ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2016 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM
COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA
COBB COUNTY DOT
COBB COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Electronic bids will be received via Bid Express at www.bidexpress.com on behalf of the Cobb County Board of
Commissioners, until 12:00 noon, November 8, 2018, 2018. NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE 12:00
NOON DEADLINE. No submitted bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled bid opening for a period of ninety (90) days.
All bids shall be accompanied by an Electronic Bid Bond via Bid Express a Paper Bid Bond, or a Certified Check
delivered in a sealed envelope, indicating the project name and project number, to Cobb County Purchasing
Department, 122 Waddell Street, Marietta, Georgia 30060, BEFORE THE 12:00 NOON DEADLINE. Bid Bond shall
be drawn in favor of the Board of Commissioners, Cobb County, Georgia, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the
bid for the complete work.
Bids will be opened at 2:00 p.m. on November 8, 2018, at the Cobb County Purchasing, 122 Waddell Street, Marietta, GA
A prebid conference for all bidders will be held in the Cobb County DOT Conference Room, 1890 County Services Parkway,
Marietta, Georgia, at 9:30 a.m. on October 30, 2018. Any questions must be received by Cobb County Purchasing
Department the Friday prior to the bid opening. All questions should be sent via email to
NOTE: Addenda and plan holder lists, will be posted online at the following websites:
Cobb County Purchasing
Cobb County DOT
Receipt of addenda must be acknowledged online at www.bidexpress.com. It is the bidder's ultimate responsibility to
ensure that they have all applicable addenda prior to bid submittal and to utilize the latest bid schedule.
The work to be done consists of the furnishing of all labor, material, equipment and other things necessary for the complete
Blackwell Road at Autumn Ridge Parkway Safety and Operational Improvements
The project will consist of improving sight distance and removing the 4-way stop at the intersection of Blackwell Road
and Autumn Ridge Parkway creating a 2-way stop. Construction will also add left turn lanes in both directions on
Blackwell Road to Autumn Ridge Parkway along with a 5-foot sidewalk and curb and gutter. Cobb County Water
System work is included on this project.
The time allowed for performance of the project will be 365 days from issuance of Notice to Proceed.
Payment will be made monthly based on approved invoices.
Cobb County Water System work is involved on this project. Only contractors or sub-contractors who have been
prequalified with Cobb County Water System are allowed to perform water and sewer relocation work associated with
this project. Bidders or their water/sewer subcontractor are required to have a State of Georgia Utility Contractor
The Contractor must meet the current bid requirements of the Georgia Department of Transportation.
The Cobb County, Georgia, Department of Transportation in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 78
Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d—42 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of
the Secretary, part 21, Nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant
to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this
advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and
will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in consideration for an
The Contractor and their subcontractors are required to be in compliance with the "Georgia Security and
Immigration Compliance Act." The Contractor must execute and submit at the time of the bid the "Contractor
Affidavit and Agreement," or bid will be determined non-responsive and will be disqualified.
Failure to comply with any of the requirements and procedures of the County (i.e., failure to timely supply required affidavits
or compliance certification documents; failure to utilize federal work authorization procedures; failure to permit or facilitate
audits or reviews of records by County officials upon request; and/or failure to continue to meet any of the statutory or County
obligations during the life of the contract) shall constitute a material breach of the agreement and shall entitle the County to
dismiss any general contractor or to require the dismissal of any subcontractor or sub/subcontractor (irrespective of tier) for
failing to fully comply with these requirements, and
That upon notice of a material breach of these provisions, the Contractor (or subcontractor, regardless of tier) shall be entitled
to cure the breach within ten (10) days and provide evidence of such cure. Should the breach not be cured, the County shall be
entitled to all available remedies, including termination of the contract, the requirement that a subcontractor be dismissed from
performing work under the contract, and any and all damages permissible by law.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Participation and Small Business Participation (SBP) in all DOT contracts is
encouraged. Contractors must submit a DBE participation report to the County prior to beginning work on a project and a
final DBE report must be submitted at the end of a project. Monthly DBE reports must be submitted with each monthly
invoice. If DBE participation changes during the course of a project, an updated participation report must be submitted to the
County at the time of such change. No Small Business reports are currently required; however, this is subject to change at the
For all bids for contracts involving utility work as defined in O.C.G.A. 43-14-1 et.seq., the Contractor and/or subcontractor(s)
that will perform utility work must have a valid state of Georgia Utility Contractor License and comply with all applicable
provisions of Chapter 14 of title 43 of O.C.G.A.
All bidders must be on record with Bid Express as being plan holders. All bids shall be submitted through Bid Express at
www.bidexpress.com. Paper bids will no longer be accepted.
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject all bids and to waive formalities. Any claims for cost
incurred by any Bidder in preparation of any part of or total package for this project will not be considered for reimbursement
by Cobb County.
Bidding documents are available and open to public inspection through Bid Express at www.bidexpress.com and at the office of
Construction Services, Cobb County Department of Transportation, 1890 County Services Parkway, Marietta, Georgia. Electronic
Bidding Documents must be purchased through Bid Express at www.bidexpress.com. Plan Sets may be downloaded from
ALL NEW PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO PRE-REGISTER WITH COBB
COUNTY FINANCE PRIOR TO BID CLOSING. The New Vendor Registration Form can be located at
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject all Bids and waive any formalities.
Advertised in the Marietta Daily Journal:
October 12, October 19, October 26, 2018 and November 2, 2018