11 Apr Police Station Project Bid Information
The Town of Williamstown, the Awarding Authority, invites electronic bids from Contractors for construction of the WILLIAMSTOWN POLICE STATION, Williamstown, MA in accordance with documents prepared by Caolo & Bieniek Associates, Inc., 521 East Street, Chicopee, MA 01020.
This project is being Electronically Bid (E-Bid). All bids shall be submitted online at www.Projectdog.com. Hard copy bids will not be accepted by the Awarding Authority. Tutorials and instructions are available online at www.Projectdog.com. For assistance, contact Projectdog, Inc. at (978) 499-9014.
Filed Sub-Bids will be received electronically until 2:00 P.M. on April 25, 2018 at www.Projectdog.com. The Filed Sub-Bid categories are:
042113 – Masonry Units
055000 – Metal Fabrications
073110 – Asphalt Shingles
093000 – Tiling
095113 – Acoustical Panel Ceilings
096519 – Resilient Tile Flooring
099100 – Painting and Coating
142410 – Hydraulic Elevators
211300 – Fire Suppression Sprinkler Systems
220000 – Plumbing
230000 – Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
260000 – Electrical
General bids will be received electronically until 2:00 P.M. on May 9, 2018, at www.Projectdog.com.
Estimated project cost is $4,500,000.00. An award of the construction contract is dependent on a positive funding authorization vote during the Williamstown Town Meeting to be held on May 15, 2018.
Every bid shall be accompanied by a proposal guarantee in the form of lawful money, a Bid Bond, or a certified check on, or a treasurer’s or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company having offices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The proposal guarantee shall be in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. Checks and Bid Bonds shall be payable to the Town of Williamstown. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to ensure that the completed Bid Bond Affidavit form and Bid Deposit are submitted as stated herein and received by the Awarding Authority prior to the closing of electronic bids. The completed Bid Bond Affidavit form must also be uploaded via the project E-bid “Bid Bond” link at www.Projectdog.com.
Bid forms and contract documents are available online at www.Projectdog.com beginning April 11, 2018. Enter Project Code 824689 in the project locator box and select “Acquire Documents” to download documents or to purchase hard copies. New users to Projectdog.com must first select Sign Up to create an online account. Contract documents may also be viewed, but not removed, from the offices of Projectdog, Inc., 18 Graf Road – Unit 8, Newburyport, MA 01950, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Any and all addenda shall be posted online at Projectdog.com. Each individual or firm recorded as having received the contract documents will be notified by email if and when addenda are issued. Hard copies of addenda will not be mailed or faxed to plan holders. It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to review any and all addenda prior to the bid opening either online or at the offices of Projectdog, Inc.
A Pre-Bid Site Visit will be held on April 17, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at 825 Simonds Road, Williamstown, MA for interested contractors.
A Payment and Performance Bond in the amount of 100% of the Contract will be required of the successful bidder.
Attorney-in-fact who signs Bid Bonds or Payment Bonds must file with each Bond a certified and effective dated copy of their power of attorney. Minimum wage rates have been established for this project by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Awarding Authority reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all proposals or to accept any proposal which in their opinion, is in their best interest of the Town of Williamstown, Massachusetts, whether or not such proposal is the lowest bid.