Bid Postings

NOTICE TO BIDDERS for IMPROVEMENTS to BROOKS BOULVARD PHASES 1 - 3

NOTICE TO BIDDERS is hereby given that sealed Bids are invited and will be received as set forth herein.

OWNER: Borough of Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey

PROJECT TITLE: Improvements to Brooks Boulevard Phases 1-3

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT: This project involves improvements to Brooks Boulevard from the Municipal Boundary west of North 20th Avenue to the intersection of North Main Street (Somerset County Route 533). The work includes approximately 19,050 SY milling & 2,240 Tons 9.5M64 Surface Course. Base repair will be determined by the Borough Engineer after milling operations. Concrete work consists of 2,845LF of curb and 1,439 SY of sidewalk and driveway aprons installed in conformance with ADA Standards. Utility work includes modifications to storm sewer inlets and manholes in compliance with the NJDEP Stormwater Regulations and sanitary manholes as identified on the construction plans provided.

ADDRESS FOR SUBMITTING BIDS: Please note the Municipal Offices are closed to the public. Bids should be sent via certified mail or overnight delivery to the following address:

Borough of Manville 325 North Main Street, Manville, NJ 08835

ENGINEER’S NAME AND PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

VAN CLEEF ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES

755 Memorial Parkway, Suite 110, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

ATTN.: Stanley J. Schrek, PE, AIA, PP, CME, LEED AP

Phone: 908-454-3080

EXAMINATION OF CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:

Contract Documents may be examined Monday - Friday, except legal holidays, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, only at the Engineer’s office noted above. Due to the COVID-19 work environment, appointments must be scheduled by either email (smcgregor@vancleefengineering.com) or phone (908-454-3080) to review bid documents.

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:

Contract Documents may be obtained only from the office of the Engineer in electronic format. The bidder must email Shelly McGregor of Van Cleef Engineering (smcgregor@vancleefengineering.com) to receive access to files for download. All refunds must be forwarded in strict compliance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-24(b).

BID SECURITY:

Bid Security is required in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the Bid, but not in excess of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-21

CONSENT OF SURETY:

Certificate from a Surety Company is required indicating consent to be bound as surety and guarantor for performance required under the Contract Documents.

BID SUBMISSION PROCEDURES:

Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form contained in the Contract Documents and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with the name of project and the name and address of the Bidder. All Bids must be received either certified mail or overnight mail to the Manville Borough Municipal Building prior to Bid opening at the address noted above. Bids will not be accepted after Thursday June 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION:

Bidders are required to be registered by the NJ Department of Labor at the time bids will be received by the Project Owner pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (P.L. 2003, c. 91, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51). Effective September 1, 2004, Bidders are also required to be registered by the NJ Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue at the time bids will be received by the Project owner pursuant to the Business Registration Act (P.L.2004, c.57, N.J.S.A.52:32-44).

PUBLIC BID OPENING AND READING: If offices remain closed, the opening will be held outdoors on the grounds of 325 North Main Street while observing the current social distancing guidelines.

Date: Thursday June 17, 2021

Time: 11:00 AM

Place: Borough of Manville Municipal Building

STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS:

Bidders are required to comply with applicable statutory requirements set forth in the Contract Documents including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. & N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq. (Affirmative Action); P.L. 1963, c. 150 (Prevailing Wage); Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.); and P.L.2004, c.19 & P.L.2005, c.271 (Pay to Play). In addition, effective August 1, 2005, P.L. 2005, c.67 authorized a new form of change order called “Value Engineering Construction Change Orders.” Please review these specifications to determine if this bid will involve this new form of change order for contracts that are estimated to exceed $5,000,000.00.

REJECTION OF BIDS:

The Borough of Manville reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, or to waive any Bid defect where such defect is not detrimental to the best interest of Borough of Manville and fairness of the bidding process. The right is also reserved to increase or decrease the quantities specified in the manner designated in the Contract Documents.

BY THE ORDER OF THE Borough of Manville, Somerset County, New Jersey.

 By: Wendy Barras, RMC, Municipal Clerk