Invitation to Bid - Proposed Densmore Drive Culvert Replacement

Sealed Bids for the construction of the Proposed Densmore Drive Culvert Replacement will ONLY be received and accepted via online electronic bid service through until 2:00 p.m. local time on Monday, October 26, 2020 at such time will be opened online.
Anyone interested in witnessing the public bid opening over the phone or internet is to contact Hoyle, Tanner for a link to the open conference call. Please contact Jillian Semprini, or Donna Akerley,, 603-669-5555, x-185 for meeting information at least five (5) days prior to the scheduled bid opening. The 5-day lead time is required in case the bid opening time changes.

The Project consists of replacing two failed 6-ft diameter (100-ft long) CMP culverts with a 20-ft span precast concrete box culvert, including 340-ft of roadway reconstruction. The engineer’s estimate for the work is between $900,000 and $1,200,000. The anticipated project schedule is to start construction about November 2020 and complete construction about July 2021.

Bids shall be on a unit price basis, as indicated in the Bid Form.

Complete digital Bidding Documents may be obtained after October 5, 2020 at the following website:
You must set up your free membership under the “Log In” tab before downloading documents.
If you need assistance setting up your free membership registration, downloading, or working with this digital project information, please contact at (952) 233- 1632 or
You may download the digital Bidding Documents for $30 by selecting Request on the QuestCDN Page, input the eBidDoc# 7341751.

To bid on this project and be considered a plan holder the Bidder MUST download the digital project bidding documents from QuestCDN and pay the download delivery fee. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than QuestCDN.

Bidder shall submit a bid via online electronic bid service through (See Instructions to Bidders). A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at the project site. Therefore, all interested bidders are encouraged to attend in order to prepare acceptable bid submissions.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Owner: Village of Essex Junction

By: Mr. James Jutras, Water Quality Superintendent

Densmore Drive culvert replacement Bid Advertisement

Bid Addendum No. 1

Bid Addendum No. 2

Invitation to Bid - Sidewalk Plow with Attachments

The Village of Essex Junction, Vermont, is accepting sealed bids for a Sidewalk Plow With Attachments. Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope and dropped off at the Brownell Library, 6 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, Vermont 05452 by 1 PM on October 19, 2020

Information for bidders and bid forms may be obtained, without charge, HERE or by calling (802) 878-6944.

The Village of Essex Junction, through its Manager, reserves the right to cancel the invitation for bids, waive any informalities in, or reject any and all bids, in whole or in part, or to accept any bid deemed to be in the best interest of the Village of Essex Junction.
     Evan Teich, Municipal Manager 

It is important that each bidder certify that the Sidewalk Plow With Attachments on which the bid is submitted meets the minimum required specifications or specifies in writing those portions of the specifications which are not met. Failure to indicate a deviation from the minimum specifications may be basis for rejection of the bid.

Any bidder who feels that the written specifications prohibit him/her from submitting a bid should bring this fact to the attention of the Village of Essex Junction, in writing, at least one week prior to bid opening.

It is in the best interest of the bidder to provide the Sidewalk Plow With Attachments which closely meets or exceeds the minimum required specifications. The Village of Essex Junction is interested in obtaining the specified equipment which meets the stated specifications at a competitive cost.

The basis of the bid award shall be the total price for the Sidewalk Plow with Attachments, less trade-in of a 2015 Trackless MT6 sidewalk machine with attachments, as is, with 907 hours on it as of 4/9/2020. This unit may be viewed at the Public Works Complex by appointment. Call Rick Jones at (802) 878-6942.

Companies submitting bids must include the latest specifications and advertising literature on the Sidewalk Plow With Attachments that they propose to furnish. The bid price should include all transportation charges, fully prepaid. All applicable warranty information shall be submitted with the proposal.

The following must be included in your returned bid proposal:
1. All pages of Specifications, with each item checked Yes, No, or Specify with appropriate supporting information clearly identifying what will be provided.
2. Specify, in writing, those specifications which are not met.
3. Completed REFERENCE FORM.
4. Completed BID FORM.

Bids must be returned to the Brownell Library, 6 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452 in a sealed envelope marked “Sidewalk Plow With Attachments” by 1 PM on October 19, 2020.

Only sealed bid packages or online submittals will be accepted. Faxed or e-mailed bids will not be accepted.

Bid Document - with attachments and forms