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Request for Bid

69th Street Improvements


Sealed bids will be received at Boswell McClave Engineering, 330 Phillips Avenue, South Hackensack, NJ 07606 in the County of Bergen and State of New Jersey on August 20, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time, and then publicly opened and read aloud for:


The work to be performed under this contract includes the following: 

Base Bid – The milling and paving, spot curb and sidewalk replacement, and handicap ramp upgrades on 69th Street from Bergenline Avenue to Broadway.

Alternate Bid 'A' – The milling and paving, and handicap ramp upgrades on 69th Street from Broadway to Park Avenue.

Principal items of work in the project include:
Base Bid:
·    6,200 S.Y.    HMA Milling, 3” or Less
·       950 Ton    Hot Mix Asphalt 12.5M64 Surface Course
·    1,700 S.Y.    Concrete Sidewalk, 4” Thick
·    2,400 L.F.    9" x 18" Concrete Vertical Curb

Alternate Bid 'A':
·    2,450 S.Y.    HMA Milling, 3” or Less
·       360 Ton    Hot Mix Asphalt 12.5M64 Surface Course
·       100 S.Y.    Concrete Sidewalk, 4” Thick

The work contemplated under this Contract shall be completed by November 14, 2014.

Copies of plans, specification, and contract documents will be on file for public inspection and may be obtained upon payment of $125.00, said sum not refundable, at Boswell McClave Engineering, 330 Phillips Avenue, South Hackensack, New Jersey  07606, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. prevailing time, Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.

Each bid must be made upon the prescribed forms, furnished with the Contract Drawings and Specifications, including the non-collusion affidavit and ownership statement compliance form and must be accompanied by a Consent of Surety and a certified check, cashier's check, or Bid Bond of not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount bid and, not to exceed $20,000.00.  Such checks and Bonds shall be made payable to the Owner and will be held as a Guarantee that in the event the Bid is accepted and a Contract awarded to the bidder, the Contract shall be duly executed and its performance properly secured.  The successful bidder shall furnish and deliver to the Owner a performance and payment bond in the amount of 100 percent of the accepted bid amount as security for the faithful performance and payment of the Contract.  Further, the successful bidder must furnish the policies or Certificates of Insurance required by the Contract.  In default thereof, said checks and the amount represented thereby will be forfeited to the aforesaid Owner as liquidated damages.  Bids must be accompanied, in the case of corporations not chartered in New Jersey, by proper certificate that such corporation is authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 regarding equal employment opportunity, as amended.  All corporations and partnerships must comply with Chapter 33, of the P.L. of 1977, regarding disclosure of partners and stockholders.  Each bid must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the bidder, addressed to the Owner and labeled for the 69TH STREET IMPROVEMENTS .

All contracts and subcontracts for construction or purchase of materials are subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1968 where to the greatest extent possible, opportunities for training and employment shall be given to lower income residents of the project area, and when possible, contracts shall be awarded to business concerns owned by area residents.

Small, Minority and Women's Business Enterprises are encouraged to obtain specifications and compete for the contracts assisted with Community Development Block Grant funds.

The successful bidder will be required to comply with all provisions of prevailing wage rates as determined by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Federal Department of Labor (Davis-Bacon Act).

All bids shall be irrevocable, not subject to withdrawal and shall stand available for a period of sixty (60) days.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities or irregularities in the bids received and to accept the bid from the lowest responsible bidder.


    Alberto Cabrera, Town Clerk