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INVITATION TO BID Road Milling/Cold Planing/Asphalt Concrete Excavation


Road Milling/Cold Planing/Asphalt Concrete Excavation

   Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Road Commissioners at the Town Hall, 511 Main St., Dunstable, MA for Dunstable’s seasonal requirements for the following:

 Road Milling/Cold Planing/Asphalt Concrete Excavation     Approximately 25,000 sq. yds.

   Minimum Requirements

A. Contractor must demonstrate a minimum of five (5) years experience providing the services in the required in the scope of services.

B. The contractor shall furnish all labor, equipment and vehicles as required for work in accordance with the scope of services.

C. Unit price quoted shall include milling, loading, disposal, sweeping and final clean-up.

D. Contractor shall conform to all requirements of federal, state and local laws, including compliance with prevailing wage laws and OSHA training. 

Scope of Services 

   The contractor shall be responsible for excavating asphalt concrete pavement by cold planer. Depth of planing shall average 2 inches. 

   The cold planer shall be equipped with a cutter drum at least 72 inches wide with an elevating device capable of loading milled material directly into trucks while operating and with dust control system capable of complying with environmental air quality standards.

   The contractor will be required to supply auxiliary milling equipment to clean up work along the curbs and around castings. Work areas shall be left clean and free from debris at the end of each workday. 

   The use of planing equipment mounted on pneumatic tires will be permitted only for clean up work or in areas less than 10 feet wide

   The contractor will be responsible for damage to existing castings resulting from his operation unless such castings have previously been paved over, are not visible on the surface, and have not been marked out in the field by the Highway personnel.

   The Town of Dunstable reserves the right to salvage any material such as granite, brick, or millings. 

   The Town will arrange and pay for all required police details. The Contractor will provide all necessary barricades, signs and cones for road closures and detours. The Contractor will also provide cones and barricades for traffic lane control.

   All bids that fall under MGL Ch. 30 S39M shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in the form of a bid bond, or cash or a certified check on, or a treasurer’s cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the awarding authority.  The amount of such bid deposit shall be five percent of the value of the bid.  Any person submitting a bid under this section shall on such bid, certify as follows:  The undersigned certifies under penalties of perjury that this bid is in all respects bona fide, fair and made without collusion or fraud with any other person. Upon award of the contract, the successful bidder shall provide a payment bond in the amount of 50% of the total projected cost of the contract for the first year. If contract is renewed for future years, the bidder shall provide a payment bond in the amount of 50% of the total projected cost of the contract for each future year of the contract. The payment bond must be on the Town’s form that is attached.

   All bids should include at plant and delivered prices.  All materials must meet the Massachusetts Department of Public Works specifications and projects must be completed by the awarded bidder.  If any portion of the work is to be awarded to a subcontractor, full compliance with all bid requirements must be furnished and submitted in behalf of the subcontractor with the original bid, and a performance bond must be in place by that subcontractor before that portion for the contract may commence.

   All materials must meet Mass. Dept. of Public Works Specifications for Highways and Bridges.  Wages paid shall not be less than those prescribed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industries in accordance with MGL Ch. 149 S 26 to 27D inclusive.  Bidders must be prequalified in accordance with 720 CMRF 5.00, Prequalification of Contractors by MassDOT.

   Contract Time:  The period for this contract is expected to be for a period of June 15, 2022 to June 30, 2023 with an option to renew for an additional two years.  The Highway Department expects the work to begin within ten (10) days {Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded} after issuance of notice to proceed and expects the work to be completed within the time period as indicated in the Contract and Agreement.  Failure to commence work without the approval of the Dunstable Road Commissioners shall constitute grounds for revocation of any award or contract.

   Bid envelopes must be marked “Sealed Bid Road Milling/Cold Planing/Asphalt Concrete Excavation”, should include the anti-collusion statement (Addendum B), completed bid form (Addendum A) and other applicable material and must be submitted to the attention of the Board of Road Commissioners, 511 Main Street, Dunstable, MA  01827 and be received prior to 1 p.m. on _Wednesday June 15, 2022.

   Bids will be opened publicly at the Town Hall, Dunstable, MA on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm.  The Board of Road Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or portions thereof if it is in the best interest of the town to do so.

   Further information may be received by contacting the office of the Board of Road Commissioners at (978) 649-4514 x227.  Invitation to bid packages are available to be picked up Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Board of Road Commissioners, Town Hall, 511 Main St., Dunstable, MA  01827.



5/27/2022 E

Groton Herald

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