NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Village will receive sealed proposals for the following improvements at the Bensenville Village Hall, 12 S. Center Street, Bensenville, IL 60106 until 11:00 A.M. on February 1, 2022.
VILLAGE OF BENSENVILLE, ILEASTERN AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION
Proposals will be publicly read aloud at 11:00 A.M. on February 1, 2022. No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of the proposals without the consent of the Village for a period of sixty days after the scheduled time of closing bids.
This project generally consists of the reconstruction of Eastern Avenue from Ellis Street to the Municipal boundary to the east with new continuously reinforced Portland cement concrete pavement along with the installation of a new 12-inch water main. The project includes sidewalk removal and replacement, driveway removal and replacement, storm sewer improvements, landscape restoration and all related appurtenances and accessories necessary to complete the work.
All proposals shall be sealed in an envelope, addressed to the Village of Bensenville, attention Village Clerk. Name, address and phone number of the bidder and the name of the project shall also appear on the outside of the envelope. Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided by the Engineer.
Contractors must purchase bid documents and be shown on the Bidder’s Planholder List in order to bid. Bids received from contractors who are not in the Bidder’s Planholder List may be rejected.
A certified check/bank draft drawn on a solvent bank, payable without condition to the Village of Bensenville, or a bid bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid shall be submitted with each proposal as a guarantee that, if the proposal is accepted, a contract will be entered into and the performance of the contract is properly secured.
A Contract Bond, each in a sum equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the bid with sureties to be approved by the Village, must be furnished by the successful bidder. All bids or proposals shall contain an offer to furnish bonds upon acceptance of such bid or proposal.
Contractors shall be required to pay not less than the prevailing wage rates on the Project as established by the United States Department of Labor and the State of Illinois Department of Labor for DuPage County. Copies of these wage rates are incorporated in the Contract Documents.
Contractors and subcontractors shall be IDOT pre-qualified in the respective discipline(s) they will be responsible for constructing. The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals, to waive technicalities, to postpone the bid opening, or to advertise for new proposals, if in the judgment of the Village their best interests will be promoted thereby.
Nancy Quinn, Village Clerk, Village of Bensenville