Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Lucas County Commissioners of Lucas County, Ohio, at their office, One Government Center, Toledo, Ohio 43604 at 2:00 P.M. local time on Thursday, July 30, 2009 and opened immediately thereafter for the performance on all labor, in compliance with section 4115.03 through 4115.14 of the Ohio Revised Code, and the furnishing of all materials, tools, machinery, and appliances required for the LUC – CR VARIOUS TRAFFIC SIGNAL UPGRADES, PID #86442. The work consists of the installation of foundations, signal supports, vehicular and pedestrian signal heads, pedestrian pushbuttons, sunshields, controllers, ground rods, conduit, pullboxes, signal and power cable, detection systems, traffic signing, and other related work. The estimated construction cost is $573,776.50. The successful contractor shall be prequalified by the Ohio Department of Transportation to perform the work specified.
Funding for this contract has been provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), and is subject to the reporting and operational requirements of ARRA.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond, a Cashier’s Check, or a Money Order on a solvent Bank or Savings and Loan Association. The Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond shall be in the amount equal to 100% of the bid. A Cashier’s Check or Money Order on a solvent Bank or Savings and Loan Association shall be in the amount equal to but not less than 10% of the bid. Each of the aforementioned shall guarantee to the County that if a contract is awarded to the bidder, he will, within ten days after the date of such award, enter into a proper and acceptable contract for the faithful performance of his work. In the event that the Contractor fails to enter into a proper contract, an amount equal to 10% of the Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond or the full amount of the Cashier’s Check or Money Order on a solvent Bank or Savings and Loan Association will be forfeited to Lucas County as liquidating damages. Upon acceptance of the work, a one-year maintenance bond in the amount of 25% of the contract will be required to guaranty such work. Each bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence to its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity, and a complete listing of all subcontractors to be used.
The Board of Lucas County Commissioners may reject any and all of the bids on any basis and without disclosure of a reason. The failure to make such a disclosure shall not result in accrual of any right, claim, or cause of action by any unsuccessful bidder against the Board of Lucas County Commissioners.
Plans, bid documents, and specifications may be obtained at the office of the Lucas County Engineer, One Government Center Suite 870, Toledo, Ohio, upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit of $20.00 in cash or check made payable to the Lucas County Engineer for each set.
By order of the Board of Lucas County Commissioners of Lucas County, Ohio.
Pete Gerken, President
Tina Skeldon Wozniak
ADOPTED: May 19, 2009
PUBLISHED in the Toledo Blade on Wednesday, July 8th, July 15th and July 22nd, 2009 in The Toledo Blade.