Invitation to Bid: SB-10-09-092409-1
Sealed Bids will be received by the Henry County Board of Commissioners, Purchasing Department, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253, until 3:00 P.M. local time, September 24, 2009. Bids shall be publicly opened and read by Purchasing Department personnel.
The work to be bid consists of furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment and services for the proposed Hudson Bridge Road project, including approximately 0.788 mile of grading, widening and paving, located in Henry County, Georgia.
The Bidder is expected to examine the sites of the proposed work, the Proposal Form, Specifications, Supplemental Specifications, Special Provisions and Contract forms before submitting a bid. A pre-bid conference will be held September 10, 2009 at 10:30AM at the SPLOST Management Department, 112 S. Zack Hinton Pkwy., McDonough, GA 30253. This meeting is not mandatory; however, attendance is strongly recommended as failure to attend will not relieve the vendor of fulfilling all requirements and/or obligations of the bid. Also, individual meetings with the County staff regarding the bid may not be available.
All Bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the bid for the complete work. The Bid Bond shall be forfeited to Henry County, Georgia, as liquidated damages if the Bidder fails to execute the Contract and provide Performance and Payment Bonds within fifteen (15) calendar days after being notified that he has been awarded the Contract. The Bid Bond shall be in the form of a surety issued bond made payable to the Henry County Board of Commissioners. The Surety Company shall be licensed to do business in the State of Georgia and listed in the Department of the Treasury Circular 570, latest edition. The Surety Company shall have an A.M. Best Company minimum rating of “A” with a financial size of VI “6” or better.
If awarded, this project will be paid solely with funds generated by the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) program.
Payment will be made monthly on completed work. Retainage will be held by Owner to a maximum of ten (10) percent of each progress payment.
Qualifications of the Bidder will be reviewed before Award of the Contract. Henry County may consider Award of the Contract to other than the low bidder. Bids will only be considered by those bidders currently pre-qualified with the Georgia Department of Transportation.
The Bidding Documents, Proposal Form and Specifications are available from the Purchasing Department, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253. A non-refundable fee of $150.00 will be charged for each bid package.
The Work on this project shall be completed within five hundred and forty (540) calendar days in accordance with dred and forty (540) calendar days in accordance with Georgia Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for the Construction of Roads and Bridges, 2001 Edition, as amended.
Envelopes containing the bids must be sealed, addressed to the Henry County Board of Commissioners, Purchasing Department 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253, and marked: “Sealed Bid No. SB-10-09-092409-1”.
Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the time and date set for bid opening, except as allowed by OCGA. Henry County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any technicalities.