Project_Guardrail Safety

PID NO. 97438; FED PROJ NO. E150426

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Board of Allen County Commissioners, Allen County Courthouse, City of Lima, Ohio, until 11:00 A. M., Friday, February 23, 2018, at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. Bids will be for the replacement of guardrail at various locations in Allen County, as listed in these plans. This also includes the replacement of posts, block-outs and anchor assemblies. All work shall conform to the specifications in the ODOT L&D Manual ~ Section 600. The DBE factor for this project is 5%.

Bids will be accepted only from Contractors who perform at least 50% of the cost of the project and are prequalified with the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation, per Section 102.01 AS MODIFIED HEREIN of the State of Ohio, Department of Transportation Construction and Material Specifications, dated January 1, 2016. Subcontractors must also be prequalified unless they perform 15% or less of the total bid. Further requirements are listed in the Instructions to Bidders.

No contract shall be entered into unless the bidder possesses a valid Certificate of Compliance with Affirmative Action Programs, issued by the State EEO Coordinator, Certification Section, 77 South High Street, 24th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215, dated no later than 180 days prior to the fixed bid opening date.

Each bidder is required to furnish with its proposal, a Bid Guarantee and Contract Bond in accordance with Section 153.54 and 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code. Bid security furnished in Bond form, shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.

Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the Proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity and a complete listing of all subcontractors to be used. The owner intends and requires that all work embodied in this Proposal, together with all additions will be completed by the Contract Completion Date AUGUST 17, 2018.

Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Allen County, Ohio as determined by the Davis-Bacon Act (Davis-Bacon Wage Determination Database).

Construction plans, specifications and contract documents may be obtained from the office of the Allen County Engineer; 1501 N. Sugar Street; Lima, Ohio 45801-3136. There will be a $ 20.00 charge per bid package, which is non-refundable. Checks should be made payable to the Allen County Engineer.

All bids shall be sealed and addressed to the Board of Allen County Commissioners; Court of Appeals Building, 3rd Floor; 204 North Main Street; Lima, Ohio 45801 and marked “SEALED BID: ALL CR VAR GR FY 19 – GUARDRAIL SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT” on the outside of the outermost envelope.

Ohio Revised Code Section 9.31 allows certain conditions where a bid may be withdrawn. Notice of a claim of right to withdraw such bid must be made in writing filed with the contracting authority within two business days after the conclusion of the bid opening procedure.

The Board of County Commissioners, Allen County, Ohio reserves the right to reject any or all bids submitted or to waive any irregularities pursuant to Section 9.31 of the Revised Code.
By order of the Board of Allen County Commissioners, Allen County, Ohio

Kelli Singhaus
Clerk of Board of County Commissioners
Allen County, Ohio

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