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Bid Title: Transfer Station Redevelopment Project
Category: Public Works Bid Opportunities
Status: Open


SECTION 00 11 13


Town of Chatham, Massachusetts


Sealed bids for construction of the Chatham Transfer Station Redevelopment Project for the Town Chatham, Massachusetts, will be received at the Chatham Town Hall, 549 Main Street, Chatham, MA until 2:00 PM prevailing time, on December 14, 2023 at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. 

The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, site preparation, relocation of various existing site features including equipment and containers, utility disconnection and abandonment, demolition, construction of new paving and pavement striping, new reinforced concrete pads, construction of modular block retaining walls, removal and off-Site disposal of unsuitable material and replacement with structural fill, site grading, installation of a modular scale house building and swap shop shed, installation of new utilities including water, sewer, electrical, telecommunications, and stormwater drainage, installation of new signage, installation of new compactors and containers, fabrication and installation of chute and hopper assemblies for new compactors, removal and replacement of soil gas wells, truck scale relocation and construction of a new scale pit, and associated tasks. 

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 00 21 13, 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., 75 Third Avenue, Waltham, Massachusetts        

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 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. 

A Prebid Conference will be held at 11:00 AM on November 29, 2023 at the Town of Chatham Transfer Station located at 97 Sam Ryder Road, Chatham Massachusetts. Any request for interpretation of plans and specifications may be submitted in writing at that time. Bidders will have an opportunity to view the site of the work following the Prebid Conference. 

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 wholly or in part, if it is in the interest to do so and to make an award in a manner deemed in the best interest of the Town. 


BY ITS TOWN MANAGER, Jill R. Goldsmith 

Office of the Town Manager 

549 Main Street 

Chatham, MA 02633 

Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc. 

Reading, Massachusetts 


Publication Date/Time:
11/16/2023 11:30 AM
Closing Date/Time:
12/14/2023 2:00 PM

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