NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Auburn, Alabama, until 10:00 a.m., local time, on Thursday, March 26, 2020, in the Office of the City Manager, 144 Tichenor Avenue, and then be publicly opened and read for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary for the completion of the following project:

The following approximate quantities (not complete list):

ITEM DESCRIPTION;UNIT;QTY

Borrow Excavation (approx. 22,000 C.Y.); LS;1 Crushed Aggregate Base Course, Type B (9” Thick); SY; 11,415 Superpave Bituminous Concrete Binder Layer; TON; 2,680 Superpave Bituminous Concrete Wearing Surface; TON; 1,859 Concrete Sidewalk, 4” Thick; SY; 2,330
Solid White, Class 2, Type A, Traffic Stripe; LF; 37,790

COX ROAD WIDENING PROJECT Fieldview Drive to Wire Road

Plans, specifications, and contract documents are open to public inspection, free of charge, in the Office of the City Engineer, located at 171 North Ross Street, Auburn, Alabama or at www.auburnalabama.org/bids. Plans and specifications may be obtained by prime contractor bidders upon payment of a deposit of $100.00 for the first set. The deposit shall be refunded in full to each prime contractor bidder upon return of the documents in reusable condition within 10 days after bid opening. Additional sets for prime contractor bidders, subcontractors, vendors, or dealers may be obtained upon payment of the same deposit. The deposit shall be refunded less the cost of printing, reproduction, handling, and distribution, upon return of the documents in reusable condition within 10 days after bid opening. Please contact Patrick Slaughter, Project Manager, 334-501-7390 for information on obtaining these plans and specifications.

This project shall be subject to the City’s incentive/disincentive provision (I/D), which is a measure employed by the City to ensure timely completion of projects. Details regarding the I/D provision are detailed in the Invitation to Bid.

Guarantee will be required with each bid as follows: At least five percent (not to exceed $10,000) of the amount bid in the form of a certified or cashier's check or bid bond payable to the City of Auburn, Alabama.

All bidders are required to be compliant with the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, Act No. 2011-535 (Code of Alabama (1975) § 31-13-9) as amended May 16, 2012 regarding employment practices.

The successful low bidder is responsible for acquiring the appropriate business licenses and permits to conduct work within the City of Auburn.

Your attention in particular is invited to the section entitled "Instructions to Bidders", which is to be followed in all respects. The City reserves the right to select the lowest responsible bidder as the best interest of the City may require, to award the purchase contract from any of the bids, to reject any and all bids, and to waive any informalities in bids received. Bids will be good for thirty (30) days after being opened by the City of Auburn, Alabama.

The Villager March 5, 2020

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