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INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Project: Tesla Blvd., Centennial Park Blvd., and Werner Ave. – Watermain Relocation & Extensions City of Alcoa Public Works & Engineering Department Project No.s 20-004, 20-017 & 20-018
Project Manager: Simon deVente, P.E. Assistant Director/Chief Engineer City of Alcoa 725 Universal Street Alcoa, TN 37701
SEPARATE sealed BIDS for the Tesla Blvd – Watermain & Sanitary Sewer Extensions project will be received by the Public Works & Engineering Department of the City of Alcoa, Tennessee at the Public Works Offices, 725 Universal Street, Alcoa, Tennessee until 2:00 p.m., Local Time, on the 6th day of August, 2020 and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.
The work of this contract generally consists of the following:
Construction of 1780 feet of public watermain and appurtenances. Coordinate work with road construction contractor.
No bids will be received or accepted after the above specified time for the opening of Bids. Bids submitted after the designated hour will be deemed invalid and returned unopened to the Bidder.
The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
Tennessee AGC & iSqFt Plan Room622 Leroy StKnoxville, TN 37921
Builders Exchange of Tennessee300 Clark StreetKnoxville, TN 37921
City of Alcoa Public Works Department725 Universal StreetAlcoa, TN 37701
Copies of BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be obtained electronically (email PublicWorks@cityofalcoa-tn.gov) or hardcopy(s) (upon payment of $50.00 for each set) from the offices of the City of Alcoa Public Works & Engineering Department located at 725 Universal Street, Alcoa, Tennessee. Electronic documents shall be sent by email with a “Delivery Receipt” and “Read Receipt”.
A pre-bid conference will not be held.
The deposits of all legal bidders except the successful bidder will be entirely refunded on receipt of BIDDING DOCUMENTS (plans and specifications) in good condition within ten (10) calendar days subsequent to opening the bids. Deposits of non-bidders will not be refunded. In addition, Water and Sanitary Sewer Construction Specifications and Street & Drainage Construction Specifications of the City of Alcoa are available on the City of Alcoa website or may be obtained upon payment of $25.00 for each set (non-refundable).
BIDS shall be accompanied by a cashier’s or bank check or BID Guarantee BOND in the amount not less than five percent (5%) of the BID made payable to the City of Alcoa, Tennessee, OWNER, and subject to the conditions provided in the INSTRUCTION FOR BIDDERS. Bidders shall submit with their bid a Drug-Free Workplace Affidavit of Prime Bidder as required by TCA §50-9-113. A Voluntary Title VI Disclosure should also be included with the bid to assist with the City of Alcoa’s compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish an acceptable Performance and Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, each bond.
The project herein described is to be completed within ninety (90) calendar days from the date of the Notice to Proceed. Additional time will be allowed to coordinate with Site Contractor. Liquidated damages for delay of completion of contract will be in accordance with the Agreement (Contract).
Bidders may withdraw their bid within twenty-four (24) hours of the bid opening providing certification of an error in their submittal is forwarded to the Owner. Thereafter, no Bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the actual bid date of the opening thereof.
All bidders must be licensed contractors to perform the type construction herein described by Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 62, Chapter 6, Amended by Chapter 9 and Chapter 406 of the Public Works Act of 1977. The project is funded by local funds.
The CONTRACTOR shall comply with all State, Federal, and Local laws and/or regulations.
The City of Alcoa reserves the right to waive any irregularities or reject any or all bids. The City of Alcoa shall not discriminate against any contractor regardless of race, religion, creed, color, sex, national origin, age, or physical handicap.
The proposed project has been developed in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which provides that the no person shall, on the grounds of race, sex, age, national origin, or disabling condition, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
Mark Johnson, City Manager City of Alcoa223 Associates BoulevardAlcoa, TN 37701