Township of Franklin
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Oak Grove Road Improvements – Phases I & II
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Township of Franklin, Hunterdon County, New Jersey (the “Owner”) for Oak Grove Road Improvements – Phases I & II project and be opened and read in public at the Township of Franklin, 202 Sidney Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867 on Thursday, October 6, 2022 11:00 AM prevailing time.
The Project consists of pavement resurfacing and repairs, drainage structure repairs, and drainage pipe and inlet installation. All work on this contract must be completed within 45 calendar days from issuance of a Notice to Proceed.
Contract documents and drawings for the proposed work (the “Contract Documents”, which have been prepared by Adam T. Wisniewski, P.E., of the firm Colliers Engineering & Design Inc. (DBA Maser Consulting), will be on file at the below date in the Township of Franklin, 202 Sidney Road, Pittstown, NJ 08867.
Bidders will be furnished with a copy of the Contract Documents by request upon proper notice and payment of a non-refundable charge of $100.00 payable to Colliers Engineering & Design Inc. (DBA Maser Consulting) to defray the cost thereof. The Contract Documents will be available for purchase at the below date at the Engineer’s Office, Colliers Engineering & Design Inc. (DBA Maser Consulting), 53 Frontage Road Suite 110, Hampton, NJ 08827, 908 238 0900.
The Contract Documents will be available during business hours beginning on Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:00 AM.
Proposals must be made on the standard proposal forms included with the Contract Documents in the manner designated in the Contract Documents, must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidder and the name of the project on the outside and be addressed to the Township of Franklin, and must be accompanied by a statement of consent of surety from a surety company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey and acceptable to the Owner and either a bid bond or a certified check drawn to the order of Township of Franklin for not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid, except that the check shall not exceed $20,000.00.
The successful bidder is hereby notified that a performance bond and labor and material (payment) bond for the full amount of this project is required.
The award of the Contract for this project will not be made until the necessary funds have been provided by the Owner in a lawful manner.
The Owner or the Engineer reserves the right to require a complete financial and experience statement from prospective bidders showing that they have satisfactorily completed work of the nature required before furnishing proposal forms or specifications, or before awarding the contract.
Proposals for this contract will only be accepted from bidders who have properly qualified in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents.
The right is also reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities where such informality is not detrimental to the best interest of the Owner, except as to those items which are deemed mandatory and non-waivable set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23.2. Further, the Owner reserves the right to abandon the project and reject the bids entirely if any legal or state or federal administrative action is taken against the Owner which could delay or jeopardize the project from commencing. The right is also reserved to increase or decrease the quantities specified in the manner designated in the Specifications.
The successful bidder shall be required to comply with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, which include but are not limited to the affirmative action requirements of P.L. 1975, c. 127, N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27-1 et seq.
Bidders will be required to comply with the public disclosure provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2.
By order of the Township of Franklin, Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Christine Burke, RMC, CMR, QPA, Township Clerk