(2023-09) Baker Grove Road Improvements Project (Addendum 1, 2, 3, & 4)

Agency: City of Acworth
State: Georgia
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Posted Date: Oct 23, 2023
Due Date: Oct 25, 2023
Solicitation No: 2023-09
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Invitation for Bid Number 2023-09 City of Acworth

Invitation for Bid Number 2023-09

Sealed bids will be accepted at the City of Acworth, Office of the City Clerk, located at 4415 Center Street, Acworth, GA, 30101, no later than 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at which time said sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids are being received for the:

Baker Grove Road Improvements Project

There will be a voluntary pre-bid meeting on October 16, 2023, at 10:00am held at City Hall, 4415 Center Street, immediately followed by a site visit. Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend or otherwise visit the site to familiarize themselves with the project.

All bidders must comply with all general and special instructions. Sealed bids must be delivered to the above listed address. All information pertaining to bid number, bid description, bidder and opening date must be listed on the sealed envelope.

All bids must be delivered to the address listed above no later than the time and date indicated. The City of Acworth reserves the right to waive any or all informalities, accept or reject any or all bids, to re-advertise and award in the best interest of the City.

For additional information, contact Angie Luna at (770) 974-5233. Refer to IFB Number 2023-09. Bidder information packets may be obtained by emailing a request to: aluna@acworth.org or calling Acworth Power & Public Works Department, at the above-mentioned phone number, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Addendum 1

To All Registered Bidders:

This addendum forms a part of and modifies the Bidder Information packet. Include this addendum with your submittal Download Addendum 1 Here . Failure to do so may subject firm to disqualification.

This addendum will address questions received via email that have not already been addressed:

Question: On 13 series drawings, there is a New Storm Drain shown from structure A0 to A1 however it does not show to replace existing curb gutter & sidewalk along the pipe. Can you please clarify if we have to replace curb gutter & sidewalk along that stretch of pipe?

Answer: Our engineering consultant, American Engineers, Inc added notes to 13-0006 and 13-0008 stating to replace any sidewalk and curb removed during instillation of storm drain.

Question: Same thing from structure A2 to A3, we might have to replace a section of sidewalk and curb gutter over there as well which is not shown on plans.

Answer: See above answered question.

An updated set of drawings with the notes referenced above is included with this addendum.

Addendum 2

To All Registered Bidders:
This addendum forms a part of and modifies the Bidder Information packet. Include this addendum with
your submittal.
Download Addendum 2 Here Failure to do so may subject a firm to disqualification.

This addendum will address questions received via email that have not already been addressed:


Question: Is a bid bond required for this project?


Answer: A Bid Bond is not required. This bid bond strikes the following wording on Page 5 of the bid

original bid document set:


1.06 Failure to Execute Contract

A. Failure to execute Contract, Contract Performance Bond, or furnish satisfactory proof of
insurance coverage within thirty (30) days after the date of Notice of Award of the Contract,
shall be just cause for the annulment of the award, and voiding of contract and for the forfeiture

of the bid bond, not as a penalty, but as liquidation of damages sustained. At the discretion of the

City, the award may then be made to the next another bidder, or the Work may be re-advertised.”


Matters relating to the pre-bid meeting:


Subject: Bid Schedule


Answer: The bid will be changed to a unit/price bid, and the bid schedule for this is attached. Contractors will

still include the total amount of the bid. This document shall be inserted after page 15 of the original bid

documents.

Addendum 3

To All Registered Bidders:

This addendum forms a part of and modifies the Bidder Information packet. Include this addendum with your submittal. Download Addendum 3 Here . Failure to do so may subject firm to disqualification.

This addendum amends Addendum 2 as stated below:
Topic: Bid Bond Requirement
There will be a 5% bid bond required. The following statement is inserted into the bid documents:

BID BOND
An industry standard “Surety” “bid bond” for the base bid only is acceptable naming the “City of Acworth” as beneficiary. Cash in lieu of Bond is acceptable.

Addendum 4

To All Registered Bidders:

This addendum forms a part of and modifies the Bidder Information packet. Include this addendum with your submittal. Download Addendum 4 Here . Failure to do so may subject firm to disqualification.

Question: The concrete patching will not work. The patching needs to be asphalt patching in tonnage instead of concrete CY’s.
Answer: GDOT calls for concrete in tonnage if under a certain size. This can be further addressed after the award of the bid and worked out if it is still a concern. This should be shown as a quantity per ton on the bid sheet.

Question: There are no quantities for curb and gutter line in the bid schedule that was provided.
Answer: These were added in the attached updated bid schedule.

Question: What is the city expecting for the specification of the road?
Answer: 2” of 19mm, 1” of 9.5mm

Question: The erosion control is lump sum. What needs to be included in the lump sum item?
Answer: Temporary grassing, silt fence and repair, any additional erosion control that may be needed for the project.

Question: The sod line is lump sum. What is the city’s expectation on the sod line item? What is the quantity?
Answer: This has been added to the bid sheet.

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