NOTICE TO  BIDDERS

Bids Received: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Salem, New Jersey

 

Notice is hereby given that the Public Works Committee of the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Salem will receive sealed Bids for the “RESURFACING AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS OF HOOK ROAD, COUNTY ROAD #551, PHASE 1 FOR THE COUNTY OF SALEM, FEDERAL PROJECT NO. STP-SJ-0551(300), NJDOT JOB NO. 7105306” in accordance with the Plans and Specifications therefore.

Plans and Specifications for this Project are on file in the Office of the Salem County Engineer, and may be inspected during regular business hours.  Copies of the Plans and Specifications will be forwarded upon proper request to the Engineer.

Bids must be submitted on standard proposal forms in the manner designated within the Specifications. Bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the Bidder on the outside along with the Project being Bid.  Bids will be opened and read in public in the SALEM COUNTY ENGINEER’S OFFICE, 110 FIFTH STREET, SUITE 600,   SALEM, NEW JERSEY 08079, on WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM, prevailing time. All questions must be submitted to the Salem County Engineer’s Office in writing via fax transmission to (856) 935-7915 or U.S. Mail directed to the attention of James McKelvie, Salem County Engineer.  Deadline  for questions related to this Project is 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. All Bids must be received on or before the scheduled time.  Not responsible for late delivery of Bids.  Bids must be accompanied by a CERTIFIED CHECK for FIFTY PERCENT (50%) of the amount Bid or an acceptable BID BOND. A CONSENT OF SURETY from an approved Surety Company must also be submitted with the Bid.

This Project includes a goal of Awarding six percent (6%) of the Total Contract value to Sub-Contractors, Equipment Lessors and/or Materials Suppliers which qualify  as  Disadvantaged  Business Enterprise (DBE).  This Project includes zero (0) Training Positions, where feasible, consisting of a least zero  Apprentices and zero Trainees.  Trainee Hours = zero hours.  A ATrainee Program@ approved by the Division of Civil Rights will not required prior to start of Construction.

Suppliers are hereby put on notice that Prevailing Wage Rates Chapter 150; and Chapter 33 of Public Laws of 1977 will be enforced in this Contract.  Bidders are required to comply with the requirements P.L. 1975 c. 127.  Right is reserved to reject any or all Bids received and to limit purchases to funds available.

“Proposals are being solicited through a fair and open process in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.2, et seq., and as such, contractors are exempt from the limitations on making political contributions under that law. Further, for that reason, as well as because of a language in the New Jersey’s Annual Appropriations Act, refusal to disclose campaign contributions otherwise required by N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.2 et seq. and 19:44A-20.25 et seq., will not adversely affect your consideration for award.”

By order of the Public Works Committee of the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Charles V. Hassler, Chairman

Public Works Committee

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