Details for ITB #B201030 OPEN: 05/05/2020 TIME:

ITB #B201030 OPEN: 05/05/2020 TIME: 2:00 P.M. INVITATION TO BID BIRCH ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT GALVESTON COUNTY, TEXAS Sealed bids in sets of four (4), one (1) unbound original and three (3) copies will be received in the office of the County Purchasing Agent until 2:00 P.M. CST, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 and opened immediately in that office in the presence of the Galveston County Auditor and the Purchasing Agent. Sealed bids are to be delivered to Rufus G. Crowder, CPPO CPPB, Galveston County Purchasing Agent at the Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody (21st Street), Floor 5, Purchasing, Galveston, Texas 77550, (409) 770-5372. The time stamp clock located in the Purchasing Agent's office shall serve as the official time keeping piece for this solicitation process. Any bids received after 2:00 P.M. CST on the specified date will be returned unopened. Purpose: Galveston County is seeking a responsible professional company for the replacement of the Birch Road Bridge. This project includes replacement of the deficient bridge over one of the canals into Lazy Bend from Clear Lake and the renovation of the street through Lazy Bend and a sidewalk on one side. All bids must be marked on the outside of the envelope: ITB #B201030, Birch Road Bridge Replacement Bids name and return address, should be prominently displayed on the bid package for identification purposes. Bid Specifications can be obtained by visiting the Galveston County website @ Bid prices shall be either lump sum or unit prices as shown on the bid sheet, if applicable. The net price will be delivered to Galveston County, including all freight, shipping, and license fees. Galveston County is tax exempt and no taxes should be included in your proposal pricing. A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of Galveston has instituted measures to guard against the spread of the virus. This includes the prohibition of in-person meetings, social distancing, and stay-at-home requirements for employees. The Pre-Bid Conference shall take place via video/tele-conference and the instructions are listed below and on the County's Purchasing website: Minimum System Requirements for Video Conferencing: 1. High-resolution webcam; 2. Computer processing minimum: 2 GB of RAM and a quad-core processor; 3. Network bandwidth: 1 Mbps is sufficient for 15 fps at 720p resolution; Calling from a mobile device: 1. Front facing camera; 2. In ear headphone with built in mic Instructions for Video Conferencing: 1. Click here or navigate to 2. Enter Name and email (optional); 3. Click the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy checkbox; 4. Click Join Meeting *Note - be sure to enable audio and video. Copies of bid/Contract Documents may also be obtained from search Birch Road Bridge Replacement. Bidders must register on this website in order to view and/or download specifications and plans for this project. There is NO charge to view or download documents. If copies of the bidding documents are to be mailed, please contact Dannenbaum Engineering at 713 520-9570 for postage and handling. Return of documents is not required and no refund will be granted. Upon satisfaction of contractual terms (e.g., goods delivered in promised condition, services rendered as agreed, etc.), contractor shall be paid via Galveston County's normal accounts payable process. Bonding Requirements: --PROPOSAL GUARANTEE: Evidencing its firm commitment to engage in the contract if Proposer is selected for award of contract, each Proposer is required to furnish with their proposal a Cashier's Check, or an acceptable Bidder's Bond, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total contract price. The Bidder's Bond must be executed with a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Texas. Failure to furnish the bid/proposal guarantee in the proper form and amount, by the time set for opening of bids may be cause or rejection of the proposal. --PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: Successful proposer, before beginning work, shall execute a performance bond and a payment bond, each of which must be in the amount of the contract. The required payment and performance bonds must each be executed by a corporate surety in accordance with Section 1, Chapter 87, Acts of the 56th Legislature, Regular Session, 1959 (Article 7.19-1, Vernon's Texas Insurance Code). Attention is called to the fact that not less than, the federally determined prevailing (Davis-Bacon and Related Acts) wage rate, as issued by the Office of Rural Community Affairs and contained in the contract documents, must be paid on this project. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex age or national origin. The Galveston County Commissioners' Court reserves the right to waive any informality and to reject any and all bids and to accept the bid or bids which, in its opinion, is most advantageous to Galveston County with total respect the governing laws. All contractors/subcontractors that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation on federal assistance programs may not undertake any activity in part or in full under this project Rufus G. Crowder, CPPO CPPB Purchasing Agent Galveston County Published: April 14, 21, 2020


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