Bid specs for road construction available at the DPW, 22 Dodge Rd., and the Amherst Town Offices, 2 Main St..
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Amherst, NH 03031
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Boston Post Road, County Rd, Cricket Corner Rd, Cross Street, Danbury Circle, Foundry Street & North Meadow Road, Reconstruction, and Merrimack Road (mill & fill) – 2014
Amherst, New Hampshire
All Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope clearly identified with the Bidder’s name and marked on the outside “Town of Amherst Bid # 01-14 Multi Road Reconstruction – 2014”; and be received at the Town Administrator’s Office within the Amherst Town Offices, 2 Main Street, Amherst, New Hampshire on or before 11:00 AM on Tuesday March 18, 2014. Shortly thereafter, Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any Bid received shall be irrevocable for a period of thirty (30) calendar days. Following a review of the Bids by the Public Works Department, a recommendation will be made to the Board of Selectmen as to the award of contract on or about March 24, 2014.
In general, the Scope of Work to be performed under this Contract includes the reconstruction of approximately: Boston Post Rd. (3,350’ three different sections), County Rd. (675’), Cricket Corner Rd. (3,100’), Cross St (385’) Danbury Circle (3,631’), Foundry St. (1,520) North Meadow Rd. (2,495’) the mill and fill of Merrimack Rd. (7,900’) and related work.
Prospective Bidders are advised that a mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 9:30 AM on March 07, 2014 at the 2nd floor meeting room of Town Hall, situated at 2 Main Street, Amherst, New Hampshire. A walk-through of each roadway segment to be reconstructed under this Contract may follow.
The Town of Amherst recognizes the Scope of Work to be performed under this Contract is extensive and portions of it are time sensitive. As part of the bidding selection process, the town may require (from the top three selections) a summary of work obligations and equipment resources to assure substantial completion and completion of work dates can realistically be met.
• Substantial Completion of all roads listed above (except work in the center of town – see Pg. 67 item #4), shall be achieved not later than June 15, 2015; and
• Final Completion of all Contract Work (except work in the center of town – see Pg. 67 item #6) shall be achieved not later than June 29, 2015.
Failure on the part of the Contractor to comply with any of these critical dates shall result in the assessment of Liquidated Damages in the amount of $ 500.00 for each calendar day of delay.
As specified in the Contract Documents and Technical Specifications for this project:
1. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 10% of the Total Base Bid Price.
2. The successful Bidder shall: deliver executed Performance & Payment Bonds; deliver required insurance certificates; and execute the Contract Agreement within ten days of receipt of Notice of Award.
3. A complete set of the Contract Documents shall be used in preparing Bids; neither the Town of Amherst nor its supporting engineers assumes any responsibility for errors or misinterpretation from the use of the Contract Documents.
The Town of Amherst and its supporting engineers, in making copies of the Contract Documents available on the above terms, do so only for the purpose of obtaining Bids for the Work. Copies of the Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations on or after February 25, 2014.
Amherst Town Offices McGraw-Hill/Dodge Plan Room
2 Main Street 880 Second Street
Amherst, NH 03031 Manchester, NH 03102
Construction Summary of NH Associated General Contractors of NH
734 Chestnut Street 48 Grandview Road
Manchester, NH 03104 Bow, NH 03304
Commencing on February 18, 2014, copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from the Town of Amherst in person at either the Amherst Town Offices (2 Main Street) or Amherst Public Works Department (22 Dodge Road) Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8AM and 3PM. A non-refundable deposit of fifty dollars ($50.00) will be required for each copy of the Contract Documents requested. No Contract Documents will be mailed, faxed or emailed.
The Town of Amherst intends to award the Work to the Contractor who is the most reasonable and responsible low Bidder; however, the Town reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids, to waive any informalities related to those Bids received, and/or modify the Scope of Work if it deems one or more of those actions to be the best interest of the Town of Amherst.