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Separate sealed Bids for the construction of the I-69 Water and Sanitary Sewer Extension Project at SR 44 will be received by the City of Martinsville Board of Public Works and Safety at the Martinsville City Hall, located at 59 S. Jefferson Street, Martinsville, Indiana 46151 until 6:30 PM (local time) on August 22, 2022. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Board of Public Works and Safety Meeting beginning at 6:30 PM (local time) on the same date. Any Bids received later than the above time and date will be returned unopened.

Description of Work:
This project includes installation of approximately 1,350 LF of 8-inch gravity sanitary sewer and 1,350 LF of 12-inch water main. Work also includes two trenchless, horizontal directional drilled (HDD) crossings of I-69. Crossings consist of 20-inch and 16-inch HPDE casings to accommodate a 12-inch water main carrier pipe and 6-inch force main carrier pipe respectively.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will not be held for this project.

All prime contractors, subcontractors, small, minority, disadvantaged and/or women business enterprises and other interested parties are invited and encouraged to submit a Bid. Contractors and subcontractors performing public works with a value of $300,000 or greater must be certified by the Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA) in accordance with IC 4-13.6-4.

The Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations:

  • United Consulting, 8440 Allison Pointe Blvd., Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250
  • City of Martinsville, 59 S. Jefferson Street, Martinsville, Indiana 46151
  • Dodge Data & Analytics (Plan Room)
  • BX Indiana Construction League (Plan Room)

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained at the office of United Consulting, located at 8440 Allison Pointe Blvd., Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46250 (phone 317-895-2585; fax 317-895-2596), upon a nonrefundable payment of $100.00 for each set. Any questions, comments, or requests for clarification should be made to United Consulting.

No Bid will be considered unless submitted on a copy of the printed Proposal Form in the Bidding Documents. Bidders must obtain Bidding Documents from United Consulting to be included in the project plan holders list to ensure proper notification of any Addendum. Failure to obtain Bidding Documents in this manner may be deemed as non-responsive and may result in Bid rejection.

Each Bid must include the following completed and executed items:

  1. Proposal Form
  2. Form 96 (State Board of Accounts)
  3. Bidder’s Financial Statement (if required by Form 96)
  4. Bid Bond or certified check (5% of Bid amount)
  5. E-Verify Affidavit
  6. Bidder’s written plan for a program to test Bidder’s employees for drugs in accordance with IC 4-13-18.

Before commencing Work, the Bidder to whom the Work is awarded will be required to furnish Performance and Payment Bonds in an amount equal to the Contract Price, and certificates of insurance as required in the Specifications. All Bonds and liability insurance shall remain in effect for a period of twelve (12) months following completion and OWNER acceptance of construction.

Failure to execute a Contract and to furnish Bonds, certificates of insurance, and IDOA certification, as hereinafter set out will be cause for forfeiture to the OWNER of the amount of money represented by the certified check or Bidder’s Bond, as and for liquidated damages. A conditional or qualified Bid will not be accepted. No Bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bids for at least 60 days to allow review of Bids before announcing award of Contract.

Bidders shall be required to meet all applicable State requirements including but not limited to those in IC 4-13-18, 4-13.6-4, 5-16-13, 22-5-1.7 and 36-1-12.

The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, or to make such combination of Bids as may seem desirable, and to waive any and all informalities in the bidding. The OWNER may award Bids based upon selection of any combination of Proposal Form line items as well as mandatory alternatives. Bids shall be awarded to the Bidder or Bidders deemed to be the lowest, responsible, and responsive by the OWNER.