#20-58 Cold Planing of Bituminous Concrete Pavement, Roadway Reclamation & Concrete Overlay

Agency: City of Newton
State: Massachusetts
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
  • 238910 - Site Preparation Contractors
  • 238990 - All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Posted Date: Mar 23, 2020
Due Date: Mar 26, 2020
Solicitation No: #20-58
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03/26/2020
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#20-58

#20-58 Cold Planing of Bituminous Concrete Pavement, Roadway Reclamation & Concrete Overlay

The contract consists of milling/overlay, reclamation and/or full depth reconstruction of multiple municipal roadways located thorughout the City. In addition, the contractor will adjust affected traffic signals timing, adjust castings, replace and shim unsuitable substructure, reinstall traffic loop, etc per project documents

Bidlist
Addendum #1, 2 & 3
Addendum #4
03/12/2020
11:30 AM

Pre-Bid Meeting: March 12, 2020 at 11:30

Location: Newton City Hall, Room 201

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CITY OF NEWTON
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
CONTRACT FOR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
(M.G.L. Ch. 30, §39M)
PROJECT MANUAL:
COLD-PLANING OF BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT,
ROADWAY RECLAMATION AND BITUMINOUS
CONCRETE OVERLAY
INVITATION FOR BID #20-58
Pre-Bid Meeting: March 5, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.
Bid Opening Date: March 12, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.
FEBRUARY 2020
Ruthanne Fuller, Mayor
CITY OF NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS
PURCHASING DEPARTMENT
INVITATION FOR BID #20-58
The City of Newton invites sealed bids in accordance with M.G.L. c.30, §39M from Contractors for:
COLD-PLANING OF BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT, ROADWAY RECLAMATION
AND BITUMINOUS CONCRETE OVERLAY
Pre-Bid Meeting at:
10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020, Newton City Hall, Room 201
Bids will be received until:
10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020
at the Purchasing Department, Room 201, Newton City Hall, 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02459. Bids will not be
accepted nor may submitted bids be corrected, modified or withdrawn after the delaine for bids. Immediately following the deadline
for bids, all bids received within the time specified will be publicly opened and read aloud. The pre-bid meeting is NOT
mandatory.
1. The work under this Contract consists of furnishing all necessary labor, materials and equipment required for the removal
and immediate off-site disposal of 1-1/2” to 2” of bituminous concrete by cold-planing methods and the overlay of 1-1/2” to
2” of SUPERPAVE asphalt. In addition the contractor shall be expected to adjust affected traffic signal timing from
“actuated” to “timed” control, adjust castings, replace and shim unsuitable substructure, reinstall traffic loops, reset and
install new curbing, construct ADA compliant curb ramps, reconstruct/construct driveways and sidewalks, as directed by
the City Engineer. All other work described in the Contract Documents unless specifically indicated as not to be done. The
work shall be performed at multiple municipal roadway locations situated throughout the City of Newton. *
* Notice #1: The quantities represented in this Invitation for Bid are dependent on Massachusetts Department of Transportation
(MassDOT) Chapter 90 funding. These monies are customarily allotted, and subsequently apportioned by the City of Newton, on or
about April 1 of each calendar year. Therefore the quantities listed in this Invitation for Bid (IFB) may be revised at the time
of the bid award.
Documents relating to this Invitation for Bids (Contract Documents) will be available online at www.newtonma.gov/bids or pick
up at the Purchasing Department after 10:00 a.m., February 27, 2020. Bids must be submitted with one Original and two
Copies.
Only paving contractors that have been prequalified by Mass DOT are eligible to bid on this contract. MassDOT will provide
a list of Prequalified Construction Contractors to the City of Newton. Bidders will be verified at time of Bid Opening.
A bid deposit in an amount that is not less than five percent (5%) of the value of the bid, including all add alternates, is required. Bid
deposits, payable to the City of Newton, shall be either in the form of a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check on, or a treasurer's or
cashier's check issued by, a responsible bank or trust company. Bidders are reminded that the bid deposit covers the City for damages
when a bidder withdraws its bid after the bid submission date. Be advised that to the extent permitted by the law the City will
retain all bid deposits for withdrawn bids.
The costs of any bond and any insurance required in this Invitation for Bid are the responsibility of the bidder; such costs
will not be reimbursed by City and should be included in your bid.
The City of Newton will award the contract to the lowest eligible and responsible bidder. Please Note: this bid, in accordance with
the Chapter 303 Acts of 2008, contains Price Adjustments and new Prevailing Wage requirements. All bidders are required to
familiarize themselves with these terms and conditions before submitting a bid.
The start date is the date on which the Notice to Proceed is issued, which is anticipated to be on or before April 21, 2020.
Time for completion is prior to December 31, 2020.
All bids are subject to the provisions of M.G.L. c.30, §39M. Wages are subject to minimum wage rates determined by the
Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industries pursuant to M.G.L. c.149, §26 to 27H. The schedule of wage rates applicable to
this contract is included in the bidding documents.
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In addition, the prevailing wage schedule will be updated annually for all public construction projects lasting longer than one (1)
year. You will be required to pay the rates set out in any updated prevailing wage schedule. Increases in prevailing wage schedules
will not be the basis for change order requests. The successful bidder will be required to provide a Certificate of Insurance
demonstrating current coverage of the type and amounts set forth in the Project Manual. The successful bidder will be required to
furnish a Labor and Materials Payment Bond in the amount of 50% of the contract total. Wages are paid to drivers for all “on-
site” work.
Once you’ve downloaded this bid from the internet website (www.newtonma.gov/bids) I strongly suggest you email
(purchasing@newtonma.gov ) your company’s Name, address, EMAIL, phone, fax AND the INVITATION FOR BID NUMBER
and Project Title, so that we may add you to the Bidders List and you will be notified of any/all addendums.
The City will reject any and all bids in accordance with the above referenced General Laws. In addition, the City reserves the right
to waive minor informalities in any or all bids or to reject any or all bids (in whole or in part) if it be in the public interest to do so.
In the event that any person wishes to attend a bid opening or pre-bid meeting, accessible and reasonable accommodations will be
provided to persons requiring assistance. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact the city of Newton’s ADA
Coordinator, Jini Fairley, at least two business days in advance of the meeting: jfairley@newtonma.gov or (617) 796-1253. For
Telecommunications Relay Service, please dial 711.
CITY OF NEWTON
Nicholas Read
Chief Procurement Officer
February 27, 2020
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CITY OF NEWTON
DEPARTMENT OF PURCHASING
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
ARTICLE 1 - BIDDER'S REPRESENTATION
1.1 Each General Bidder (hereinafter called the "Bidder") by making a bid (hereinafter called "bid") represents that:
1.
The Bidder has read and understands the Bidding Documents, Contract Forms, General Conditions, Conditions of
the Contract, General Requirements and Project Specification (collectively, referred to as the “Contract
Documents”) and the bid is made in accordance therewith.
2.
The Bidder has visited the work sites (See “Limits of Work” at p. 43 below.) and is familiar with the local
conditions under which the work has to be performed.
1.2 Failure to so examine the Contract Documents and work sites will not relieve any Bidder from any obligation under the bid
as submitted.
ARTICLE 2 - REQUEST FOR INTERPRETATION
2.1 Bidders shall promptly notify the City of any ambiguity, inconsistency, or error which they may discover upon examination
of the Contract Documents, the site, and local conditions.
2.2 Bidders requiring clarification or interpretation of the Contract Documents shall make a written request to the Chief
Procurement Officer, at purchasing@newtonma.gov or via facsimile (617) 796-1227. The City will answer such requests
if received by Friday, March 6, 2020 at 12:00 noon.
2.3 Interpretation, correction, or change in the Contract Documents will be made by Addendum which will become part of the
Contract Documents. The City will not be held accountable for any oral instruction.
2.4 Addenda will be emailed to every individual or firm on record as having taken a set of Contract Documents.
2.5 Copies of addenda will be made available for inspection at the location listed in the Invitation for Bids where Contract
Documents are on file, in addition to being available online at www.newtonma.gov/bids.
2.6 Bidders or proposers contacting ANY CITY EMPLOYEE regarding an Invitation for Bid (IFB) or a Request for Proposal
(RFP), outside of the Purchasing Department, once an IFB or RFP has been released may be disqualified from the bidding
process.
2.7 Bidders downloading information off the internet web site are solely responsible for obtaining any addenda prior to the bid
opening. If the bidder makes themselves known to the Purchasing Department, at purchasing@newtonma.gov or via
facsimile (617) 796-1227, they shall be placed on the bidder’s list. Bidders must provide the Purchasing Department with
their company’s name, street address, city, state, zip, phone, fax, email address and INVITATION FOR BID #20-58.
ARTICLE 3 - MBE PARTICIPATION
3.1 Notice is hereby given that the Mayor’s Affirmative Action Plan for the City of Newton in effect at the time of this
solicitation is applicable to all construction contracts in excess of $10,000.00.
3.2 Notice is hereby given that the City of Newton Minority/Women Business Enterprise Plan and the Supplemental Equal
Employment Opportunity Anti-Discrimination and Affirmative Action Program in effect at the time of this solicitation are
applicable to all City contracts for goods and services in excess of $50,000.00.
3.3 Copies of the Plans and Program referred to in Sections 3.1 and 3.2 are available at www.newtonma.gov/purchasing.
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ARTICLE 4 - PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF BIDS
4.1 Bids shall be submitted on the "Bid Form #20-58," attached
4.2 All entries on the Bid Form shall be made by typewriter or in ink.
4.3 Where so indicated on the Bid Form, sums shall be expressed in both words and figures. Where there is a discrepancy
between the bid sum expressed in words and the bid sum expressed in figures, the words shall control.
4.4 Bid Deposits shall be submitted in the amount specified in the IFB. They shall be made payable to the City and shall be
either in the form of cash, certified check, treasurer's or cashier's check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, or a
bid bond issued by a surety licensed to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and shall be conditioned upon
the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid. Bidders are reminded that the bid deposit
covers the City for damages when a bidder withdraws its bid after the bid submission date. Bid advised that to the extent
permitted by law the City will retain all bid deposits for withdrawn bids.
Bid deposits of the three (3) lowest responsible and eligible Bidders shall be retained until the execution and delivery of the
City/Contractor agreement.
4.5 The Bid, including the bid deposit shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope with the following plainly marked on the outside:
* GENERAL BID FOR:
#20-58
* NAME OF PROJECT:
Cold-Planing of Bituminous Concrete Pavement, Roadway Reclamation
and Bituminous Concrete Overlay
* BIDDER’S NAME, BUSINESS ADDRESS, AND PHONE NUMBER
4.6 Date and time for receipt of bids is set forth in the IFB.
4.7 Timely delivery of a bid at the location designated shall be the full responsibility of the Bidder. In the event that Newton
City Hall is closed on the date or at the time that bids are due, the date and time for receipt of bids shall be on the next
business day following that the Newton City Hall and the Purchasing Department are open.
4.8 Bids shall be submitted with one original and one copy.
4.7 Massachusetts law requires all employees who work on Massachusetts public works construction sites must have no
Less than 10 hours of OSHA-approved safety and health training. See M.G.L. c.30, §39M( c), M.G.L. c.30, §39S(a)(1),
M.G.L. c.149, §44E(2) & M.G.L. c.149, §44F(2).
1. This requirement will apply to any general bid or sub bid submitted.
2. This law directs the Massachusetts Attorney General to restrain the award of construction contracts to any contractor
who is in violation to this requirement and to restrain the performance of these contracts by non-complying contractors.
3. The contractor and all subcontractors on this project must certify on the Bid Form compliance with the applicable
requirement. Non-compliance with this law will disqualify the bidder.
4.9 PRICE ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES CHAPTER 90 FUNDS
It is the intention of the City to allow price adjustments in the award of this Contract. These price adjustments shall be for Fuel
Asphalt, and Portland Cement when such commodities have been determined to be integral components of the work.
For Fuel a special provision shall provide for a price adjustment formula. This adjustment shall be based on the difference
between the Base Price and the Period Price which shall be evaluated on a monthly basis, but price adjustments shall only be
made if the monthly cost change exceeds +/- 5 per cent. Subsequently each respective price adjustment shall be made as
specified under each applicable and separate payment item.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Depending on the prevailing market trends at the time of payment these
price adjustments may provide for additional compensation to the Contractor, or they may
otherwise result in a repayment to the City. The increase or a decrease in the value of the
commodity, during the applicable payment period in which the goods and/or services were
rendered, shall be the determinant factor.
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