INVITATION TO BID Manchester-29811 INV-1 INVITATION TO BID FY22-500-72 Manchester 29811 / X-A004(301) South Manchester Rail Trail Expansion Project Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) Sealed proposals for the Manchester 29811, South Manchester Rail Trail Expansion Project will be received at the City of Manchester, ("The OWNER"), Department of Public Works, 475 Valley Street, Manchester, NH 03103, before or at 2:00 P.M. (prevailing time), Thursday September 8, 2022, for the following described services: This federally funded Congestion Mitigation & Air Quality (CMAQ) project involves the enhancement/reestablishment of the South Manchester Rail Trail from Gold Street to Perimeter Road (approximately 1 mile). The project includes the rehabilitation of a wooden trestle bridge in addition to pedestrian connections at Frontage Road and Goffs Falls Road. Proposals must be completed in both words and numerals on regular proposal forms, which shall be submitted in a sealed envelope marked with the project title, addressed and delivered to the Department of Public Works not later than the date and time mentioned above, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the specified time will not be accepted. The project will be substantially completed within 365 calendar days from the date specified in the Notice to Proceed. Bidders should note that the prices contained in the proposal will be considered valid for the duration of the construction. Plans and specifications may be viewed at the Department of Public Works, 475 Valley Street, Manchester, NH 03103. Plans, specifications and proposal forms are available on the City’s website at: http://www.manchesternh.gov/bids
There will not be a pre-bid meeting. All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be directed in writing or by email to the ENGINEER: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. 2 Bedford Farms Drive Suite 200 Bedford, NH 03110 Attention: Frank Koczalka, P.E., RSP1 Email: fkoczalka@VHB.com
INVITATION TO BID Manchester-29811 INV-2 Interpretations or clarifications considered necessary by the ENGINEER in response to such questions will be issued by Addenda and posted on the City’s website at: http://www.manchesternh.gov/bids
. It is the responsibility of the Bidder to check for any addendums that have been issued. Questions received less than seven (7) calendar days prior to the date for opening of Bids may not be answered. Only questions answered by formal written Addenda will be binding. Oral and other interpretations or clarifications will be without legal effect. Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this advertisement. The City of Manchester is an equal opportunity / affirmative action agency. All qualified bidders will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, or national origin. Bidders will be required to furnish a bid bond in the amount of 5% of the total bid, and the successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price. All individuals, firms, partnerships, or corporations intending to bid must be prequalified with the City of Manchester. Sealed prequalification package must be received at the office of the Department of Public Works of the City of Manchester, New Hampshire before or at 2:00 P.M., prevailing time on Thursday September 8, 2022. Prequalification forms may be obtained from the City website at: http://www.manchesternh.gov/Departments/Purchasing/Forms-and-Documents.
Forms can be dropped off or emailed to the following: Owen Friend-Gray 475 Valley Street Manchester, NH 03103 email@example.com
The right is reserved to waive any informalities in or reject any or all proposals and to accept the bid that is deemed most favorable to the interest of the City of Manchester.