NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. TAPA-TA17(921)

CITY OF ENTERPRISE

COFFEE COUNTY, ALABAMA

SEALED BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED BY THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT AT THE ENTERPRISE CITY HALL; ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA, UNTIL 1:30 P.M. Tuesday, July 30, 2019. BIDS WILL THEN BE PUBLICLY OPENED AT 2:00 P.M. FOR CONSTRUCTING THE FOLLOWING:

NORTH OUIDA SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS; FOR THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE, PROJECT NO. TAPAA-TA17(921).

THE BRACKET ESTIMATE ON THIS PROJECT IS FROM $210,000 TO $250,000 THE PRINCIPAL ITEMS OF WORK ARE APPROXIMATELY AS FOLLOWS:

342 REMOVING PIPE, Per linear feet

4 REMOVING INLETS, Each

773 CONCRETE SIDEWALK, 4" THICK per square yard

1,450 SILT FENCE, Per linear foot

724 24" STORM SEWER PIPE (Class 3 R.C.), Per linear feet

4 JUNCTION Boxes, TYPE 1, Each

5 INLETS, TYPE B, Each

THE ENTIRE PROJECT SHALL BE COMPLETED IN SIXTY (60) WORKING DAYS. A CASHIER'S CHECK (DRAWN ON AN ALABAMA BANK) OR BID BOND FOR 5% OF THE AMOUNT BID (MAXIMUM - $50,000.00) AND MADE PAYABLE TO THE CITY OF ENTERPRISE MUST ACCOMPANY EACH BID AS EVIDENCE OF GOOD FAITH. IT IS NOT REQUIRED THAT A CONTRACTOR BE LICENSED IN ORDER TO SUBMIT A BID; HOWEVER, PRIOR TO AWARD OF A CONTRACT, PROPER PROOF OF ALL APPLICABLE LICENSURES MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE CONTRACTOR. PROOF OF INSURANCE COVERAGES OF THE TYPES AND AMOUNTS AS SET FORTH IN THE PROJECT SPECIFICATIONS WILL BE REQUIRED OF THE CONTRACTOR, AND ANY AND ALL SUBCONTRACTORS, PRIOR TO BEGINNING WORK. THE CONTRACTOR WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM WORK AMOUNTING TO AT LEAST 30% OF THE TOTAL CONTRACT COST WITH HIS OWN ORGANIZATION. CONTRACTOR PREQUALIFICATION IS NOT REQUIRED TO BID ON THIS PROJECT. HOWEVER, THE AWARD OF THE CONTRACT WILL NOT BE MADE TO ANY BIDDER WHO, AT THE TIME OF THE AWARD, IS CONSIDERED BY THE ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ALDOT) TO BE DISQUALIFIED FROM BIDDING, NOR TO ANY BIDDER WHO IS AN AFFILATE OF OR HAS A CORPORATE OFFICER, DIRECTOR, OR PRINCIPAL OWNER WHO IS A CORPORATE OFFICER, DIRECTOR, OR OWNER OF, ANOTHER PERSON WHO IS PRESENTLY DISQUALIFIED BY ALDOT. FURTHER DETAILS AND DEFINITIONS REGARDING THIS PROVISION ARE INCLUDED IN SECTION 102 OF SPECIAL PROVISION 18-LPA3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION, BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON COMPLETE ORIGINAL PROPOSALS MADE AVAILABLE BY THE OWNER. BID DOCUMENTS (INCLUDING PLANS AND PROPOSALS) ARE AVAILABLE AT CDG ENGINEERS & ASSOCIATES, INC. 1840 EAST THREE NOTCH STREET, ANDALUSIA, ALABAMA 36421, UPON PAYMENT OF A REFUNDABLE (IF PLANS ARE RETURNED IN REUSABLE CONDITION WITHIN 10 DAYS OF BID OPENING) DEPOSIT OF $50.00. CHECKS SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO CDG ENGINEERS & ASSOCIATES, INC. BID DOCUMENTS WILL BE MAILED ONLY UPON RECEIPT OF DEPOSIT. NO BID DOCUMENTS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED LATER THAN 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE SCHEDULED OPENING OF BIDS. BID DOCUMENTS ARE ON FILE AT ENTERPRISE CITY HALL; 501 SOUTH MAIN STREET, ENTERPRISE, ALABAMA 36081.

THIS IS A FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECT. THE PROPOSED WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED IN CONFORMITY WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR CARRYING OUT THE FEDERAL HIGHWAY ACT AND OTHER ACTS AMENDATORY, SUPPLEMENTARY, OR RELATIVE THERETO. THIS PROJECT IS SUBJECT TO THE CONTRACT WORK HOURS AND SAFETY STANDARDS ACT AND IT'S IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS. MBE/DBE PARTICIPATION IS ENCOURAGED; HOWEVER, NO SPECIFIC MBE/DBE GOALS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR THIS PROJECT. MINIMUM WAGE RATES FOR THIS PROJECT HAVE BEEN PREDETERMINED BY THE SECRETARY OF LABOR AND ARE SET FORTH IN THE ADVERTISIED SPECIFICATIONS. IN ACCORDANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, 78 STAT. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 AND TITLE 49, CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, SUBTITLE A, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, PART 21, NONDISCRIMINATION IN FEDERALLY-ASSISTED PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ISSUED PURSUANT TO SUCH ACT, ALL BIDDERS ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT IT WILL BE AFFIRMATIVELY ENSURED THAT IN ANY CONTRACT ENTERED INTO PURSUANT TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT, MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES WILL BE AFFORDED FULL OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT BIDS IN RESPONSE TO THIS INVITATION AND WILL NOT BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IN CONSIDERATION FOR AN AWARD. THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY OR ALL BIDS AND TO DISREGARD ANY MINOR IRREGULARITIES IS RESERVED BY THE OWNER.

HONORABLE WILLIAM E. (BILL) COOPER, MAYOR 7/10/2019

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