ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
STRUCTURE #18-115-34.0 REPLACEMENT AND INCIDENTALS
GRAND FORKS COUNTY,
Sealed bids will be received by Grand Forks County at the Auditor's Office, 151 South 4th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58201, until 10:00 AM CT, December 16th, 2021, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of materials, labor, equipment and skill required for the construction of Structure #18-115-34.0 Replacement and incidental items in and for said Grand Forks County, as is more fully described and set forth in the plans and specifications therefore, which are now on file in the office of the Grand Forks County Auditor.
Bids shall be upon cash payment on the following estimated quantities and types of work:
Contract Bond, 1 L Sum; Removal of Structure, 1 L Sum; Common Excavation - Type B, 208 CY; Topsoil, 434 CY; Borrow-Excavation, 786 CY; Class 1 Excavation, 1 L Sum; Channel Excavation, 1 L Sum; Foundation Preparation, 1 EA; Water, 75 M GAL; Seeding Class II, 0.27 ACRE; Temporary Cover Crop, 0.27 ACRE; Straw Mulch, 0.54 ACRE; Riprap Grade II, 526 CY; Silt Fence Supported, 50 LF; Remove Silt Fence Supported, 50 LF; Fiber Rolls 12IN, 870 LF; Remove Fiber Rolls 12IN, 435 LF; Flotation Silt Curtain, 105 LF; Remove Flotation Silt Curtain, 105 LF; Aggregate Surface Course CL 13, 679 TON; Structural Steel, 3,750 LBS; Steel Piling HP 14 X 73, 1,870 LF; Steel Sheet Piling, 1,548 SF; Mobilization, 1 L Sum; Traffic Control Signs, 194 UNIT; Type III Barricade, 8 EA; Geosynthetic Material Type RR, 789 SY; W-Beam Guardrail, 206 LF; Vehicular Bridge - Pre-Fab, 1 EA
The contract documents are on file and may be examined at the following:
Grand Forks County Highway Dept1700 N Columbia Road
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58203
KLJ Engineering, LLC
2750 Gateway Drive Suite A
Grand Forks, ND 58203
Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.kljeng.com "Projects for Bid" or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $26 by inputting Quest project #8066802 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or email@example.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a non-refundable price of $85 per set at KLJ, 2750 Gateway Drive Suite A, Grand Forks, ND 58203. Please contact us at 701-775-1109 if you have any questions.
All bids are to be submitted on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials, and each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing the contractor's license and bid security. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five per cent (5%) of the full amount of the bid and must be in the form of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bond must be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal's bid be accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after notice of award, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and the bid bond as required by the laws of the State of North Dakota and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within ten (10) days allowed, the bidder's bond must be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder.
All bidders must be licensed for the full amount of the bid as required by Section 43 07 05 and 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish Contract Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract.
Contracts shall be awarded on the basis of the low bid submitted by a responsible and responsive bidder for the aggregate sum of all bid items. A single contract will be awarded for the work.
All bids will be contained in a sealed envelope, as above provided; plainly marked showing that such envelope contains a bid for the above project. In addition, the bidder shall place upon the exterior of such envelope the following information:
1.The work covered by the bidder
2.The name of the bidder
3.Separate envelope containing bid bond and a copy of North Dakota Contractor's License or certificate of renewal.
4.Acknowledgement of the Addenda.
No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and licenses and any deficient Bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately.
The work on the improvement will be completed by October 15th, 2022.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informality in any bid, to hold all bids for a period not to exceed 30 days from the date of opening bids, and to accept the bid deemed most favorable to the interest of the Owner.
Should the Contractor fail to complete the work within the time required herein or within such extra time as may have been granted by formal extensions of time approved by the Owner, there will be deducted from any amount due the Contractor the sum of $1,100 per day and every day that the completion of the work is delayed. The Contractor and his surety will be liable for any excess. Such payment will be as and for liquidated damages.
Dated this 10th day of November, 2021
Grand Forks County
GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA
/s/ Debbie Nelson
(Nov. 17 & 24; Dec. 1, 2021)