ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids: Sealed bids for the construction of the project titled: Sumter County Various Bridge Improvements for the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (hereafter also “Owner”), will be received until 2:00 PM EST, March 28, 2017 at the Sumter County Courthouse, 500 West Lamar Street, Suite 100, Americus Georgia 31709 at which time and place all Bids will be publicly opened and read. No bid may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.
Contractor License: Any Contractor submitting a bid must be a pre-qualified Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Contractor. License numbers must be written on the face of the bid envelope. No bid will be opened unless it contains the Contractor's GDOT license number. See Instructions to Bidders and other Bidding Documents for additional bidding requirements.
Work to Be Done: The work to be done shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary to construct the proposed Various Bridge Improvements as shown on the construction drawings. In general, construction consists of the removal and replacement of various county roadway bridge structures, repairs and modifications and all associated measures for a complete project as outlined in the construction drawings, biding documents, and contract documents. This work will be awarded in one (1) contract with a 180 consecutive calendar day construction schedule. Owner reserves the right to prioritize and select the various locations chosen to be improved as part of this project. Award of this project may include all locations or as many locations based on the best interest of the Owner.
Plans and Contract Documents: Plans and Contract Documents are on file for review only at the Sumter County Courthouse, 500 West Lamar Street, Americus, Georgia. Copies for bidding purposes can be obtained from Watkins & Associates, L.L.C., 103 West 6th Street, Tifton, Georgia 31794, Phone: (229) 388-8823, upon payment of $250.00 for each set (non-refundable).
Bonds: All bid forms must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount bid. The successful bidder, if awarded the Contract, will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract amount. All bonds must appear on the Treasury Department's most current Circular 570 Listing.
Requests for Information: Plan holders list, addenda and bid results are available at www.watkinseng.com.
Pre Bid Meeting: A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on March 21st, 2017, 11:00 A.M., at the Sumter County Courthouse, 500 West Lamar Street, Americus Georgia 31709.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to re-advertise.
Sumter County Board of Commissioners
Randy Howard, Chairman