT PHASE II
INVITATION TO BID
The Town of Concord, Massachusetts, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids for the Nagog Pond Intake Replacement Phase II, Town of Concord, Massachusetts, IFB #2247 in accordance with the documents prepared by Environmental Partners Group, Inc. Sealed Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on Wednesday, October 19, 2022.
The Work under this Contract includes but is not necessarily limited to the cleaning and lining of nearly 1,400 linear feet of existing 16-inch cast iron (CI) pipe from the underwater connection point west of the Cofferdam, through three 45o bends and one 22o bend, to the underwater connection at the Gate House located at the eastern most edge of the Nagog Pond. Construction must be complete by May 1, 2023 from and including issuance of a notice to proceed, and/or receipt of fully executed contract.
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the parking lot across the street from the Nashoba Road and Great Road Intersection in Acton, MA on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at 8:00 AM. A site visit to the Nagog Pond Gate House site will follow the pre-bid meeting. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the pre-bid meeting.
This project is being Electronically Bid (E-Bid). All bids shall be submitted online at www.Projectdog.com. Hard copy bids will not be accepted by the Awarding Authority. Tutorials and instructions are available online at www.Projectdog.com. For assistance, contact Projectdog, Inc. at (978) 499-9014. Bid forms and contract documents are available online at www.Projectdog.com beginning Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Enter Project Code 852112 in the project locator box and select “Acquire Documents” to download documents. Alternatively, a free CD-ROM may be requested by contacting Projectdog – shipping & handling charges apply. All plan holders must have an active online account on www.Projectdog.com. to acquire documents, receive project notifications, and to submit bids electronically. Any and all addenda shall be posted online at Projectdog.com. Each individual or firm recorded as having received the contract documents will be notified by email if and when addenda are issued. Hard copies of addenda will not be mailed or faxed to plan holders. It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to review any and all addenda prior to the bid opening either online Tutorials, instructions, and videos on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online as well as in Section 00100 - Instructions to Bidders and Supplemental Instructions to Bidders for Electronic Bid Projects. For assistance, call Projectdog, Inc. at 978-499-9014 (M – F; 8:30AM – 5:00PM).
Each Bid shall be submitted in accordance with Instructions to Bidders and shall also be accompanied by a bid security in the form of a certified, treasurer's or cashier's check, bid bond or cash in the amount of 5 percent (5%) of the value of the Bid. Bid Security Deposit shall be at least five percent (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount, considering all alternates. Bid Bonds issued by a surety company must be uploaded with the other required forms. Bidders providing bid bonds in the form of cash or check must complete and upload the Bid Bond Affidavit Form. No bidder will be considered if they are indebted to the Town of Concord, Massachusetts, for any unresolved issues regarding unpaid invoices issued by the Town of Concord, or any services and materials owed to the Town of Concord.
Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders (Specification Section 00100).
The bidding and award of this contract will be under provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 30, Section 39M. The Town of Concord reserves the right to reject any and all Bids or parts thereof, to waive any irregularity in the Bids received, and to accept the Bid or parts thereof deemed to be most favorable to the best interest of the Town.
This project shall comply with Sections 39F, 39K, 39N, and 39O of Chapter 30 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as last revised and included in Appendix B. This project shall also comply with Sections 39I, 39J, 39L, 39M, 39P, and 39R of Chapter 30.
Minimum wage rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Sections 26 to 27G, as amended apply to this project, as contained in Appendix A of the Contract Documents. It is the responsibility of the contractor, before bid opening, to request, if necessary, any additional information on the Minimum Wage Rates for those trade people who may be employed for the proposed work under this Contract.
The successful Bidder must furnish 100 percent (100%) Construction Performance Bond and 100 percent (100%) Construction Payment Bond.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be the best interest of the Town of Concord.
The Owner reserves the right to omit part or whole of any proposed work to be performed, as described in the Contract Documents, as may be required to maintain the total cost of work within available funds.
MR. ALAN CATHCART
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS
CONCORD PUBLIC WORKS