CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS

 

ENGINEERING DIVISION

 

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

 

Sealed bids will be received online at www.publicpurchase.com, until 10:00 a.m. local time, on January 14, 2020, for the construction of Lone Elm Road, Old 56 Highway to 151st Street, Project No. 3-C-084-17.

 

Contractors wishing to bid on this work are required to attend the pre-bid meeting at Olathe Public Works, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

 

At said time and place, and promptly thereafter, all bids that have been duly received will be publicly opened online at www.publicpurchase.com.

 

The work consists of the following:

 

This project includes construction of roadway and bridge improvements to Lone Elm Road, from 151st Street to Old 56 Highway, and to Old 56 Highway, from Robinson Street to Weaver Street.

 

The improvements to Lone Elm Road include: roadway and bridge widening from 2-lanes to 4-lanes, full depth pavement reconstruction and milling and overlay, commercial driveways, retaining walls, construction of venter roadway medians and landscape irrigation system, underdrains, new storm sewer system, new sidewalks and ADA curb ramps, a new RFB stormwater culvert, new streetlighting, pavement marking and signing, and dedicated left and right turn lanes at specific locations.

Improvements to Old 56 Highway include: full depth pavement/lane widening near the intersection, 3” milling and overlay, retaining wall, construction of center roadway median, underdrains, storm sewer, new side street curb and sidewalks, ADA curb ramps, new street lighting and (3) traffic signals, fiber optic interconnect, pavement marking and signing, and intersection left and right turn lanes.

 

Bid documents including drawings and specifications are on file at the office of Public Works of Olathe, Kansas, and are open for public inspections.  Bid documents and drawings may be downloaded free of charge from www.publicpurchase.com. Only bids submitted electronically at www.publicpurchase.com will be accepted.

 

**NOTE**An Owner’s Contingency Allowance of $300,000 will be included within the Schedule of Values.  Line Item 136 shall be bid at a lump sum of $300,000.  Not doing so, may result in disqualification.

 

A satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder or an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid for work shall be submitted with each proposal.  A scanned copy of the BID BOND must be included with the online bid submitted at www.publicpurchase.com. The original copy of the BID BOND form must be submitted to the ENGINEER within 48 hours of bid opening.  Failure to submit original copy of the bid bond will result in rejection of bid and OWNER’s selection of the next low qualified bidder.

 

The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay satisfactory performance and payment bond or bonds.

 

Attention is called to the fact that not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the contract documents must be paid on this project, and that the contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.  Contractors must comply with Title 29 relating to the employment of apprentices in accordance with requirements published by the United States Department of Labor as contained in the contract documents.

 

Bidders are informed that the prime contractor and subcontractors are required to comply with Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, and Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.  Contractors responsibilities under these laws are outlined at Title 24, CFR Part 1 and Part 570 relating to non-discrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; Title 24, Part 130 relating to equal employment opportunity under HUD-assisted construction contract; and Title 24, Part 135 relating to employment opportunities for businesses and lower income persons in connection with assisted projects.

 

The prime general contractor, and subcontractors where appropriate, under the terms of the contract, shall be required to comply with the following requirements prior to issuance of a construction work order:

 

(A) Maintain an affirmative action file detailing efforts to meet affirmative action hiring responsibilities and utilize minority firms as subcontractors and supplier;

(B) Submit a copy of their affirmative action plan to the city for review and HUD concurrence;

(C) Provide a preliminary statement of work force needs by category for the project and goals for minorities; and

(D) Attend a scheduled pre-construction conference for orientation on HUD equal opportunity and labor standards requirements.

 

The City of Olathe, Kansas, reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding.

 

Bids may be held by the City of Olathe, Kansas, for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding the contract.

 

 

City of Olathe, Kansas

 

 

BY    David F. Bryant, III