ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Grand Forks International Airport Grand Forks, North Dakota AIP Project No. 3-38-0022-064-2022 Project Name: Runway 9L Extension: Earthwork & Storm Sewer Bid Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 9:00 AM Local Time Sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, for improvements to the Grand Forks International Airport, Grand Forks, North Dakota, AIP Project No. 3-38-0022-064-2022, will be received by the Executive Director, 2301 Airport Drive, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 58203, until 9:00 AM local time on August 18, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud. Project work consists of but is not limited to the following: Base Bid: The project to remove concrete pavement, erosion control, earthwork, storm sewer, edge drain, geotextile fabric, lime treated subgrade, P-154 subbase course, P-219 recycled concrete aggregate base course, P-209 crushed aggregate base course, runway/taxiway light removal, temporary PAPI installation, seeding and incidentals. Each bid must 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 percent 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, conditioned that if the principal’s bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten days after notice of the award, shall execute a contract in accordance with the terms of the bid and the bid bond and any condition of the governing body. A countersignature of a bid bond is not required under this section. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within the 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. No bid may be read or considered if the bid does not fully comply with the requirements of this section and that any deficient bid submitted must be resealed and returned to the bidder immediately. The Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids and rebid the project until a satisfactory bid is received. The successful bidder will be required to furnish satisfactory 100 percent Performance Bond and Payment Bond. The project is a multiple prime contract consisting of: General Construction, Electrical Construction or Combined General and Electrical Construction. If awarded, the project will be awarded to the lowest qualified responsible bidder or bidders complying with these instructions and the Advertisement for Bids. Award will be based on the combination of the lowest multiple prime bidders or combined bidder. The project shall be substantially complete on or before September 15, 2023. The project shall be complete and ready for final payment on or before October 1, 2023. Liquidated damages shall be assessed as indicated in the project General Special Provisions for every working or calendar day beyond the scheduled working or calendar days indicated on the contract. No bid may be withdrawn after closing time for the receipt of proposals for a period of Forty-Five (45) calendar days. The Grand Forks Airport Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to waive any informalities in bidding or to accept the bids or bid, should it consider same to be in its best interest. Contract Documents. The complete set of Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents can be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $200 at the office of Mead & Hunt, Inc. located at 2505 N University Drive, Suite 100, Fargo, ND 58102 or may be downloaded for a fee of $25 at #8264032. Those wishing to download the bidding documents electronically, do so at their own risk for completeness of the bidding documents. Pre-Bid Conference. A pre-bid conference for this project will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, August 4, 2022, at the Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority Board Room, Byron Dorgan Terminal, 2301 Airport Drive, Grand Forks, ND 58203. Federal Requirements for Federally Funded Projects. This Project is being partially funded under the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Contractors must comply with specific federally required provisions as listed herein and contained in the contract documents. The following federal provisions are incorporated in this solicitation by reference: 1. Buy American Preference (49 USC § 50101) 2. Civil Rights – Title VI Assurance (49 USC § 47123, FAA Order 1400.11) 3. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (49 CFR part 26) 4. Foreign Trade Restriction (49 CFR part 30, 49 USC § 50104) 5. Davis-Bacon Act (29 CFR Part 5, 2 CFR part 200, Appendix II (D)) 6. Lobbying and Influencing Federal Employees (49 CFR part 20, 31 USC § 1352, 2 CFR part 200- Appendix II(J)) 7. Procurement of Recovered Materials (2 CFR § 200.322, 40 CFR part 247, Solid Waste Disposal Act) 8. Government-wide Debarment and Suspension (2 CFR part 180 (Subpart C), 2 CFR part 1200, DOT Order 4200.5) 9. Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace (49 CFR Part 29) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. The requirements of 49 CFR Part 26, apply to this contract. It is the policy of the Grand Forks International Airport to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Owner encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership. Civil Rights - Title VI Assurances. The Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this advertisement and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity 1. The Offeror’s or Bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications” set forth herein. 2. The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the contractor’s aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area, are as follows: Timetables Goals for minority participation for each trade: 1.2% Goals for female participation in each trade: 6.9% These goals are applicable to all the contractor’s construction work (whether or not it is Federal or federally assisted) performed in the covered area. If the contractor performs construction work in a geographical area located outside of the covered area, it shall apply the goals established for such geographical area where the work is actually performed. With regard to this second area, the contractor also is subject to the goals for both its federally funded and non-federally funded construction. The Contractor’s compliance with the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4 shall be based on its implementation of the Equal Opportunity Clause, specific affirmative action obligations required by the specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3(a), and its efforts to meet the goals. The hours of minority and female employment and training must be substantially uniform throughout the length of the contract, and in each trade, and the contractor shall make a good faith effort to employ minorities and women evenly on each of its projects. The transfer of minority or female employees or trainees from Contractor to Contractor or from project to project for the sole purpose of meeting the Contractor’s goals shall be a violation of the contract, the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4. Compliance with the goals will be measured against the total work hours performed. 3. The Contractor shall provide written notification to the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) within 10 working days of award of any construction subcontract in excess of $10,000 at any tier for construction work under the contract resulting from this solicitation. The notification shall list the name, address, and telephone number of the subcontractor; employer identification number of the subcontractor; estimated dollar amount of the subcontract; estimated starting and completion dates of the subcontract; and the geographical area in which the subcontract is to be performed. 4. As used in this notice and in the contract resulting from this solicitation, the “covered area” is Grand Forks County, Grand Forks, North Dakota. Federal Funding. The award of the contract is subject to approval of the Federal Aviation Administration and availability of federal funding. See instruction to bidders for additional information. Any questions regarding bids are to be directed to: Mead & Hunt, Inc. Address: 2505 N University Drive, Suite 100, Fargo, ND 58102 Phone: 1-701-566-6450 (July 27 & Aug. 3 & 10, 2022)