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RFP For Olive Street Landscape and Vegetation Management Project

INVITATION TO BIDDERS

Separate sealed proposals will be received by Lackawanna Heritage Valley at 213 South 7th Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18505, until 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 16, 2016, at which time they will be opened and read aloud.

THE lackawanna River Heritage Trail OLIVE STREET SPUR TRAIL landscape and vegetation management PROJECT

Work shall include, but is not limited to furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary for completing the specified clearing, excavation, rough and finish grading; drainage culvert extension, BMP’s and E&S controls; stockpile and reuse of topsoil, grass seeding; site restoration; and cleanup.

Contract Documents, including Construction Drawings and a Project Manual with General Conditions, Technical Specifications, and Bid Submission Forms may be obtained from two sources: Digital copies (.pdf files)
BID SUBMISSION FORMS
Project Manual
6-3-16 FINAL MAP

Paper copies may be obtained at cost from Steamtown Blueprint & Copy Center, 308 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503, PH: (570) 961-1315.  Contract documents will be available beginning Monday, June 6, 2016. Addenda, if any, will be issued only to those persons whose name and address are on record as having obtained contract documents. Bidders’ proposals must be accompanied by certified check, certified bank treasurer’s check, bank cashier’s check or bid bond in the form provided in the Bid Package. A satisfactory corporate surety shall provide security in an amount equal to 10% of the bid amount.  The surety shall name as payee or obligee the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. Performance, Labor and Materials, and Maintenance Bonds in the amount of 100% of the Base Bid and any selected Add-Alternate Bids must be furnished within twenty (20) days of the notice of award from companies licensed to do business in Pennsylvania. All bonds must be secured.

The Contract shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder; however, Lackawanna Heritage Valley reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part of any bid and to waive any irregularities, mistakes, omissions or informalities relative thereto. Bidders are invited to have a representative present at the time of bid opening. All bids shall be considered binding and shall not be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the bid opening date without the consent of the Lackawanna Heritage Valley. This project is subject to Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Rates.

A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held at the project site, Lackawanna Heritage Trail, West Olive Street Trailhead Parking Lot, (West Olive Street & Love Road), in the City of Scranton, at 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 9, 2016.

All Bids shall be submitted on the forms furnished, in sealed envelopes, clearly marked:

The Lackawanna Heritage Trail Olive Street Spur Trail Landscape and Vegetation Management Project Bid

All bids must be delivered or mailed to the Lackawanna Heritage Valley office at 213 South 7th Avenue, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18505, and arrive no later than 10:00 AM, Friday, June 20, 2016. At which time all bids received will be opened and read aloud.