McDowell Grove Entrance Road Bridge Replacement and Trail Improvements
Bid Due: 2017-04-21, 3 p.m.
Bid Open: 2017-04-21, 3 p.m.
Sealed bids will be received at the main office of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, 3 South 580 Naperville Road, Wheaton, Illinois, 60189-8761 until 3 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 and will be publicly opened at that time and location, for a project titled "Entrance Road Bridge Replacement and Trail Improvements at McDowell Grove Forest Preserve." The bids must be accompanied by a 10% bid security.
Main components of work involve furnishing all equipment, labor, materials, tools, and supervision necessary for the excavation, removal, and disposal of all designated trees, pavements, curb and gutter, bridge and wing walls, storm sewers, removal of sidewalks, bike paths, and other appurtenant items necessary to clear the grounds for the construction of the new bridge structure. The work at the site will further include the construction of a new multi-use bridge, installation of a temporary construction fencing around the work site, construction of new embankments, bike paths, storm sewer systems, drainage structures, and the complete restoration of the site. Restoration will include final grading of the site to the lines and grades shown on the plans, the placement of topsoil, riprap, trees, seeding and erosion control blanket, the removal of all temporary construction fences, and all incidental and collateral work necessary to complete the project as shown on plans.
This project is subject to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/0.01 et seq. The contractor shall also abide by the employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570, sec 1-7). Minority business firms are encouraged to submit bids on the project and successful contract bidders are encouraged to utilize minority businesses as subcontractors for supplies, equipment, services and construction.
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at District Headquarters 3S580 Naperville Rd Wheaton, IL 60189 on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1 p.m. Consideration of contract award will likely be made on May 16, 2017.
Physical copies of the plans, specifications, and bid forms may be viewed at the above address between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday ‒ Friday and digital copies may be downloaded here.
The Forest Preserve Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities. The project manager’s estimate is $2,250,000. Any questions should be directed to the Owner’s project manager, Christopher Welch, P.E., at (630) 871-6411.
FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT OF DUPAGE COUNTY
P.O. BOX 5000
Wheaton, IL 60189-5000