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Bid Title: Trap Dock Utility Shed
Category: General Government
Status: Closed






The Town of Chatham is soliciting written bids pursuant to the provisions of G.L. c. 30, §39M for the TRAP DOCK UTILITY SHED, located at the Chatham Trap Dock, 613 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham, MA 02633, until 2:00PM local time on Wednesday January 19, 2022 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.  Such Bids shall be addressed to the Town Manager and endorsed "BID FOR TRAP DOCK UTILITY SHED”

The project generally consists of construction of a new 756 square foot 1 story utility shed with concrete piers and timber breakaway walls on the existing Trap Dock onshore elevated loading platform concrete foundation. 

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.   Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis, with bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.

The project is subject to MA Prevailing Wage Rates.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: the Town of Chatham, MA, 549 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633. 

Prospective Bidders may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents electronically from the Project Engineer, GEI Consultants, Inc., located at 124 Grove Street Suite 300 Franklin, MA  02038 (tel: 774-277-6001).  Requests for electronic delivery of the Contract Documents should be addressed to Carol McGillivray at .  Bidding Documents will be available on or after 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. There is no charge for electronic delivery of the contract documents. No partial sets will be issued. 

A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference/Site Inspection will occur at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at the project site, 613 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham, MA. The project site is accessible and can be viewed at any time.

All questions pertaining to the plans, specifications, or any of the Contract Documents must be submitted in writing, addressed to the attention of George Weigold and delivered by email sent to . To be given consideration, every question must be received by 2 p.m. seven (7) calendar days prior to the date fixed for the opening of Bids.  No questions will be answered if received after the deadline indicated.

Any and all interpretations and any supplemental instructions will be in the form of written Addenda to the Contract Documents which, if issued, will be provided to all persons on record as having received a complete set of Contract Documents at the respective addresses furnished for such purposes.  Such Addenda will be provided not later than 48 hours prior to the time set for opening of bids.  Failure of any Bidder to receive any Addendum or interpretation shall not relieve such bidder from any obligation under his Bid as submitted. No oral interpretations will be made to any potential respondent as to the meaning of any requirements specified within this Invitation for Bids.  In preparing its proposal, the Contractor shall rely only on what has been communicated in writing, and no oral communication shall become the basis for any subsequent protest of the selection process

Each bid shall be submitted to the Town of Chatham Town Manager and endorsed "BID FOR TRAP DOCK UTILITY SHED” at, 549 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633, on or before 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 19, 2021, local time.  Each bid shall be in a separate sealed envelope. Award is subject to availability of sufficient funding. Bids will be award based on the Base Bid only.

All procurement procedures will be in accordance with the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149, sections 26-27D and General Laws Chapter 30, sections 39M, which are incorporated herein by reference, as amended.

The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities and to reject any or all bids if it be in the public interest to do so in accordance with G.L. c. 30, §39M(b).

Publication Date/Time:
1/5/2022 10:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/19/2022 2:00 PM
Addendum Date/Time:
January 18, 2022
Addendum No. 1
The Town has cancelled the bid process and plans to re-issue bid documents mid 2022 for construction in the fall of 2022.

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