ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS: DWWD Constructing Water Main on Hillcrest Place and Beverly Lane
SECTION 00100 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Dedham-Westwood Water District, Dedham, Massachusetts (Owner)
Sealed bids for construction of the Hillcrest Place and Beverly Lane Water Main Replacements for the Dedham-Westwood Water District, Dedham, Massachusetts, will be received at the Dedham-Westwood Water District, 50 Elm Street, Dedham, MA 02026 until 11:00 a.m. prevailing time, on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All attendees shall follow the State of Massachusetts COVID-19 guidelines. For Massachusetts COVID-19 guidelines, please visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-prevention-and-treatment.
The scope of work includes construction of approximately 900 linear-feet of 6-inch ductile iron water main and 80 linear-feet of 8-inch ductile iron water main on Hillcrest Place and Beverly Lane in Westwood, MA. Water main construction includes installation of pipe, hydrants, valves, and fittings, abandonment of existing water main, transfer of water services, and all other appurtenances. The Owner shall furnish up to 900 linear feet of 6-inch ductile iron pipe. All other materials required to complete the project, including additional ductile pipe, hydrants, valves, fittings, and water service materials shall be furnished and installed by the Contractor.
The Bidder hereby agrees that if selected as the Contractor it will commence work under this contract on or before a date to be fixed in the written “Notice to Proceed” given by the Owner to the Contractor and to fully complete the work within 60 consecutive calendar days exclusive of permanent trench pavement.
Bid Security in the form of a bid bond, cash, certified check, treasurer’s or cashier’s check payable to the Owner, is required in the amount of five percent of the bid, in accordance with Section 00200, INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS.
The Instructions to Bidders, Form of General Bid, Agreement, Plans, Specifications, Performance and Payment Bond, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following:
Accent Printing, Inc., 99 Chelmsford Road, North Billerica, Massachusetts
Contract Documents may be viewed and downloaded as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file free of charge at www.accentblueprints.com. Copies may be obtained for a fee by completing an order online or by calling 978-362-8038 for each set. Completed orders may be picked up at the office of Accent Printing located at 99 Chelmsford Road, North Billerica, MA 01862 (978-3628038), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Copies may also be shipped to prospective bidders for an additional charge to cover handling and mailing fees. All payments for printing and shipping are nonrefundable. For addition to the project plan holder’s list to guarantee receipt of addenda, it is recommended interested bidders obtain the Contract Documents directly from Accent. Interested bidders will be prompted to register an email address with Accent to access the documents.
The selected contractor shall furnish a performance bond and a payment bond in amount at least equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price as stipulated in Section 00700 GENERAL CONDITIONS of these specifications.
All bids for this project are subject to applicable bidding laws of Massachusetts, including General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M as amended.
Prevailing Wage Rates as determined by the Director of the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development under the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27H, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the Bidder, before bid opening, to request if necessary, any additional information on Prevailing Wage Rates for those trades people who may be employed for the proposed work under this contract.
By submission of a bid, the Bidder agrees that this 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 bids.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities in bids and to reject any or all bids.
THE DEDHAM-WESTWOOD WATER DISTRICT
BY ITS BOARD OF WATER COMMISSIONERS
Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc. Reading, Massachusetts