Invitation to Bid - Main St Sewer Separation

INVITATION TO BID                                                               

The City of Biddeford will receive sealed bids for the Main Street Sewer Separation Project until 2:00 p.m. prevailing local time on March 30, 2020 at the Biddeford City Hall, 205 Main Street, 3rd floor – Engineering Dept., Biddeford, Maine  04005. Bid documents shall be in clearly marked sealed envelopes titled Main Street Sewer Separation Project.  All bids will be opened and read aloud at the Biddeford City Hall at 2:00 pm on March 30, 2020.  Bids shall be hand delivered to the City prior to the bid opening as described above.  The project is scheduled to be awarded on April 7, 2020 at the City Council Meeting.

Work associated with the project will generally include installation of storm drain and catch basins on Main Street. 

All work associated with the project shall be completed by June 26, 2020.  

A copy of the Contract Documents for the work may be examined at the Design Engineer’s office, or City Hall, 205 Main Street, Biddeford, Maine 04005 after March 16, 2020. A copy of the contract documents may be purchased from the design engineer’s office BH2M, 28 State Street, Gorham, Maine upon the deposit of $100.00 ($110.00 if mailed) in cash or check made payable to BH2M.  No refund.  If contractor prefers electronic copies, they can be received by (as a pdf file for a fee of $50.00) contacting the design engineer’s office as described below.  Submit all questions in writing to the attention of: Chris MacDonald @ (207)839-2771, e-mail: cmacdonald@bh2m.com.

A certified check or bank draft payable to the City of Biddeford or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and a Surety Company in an amount equal to five (5%) of the Total Bid Price for the contract shall be submitted with the bid. No bids may be withdrawn within sixty (60) calendar days of the bid opening unless released by the Owner.

The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a performance bond and payment bond each for 100% of the contract price.   

The City of Biddeford reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technical or legal deficiencies, to accept any Bid that it may deem to be in the best interests of the City of Biddeford, to negotiate the contract Price with any Bidder, and to omit any item or items deemed advisable for the interest of the City of Biddeford.

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