010000 – ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for Fletcher Avenue Extension, to be constructed for City of Tontitown, Tontitown, Arkansas, will be received online in the QuestCDN online bid interface until 2:30 PM on TUESDAY, October 6, 2020, at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud via online Zoom meeting. Zoom meeting information will be posted to the QuestCDN online bid interface under Project Q&A, and the City website under Public Notices.
An Optional Pre-Bid Conference will be held on 1:00 pm Thursday, September 23, 2020 via online Zoom meeting. Zoom meeting information will be posted to the QuestCDN online bid interface under Project Q&A and the City website under Public Notices.
The project includes, but is not limited to, the extension of Fletcher Ave. from Piazza Road to Highway 112 with side street connections at Mathias Avenue and Industrial Drive as shown on the plans and indicated in the specifications.
Digital copies of the bid documents are available at http://planroom.garverusa.com for a fee of $45. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Plan Room” link, and by entering Quest Project Number 7280432 on the “Browse Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or email@example.com. Addendums to the bid package will be issued through the online Garver Plan Holders List; therefore, all prime bidders shall be responsible for downloading the bid documents from the Garver online plan room in order to be included in the Plan Holders List. Bidders must enter the addenda numbers in the Proposal to verify receipt.
For this project, bids will only be accepted through the QuestCDN online electronic bid interface. To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents, refresh the project’s page on the online plan room, and then click the “on-line bid” button below the project name. Instructions for filling out bid online is included with the bid documents.
Proposals shall be accompanied by a cashier’s or certified check upon a national or state bank in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total maximum bid price payable without recourse to the Owner, or a bid bond in the same amount from a reliable surety company, as a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into a contract and execute performance and payment bonds within ten (10) days after notice of award of Contract to him. Such bid guarantee shall be made payable to City of Tontitown.
The successful bidder must furnish a performance and payment bond upon the form provided in the amount of one hundred per cent (100%) of the contract price from an approved surety company holding a permit from the State of Arkansas to act as surety, or other surety or sureties acceptable to the Owner.
Bidders must be licensed under the terms of Arkansas Code Annotation §§17-25-101, et. Seq.
Bids must remain in effect for 60 days after the bid opening date. Within 60 days from the bid date, the Owner may award the contract to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder or reject any or all bids for the project.
The City of Tontitown reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities in the bids and bidding deemed to be in the best interests of the City of Tontitown, and to reject nonconforming, nonresponsive, or conditional bids.
Owner: City of Tontitown
By: James Clark
Title: Public Works Director
Publication Dates: September 20, 2020 and September 27, 2020