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HASTINGS CIP WATERLINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

2021-11-03 | View a printable version of this story

The Hastings Municipal Authority is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Hastings CIP Waterline Replacement Project

Contract 2021-1 & Contract 2021-2

Bids will be received at the Hastings Municipal Building, located at 207-1 Fifth Avenue, Hastings, PA 16646, until Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:

Contract 2021-1:

The installation of approximately 6200 L.F. of 8”, 6” and 4” Water Main, service lines, hydrants and all necessary appurtenances.

Contract 2021-1:

The installation of approximately 1850 L.F. of 8”, 6” and 4” Water Main, service lines, hydrants and all necessary appurtenances.

Faxed bids will not be accepted.

A pre-bid conference is not planned for the Project.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be viewed or obtained at the office of Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc., 1731 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.   Payment for the Contract Documents will be $159.00, which price includes 6% Pennsylvania Sales Tax.  Digital Copies are available in PDF format at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost.  All checks should be made payable to Stiffler, McGraw & Associates, Inc.  Payment is non-refundable.  A $10.00 fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the Owner or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond on the form provided, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (Surety companies must appear on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total of the Bid shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidder’s entrance into a contract if given the award

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price and Highway Restoration Bond on the forms provided, with a surety company listed on the Treasury Department’s most current list (Circular 570 as amended).

Davis Bacon wage rates will apply to this contract.  The contract documents contain requirements addressing prevailing labor wage rates, labor standards, nondiscrimination in hiring practices and related matters.

All contractors and subcontractors shall comply with the Public Works Employment Verifications Act.  The Act requires the contractor to verify employment eligibility through the e-verify program operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security as a precondition of being awarded a contract for this project.  The contract documents contain information and verification Form regarding the Act.

The Owner shall award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder or shall reject all bids within 60 days of the date of the bid opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 60-day period; PROVIDED, however, that if the award of the contract is delayed by a required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds or the award of the grant or grants, the Owner shall reject all bids or award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder within 120 days of the date of the BID opening, and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such 120-day period.  Thirty (30) day extensions of the date for the award of the contract may be made by the mutual written consent of the Owner and the lowest responsible bidder.

The “Steel Products Procurement Act” and “American Iron and Steel” applies to this project for all steel used for construction.

Please see Invitation to Bid for more information.

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