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Sealed Bids will be received by the Henry County Board of Commissioners, Purchasing Department, 140 Henry Parkway, Room 209, McDonough, Georgia 30253 until 3:00 P.M. local time, February 7, 2011. 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 required for the proposed intersection improvements at Bill Gardner Parkway and Tanger Boulevard, located in Locust Grove, Henry County, Georgia; includes grading, widening, asphalt paving, and signal modifications.
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 February 1, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Henry County Department of Transportation, 533 Hampton Road, 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.
Payment will be made monthly on completed work. Retainage will be held by Owner to a maximum of ten percent (10%) 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 Room 209, McDonough, Georgia 30253. A non-refundable fee of $100.00 will be charged for each set of plans and specifications.
The Work on this project shall be completed within seventy-five (75) 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, Room 209, McDonough, Georgia 30253, and marked: “Sealed Bid No. SB-11-42-020711-1”.
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.