Charlotte Street Road Diet

Agency: City of Asheville
State: North Carolina
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
Posted Date: Jul 22, 2019
Due Date: Aug 15, 2019
Solicitation No: 298-Q1531-Construction
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298-Q1531-Construction

Charlotte Street Road Diet

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Roadway Drawings

Signal Drawings - Hillside

Signal Drawings - Chestnut

Pavement Marking Drawings

Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 2pm, 7/31/19

161 S Charlotte St; 2nd floor conf rm

Bids due by 2pm, 8/15/19

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Advertisement for Bids (Formal - N.C.G.S. 143-129)
Issue Date:
July 15, 2019
Project Name: Charlotte Street Road Diet
Project Number: 298-Q1531-construction
Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute 143-129, sealed bids will be received by the City of
Asheville Capital Projects Department at Room 100, 70 Court Plaza, Asheville NC 28801, until 2:00pm
on August 15, 2019, and be immediately opened and read aloud for the project described as follows:
Description of Work:
The project is to mill and overlay Charlotte Street, installation of new striping and pavement markers,
signal modifications, demolition and reconstruction of sidewalk sections, construction of ADA curb
ramps and driveway aprons, and asphalt paving at select driveways as shown on Contract Drawings.
Bid Schedule:
Issuance of Advertisement for Bids
Pre-Bid Meeting (not mandatory)
161 S Charlotte St; 2nd floor conf. rm.
Asheville NC 28801
Deadline to Submit Questions
Bids Due (Bid Opening)
Construction Start
07/15/2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 2:00pm
08/08/2019
08/15/2019 2:00pm
09/15/2019
Pre-Bid Meeting attendance is highly encouraged but not mandatory. The project, the City’s Minority
Business Plan and the City’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy will be explained.
Bid Documents:
This Advertisement for Bids is posted on the City procurement website at www.ashevillenc.gov/bids.
This is the official source of this solicitation. Bid documents and instructions may be obtained digitally
at no cost from the City procurement website. All updates to this solicitation shall come in the form of
published addenda and shall be published to the same location. Neither the City nor the Engineer
will be responsible for full or partial sets of Contract Documents including any addendum
obtained from any other source.
Information:
All questions concerning this Advertisement for Bids should be submitted via email to:
Dustin Clemens, Project Manager
dclemens@ashevillenc.gov
Questions pertaining to the bid will be answered in the form of a written addenda posted to the City of
Asheville’s bid page no later than (5) days before the opening of bids.
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Standard of Award:
The award of the Contract will be made to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder, who, in the
opinion of the City, is qualified to perform the work required and is responsible and reliable. When
Alternate Bid items are required in the Bid, the Contract will be awarded to that responsible Bidder
whose Bid for the Alternate or combination of Alternates, selected by the City, is the lowest.
Minority Business Plan:
Prospective Contractors are notified that the City of Asheville has adopted a Minority Business Plan to
encourage participation by women and minority businesses in the awarding of contracts. Responding
bidders are hereby notified that this bid and the subsequent contract are subject to the provisions of
that plan. Questions regarding this should be directed to Rosanna Mulcahy, Minority Business Program
Manager, Community & Economic Development at (828) 259-8050 or by email at
rmulcahy@ashevillenc.gov.
Prospective contractors may outreach to any registered minority or woman owned business for their
sub-contracting needs. There are several options which include but are not limited to:
● State of North Carolina Historically Underutilized Business (HUB Vendor Search)
https://www.ips.state.nc.us/vendor/searchvendor.aspx?t=h
● NC Department of Transportation (NC Connect Directory of Firms)
https://www.ebs.nc.gov/VendorDirectory/default.html
● Small Business Administration (Small Business Dynamic Search)
http://dsbs.sba.gov/dsbs/search/dsp_dsbs.cfm
Certification of a Drug-Free Workplace:
Prospective Contractors are notified that the City of Asheville has adopted a Drug-Free Workplace
Policy requiring successful firms to insure that a drug-free workplace is provided in the performance of
any City of Asheville contract. By submitting a bid, the Prospective Contractor certifies that if awarded
the Contract, they and their subcontractors shall comply with the City’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
The policy may be viewed at the following:
http://www.ashevillenc.gov/departments/purchasing/drug_free_work_policy.htm
Payment of Taxes:
Bid proposals shall include the cost of required insurance and bonds and payment of any applicable
local, State and Federal taxes. The City Council of the City of Asheville has adopted a policy that the
City of Asheville will not enter into contracts with bidders who are delinquent in the payment of ad
valorem taxes owed to the City of Asheville.
License Requirements:
All bidders must have current North Carolina General Contractor licenses with the appropriate
classification for all work of the project at the time of the bid. The contractor or sub-contractor must be
a Certified General Contractor.
Bid Submittals:
The City has prepared this Advertisement for Bids which identifies the services to be undertaken.
In order to be considered, all bids must be submitted in writing no later than the bid due date, at which
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time bids will opened and read aloud. Contractors mailing bid packages should allow delivery time to
ensure timely receipt of their proposal. The responsibility for getting their bid to the City of Asheville on
or before the specified time and date is solely and strictly the responsibility of the proposing contractor.
The City will in no way be responsible for delays caused by any occurrence.
Sealed Bids may delivered to:
Physical Address (FedEx, UPS, Hand Delivery) Mailing Address (USPS)
City of Asheville
Capital Projects Department
Attention: Dustin Clemens
City Hall - 1st Floor - Room 100
70 Court Plaza
Asheville, NC 2880
City of Asheville
Capital Projects Department
Attention: Dustin Clemens
P.O. Box 7148
Asheville, NC 28802
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday
Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Email: dclemens@ashevillenc.gov
Miscellaneous Requirements of the Bid:
● All bids must be submitted on the form of Bid Proposal provided.
● All bidders are required to submit cash, a cashier’s check, or certified check in an amount equal
to five percent (5%) of the bid proposal. In lieu of said money, the bidder can submit a bid bond
executed by a corporate surety licensed in North Carolina to execute said bonds. This deposit
shall be retained be retained if the lowest responsible bidder failed to execute the contract within
ten (10) days of the award or fails to give satisfactory surety as required in North Carolina
General Statutes Section 143-129.
● All bids and bid bonds shall be sealed in two (2) separate envelopes and shall not be opened
prior to the time set for the bid opening.
● Until bid opening time, the City may return the bid to the bidder for modification or change-out of
bid.
● No bid may be withdrawn after bids have been opened, except as provided in North Carolina
General Statutes Section 143-129.1.
● The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a payment bond in the
amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Those bonds shall meet the
requirements of North Carolina General Statutes Section 143-129 and of Article 3 of Chapter
44A of the North Carolina General Statutes.
The City of Asheville reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.
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