NOTICE TO BIDDERS – Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Borough of New Providence, Union County, New Jersey (the “Owner”) for NJDOT FY2021 – Various Streets (Woodbine Circle) project and be opened and read in public at the Borough of New Providence, Municipal Building, 2nd Floor, Clerk’s Office, 360 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974 on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:00 AM prevailing time.
The Project includes one (1) Base Bid and one (1) Alternate Bid. The Base Bid consists of roadway improvements along Woodbine Circle. The work includes milling and paving, installation of granite block curb, full depth pavement repair, installation of various drainage pipes and structures, the resetting of inlets, repair of interior drainage structures, and replacement of inlet curb pieces and grates. Alternate Bid ‘A’ consists of additional granite block curb replacement. All work on this contract must be completed within sixty (60) calendar days from issuance of a Notice to Proceed.
Contract documents and drawings for the proposed work (the “Contract Documents”), which have been prepared by Andrew R. Hipolit, P.E., P.P., C.M.E., of the firm Colliers Engineering & Design Inc. (DBA Maser Consulting), are available electronically or via delivery by common carrier by making a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Contract Documents by request upon proper notice to the above e-mail addresses. In the e-mail message, the contractor shall indicate if they request an electronic copy (PDF format) or paper copy. Electronic copies will be provided via e-mail at no charge. Paper copies will be provided after a non-refundable charge of $150.00 payable to Colliers Engineering & Design Inc. dba Maser Consulting is received. Paper copies will be sent via UPS or Fedex if the contractor provides UPS or Fedex account information to defray the cost of this shipping method. Otherwise, paper copies will be sent via USPS.
The Contract Documents will be available during business hours beginning on Thursday, September 16, 2021.
Proposals must be made on the standard proposal forms included with the Contract Documents in the manner designated in the Contract Documents, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidder and the name of the project on the outside and be addressed to the Borough of New Providence, and must be accompanied by a Statement of Consent of Surety from a surety company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey and acceptable to the Owner and either a Bid Bond or a Certified Check drawn to the order of Borough of New Providence for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, except that the check shall not exceed $20,000.00. The successful bidder is hereby notified that a performance bond and labor and material (payment) bond for the full amount of this project is required.
The award of the Contract for this project will not be made until the necessary funds have been provided by the Owner in a lawful manner.
Proposals for this contract will only be accepted from bidders who have properly qualified in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents.
The right is also reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities where such informality is not detrimental to the best interest of the Owner, except as to those items which are deemed mandatory and non-waivable set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23.2. Further, the Owner reserves the right to abandon the project and reject the bids entirely if any legal or state or federal administrative action is taken against the Owner which could delay or jeopardize the project from commencing. The right is also reserved to increase or decrease the quantities specified in the manner designated in the Specifications.
The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, which include but are not limited to the affirmative action requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127, N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq.
Bidders will be required to comply with the public disclosure provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2.
By order of the Borough of New Providence Union County, New Jersey
Wendi B. Barry, Borough Clerk