For Improvements to Keats Road and Dryden Road

 NOTICE TO BIDDERS is hereby given that sealed Bids are invited and will be received as set forth herein.
OWNER: Township of Tewksbury, Hunterdon County, New Jersey
PROJECT TITLE: Improvements to Keats Road and Dryden Road

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT: The Keats Road improvements include the removal and replacement of 70 LF retaining wall with core stone stabilization of the adjacent slopes along the cul-de-sac. Dryden Road improvements include the installation of 2 doghouse inlets, 2 yard inlets and underdrain. Roughly 725 LF of block curb is scheduled for repointing with select sections scheduled for replacement due to missing block.

ADDRESS FOR SUBMITTING BIDS:
Township of Tewksbury municipal building
169 Old Turnpike Road
Califon, NJ 07830
ATTN: Shana Goodchild, Township Administrator
Phone: 908-439-0022

ENGINEER’S NAME AND PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
VAN CLEEF ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES
755 Memorial Parkway, Suite 110, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
ATTN.: Stanley J. Schrek, PE, AIA, PP, CME, LEED AP
Phone: 908-454-3080

EXAMINATION OF CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:
Contract Documents may be examined Monday - Friday, except legal holidays, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, only at the Engineer’s office noted above. Appointments must be scheduled by either email (smcgregor@vancleefengineering.com) or phone (908-524-0013) to review bid documents.

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS:
Contract Documents may be obtained only from the office of the Engineer in electronic format. The bidder must email Shelly McGregor of Van Cleef Engineering (smcgregor@vancleefengineering.com) to receive access to files for download. 

BID SECURITY:
Bid Security is required in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the Bid, but not in excess of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) as set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A:11-21

CONSENT OF SURETY:
Certificate from a Surety Company is required indicating consent to be bound as surety and guarantor for performance required under the Contract Documents.

BID SUBMISSION PROCEDURES:
Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form contained in the Contract Documents and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with the name of project and the name and address of the Bidder. All Bids must be mailed or dropped off to the Township of Tewksbury Municipal Building prior to Bid opening at the address noted above. 

Bids will not be accepted after Thursday Sept 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM

CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION:
Bidders are required to be registered by the NJ Department of Labor at the time bids will be received by the Project Owner pursuant to the Public Works Contractor Registration Act (P.L. 2003, c. 91, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56.51).  Effective September 1, 2004, Bidders are also required to be registered by the NJ Department of Treasury, Division of Revenue at the time bids will be received by the Project owner pursuant to the Business Registration Act (P.L.2004, c.57, N.J.S.A.52:32-44).

PUBLIC BID OPENING AND READING:
Date: Thursday September 29, 2022
Time: 11:00 AM
Place: Township of Tewksbury Municipal Building

STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS:
Bidders are required to comply with applicable statutory requirements set forth in the Contract Documents including the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31, et seq. & N.J.A.C. 17:27-1.1, et seq. (Affirmative Action); P.L. 1963, c. 150 (Prevailing Wage); P.L. 2021, c. 301 (Prevailing Wage and Public Works Update), Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.); and P.L.2004, c.19 & P.L.2005, c.271 (Pay to Play).  In addition, effective August 1, 2005, P.L. 2005, c.67 authorized a new form of change order called “Value Engineering Construction Change Orders.”  Please review these specifications to determine if this bid will involve this new form of change order for contracts that are estimated to exceed $5,000,000.00.

REJECTION OF BIDS:
The Township of Tewksbury reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, or to waive any Bid defect where such defect is not detrimental to the best interest of Township of Tewksbury and fairness of the bidding process.  The right is also reserved to increase or decrease the quantities specified in the manner designated in the Contract Documents.

BY THE ORDER OF THE Township of Tewksbury, Hunterdon County, New Jersey
By:  Shana Goodchild 
Township Administrator