Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No. TAPAA-TA17 (922)

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Notice to Contractors Federal Aid Project No. TAPAA-TA17 (922)
City of OPELIKA,
LEE COUNTY, Alabama
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Opelika at 204 S. 7th Street, Opelika, Alabama, until 2p.m., 12, November 2019, and at that time publicly opened for constructing the following:
PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS ON CARVER AVE, FROM HARPER PLACE TO CLANTON STR., ON CLANTON STR, FROM CARVER AVE TO THE END OF THE PROJECT LIMITS, SIDEWALKS, CURB and DRIVES.
The bracket estimate on this project is from $150,000 to 300,000. This bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies concerning the project’s complexity and size. This bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket have any bearing on the decision to award the contract. The principal items of work are approximately as follows:
clearing; pavement and concrete demolition; earthwork; Storm structures; Erosion control measures; Traffic control measures; sidewalk and driveways.
The entire project shall be complete in 60 working days.
To be eligible for considerations, bids must be submitted on complete original proposals made available by the owner. Bid documents (including plans and proposals) are available at 700 Fox Trail Road Opelika, Alabama 36803. No bid documents will be distributed later than 24 hours prior to the scheduled opening of bids.
A cashier’s check (drawn on an Alabama bank) or bid bond for 5% of the amount bid (maximum of $50,000.00) and made payable to the City of Opelika must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.
It is not required that a contractor be licensed in order to submit a bid; however, prior to award of a contract, proper proof of all applicable licensures must be provided by the Contractor. Proof of insurance coverage of the types and amounts as set forth in the project specifications will be required of the contractor, and any and all subcontractors, prior to beginning work. The contractor will be required to perform work amounting to at least 30% of the total contract cost with his own organization.
Contractor prequalification is not required to bid on this project. However, the award of the contract will not be made to any bidder who, at the time of the award, is considered by the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to be disqualified from bidding, nor to any bidder who is an affiliate of or has a corporate officer, director, or principal owner who is a corporate officer, director, or owner of, another person who is presently disqualified by ALDOT. Further details and definitions regarding this provision are included in Section 102 of Special Provision 18-LPA3.
This is a Federally Funded project through ALDOT. The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act and other acts amendatory, supplementary, or relative thereto. This project is subject to the contract work hours and safety standards act and its implementing regulations. MBE/DBE participation is encouraged; however, no specific MBE/DBE goals have been established for this project.
Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised specifications.
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 STAT. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000D to 2000D-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in Federally-Assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, all bidders are hereby notified that if will be affirmatively ensured that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.
Honorable Gary Fuller Mayor
Legal Run 10/09/19, 10/16/19, 10/23/19 & 10/30/19

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