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Posted on: February 22, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Notice to Bidders - 2017 West Avenue & West Burlington Avenue Roundabout



General Nature of Public Improvement

Proposed Street Improvements - West Avenue & West Burlington Avenue Roundabout - Burlington, Iowa - 2016

The project consists of the following items and approximate quantities: 3,845 C.Y. of Class 13 excavation; removal of existing structures; 600 L.F. of storm sewer, trenched; 5 - pipe aprons; 329 L.F. of storm sewer as subdrain, trenched; 2,659 L.F. of 4-inch longitudinal subdrain; 7 - intakes; 7,522 S.Y. of pavement, 9", Class C, PC concrete; 1,159 S.Y. of pavement, Class C, PC concrete, colored; 944 S.Y. of reinforced PCC, 5-inch trail surfacing; 300 S.Y. of detectable warning panels; removal and salvage of existing lighting equipment, and electrical demolition; 13,090 L.F. of CU. Circuits; control cabinet; 5 - handholes; 21 - lighting poles; 9 - bollard lighting; fertilizing, seeding, and mulching; traffic signage and markings; traffic control; and miscellaneous appurtenant work usually associated with a street improvement project.

Time and Place for Filing and Opening Sealed Bids

Sealed bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated above must be filed before 2:00

P.M. on March 21, 2017, at the Thomas J. Smith Council Chambers at City Hall, 400 Washington Street, Burlington, Iowa. Sealed bids will be opened at 2:00 P.M. on March 21, 2017.

Time and Place Sealed Bids Will Be Considered. Sealed bids will be considered by the City Council during their meeting beginning at 5:30 P.M. on April 3, 2017, in the Thomas J. Smith Council Chambers at City Hall, 400 Washington Street, Burlington, Iowa.

Time for Commencement and Completion of Work. The work under the proposed Contract shall commence upon issuance of the written Notice to Proceed. The proposed street improvements listed shall be fully completed within 75 consecutive working days after starting date. The Bidder agrees to pay as liquidated damages the sum of $200 for each working day after the specified number of working days that the project is not fully completed.

Bid Security. Each bidder shall accompany its bid with bid security as defined in Section 26.8 of the Code of Iowa. Bid security shall be 5% of the bid amount.

Contract Documents. Drawings and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improvements have been prepared by French-Reneker-Associates, Inc., Engineers & Surveyors, Fairfield, Iowa. The Contract Documents may be examined at the office of the City Clerk and may be obtained from the City's website at the following address:

Preference for Iowa Products and Labor. By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

Sales Tax. Iowa sales tax will not be paid on materials purchased for this project. The City will issue a sales tax exemption certificate.

Published upon order of the Contracting Authority.

City of Burlington, Iowa

By:     Shane Mccampbell


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