ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Town of Chatham Massachusetts (Owner)
Sealed bids for construction of the Chatham Transfer Station Garage Project for the Town of Chatham, Massachusetts, will be received at the Chatham Town Hall first floor administration offices, 549 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633 until 2:00 PM prevailing time on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at which time and place said bids will be opened and read aloud.
The scope of work includes removal of an existing garage building, site preparation, grading and paving, installation of new utilities including water, septic system, electrical, telecommunications and natural gas and construction of a approx. 3,500 SF fully sprinklered pre-engineered metal Building Garage. The building will have vehicle storage bays with a storage mezzanine, offices, locker rooms and an employee muster room.
Sealed filed sub-bids for construction of the Chatham Transfer Station Garage Project for the Town of Chatham, Massachusetts, will be received at the Chatham Town Hall first floor administration offices, 549 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633 until 2:00 PM prevailing time on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at which time and place said bids will be opened and read aloud.
The required contract completion period is 365 consecutive days. Estimated construction cost: $ 2,100,000.
General Contractor’s CATEGORY OF CERTIFICATION: GENERAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
Bid security for all general bidders and sub-bidders 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 5 percent of the total bid, in accordance with the conditions in Section 00 21 13 INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS.
PROJECT SUB-BID CATEGORIES:
DCAM Sub-bid Category
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Miscellaneous and Ornamental Iron
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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 (978-362-8038), 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 00 72 00 GENERAL CONDITIONS of these specifications.
General Contractors shall file their bids with a copy of the certificate from Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) showing that they are eligible to bid on projects of this category, of this estimated project dollar amount and up to an aggregate limit, and with an Update Statement, DCAM Form CQ3 and Certificate of Eligibility, DCAM Form CQ7.
Subcontractors shall file with their sub-bids a copy of their DCAMM Certificate of Eligibility and Sub-Bidders Update Statement.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at the Chatham Transfer Station site, 97 Sam Ryder Road on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023, at 11:00AM.
Requests for interpretation of plans and specifications related to sub-bid categories shall be submitted in writing to , until 5:00 p.m. prevailing time on Thursday, November 16, 2023.
Any other requests for interpretation of plans and specifications after the filed sub-bid openings shall be submitted in writing to , until 5:00 p.m. prevailing time on Tuesday, November 28, 2023.
All bids for this project are subject to applicable bidding laws of Massachusetts, including General Laws Chapter 149, Section 44A to 44J inclusive, 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. TOWN OF CHATHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
BY ITS TOWN MANAGER, Jill R. Goldsmith
Office of the Town Manager 549 Main Street
Chatham, MA 02633
Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc. Reading, Massachusetts