Notice to Bidders

Troy Brook Improvements Culverts

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
TOWNSHIP OF PARSIPPANY‑TROY HILLS
MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

Sealed Proposals for the TROY BROOK IMPROVEMENTS CULVERTS NO. 5 CEDAR TERRACE (7’-0” H x13’0”W) AND CULVERT NO. 6 LAKE DRIVE (6’-0”H x 9’-0”W) will be received by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills in the Municipal Building, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey, on March 24, 2016, 10:00 AM prevailing time, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Bids must be received by the Office of the Director of Purchasing on or before the time and date of the bid opening.  No bids will be accepted after said hour.  Bids sent through the U.S. Postal Service or other delivery service is done so at the Bidder's own risk.  ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE ORIGINAL.  FACSIMILE OR PHOTOCOPIES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

Major estimated quantities for the base bid are as follows:

6’ x 9’ Precast Reinforced Concrete Box Culvert (three-sided)        50       L.F.
Foundation Excavation                                                                      150     C.Y.
Dense Graded Aggregate Backfill                                                     240     Tons
Hot Mix Asphalt HMA 19M64 Base Course, 5” Thick                    60       Tons
Hot Mix Asphalt HMA 9.5M64 Surface Course, 1.5” Thick            25       Tons
Dense Graded Aggregate Base Course                                              45       Tons
8” DIP Class 52 Water Main                                                              105     L.F.
8” DIP Class 52 Sanitary Main                                                          42       L.F.
Wooden Guide Rail                                                                            76       L.F.
Stream Cleaning and Desilting                                                          130    L.F.

Major estimated quantities for the alternate bid are as follows:

7’ x 13’ Precast Reinforced Concrete Box Culvert (three-sided)    95        L.F.
Foundation Excavation                                                                    320      C.Y.
Dense Graded Aggregate Backfill                                                   475      Tons
Hot Mix Asphalt HMA 19M64 Base Course, 5” Thick                  140      Tons
Hot Mix Asphalt HMA 9.5M64 Surface Course, 1.5” Thick          55        Tons
Dense Graded Aggregate Base Course                                            110      Tons
18” Reinforced Concrete Pipe                                                          58        L.F.
8” DIP Class 52 Water Main                                                            150      L.F.
8” DIP Class 52 Sanitary Main                                                         64       L.F.
Wooden Guide Rail                                                                          120      L.F.
Stream Cleaning and Desilting                                                         305      L.F.
Specifications and bid proposal forms may be obtained at the Township’s Purchasing office, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.  Bids or proposals shall be made on the forms provided.
The fee for the Plans and Specifications is $75.00 per set.  Checks are to be made payable to the Township of Parsippany‑Troy Hills.  Please Note:  Deposit checks/cash are not refundable.
A certified check or cashier's check made payable to the Township of Parsippany‑Troy Hills, or a duly executed bid bond in the amount of 10% of each bid, but in no case in excess of $20,000.00, must be deposited by the Bidder together with a Certificate of Surety evidencing that he can obtain the required Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the contract.  
The successful Bidder shall be required to deliver to the Township an executed Performance Bond of the responsible indemnity company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.
In lieu of a Certificate of Surety, the Bidder shall submit, at the bid opening, a certified check or cashier’s check in the amount of one hundred percentum (100%) of the total amount of the bid.
Bidders are required to comply with requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.  In addition Bidders must also comply with the following New Jersey Statutes:

Section 1 of P.L. 1977, c.33         Statement of Ownership
(N.J.S.A. C.52:25-24.2)

N.J.S.A. 40A:11-18                     American Goods and Products to be Used Where Possible

Section 21 of P.L. 1971, c.198    Guarantee to be Furnished with Bid
(N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-21)

Section 22 of P.L. 1971, c.198    Surety Company Certificate
(N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-22)

Section 16 of P.L. 1971, c.198    Listing of Subcontractors
(N.J.S.A. C.40A:11-16)

Section 1 of P.L. 2001, c.134    Business Registration
(N.J.S.A. C.52:32-44)

N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.25 et seq.    N.J. Prevailing Wage Act

All Bidders and their Subcontractors must comply with the requirements of the New Jersey Public Works Contractor Registration Act, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.48 et seq.
The Specifications as amended in Subsection 108.10 indicates that this Contract provides one hundred (100) days for completion of the work.
Bid proposals must be placed in sealed envelopes addressed to the Office of Purchasing, Township of Parsippany‑Troy Hills, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 and marked plainly on the outside with the bid description and the name and address of the Bidder marked clearly on the outside of the envelope.
The Township of Parsippany‑Troy Hills reserves the right to reject any and all bids or to waive any minor informalities or irregularities in the proposal received and to accept the bid which is in the best interests of the Township.  The Township further reserves the right to consider all bids for sixty (60) days after the bid opening before awarding a contract.

Township of Parsippany‑Troy Hills
Michael Hardie
Director of Purchasing

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