INVITATION TO BID
Project: Dispatch & Maintenance Facility
Rides Mass Transit District
509 East Jasper Street
Paris, IL 61944
Owner: RIDES Mass Transit District
30 Veterans Drive
Harrisburg, IL 62946
Architect/Engineer: Pranger Group, Inc.
343 Airport North Office Park
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Rides Mass Transit District will receive bids until 12:00 PM local prevailing time on September 16th, 2016, at 509 East Jasper Street, Paris, Illinois at which time and place the bid proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids not submitted by the deadline will be returned to the bidder unopened.
Bids will be for the following work:
Base bid consists of interior lobby renovations including conference, reception and restroom space as well as new exterior siding finish along the office. Additional maintenance and repairs as outlined in the building assessment as well as new perimeter fencing are also included.
A Pre-bid meeting will be held on August 29th, 2016, at 12:00 PM, prevailing time, at Rides Mass Transit District, 509 East Jasper Street, Paris IL 61944
Drawings and specifications may be obtained electronically by contacting Pranger Group Inc. at 260-471-4901.
Bidding documents, drawings and specifications, may be examined by prospective bidders and material suppliers at the following Plan Rooms:
McGraw Hill Construction Dodge
6330 Knox Industrial Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63139
9901 Allisonville Rd.
Fishers, IN 46038
AGC of Western Kentucky
2201 McCracken Blvd.
Paducah, KY 42002
Southern Illinois Builders Association
504 West Jackson
Marion, IL 62959
Reed Construction Data www.reedepr.com
The Owner requires the Project to be completed in 180 calendar days from the starting date indicated on the Notice to Proceed.
Bidders will be required to provide bid security of a sum no less than 5 percent of the Bid Sum. The bid security shall be either certified check, cashier's check, bank money order or bid bond issued by surety licensed to conduct business in the State of Illinois. Hereinafter this bid security shall be referred to as the bid bond.
Submit two copies of your Bid on the Bid Form provided. Bidders may supplement this form as appropriate.
Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 90 days after submission.
Successful bidders shall be required to observe Illinois Public Act 77-1552 and the Illinois Department of
Human Rights and Illinois Human Rights Commission Rules pertaining to Equal Employment Opportunity as provided for in paragraphs 2-101, et seq., Article II, Chapter 68, of the Illinois Revised Statutes; and comply with paragraph 271 of Chapter 48 of the Illinois Revised Statutes concerning the employment of citizens of the State of Illinois; and comply with Chapter 48, Sections 39s-l through 39s-12, of the Illinois Revised Statutes, as amended, known as the Prevailing Wage Determination, as issued by the Illinois Department of Labor.
The right is reserved to accept any bid or any part or parts thereof or to reject any and all bids. Acceptance of any bid is subject to concurrence by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the United States Department of Transportation.
The proposed basis of award for this procurement will be the lowest responsible, responsive bid.
Any contract resulting from these bids is subject to financial assistance contracts between RIDES Mass Transit District and the United States Department of Transportation and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.
Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises are encouraged to participate in any procurement opportunity with RMTD. RMTD shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the participation or performance of any resulting contract or agreement.