Runway 16-34 Reconstruction - T. F. Green Airport

Agency: State Government of Rhode Island
State: Rhode Island
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237310 - Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
  • 237990 - Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
  • 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
Posted Date: May 12, 2020
Due Date: Jun 9, 2020
Solicitation No: IFB 30305
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SBP 06/09/2020
IFB 30305 Active(Scheduled) Runway 16-34 Reconstruction - T. F. Green Airport Quasi-Public RI Airport Corporation 401-691-2000

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Runway 16-34 Reconstruction
T. F. Green Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island
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Sealed bids will be received by the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) (the Owner) at T. F. Green
Airport, 2000 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886 until 10:00 A.M., Tuesday June 9, 2020 at which time
and place all bids will be publicly opened and read for the following project:
Runway 16-34 Reconstruction
T. F. Green Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island
RIAC Construction Contract No. 30305
The bid opening will be performed virtually via an online meeting. A link to the online bid opening meeting
will be provided via addendum and at
The project consists of the reconstruction of approximately 4,700 feet of Runway 16-34 pavement, which
is currently 150 feet wide with 15-foot wide paved shoulders. The finished heavy-duty runway pavement
will be 150 feet wide with 25-foot wide shoulders. The existing bituminous concrete layer and underlying
Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Pavement layer will be removed, and the pavement section will be
reconstructed with new subbase course, base course and bituminous concrete layers. The project will also
include bid alternates to reconstruct the Runway 16-34/Runway 5-23 intersection, as well as two major
Taxiway intersections with Runway 16-34. New Runway 16-34 edge lighting, guidance signs, and other
airfield electrical infrastructure including duct banks, hand holes and conduit/cabling are included.
Stormwater improvements consisting of new drain inlets, drainpipe and significant stormwater Best
Management Practices (BMPs) are included with the project. The side safety areas of Runway 16-34 will
be re-graded, which will include earthwork (cuts and fills), a new topsoil surface layer and seeding. The
completed runway pavement surface will be grooved, and new pavement markings will be applied to all
runway and taxiway pavement within the project area.
The contract time is as stated in Section 00100, paragraph XIV, TIME OF COMPLETION AND
LIQUIDATED DAMAGES. This project will be constructed over two (2) consecutive construction
seasons in 2020 and 2021.
Each sealed bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or satisfactory Bid Bond, in an
amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid, payable to the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.
The successful bidder will be required to execute and furnish a Performance Bond, and Labor and Materials
Payment Bond as security for faithful performance and payment of all bills and obligations arising from the
performance of the work. Each security shall be in an amount of not less than 100% of the contract price
and shall be in a form acceptable to the Owner.
Hard copy/paper bid documents will not be issued or mailed to bidders for this project. Prospective bidders
are instructed to send an email to requesting to be added to the plan holders list.
The email must contain the following information: Project name in subject line, name of firm, address of
firm, point of contact name, point of contact email address and telephone number. Prospective bidders who
have provided the required contact information will then receive a return email from Stantec providing
instructions/password to access a dedicated Stantec FTP site. PDF files containing the bid documents
including project drawings, specifications, and bid proposal forms and any addenda will be posted at the
FTP site for download by the bidders. Bid documents will be available for download on the FTP site after
10:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 12, 2020. There is no charge for accessing the FTP site or downloading the
bid documents. All questions or requests for clarification regarding the bid documents or the project are to
RIAC Construction Contract No. 30305
Runway 16-34 Reconstruction
T. F. Green Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island
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be submitted by email to The deadline for submission of questions is by 10:00
A.M., Friday, May 29, 2020. Answers to significant questions received by this deadline or clarifications
will be provided to all prospective bidders through addenda posted on the FTP site by 10:00 A.M.,
Tuesday, June 2, 2020. It is the bidders’ responsibility to check the FTP site frequently for addenda.
A public Virtual Pre-Bid Conference for prospective bidders will be conducted on Wednesday, May 27,
2020 at 10:00 A.M. Interested parties shall request access to the public Virtual Pre-Bid Conference by
emailing to request a link. Attendance for the Pre-Bid Conference will be taken
promptly at 10:00 A.M., and all parties will be required to state their name and the name of their firm. A
Site Visit will follow on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 10:00 A.M., for those that are interested. Bidders
interested in a site visit must register in advance by sending an email to, providing
name of attendees, firm name, and mobile phone numbers. Additionally, Site Visit attendees shall email a
pdf version of the T.F. Green Airport Visitor Badge Application, which can be found at the end of Section
00100 Information to Bidders, to, no later than 2:00 P.M., on Wednesday,
May 27, 2020. No more than 2 attendees will be allowed from each firm. Attendees should anticipate
significant wait time to see the site, as only 5 people at a time will be taken to the site aboard an airport
shuttle bus to provide appropriate social distancing. In accordance with CDC recommendations, attendees
are asked to bring and wear masks during the site visit. Attendees shall report to the RIAC offices, T.F.
Green Airport Terminal Building, 2000 Post Road, Warwick, RI and check in at reception on 3rd Floor.
Neither the Owner, nor the Engineer, shall be responsible for disseminating information discussed at the
Virtual Pre-Bid Conference or Site Visit except as issued by Addendum. No other scheduled tours or visits
of the project site will be conducted.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within one hundred twenty (120) days after the actual date of opening
Award of the contract shall be made to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder whose bid conforms
to written requirements of the Owner. The award of this contract is subject to approval of the Federal
Aviation Administration.
Wages of Labor on Federal-Aid Airport Projects – The prevailing wage rates for laborers and mechanics
employed by contractors or subcontractors on the initial construction of airport projects shall be paid wages
at rates not less than those prevailing on the same type of work on similar construction in the immediate
locality as determined by the United States Secretary of Labor, in accordance with the Act of August 30,
1935, known as the Davis-Bacon Act, under the most recent General Wage Decision. The EEO
requirements, labor provisions and wage rates are included in the specifications and bid documents are
available for inspection at the Office of the Owner.
Work Hours Act of 1962 – This contract is subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, Public Law 87-581 and
implementing regulations.
The contractor must comply with certain Federal Contract Provisions shown in the bid documents,
including but not limited to Buy American Preference, Civil Rights – Title VI Assurance, Davis-Bacon
Requirements, Certification of Offeror/Bidder Regarding Debarment, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise,
Certification Regarding Lobbying, Recovered Materials, Trade Restriction Certification, and Executive
Order 11246. The contractor must pay wages to employees in compliance with the minimum wages
established by the latest U.S. Department of Labor Wage Determination. All requirements of the State of
Rhode Island and all administrative regulations shall apply to this project as if herein written out in full.
RIAC Construction Contract No. 30305
Runway 16-34 Reconstruction
T. F. Green Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island
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The requirements of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, apply to this
contract. It is the policy of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation to practice nondiscrimination based on
race, color, sex, or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. All firms qualifying under
this solicitation are encouraged to submit bids/proposals. Award of this contract will be conditioned upon
satisfying the requirements of 49 CFR Part 26. These requirements apply to all Bidders, including those
who qualify as a DBE. A DBE contract goal of two point five nine percent (2.59%) has been established
for this contract.
The attention of prospective bidders is called to the fact that this project is to be bid upon and the contract
executed, under the Rules and Regulations for carrying out the provisions of the Airport and Airway
Improvement Act of 1982; Public Law 97-248 and Part 152 of the Federal Aviation Regulation (14 CFR
Part 152), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and supplemented, and the required
provisions of Federal-Aid Contracts, as provided for in Chapters 85, 86, and 88 of the Public Laws of Rhode
Island, 1960. In addition, the proposed contract is under the subject of Executive Order Nos. 11246, as
amended, of September 24, 1965 and 13202 of February 17, 2001, and to the Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO) and Federal Labor Provisions.
1. The Offeror’s or Bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal
Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications” set forth herein.
2. The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the
Contractor’s aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area, are as follows:
Goals for minority participation for each trade: 3.0%
Goals for female participation in each trade: 6.9%
These goals are applicable to all of the Contractor’s construction work (whether or not it is Federal or
federally assisted) performed in the covered area. If the Contractor performs construction work in a
geographical area located outside of the covered area, it shall apply the goals established for such
geographical area where the work is actually performed. With regard to this second area, the Contractor
also is subject to the goals for both its federally involved and non-federally involved construction.
The Contractor’s compliance with the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4 shall be
based on its implementation of the Equal Opportunity Clause, specific affirmative action obligations
required by the specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3(a) and its efforts to meet the goals. The hours of
minority and female employment and training must be substantially uniform throughout the length of the
contract, and in each trade, and the Contractor shall make a good faith effort to employ minorities and
women evenly on each of its projects. The transfer of minority or female employees or trainees from
Contractor to Contractor or from project to project for the sole purpose of meeting the Contractor’s goals
shall be a violation of the contract, the Executive Order and the regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4.
Compliance with the goals will be measured against the total work hours performed.
3. The Contractor shall provide written notification to the Director of the Office of Federal Contract
Compliance Programs (OFCCP) within 10 working days of award of any construction subcontract in excess
of $10,000 at any tier for construction work under the contract resulting from this solicitation. The
notification shall list the name, address, and telephone number of the subcontractor; employer identification
number of the subcontractor; estimated dollar amount of the subcontract; estimated starting and completion
dates of the subcontract; and the geographical area in which the subcontract is to be performed.
RIAC Construction Contract No. 30305
Runway 16-34 Reconstruction
T. F. Green Airport
Warwick, Rhode Island
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4. As used in this notice and in the contract resulting from this solicitation, the “covered area” is City of
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island.
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights
Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders
or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement,
disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to
this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in
consideration for an award.
RIAC Construction Contract No. 30305

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