STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT, OPEN END, FY21-FY23

Agency: State Government of Delaware
State: Delaware
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237990 - Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Posted Date: Oct 20, 2020
Due Date: Nov 17, 2020
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STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT, OPEN END, FY21-FY23,
T202107401
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**Proposal also available to Bid Express subscribers
Solicitation Ad Date 10/20/2020
Deadline for Bid Responses 11/17/2020 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time
Supporting Documents RFP - Public Works
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Contact Information dot-ask@state.de.us

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STATE OF DELAWARE
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
BID PROPOSAL
CONTRACT T202107401
STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT,
OPEN END, FY21-FY23
Advertisement Date: October 20, 2020
INCLUDED IN THIS DOCUMENT:
BID PROPOSAL:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS NOTES
GENERAL NOTICES
PREVAILING WAGES
SPECIAL PROVISIONS
SAMPLE AFFIDAVIT - CRAFT TRAINING
QUANTITY SHEET SUMMARY
ADDITIONAL BID PROPOSAL ITEMS:
ATTACHED OR POSTED DOCUMENTS:
PROJECT PLANS
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (if posted)
GUARDRAIL END-TREATMENT INFO
PAPER BIDDERS CONTACT DELDOT
FOR BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS:
DRUG TESTING AFFIDAVIT;
CERTIFICATION FORM;
BID BOND FORM;
CD FOR BID PRICE ENTRY & PRINTING
This Bid Proposal and related documents can be viewed on bids.delaware.gov and, for subscribers bidx.com/de/
Internet Bids for Bidders with Bid Express® accounts can be submitted at BIDX.com/de; OR;
Paper Bids With CD will be received at the DelDOT Administration Building, Dover, DE;
ALL BIDS DUE PRIOR TO 2:00 P.M. Local Time, November 17, 2020
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T202107401
STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT, OPEN END, FY21-FY23
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
A. BIDS DUE: NOVEMBER 17, 2020 PRIOR TO 2:00 P.M. Local Time – unless changed via Addendum.
LOCATION: Bidder’s Room, DelDOT Administration Building, 800 South Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901.
OR: Bidders with Bid Express® accounts can submit bids at BIDX.com/de.
B. PRE-BID MEETING: No
C. LOCATION: NEW CASTLE County
These improvements are more specifically shown on the Location Map(s) of the attached Plans.
D. DESCRIPTION: The improvements consist of furnishing all labor and materials for the rehabilitation, repairs and
preventive maintenance to bridges and culverts in Canal District. The work shall include but not be limited to crack
sealing decks, hot-mix repair, coating parapets and sidewalks, expansion joint replacement, riprap placement, and
concrete repair.
E. COMPLETION TIME: All work on this contract must be complete within 1,095 Calendar Days.
The Contract Time includes an allowance for 0 Weather Days.
The Department's intent is to issue a Notice to Proceed for work to start on or about December 21, 2020.
F. SPECIFICATIONS FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION, DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION, AUGUST 2016 apply to this Bid Proposal and Project. The Contractor shall make himself aware
of any revisions and corrections (Supplemental Specifications, if any) and apply them to the applicable item(s) of this
contract. The Standard and Supplemental Specifications can be viewed here. Units of Measure can be found at 101.04.
G. ATTACHMENTS: Included as part of this Bid Proposal are; Project Plans; Questions & Answers (if posted); Addenda
(if issued), Referenced Documents, Documents Posted with this Bid Proposal; and Bid documents mailed to contractors.
H. ADDENDA: All Addenda are posted on the internet at bids.delaware.gov, and bidx.com/de/ and are included as part
of the Bid Proposal. The Bidder is responsible to check the Website as needed to ensure that the Bidder is aware of
Addenda that are included in the Bid Proposal. If Addenda are issued, the final Addendum will be posted no later than
the end of the day two business days prior to the bid date. Each Addendum number and issue date must be entered on
the submitted Certification Form. This original Bid Proposal will not be updated, you must refer to each Addendum.
I. QUESTIONS: E-MAIL TO; dot-ask@delaware.gov
Questions regarding this project are to be e-mailed to the above address no less than six business days prior to the bid
opening date in order to receive a posted response. Please include the Contract number in the subject line. Questions
and responses are posted at bids.delaware.gov, and bidx.com/de/. The date of the final posted Questions and Answers
document must be entered on the submitted Certification Form.
Prospective Bidders Notes begin on the following page…
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T202107401
STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT, OPEN END, FY21-FY23
J. PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS NOTES:
1. CRAFT TRAINING (29 Del. C. § 6962(c)(13)), § 6962(d)(13))
NEW
The Craft Training Regulations relating to Public Works Contracting, signed into law on June 7, 2019 are now in effect.
These regulations require certain contractors and subcontractors on public works projects to commit to provide craft
training for journeyman and apprentice levels at the time of contract execution.
Refer to the full requirements at the following link: https://delcode.delaware.gov/sessionlaws/ga150/chp036.pdf
Note a few of the requirements;
- If there is a craft training program for a craft in this project, the awarded contractor must commit to provide (and
commit that subcontractors must provide) craft training for journeyman and apprentice levels at the time the contractor
executes the public works contract if all of the following apply:
1. This project meets the prevailing wage requirement under § 6960 of this title.
2. The contractor (or subcontractor) employs 10 or more total employees.
3. The project is not a federal highway project, except for the US 301 project from the MD/DE state line to RT 1.
- The craft training required may be provided by any of the following: The contractor; The subcontractor; A program
registered under § 1101-4.0 of Title 19 of the Delaware Administrative Code.
- Any contractor who fails to perform a public works contract or complete a public works project within the time
schedule established by the agency in the invitation to bid, may be subject to suspension or debarment for 1 or more
of the following reasons: Failure to supply the adequate labor supply ratio for the project; Inadequate financial
resources; Poor performance on the project; Failure to provide required craft training.
- Any subcontractor who fails to provide required craft training may be subject to suspension or debarment.
- The public works contract must include a requirement that the contractor provide, and the subcontractor provide, craft
training for journeyman and apprentice levels if all the above subparagraphs 1, 2, and 3 apply.
- An Affidavit Of Craft Training Compliance form will be provided for signature at contract execution (sample attached).
2. BIDDERS MUST BE REGISTERED with DelDOT in order to submit a bid. E-Mail dot-ask@delaware.gov or call
(302) 760-2031 to request registration information.
3. BIDS MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA:
(a) Internet - Bidders with Bid Express® accounts can submit bids at www.bidx.com/de/.
OR:
(b) Paper Bid with supplied CD and printout of Bid Item prices and all required documents and forms.
For paper bids, contact DelDOT at dot-ask@delaware.gov or (302) 760-2031 to request a CD for bidding,
required forms, and instructions. Bidders enter their Bid Item prices into the supplied CD then print the form and
submit the printed prices form along with the CD and other required documents prior to the Bid due date/time.
(CD’s cannot be used to submit bids to bidx.com)
Do not submit both Internet and Paper Bids. If so, the Internet bid will be rejected.
4. SURETY BOND - Each proposal must be accompanied by a deposit of either surety bond or security for a sum equal
to at least 10% of the amount bid.
5. DRUG TESTING - Regulation 4104; The state Office of Management and Budget has developed regulations that
require Contractors and Subcontractors to implement a program of mandatory drug testing for Employees who work on
Large Public Works Contracts funded all or in part with public funds pursuant to 29 Del.C. §6908(a)(6). Refer to the
full requirements at the following link:
http://regulations.delaware.gov/register/december2017/final/21%20DE%20Reg%20503%2012-01-17.htm
Note a few of the requirements;
* At bid submission - Each bidder must submit with the bid a single signed affidavit certifying that the bidder and
its subcontractors has in place or will implement during the entire term of the contract a Mandatory Drug Testing
Program that complies with the regulation (a blank affidavit form is attached);
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T202107401
STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT, OPEN END, FY21-FY23
* At least two business days prior to contract execution - The awarded Contractor shall provide to DelDOT copies
of the Employee Drug Testing Program for the Contractor, each participating DBE firm, and all other listed
Subcontractors;
* Subcontractors - Contractors that employ Subcontractors on the job site may do so only after submitting a copy
of the Subcontractor's Employee Drug Testing Program along with the standard required subcontractor
information. A Subcontractor shall not commence work until DelDOT has approved the program in writing.
6. PERFORMANCE-BASED RATING SYSTEM - 29 Del.C. §6962 (c)(12)(a) requires DelDOT to include a
performance-based rating system for contractors. The Performance Rating for each Contractor shall be used as a
prequalification to bid at the time of bid. Refer to 'General Notices' for details.
7. NO RETAINAGE will be withheld on this contract unless through the Performance-Based Rating System.
8. EXTERNAL COMPLAINT PROCEDURE can be viewed on DelDOT’s Website,
https://deldot.gov/Business/cr/index.shtml?dc=civil_rights_eeo or request a copy by calling (302) 760-2555.
9. DELAWARE BUSINESS LICENSE; a copy of your firm's Business License must be submitted with your bid.
10. SECTION 106.06 BUY AMERICA Contract Requirement in the Delaware Standard Specifications for Road and
Bridge Construction, August, 2016 does not apply to this contract.
11. FLATWORK CONCRETE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION TRAINING:
Section 501.03, 503.03, 505.03, 610.03, 701.03 and 702.03 of the 2016 Standard Specifications require contractors to
provide an American Concrete Institute (ACI) or National Ready-Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA) certified
concrete flatwork technician to supervise all finishing of flatwork concrete.
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T202107401
STRUCTURE REHABILITATION, CANAL DISTRICT, OPEN END, FY21-FY23
GENERAL NOTICES
SPECIFICATIONS :
The Delaware specifications entitled "Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction August, 2016", hereinafter
referred to as the Standard Specifications; the Supplemental Specifications to the Standard Specifications effective as of the
advertisement date of this Bid Proposal and hereby included by reference; the Special Provisions; Notes on the Plans; this
Bid Proposal including referenced documents; any Addenda thereto; and any posted Questions and Answers; shall govern
the work to be performed under this contract. The Contractor shall make itself aware of these specifications, revisions and
corrections, and apply them to the applicable item(s) of this contract.
CLARIFICATIONS :
Under any Section or Item included in the Contract, the Contractor shall be aware that when requirements, responsibilities,
and furnishing of materials are outlined in the details and notes on the Plans and in the paragraphs preceding the " Basis of
Payment" paragraph in the Standard Specifications or Special Provisions, no interpretation shall be made that such
stipulations are excluded because reiteration is not made in the "Basis of Payment" paragraph.
ATTESTING TO NON-COLLUSION :
The Department requires as a condition precedent to acceptance of bids a sworn statement executed by, or on behalf of, the
person, firm, association, or corporation to whom such contract is to be awarded, certifying that such person, firm,
association, or corporation has not, either directly or indirectly, entered into any agreement, participated in any collusion,
or otherwise taken any action in restraint of free competitive bidding in connection with such contract. The form for this
sworn statement is included in the proposal and must be properly executed in order to have the bid considered.
QUANTITIES :
The quantities shown are for comparison of bids only. The Department may increase or decrease any quantity or quantities
without penalty or change in the bid price.
PERFORMANCE-BASED RATING SYSTEM
29 Del.C. §6962 (c)(12)(a) requires a Department of Transportation project, excluding a Community Transportation Fund
or municipal street aid contract, to include a performance-based rating system. At the time of bid, the Performance Rating
for each Contractor shall be used as a prequalification to bid.
Bidders with Performance Rating scores equal to or greater than 85% shall be permitted to bid. Bidders with scores of less
than 85% who comply with the retainage requirements of 29 Del.C. §6962 shall be permitted to bid provided the Agreement
to Accept Retainage (located on the Certification Page) is executed and submitted with the bid. Lack of an executed
Agreement to Accept Retainage will result in the rejection of the bid by the Department. Successful bidders awarded
Department contracts who have no performance history within the last five (5) years will be assigned a provisional
Performance Rating of 85% at the date of advertisement.
Notification of Performance Rating. The Department shall post publicly the Performance Rating for all Contractors on the
Department's website. DelDOT will complete performance-based evaluations on the construction company contracted by
the Department to build the project (the "Contractor"). Provisions to appeal Performance Ratings are described in the
regulations. The regulations are set forth in Section 2408 of Title 2, Delaware Administrative Code, found here.
PREFERENCE FOR DELAWARE LABOR:
Delaware Code, Title 29, Chapter 69, Section 6962, Paragraph (d), Subsection (4)b: "In the construction of all public works
for the State or any political subdivision thereof, or by firms contracting with the State or any political subdivision thereof,
preference in employment of laborers, workmen or mechanics shall be given to bona fide legal citizens of the State who
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