2019 WATERWORKS IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM
INVITATION TO BID
THE CITY OF MALDEN invites sealed bids for Contract 2019-W-1 of its 2019 Waterworks Improvements Program. Bids will be received at the office of the Malden Engineering Department, 17 Pleasant Street, 2nd Floor, Malden, MA 02148, until 1:30 PM local time on Thursday, August 29, 2019 and at that place and time will be publicly opened and read aloud.
In general, the work of this contract shall consist of relaying water mains in 4 streets, or portions thereof, in various locations totaling approximately 2,400 LF of water main inclusive of the Base Bid and Add Alternate No.1. The work includes installing, maintaining and removing temporary bypass systems; removing and replacing water mains, services, hydrants and associated valves and fittings; constructing temporary and permanent roadway and sidewalk trench patches; and related appurtenant and incidental work.
The Base Bid will include work in Boylston Street, Willow Street and Oliver Street. Add Alternate No.1, if accepted by the City, will include work in Webber Street.
Contract Documents will become available Thursday, August 15, 2019 and may be examined and/or obtained at the office of the Malden Engineering Department, 17 Pleasant Street, 2nd Floor, Malden, MA
02148, Malden, MA 02148, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM; and Friday, 9:00 AM to
A deposit in the form of a check payable to the “City of Malden, Massachusetts” in the amount of $50.00 will be required for each set of the Contract Documents. A refund of the deposit will be made for Contract Documents returned in good condition within 4 weeks after bids are received.
Bidder’s requesting Contract Documents by mail shall include an additional non-refundable check payable to “Hayner/Swanson, Inc.” in the amount of $25.00 per set to cover handling and mailing costs.
The bids shall be prepared and submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
Bids must be accompanied by a bid security, satisfactory to the City, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid (Base Bid plus Add Alternate No. 1). The bid security shall be in the form of a bid bond issued by a company licensed to do business in the Commonwealth; or a certified, treasurer’s or cashier’s check, issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the “City of Malden, Massachusetts”. Cash deposits will not be accepted. A Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid will be required of the successful bidder.
Contracts for work under this Proposal will obligate the Contractor and Subcontractors to comply with applicable Federal, State and local provisions regarding prevailing wage rates, insurances, labor, equal employment opportunity, anti-discrimination and affirmative action.
Bids may be held by the City of Malden for a period not to exceed sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding the Contract. The City of Malden reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids received if deemed to be in their best interest.
CITY OF MALDEN BY
Yem Lip, P.E. City Engineer
Malden Engineering Department