Bid Number: PW_032216b
Bid Title: 2016 Watermain Replacement Project
Category: Bensenville Bids & RFPs
Status: Closed

Invitation to Bid – 2016 Watermain Replacement Project
Bid Submittal Date – April 7, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

ADDENDUM located in Related Documents

Village of Bensenville – 2016 Watermain Replacement Project

Sealed proposals will be received by the Village of Bensenville for the project entitled “Village of Bensenville – 2016 Watermain Replacement Project” until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2016 at the Village Hall – 12 South Center Street, Bensenville, Illinois 60106. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately afterwards. Sealed bids shall be addressed to the Village Clerk, 12 South Center Street, Bensenville, Illinois 60106 and shall be labeled “Bid for – 2016 Watermain Replacement Project.” The 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. No bid shall be withdrawn after the opening of the proposals without the consent of the Village for a period of sixty days after the scheduled time of closing bids.

The proposed improvements consist primarily of replacement of ductile iron watermain with PVC watermain along River Forest Drive and River Forest Court, testing of all proposed improvements, curb and sidewalk spot repair, pavement grind and overlay and restoration of all disturbed areas.

A Mandatory Pre–Bid Conference will be held on March 31, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Public Works Building– 717 E. Jefferson Street, Bensenville, Illinois 60106. Bidders/Contractors not attending the Pre-Bid Conference shall have their bids rejected.

The Contract Documents may be inspected and purchased at Trotter and Associates, Inc., 40W201 Wasco Rd. Suite D, St. Charles, Illinois 60175, 630-587–0470. Payment for Contract Documents is $65.00, non–refundable, and shall be payable to Trotter and Associates, Inc. in the form of cash, certified check or money order. No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. Addenda will be issued only to plan holders.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, bank draft, cashier's check or certified check payable to the order of the Village of Bensenville, Illinois in an amount not less than ten (10) percent of the amount of the bid, as a guaranty that the bidder will execute the contract, if it is awarded, in conformity with the bid form.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish Performance and Payment Bonds on forms provided in the Specifications and Contract Documents, each in an amount equal to 100 percent of the contract price. Contractors responsible for paving and curb & gutter construction operations must be IDOT qualified.

The contractor shall pay prevailing wages in accordance with Local Ordinance and the Illinois Department of Labor Prevailing Wages for DuPage County, whichever is greater. Rates can be obtained online at

The Owner expressly reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the one, which appears to be in the best interest of the Owner. The Owner expressly reserves the right to waive any informalities or technical irregularities in a bid if to do so is in the best interest of the Owner.

Ilsa Rivera-Trujillo
Village Clerk

Sealed bids will be publicly read at the same. Sealed bids shall be addressed to:

Corey Williamsen
Deputy Village Clerk
Village of Bensenville
12 S Center St.
Bensenville, IL 60106

It shall be the responsibility of the bidder to deliver its bid to the designated person at the appointed place, prior to the announced time for the opening of the bids. Late delivery of a bid for any reason, including faulty or late delivery by United States Mail or other carrier will disqualify the bid.

NO FAXED PROPOSALS WILL BE ACCEPTED.The Village reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals and award the contract to the proposal which is the best in the opinion of the Village.The award of a contract by the Village of Bensenville shall in no way be considered a binding contract and no such binding contract shall result until such time as a written contract has been executed by the proper authority of the Village of Bensenville and the other party to whom the contract has been awarded.
Publication Date/Time:
3/24/2016 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Invitation to Bid
Closing Date/Time:
4/7/2016 10:00 AM
Submittal Information:
Invitation to Bid
Related Documents:

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