ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS ASPHALT PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENTS

    ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

    ASPHALT PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENTS

    TOWN OF COVENTRY, RHODE ISLAND

    Sealed bids for Asphalt Pavement Improvements will be received at the Office of the Town Clerk,

    Coventry Town Hall, 1670 Flat River Road, until 10:00 a.m. on July 20,2017, at which time they will be opened and read aloud.

    The work includes asphalt milling and paving of named streets, removing and replacing asphalt curbs, adjustment of catch basins, manholes, gas and water valve covers, pavement markings and necessary traffic control. All work must be completed within 90 days of notice to proceed. It is anticipated that roads included in the Asphalt Pavement Improvements will be paved during the Fall of 2017.

    CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations: Coventry Public Works, 1668 Flat River Road Coventry, Rhode Island.

    CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the Coventry Public Works Department, 1668 Flat River Road, Coventry, R.I. No deposit will be required, but each contractor will be limited to one set of contract documents. The documents can also be downloaded from the Town of Coventry website, www.coventryri.org. Sets to be mailed for a non-refundable $10.00 postage and handling charge will be required.

    BID SECURITY in the form of bid bond, certified check, Treasurer's Check or Cashier's Check in the amount of 5 percent of the bid amount must accompany each Bid.

    No bidder may withdraw his Bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The

    successful bidder must furnish 100% Performance Bond and 100% Payment Bond within 10 days of Notice of Award. Attention of the bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and Davis Bacon Prevailing Wages as minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract in conformity with the provisions of Chapter 13 of Title 37, General Laws, Rhode Island, 1956, as amended. Such a schedule of wages has been established on a minimum hourly basis and is on file in the Office of the State Department of Labor. The Contractor will submit copies of certified payrolls to the Owner on a weekly basis.

    Bidders must submit evidence of certification by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation,

    Materials Section; that the plant used is capable of producing Asphalt material meeting all requirements of the specifications.

    The Town of Coventry reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any formalities in a bid, to make awards to separate bidders, to make awards to more than one bidder or to accept that bid or bids which in the judgment of the awarding authority is in the best interest of the Town.

    The Bid Envelope must be clearly marked "ASPHALT PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENTS 2017".

    Town of Coventry, Cheryl George, Town Clerk