The Village of Wheeling invites you to bid on an anticipated contract for “2017 WATERMAIN
REPLACEMENT & ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS” (hereinafter referred to as the “Project”).
The Project can generally be described as the replacement of 5,580 lineal feet of 8-inch watermain, valve vaults, hydrants, and other associated work. New sidewalks and fiber optic lines will be installed along each roadway, and driveway aprons will be replaced as needed. All roadways shall either be reconstructed or resurfaced in accordance with the plans.) The scope of the Project shall include all equipment, materials, labor, training, warranties and construction and/or installation services necessary to implement the contemplated construction. The Specifications and other Contract Documents that more fully outline the required Work on the Project may be obtained from the Finance Department located at the Wheeling Village Hall, 2 Community Boulevard, Wheeling, Illinois 60090.
Bid proposals must be received prior to Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Village Hall, Two Community Boulevard, Wheeling, Illinois, 60090, marked "Attention: Michael Mondschain" and at that time publicly opened and read aloud. Each proposal should be placed in a sealed envelope marked “2017 WATERMAIN REPLACEMENT & ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS”. Only sealed bids will be accepted.
All Bidders are required to attend and participate in a mandatory pre-bid conference to be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10:00 am at Village Hall, Two Community Boulevard, Wheeling, IL 60090. The Village will disqualify the bid of any company that fails to attend the Pre-Bid Conference. Representative of Owner will be present to discuss the project. Owner will transmit to all prospective bidders of record such addenda, as Owner considers necessary, in response to questions arising at the conference. Oral statements may not be relied upon and will not be binding or legally effective.
Bid specifications, construction plans and specific instructions to bidders may be obtained for a nonrefundable fee of $50.00 from the Finance Department. Bids will not be accepted from any prospective bidder who has not purchased documents directly from the Village. Contract documents sold for bidding purposes must be purchased prior to the start of the pre-bid meeting. All questions concerning the bid document or specifications must be submitted in writing to the Village Engineer. A written response will then be provided to all known bidders and made available to the public. No interpretations, clarifications or addenda will be issued after the fourth day prior to the scheduled bid opening.
Examination of plans and specifications online and/or in plan rooms shall not relieve the prospective bidders from the contract document purchase requirements set forth above.
Upon opening and examining the submitted Bid Proposals, the Village anticipates awarding the Contract for the Work on the Project to the Bidder (or Bidders as the case may be) determined to be the lowest responsible Bidder. The Village of Wheeling reserves the right to waive any irregularities, technicalities, informalities, and other nonmaterial variances contain in any Bid Proposal and to reject all Bids. The Village reserves the right to hold the any received Bid Proposal for a period of ninety (90) days from the opening date set forth above.
The successful Bidder will be required to provide performance and payment bonds covering the full amount of the Contract Price or Contract Sum securing full and faithful performance of the Contract and the payment for all labor material furnished by the Bidder or anyone furnishing such under the Bidder’s contract or a subcontract of any tier. The successful Bidder will also be required to comply with the requirements under Illinois and federal law applicable to a public works project, including the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act.