NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - INVITATION TO BID
Sealed Bids for the Columbia Avenue Retaining Wall and Sewer Repair for the City of Athens, Ohio will be received by the City of Athens, Ohio, at the City Building, 8 East Washington Street, until 2:00 P.M. Local Time on Thursday, December 19, 2019. At that time and place, they will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bids will be considered valid until 90 days after the opening date and remain subject to acceptance.
The work for which proposals are invited consists of the furnishing of all labor, materials and equipment for the construction of an eighty foot long H-pile retaining wall (anchored in drilled shafts) to retain an existing slope and eight-inch sanitary sewer.
The engineer’s opinion of probable construction cost for the Project is: Base Bid $397,909.00.00
Copies of the contract documents and specifications may be purchased for Forty Dollars ($40.00) from the City of Athens Engineering and Public Works Department, 30 Curran Drive, Athens, Ohio 45701. Prospective bidders may obtain contract documents and plans electronically by contacting Engineering and Public Works at 740-593-7636 or . Each bid shall contain the full name and address of each person or company interested in the same. It shall be accompanied by a proposal bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid, or by a certified check, cashier's check or irrevocable letter of credit for ten percent (10%) of the bid, made payable to the City of Athens, Ohio, conditioned that if the bid is accepted, a contract will be entered into within ten (10) days after notice of acceptance. A performance bond of one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the contract with a satisfactory surety company, conditioned according to law, will be required for the faithful performance of the contract. The bidder will be required to state in full detail on his/her proposal his/her experience in this class of work, and bids from contractors inexperienced in this particular class of work will not be considered. The work shall commence upon written notice of award by the City of Athens.
The Contractor must comply with the Prevailing Wage Rates on public improvements in Athens County as ascertained by the State of Ohio Department of Industrial Relations.
The City of Athens reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids and to waive informalities as may be in its best interest.
Andrew B. Stone, P.E. Advertising Dates: 11/17, 11/24, & 12/1