ADVERTISEMENT AND NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Borough of Sayreville for the "IMPROVEMENTS TO PULASKI AVENUE" and publicly opened and read aloud at the Borough Hall, 167 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time in Room 310 of the Municipal Building.
The project generally consists of concrete, roadway paving / reconstruction and storm drainage improvements to Pulaski Avenue between Washington Road and Main Street rights-of-way located within the Borough of Sayreville. The work involved with these improvements includes the maintenance and protection of traffic; cutting and removal of existing trees, installation of new street trees; installation of approximately 250 lineal feet +/- of 6” diameter PPT underdrain; installation of approximately 260 lineal feet of 12” /18" RCP of various classes of storm sewer pipe reaches; construction of various types of new storm sewer inlet / manhole structures; reconstruction of existing storm sewer inlet / manhole structures; furnish and install approximately 127 +/- of new water services / curb boxes utilizing directional jacking / jetting method including connections to existing water services and water lines; abandonment of existing water services; extending existing roof leader drains to new curb, removal of approximately 8,800 lineal feet +/- of various types of existing concrete curbs; removal of approximately 30,700 square feet +/- of various types of concrete sidewalks, driveways and/or aprons; construction of approximately 8,800 lineal feet +/- of new standard Borough concrete curb, approximately 21,000 square feet +/- of new standard concrete sidewalk and approximately 9,800 square feet +/- of new standard reinforced concrete driveways and/or aprons; furnishing and installation of cast-in-place handicapped sidewalk ramp delineation; restoration of existing hot mix asphalt and stone driveways; roadway milling of approximately 15,800 square yards +/- of existing asphalt surface course pavement; roadway milling of approximately 15,800 square yards +/- of existing concrete base course pavement, one inch (1”) thickness; cutting / removal of approximately 1,100 square yards +/- of existing roadway asphalt pavement; the installation of dense graded aggregate base course, if and where ordered; the installation of approximately 2,900 square yards +/- of reinforced concrete permanent base course trench repair / pavement restoration; furnishing and installation of approximately 20,200 lineal feet +/- of joint sealer; installation of approximately 420 tons +/- of hot mix asphalt base course material; resurfacing the entire roadway with approximately 2,850 tons +/- of hot mix asphalt surface course material; application of approximately 8,800 lineal feet +/- of pavement stripes / markings (4" wide lines); application of pavement markings (symbols), furnishing and installation of topsoil, sod; and all other preparation, restoration and associated work in accordance with the Contract Documents.
Contract Documents and Plans for the proposed work prepared by David J. Samuel, P.E., Borough Engineer, CME Associates may be examined at the office of said Engineer at 3141 Bordentown Avenue, Parlin, New Jersey and at the office of the Borough Clerk, 167 Main Street, Sayreville, New Jersey, during business hours and may be obtained at the Borough Engineer's Office until 48 hours prior to the time set for the opening of Bids upon payment of $100.00 per set. No refunds will be made. Proposals in the Contract Documents must be enclosed in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the Bidder and the name of the work on the outside addressed to the Mayor and Borough Council, Borough of Sayreville, 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 Borough.
Each Bid must be accompanied by a certified check or cash in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the Bid, but not more than $20,000.00 payable without any conditional endorsement as a guarantee that in case the Contract is awarded to the Bidder, he will within ten (10) days thereafter execute such contract and furnish satisfactorily performance bonds. Upon failure to do so he shall forfeit the deposit as liquidated damages and the acceptance of the Bid will be contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement by the Bidder. No interest shall be allowed upon any such certified check or cash. A bid bond in the amount often (10%) percent of the Bid, but not more than $20,000.00, may be substituted for certified check or cash.
Each Bid must also be accompanied by a certificate of consent of surety from a bonding company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey and named in the current list of "Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bond", U.S. Treasury Department, guaranteeing that if the proposal of the Bidder be accepted they will furnish the bond set forth in Paragraph One of the General Conditions of the Contract and the acceptance of the Bid will be contingent upon the fulfillment of this requirement.
The Borough reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities specified in the manner designated in the Specifications. The Borough reserves the right to award this Contract based on funds available.
All bidders are required to be registered with the New Jersey Department of Labor if they elect to bid public work projects. The bidder shall be required to comply with “The Public Works Contractor Registration Act” (P.L. 1999, C. 238), as identified in Section B - Instruction to Bidders paragraph B3.14 and in the Appendix of these Specifications. All Contractors and Subcontractors working on prevailing wage projects, which have a public building component, must attach a certificate of registration from the Department of Labor, to all bids.
All bidders are required to submit “Proof of Business Registration” to the contracting agency if they elect to bid public work projects. Proof of business registration shall be a copy of a Business Registration Certificate issued by the Department of the Treasury, Division of Revenue. The bidder shall be required to comply with business registration provisions of N.J.S.A. 52:32-44; P.L. 2004, C.57 (Chapter 57), as identified in Section B-lnstruction to Bidders paragraph B3.15 and in the Appendix of these specifications. All Contractors and Subcontractors working on public work projects must attach a Business Registration Certificate, to all bids.
The successful Bidder shall be required to comply with the provisions of the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, Chapter 150 of the Laws of 1963, effective January 1, 1964.
The successful Bidder shall be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.
During the performance of this Contract, the Contractor agrees to comply with the requirements of P.L. 1975, c.127 (N.J.A.C. 17:27), as amended; all requirements of the State of New Jersey Worker Health and Safety Act (N.J.A.C. 12:110 et seq.), as amended; and the United States Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) (29 CFR 1910), as amended with regard to worker and jobsite safety.
No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the date set for the opening thereof. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a surety company bond in the full amount of Contract price indemnifying the Borough of Sayreville, New Jersey for all proceedings suits or actions of any kind of description and conditional for the faithful performance of the work.
All Bid security will be returned to all Bidders except the three apparent lowest Bidders within ten working days after the opening of Bids, and to the three apparent lowest Bidders within three working days after the successful Bidder has executed the Contract and his Contract security has been approved by the Borough.
The award shall be subject to the approval of the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
Bidders are advised that the “IMPROVEMENTS TO PULASKI AVENUE” is partially funded by the State of New Jersey, and the successful Bidder will be required to fully comply with the applicable current “New Jersey Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction” if, and as amended or supplemented by the NJDOT Local Aid District office.
The Borough reserves the right to reject any, or all Bids if in its opinion it is in the best interest to do so and to award the Contract for any and/or all items.
BY ORDER OF THE MAYOR AND BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF SAYREVILLE.
THERESA FARBANIEC BOROUGH CLERK