Sauquoit Creek Channel & Floodplain Restoration Program, Project II

Installation of floodplain bench including plantings, stream bank stabilization, rock cross vanes, erosion & sediment control, and the installation of five 48-inch diameter culverts under CSX railroad tracks.

Status

Accepting Bids

Prebid Date12/3/20 11:00 am

Bid Date2/17/21 11:00 am

Company & Contacts

Ramboll (Utica)

Maggie Reilly, margaret.reilly@ramboll.com   3157255230

Location

West side of Sauquoit Creek, north of Main Street on both north and south side of CSX railroad tracks in the Town of Whitestown, Oneida County, New York

Bidders are NOT allowed to enter CSX Right-of-Way in the process of preparing bids for this project.

Sealed Bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, will be received by the Town of Whitestown, 8539 Clark Mills Rd., Whitesboro, New York 13492 until 11:00 AM local time onFebruary 17, 2021, and then publicly opened and read aloud.

The project includes the grading of a flood plain bench including plantings, stream bank stabilization, rock cross vanes, erosion and sediment control facilities, installation of five 48-inch diameter culverts under the CSX Railroad Tracks, and other miscellaneous work. The project is located on the west side of Sauquoit Creek north of Main Street, and north and south of the CSX railroad tracks in the Town of Whitestown, Oneida County, New York.

A non-refundable deposit of Thirty Dollars ($30.00) payable to Avalon Document Services will be required to obtain the Proposal Booklet and an electronic version of the Contract Documents. Cash payments will not be accepted. The payment includes shipping of the Proposal Booklet and thumb drive to anywhere in the Continental United States via UPS or FedEX ground. Should potential bidders want expedited shipping they should include their UPS or FedEX account number with their planroom order, or be charged additional shipping at their expense. By submission of the $30.00 non-refundable payment, bidder will be registered as an official planholder. Only official planholders are eligible to bid on the project. Subcontractors, suppliers, equipment vendors, etc. will also be required to submit the non-refundable payment in order to receive the Proposal Booklet and thumb drive with electronic version of the Contract Documents.

If bidders wish to purchase printed copies of the Contract Documents (beyond the Proposal Booklet), they may be obtained through Avalon. Only official planholders will be allowed to obtain printed copies of the Contract documents. Bidders acknowledge that they are responsible for review of all components of the Contract documents. Including all specification sections and drawings, regardless of how many drawings they print and in which format/size they are printed. Full-size drawings are on 22” x 34” paper. Bidders acknowledge they are responsible for properly scaling drawings if they are printed at any other size.

Bids must be submitted upon the proposal form(s) furnished in the Proposal Booklet, and must not be detached from the booklet. A bid security in the amount of 5% of the total bid payable to “Town of Whitestown” will be required and is subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders. Failure to submit a bid bond or certified check with bid will result in automatic disqualification of bid. Failure to submit a bid upon the proposal form(s) furnished in the Proposal Booklet or submittal of form(s) detached from the Proposal Booklet will result in automatic disqualification of bid.

The successful bidder must furnish at the time of Contract Execution a Performance Bond for an amount not less than 100% of bid price and a Labor and Material Payment Bond in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Packages containing bids must be sealed, marked, and delivered to the Town of Whitestown, Attn: Town Clerk, 8539 Clark Mills Rd., Whitesboro, New York 13492. Also mark on the envelope the project name, package number, and the type of work or equipment for which the proposal is submitted.

For the convenience of the potential Bidders and other interested parties, the Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations:

Avalon Plan Room at the following website: www.avalonplanroom.com

The Owner reserves the right to revise or amend the bidding documents prior to the date set for opening bids. Such revisions and amendments, if any, will be announced by addenda to this advertisement. Any inquiries regarding details on specifications must be directed in writing to O’Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. Attn: Margaret Reilly, P.E., Project Manager, 101 First Street, 4th Floor, Utica, NY 13501, Email Margaret.Reilly@ramboll.com. The Owner also reserves the right to waive any irregularity and reject any or all bids received.

The Town of Whitestown, in order to promote its established Affirmative Action Policy regarding sealed bids and contracts applies to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

This contract is subject to compliance with Article 8 of the New York State Labor Law and Federal Davis-Bacon Act regarding prevailing rate of wages.

No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within Forty-five (45) days after the date set for the opening thereof.

Only Bidders properly registered as plan holders by the Owner will be allowed to submit a bid.

A Prebid meeting will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday December 3, 2020, via web conference. A web conference invite will be sent to registered bidders the morning of the meeting.