INVITATION TO BID: QUARTZVILLE DRIVE ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
Bids due: February 10, 2016 @ 9:15 am
The work includes the following:
1) Construct roadway widening
2) Construct asphalt pavement overlay
3) Construct slide repair measures
4) Install guardrail
5) Construct parking areas, including kiosks and restrooms
6) Install cross culverts
7) Install striping
8) Install signs
9) Perform additional and incidental Work as called for by the Specifications and Plans.
This solicitation is for a public works project subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 or if applicable the Federal Prevailing Rate of Wage required under the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 Et Seq.).
All projects have minimum wage rate requirements. This is a Federally Funded project and is subject to the “General Wage Determination issued under the Davis-Bacon and related acts from the U.S. Secretary of Labor,” unless a higher wage rate and fringe benefits are required according to ORS279C.838, as provided in the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) publication titled “Prevailing Wage Rates for Public Contracts in Oregon subject to both the State PWR and Federal Davis-Bacon Act.” “Determinations” and BOLI’s “Prevailing Wages Rates for Public Works Contracts in Oregon subject to both the State PWR and Federal Davis-Bacon Act” wage are available on the web at www.oregon.gov/BOLI/WHD/PWR.
All Federally Funded projects have “BUY AMERICA” requirements.
The Agency is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The policy of the Agency is to provide equal opportunity for participation in its contracting activities to all persons and firms in compliance with applicable Federal and State Laws, rules, and regulations.
Linn County in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252,42 U.S.C. 2000d to 200-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, herby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for award.
This project contains a 0 % DBE Goal.
The date and time after which bids will not be received is Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:15 am, PDT.
Pre-qualification with ODOT and Linn County is required. Pursuant to ORS 279C.430 pre-qualification applications must be filed with ODOT at least ten (10) days prior to the bid opening date. A copy of the ODOT letter of prequalification approval must be submitted to the Linn County Engineer prior to the bid opening, if not already on file with Linn County. All bidders (prime contractors) must be qualified within the appropriate class(es) of work stated in the Contract Specifications for this project. The Agency will reject bids from bidders who are not prequalified for the class(es) of work indicated.
The Specifications for the “Quartzville Drive Roadway Improvements” project may be reviewed at 3010 Ferry Street SW, Albany, Oregon 97322. The Specifications may also be reviewed at the Willamette Valley Plan Center, the Oregon Contractor Plan Center, Daily Journal of Commerce, and the Linn County Road Department web site: www.co.linn.or.us/roads/roads.asp.
The name and title of the person designated for receipt of Bids is Ralph Wyatt, County Administrative Officer. The Bids must be sealed and must be mailed or delivered to that person in the Linn County Courthouse at the following address: Board of Commissioners, 300 Fourth Avenue SW, Room 201, Albany, OR 97321. The outside of the Bid package shall plainly state the following: “Bid for Quartzville Drive Roadway Improvements; Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 9:15 am, PDT; [Bidder’s name and address].”
The date, time, and place that the public contracting agency will publicly open the Bids is Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at approximately 9:35 am, at the Linn County Courthouse, 300 Fourth SW, Room 200, Albany, OR 97321. Linn County may reject any Bid not in compliance with all prescribed public procedures and requirements, and may reject for good cause any or all Bids upon a finding of the agency that it is in the public interest to do so. No Bid for this construction contract shall be received or considered by Linn County unless the Bidder is registered with the Construction Contractors Board or licensed by the State Landscape Contractors Board.
Published Jan. 19, 2016.