INVITATION FOR BIDS
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington (RACW) will receive bids for the CANONSBURG STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT NO. CD 21-03 until 11:00 A.M. prevailing time, on February 24, 2023, at its office, Courthouse Square, Room 603, 100 West Beau Street, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Copies of the contract documents including drawings, technical specifications, and bid forms may be obtained at HMT and Associates, 130 Cecil Street, Canonsburg, PA 15317 (phone 724-916-
0061). A non-refundable payment of $106.00 payable to HMT and Associates is required for each set of contract documents. No plans or specifications will be mailed. Copies of the contract documents including drawings and technical specifications, are available at no cost via download from the HMT and Associates website at https://hmtandassociates.com under “Bids”.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty, which shall not be less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. The form of the guaranty shall be in accordance with the type permitted under the contract documents. SBE, MBE, WBE and Section 3 businesses are encouraged to bid.
Standard contract provisions of the U.S. Department of HUD Act of 1968, as amended, and the U.S. Department of Labor for CDBG apply to this project, including Federal Prevailing Wage Rates, Civil Rights, EO 11246, EO 11625, Affirmative Action, Section 3 Requirements, Federal Public Works, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, together with all Standard Provisions of CDBG Programs. Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap. The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by HUD assistance or HUD-assisted projects covered by Section 3, shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low and very low-income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing.
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington for a period not to exceed forty-five (45) days from the date of opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the contract.
In no event will the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington consider a Contractor as eligible if he cannot initiate the work under the contract within 45 days of the contract execution and proceed to the successful completion of the work within 90 consecutive calendar days of the Notice to Proceed.
REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON
By: Kerry Fox
Community Development Specialist
Publish date: February 10, 2023