Replacement of Bridge No. 04409 Woolson Street over Steele Brook
State Project No. 9153-04409
Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Purchasing Agent
of the Town of Watertown at the office of the Purchasing Agent, Town Hall, 61 Echo Lake Road,
Watertown, Connecticut 06795 until February 1, 2023, 11:00 am after which time no further bids
will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. The bids will be publicly opened and read in the office of
the Purchasing Agent at 11:15 am.
Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided and in a sealed envelope plainly marked “Bid
– Replacement of Bridge No. 04409 Woolson Street over Steele Brook".
There will be a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting at 10:00 am, Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at
Watertown Town Hall, Public Works Conference Room, 61 Echo Lake Road, Watertown,
The Town of Watertown (Municipality) hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in
any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be
afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that they will not be discriminated
against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, mental retardation or physical
disability, including but not limited to blindness, in consideration for an award.
"Bid Proposal Form", "Schedule of Prices", “Exceptions to Specifications”, “Receipt of Addenda”,
“References”, “Bid Bond”, and Bidder’s Prequalification approval letter signed by the CTDOT
Contracts Manager must be completed and returned with the submitted bid. Failure to properly
execute and include any one of these four documents in the bid submission will result in the bid
not being read and the subsequent rejection of the bid.
Plans and Specifications for the above project may be examined and/or obtained at Advanced
Reprographics, 50 Corporate Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, (860) 410-1020. Plans and
Specifications may be viewed and/or obtained by going to the Advanced Reprographics website
www.advancedrepro.net. Prospective bidders should access the "Planroom" on the website and
go to the "Public Jobs" area, no log in information is necessary. Plans and specifications may be
picked up at the Advanced Reprographics office. Plans and specifications may also be ordered by
calling the Advanced Reprographics number listed above. Bidders are responsible for all printing
costs and shipping costs, as applicable.
Form 818 Standard Specifications and Supplemental Specifications may be obtained via the
Connecticut Department of Transportation’s website:
http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=3609&q=430362. All Proposals must be on the form
furnished by the Municipality and must be requested for the above-named project.
NOTE: Prospective bidders must have a current sworn Statement (CON-16) on file with the
Connecticut Department of Transportation and be prequalified to perform Group No.
8 Minor Bridge work. The Bidder’s Prequalification approval letter signed by the
CTDOT Contracts Manager shall be included as part of the bid package submitted to
NOTE: Any Contractor or Subcontractor engaged in surface preparation and/or coating
application must be certified by the Steel Structures Painting Council.
NOTE: A Surety Company Bond, on the form furnished by the Municipality, for at least 30
percent of the amount of the bid must accompany each proposal. A certified check will
not be accepted. The Municipality reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
CONTRACTORS that find discrepancies and/or errors in or between plans, specifications,
quantities and other matters, must immediately notify Mr. Jerry Lukowski, Public Works Director,
(firstname.lastname@example.org) in writing not less than ten days before the scheduled bid opening.
Date: December 21, 2022 Town of Watertown