REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Proposed Densmore Drive Upstream Culvert Replacement

Sealed Bids for the construction of the Proposed Densmore Drive Upstream Culvert Replacement will ONLY be received and accepted via online electronic bid service through https://www.questcdn.com until 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, November 19, 2021 at such time will be opened publicly 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 Donna Akerley, dakerley@ hoyletanner.com, 603-460-4634 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 deteriorated 6-ft diameter (70-ft long) CMP culverts with a 20-ft span precast concrete box culvert, including 230-ft of roadway reconstruction.  The engineer’s estimate for the work is between $600,000 and $700,000. The anticipated project schedule is to start construction about June 2022 and complete construction about September 2022, with tree clearing activities between January 2022 and March 2022.

Bids shall be on a unit price basis, as indicated in the Bid Form. All technical questions regarding this project shall be directed by email to Jillian Semprini at jsemprini@ hoyletanner.com

Complete digital Bidding Documents may be obtained after October 25, 2021 at the following website: https://www.questcdn.com. 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 QuestCDN.com at (952) 233-1632 or info@ questcdn.com. You may download the digital Bidding Documents for $50 by selecting Request on the QuestCDN Page, input the eBidDoc# 8056137.
 
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 https://www.questcdn.com (See Instructions to Bidders). A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 1:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 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


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