Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the City of Bristol Purchasing Department at the Purchasing Office on the second floor of Bristol City Hall, 111 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010 until March 27, 2020 at 3:00 pm after which time no further bids will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. The bids will be publicly opened and read in the First Floor Meeting Room, Bristol City Hall, 111 North Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06010.
F.A.P. # 6017 (004) City of Bristol, CT
State Project No. 017-188
City Project No. 2C20-052
Replacement of Bridge No. 04480, Louisiana Avenue over Coppermine Brook
Contract Goal: 12% Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)
The City of Bristol (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, gender, sexual orientation, mental retardation or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, in consideration for an award.
"Bid Proposal Form", "Schedule of Prices", "Bid Bond", "Non-Collusion Affidavit" and “Bidder’s current CTDOT Prequalification approval letter stating the Firm’s approved work classifications, signed by the CTDOT’s Contracts Manager” must be completed and returned with the submitted bid. Failure to properly execute and include any one of these five documents in the bid submission will result in the bid not being read and the subsequent rejection of the bid.
Digital copies of Plans and Specifications (Bid Documents) for the above project may be obtained at no charge and printed copies of Bid Documents will be available for purchase for a non-refundable fee of $225.00 per Bid Documents set from BL Graphics. Requests for digital and/or printed copies of the Bid Documents may be made to BL Graphics beginning on March 4, 2020 using the information below.
The prospective bidder must register his/her name and address when securing the plans and specifications. Bidders are advised that all bid documents relative to this project are available through BL Graphics at the contact information noted above.
Form 817 Standard Specifications and Supplemental Specifications may be obtained via the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s website:
All Proposals must be on the form furnished by the City of Bristol 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 Bridges work. The Bidder’s current CTDOT Prequalification Approval letter stating the Firm’s approved work classifications, signed by the CTDOT’s Contracts Manager, shall be included as part of the bid package submitted to the Municipality.
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 City, for at least 30 percent of the amount of the bid must accompany each proposal. A certified check will not be accepted. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
NOTE: The apparent low bidder, as determined by the City of Bristol immediately after the bid opening, shall submit the Pre-award DBE Commitment Approval Request form(s) to the City of Bristol NO LATER THAN FIVE (5) calendar days after the bid opening. This is a requirement of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26, Participation of DBEs.
Contractors that find discrepancies and/or errors in or between plans, specifications, quantities and other items, must immediately notify the Roger D. Rousseau, Purchasing Agent, City of Bristol, Bristol City Hall, 111 North Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06010 or at
in writing not less than ten days before the scheduled bid opening.