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Bid Title: 30 Inch Sanitary Sewer Force Main Relocation Phase III
Category: Engineering
Status: Open

Description:
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
CITY OF DUBUQUE PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

30” Sanitary Sewer Force Main Relocation – Phase III
Washington St. – 7th St to 9th St.

Addendum No. 1 Issued 5/17/18

120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals

Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m. on May 24, 2018, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered
Sealed proposals will be opened, and Bids tabulated at 2:00p.m. on May 24, 2018, at City Hall - Conference Room B, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Council at its meeting on June 4, 2018. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids.

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work

Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed has been issued and shall be fully completed by August 31, 2018.

120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful Bidder will enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The Bid security must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the contract and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered credit union, or the Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. Electronic copies will also be available on the City's FTP site https://cityofdubuque.sharefile.com/d-s922b7dbf8e34db4b.  No plan deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption certificate will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project

30” Force Main Relocation Phase III – Washington St.- 7th St to 9th St. CIP # 7102413

The 30” Force Main relocation Phase III project will extend the 30” force main pipe. on Washington St., from 7th St to 9th St. and include the final connections to the existing 30” force main. This project installs 720 LF of 30” DIP along with 20 LF of 42 inch bored and jacked steel casing and two air release structures. This project will connect to each end of the previous two phases and to the existing force main at the tie-in points on 7th St. and 12th St. The portion of the existing 30” force main, to be abandoned in a future phase, will be capped at the tie in points. This project also includes; pavement removal, pavement patching, and traffic control.

Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $597,400.00

120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference

Each prospective bidder is encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Construction Conference to be held on May 16, 2018, at 1:30 PM, Conference Rm B in Dubuque, Iowa. Attendance by all prospective bidders is not mandatory but highly recommended.

120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause

The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.


120.11 Notice to Bidders Distribution

On the following date, May 9, 2018, this Notice was posted at the following locations:
1. Posted on the City of Dubuque Website: www.cityofdubuque.org/bids
2. Posted to Construction Update Network: www.mbionline.com

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents are available on the City’s FTP site: https://cityofdubuque.sharefile.com/d-s922b7dbf8e34db4b
Publication Date/Time:
5/9/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
5/24/2018 2:00 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
May 16, 2018 1:30 pm
Contact Person:
Project Contact:
Todd Irwin
Engineering Technician
tirwin@cityofdubuque.org
563-589-4270
Download Available:
www.cityofdubuque.org/bids
Fee:
No plan deposit required.
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents are available on the City’s FTP site: https://cityofdubuque.sharefile.com/d-s922b7dbf8e34db4b
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Plan Holders List:
If you would like to be added to the plan holders list you must contact City Engineering at 563-589-4270 or email engineer@cityofdubuque.org

The City of Dubuque shall not be responsible for a contractor / supplier failure to register as a plan holder with the City and/or failure to receive notifications or pre-bid addenda(s).

Planholders list will sent by request only.

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