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The Indiana County Commissioners will receive sealed bids for the Norma Building Loading Dock Renovations Project located at 3582 Tunnelton Road, Saltsburg, PA 15681 until 11:00 a.m. prevailing local time on December 20, 2022, at the Commissioners Hearing Room, Second Floor Courthouse, 825 Philadelphia St., Indiana, PA 15701, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Faxed bids will not be accepted.

The project includes the demolition of the existing loading dock and the construction of a new facility with a new loading dock, expanded receiving area with retaining wall and steel railing, dock leveler and a new wastewater storage tank all covered with a new canopy roof. A new concrete driveway  and storm drainage system will also be constructed to serve the facility.

Contract Documents may be reviewed and obtained at the Offices of Stiffler McGraw at the Indiana Office – Suite 001, Old Borough Hall, 39 N. 7th Street, Indiana, PA 15701. Please call (724) 717-6925 to schedule a pickup time. They may also be obtained at the firm’s Hollidaysburg Office – 1731 N. Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. Phone 814-696-6280, Fax 814-696-6240. Contract Documents may be obtained from this source for the nonrefundable fee of $106.00 per set. Digital Copies are available in PDF format on Compact Disk at a 50% discount of the paper copies cost. A $10.00 ($5.00 Digital Copies) fee for postage and handling will be required for Contract Documents that are mailed to bidders. All checks shall be made payable to Stiffler McGraw.

A certified check or bank draft, payable to the order of the County of Indiana, or negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety (appearing on the Treasury Department’s most current Circular 570 list and authorized to transact business in the State of Pennsylvania), in an amount equal to 10 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. No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements set forth in the plans, specifications, or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any applicable municipal ordinances. No bid may be withdrawn for ninety (90) calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds on the forms provided, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Price and executed by an acceptable surety company.

Bidders for this contract shall have completed projects similar in character and scope and will be required to provide with their Bid the following documents:

10% Bid Bond

Statement of Bidder’s Qualifications

Non-Collusion Affidavit of Prime Bidder

Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities

Public Works Employment Verification Form

The County may reject bids that do not include the executed documents specified above with the bid form. As a prospective bidder see the Project Bid Package including but not limited to Project Manual/Bid Package and Technical Drawings and (Construction) Specifications for detailed information, responsibilities, and instructions.

The work on this project will be performed under the provisions of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor & Industry, Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act as set forth in the Contract Documents.

Project Financial Assistance provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Honorable Tom Wolf, Governor. A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting will be held on December 6, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at the project site.

The Indiana County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. AWARD CRITERIA AND BASIS FOR REJECTION will be in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders of the contract and technical documents.

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