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Town of Cairo Phase 2 Sidewalk Improvements Project

Sealed Bids for the construction of the Town of Cairo Phase 2 Sidewalk Improvements Project will be received by the Town of Cairo at Cairo Town Hall, 285 Main Street, PO Box 162, Cairo, WV 26337 until 7:00PM Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 and then at said place publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids shall be submitted at the time and place indicated in the Advertisement for Bid. All Bids must be placed within a sealed envelope and shall include the notation “BID ENCLOSED” on the face of it along with the Bidder’s name, address, project name, and project number. Bids delivered via mail or other delivery system must be delivered by the above stated date and time of the Bid Opening.

The work consists of the following:

1. Demolition of portions of existing roadway, sidewalk and other related items.

2. Construction activities shall consist of installation of monolithic concrete sidewalks and associated concrete curbs, and improvements to the storm sewer system.

A pre-bid conference will be held at the Town of Cairo at Cairo Town Hall, 285 Main Street, PO Box 162, Cairo, WV 26337 on 2/19/2015, at 2:00PM Eastern Time, (local time). Attendance by all BIDDERS is OPTIONAL.

The Plans and Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

Cairo Town Hall

285 Main Street, PO Box 162

Cairo, West Virginia  26337 (304) 628-3843


531 Market Street

Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101 (304) 422-4993

Michael Baker Jr., Inc.

5088 Washington Street, West

Second Floor

Charleston, West Virginia 25313 (304) 769-0821

Contract documents may be obtained at the offices of Michael Baker Jr., Inc., 5088 Washington Street, West, Second Floor, Charleston, West Virginia 25313 upon a nonrefundable payment of one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125.00) for each set of documents. All checks shall be made payable to Michael Baker Jr., Inc. Bid deposits will be required as outlined in the information for bidders.

A certified check, bank draft or a satisfactory bid bond furnished by a solvent surety company authorized to do business in the State of West Virginia in an amount equal to five percent (5{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c}) of the total amount of the bid, payable to the Town of Cairo, shall be submitted with each bid.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Payment and Performance Bond, Labor and Material Bond for 100{4ceb532c6f579389df471c6c1e832caf2346b74dc60fcbf6aabd4d29df3baf9c} of the contract amount and the fee for same shall be included in the bid proposal.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 and “HUD Section 109”, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Attention of bidders is also called to Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Title VI and the conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid (State and Federal).

Bidders must comply with the requirements for Affirmative Action and Minority Business Enterprises participation as described in the Federal specifications insert to the contract documents. Special provisions will be made by the bidder to show what portions of the bid within each division are supported by Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) work. In addition, bidders may obtain, upon request, information concerning local MBE firms.




Contractors will ensure compliance by its consultant(s) and contractor(s)/subcontractor(s), with the provisions of the West Virginia Prevailing Wage Code regarding labor standards for Federally assisted construction, the Copeland Act “Anti-Kickback” Act (40 U.S.C. § 276C and 18 U.S.C. § 874), the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. §§ 327-333), “Equal Employment Opportunity” Executive Orders 11246 and 11375 and 41 CFR 60, the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, the “Buy America” requirements concerning the purchase of steel for Federally funded projects (23 CFR 635.410 (b), Worker Visibility Regulations that require that all persons working within the right-of-way of a Federal Aid Highway wear highly visible safety apparel that meets the Performance Class 2 or 3 requirements of ANSI/ISEA 107-204 publication entitled, “American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Headwear,” and if applicable Davis-Bacon Act Wage Codes (40 U.S.C. §§ 276a to 276a-7). Although no Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal has been set for this project, the West Virginia Division of Highways strongly encourages the consideration of DBE’s when hiring contractors for this or any Transportation Enhancement project. Minority, Female and Section 3 owned firms are encouraged to apply.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for at least ninety (90) days.

The Town of Cairo reserves the right to reject any and all Bids or to increase or decrease or omit any item or items and/or award to the lowest and best BIDDER. Each proposal must contain the full name of every person or company interested in the same.

By order of the Town of Cairo.