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Bid Title: Merriam Street Sidewalk Construction
Category: Weston Public Works
Status: Closed

In accordance with Addendum No. 6, the process for submission and opening of bids has been changed as follows:

  1. The Town of Weston will receive sealed bids until Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 11:00AM by drop-off in a locked box outside the entry doors of Weston Town Hall or by courier delivery to P.O. Box 378, 11 Town House Road, Weston, MA, 02493 for the Merriam Street Sidewalk Construction project.  Bids will not be accepted electronically, by delivery to the Weston Department of Public Works, or after the above bid deadline.  All bids shall be submitted on forms provided and be clearly marked “Merriam Street Sidewalk Construction”.
  2. Bids will be opened and read aloud in accordance with CDC guidelines, to set aside parcels unopened for 24 hours, one day later on May 8th, 2020 at 11:00AM on a public online video conference call accessible by computer, smartphone, or with audio-only using a dial-in phone number as described further below.
  3. The Town will record video and audio of the bid opening and all participants and post bid results online at shortly after bids have been opened and read aloud on the video conference.
  4. For instructions to access the conference call, please download Addendum No. 6 by clicking the "View Documents" button below and entering your contact information into the plan holder registration form.
  5. Please direct questions on bid submission or participation in the conference call bid opening to the Purchasing Agent, Charles Young, at .
Project Description:
Work includes construction of approximately 2,700 linear feet of 5-foot-wide bituminous sidewalk, between Sunset Road and Westland Rd on the west side of Merriam Street, as well as repair and reconstructing approximately 1,200 linear feet of dry and mortared stone wall. The project also includes construction of a 76-foot-long and 5-foot-wide Timber Boardwalk with wood piles across the wetland at Cherry Brook, and associated concrete block retaining wall. This project includes several tree protection and removal activities.

Notice to Bidders, Information and Instructions, Contract, Specifications and Bid forms may be downloaded electronically at WWW.WESTON.ORG/BIDS, beginning February 19, 2020. No deposit is required for these documents.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in the amount of five percent (5%) of the value of the bid, as required by General Laws, Chapter 30, Section 39M as amended. The bid deposit may be in the form of a bid bond, cash, a certified check, a treasurer’s or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the Town of Weston.

Bids shall be made on the basis of the Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Industries, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 149, Sections 26 to 27D inclusive, of Massachusetts General Laws. Performance and labor and materials or payment bonds will be required from the successful bidder.

The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the bids.

The Town of Weston reserves the right to reject any and all bids if it be in the public interest to do so.
Publication Date/Time:
2/21/2020 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
5/7/2020 11:00 AM
Bid Opening Information:
Online, See Addendum No. 6
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