INVITATION TO BID
TOWN OF COLEBROOK
State Project No. 9029-0003
Replacement of Bridge No. 029003
Pinney Street over Mill Brook
Sealed bids endorsed “Replacement of Bridge No. 029003 Pinney Street over Mill Brook, Colebrook, Connecticut” will be received at the First Selectman’s Office, 562 Colebrook Road, Colebrook, Connecticut until Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. (EST) after which time no further bids will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. Bids will be publicly opened and read in the Colebrook Town Hall Meeting Room (2nd Floor) at 10:30 a.m.
This project includes the replacement of an existing single span bridge carrying Pinney Street over Mill Brook (Bridge No. 029003) in Colebrook, CT. The project includes the full depth roadway reconstruction of approximately 195 linear feet of Pinney Street along with guide rail and slope protection improvements. The existing single span concrete cast-in-place slab structure will be replaced with a single span precast concrete rigid frame structure spanning over the existing abutments. The top portions of the existing masonry abutments will be removed and the remaining portions will be partially backfilled with rip rap and finished with a concrete cap.
This contract is subject to state contract compliance requirements, including nondiscrimination statues and set-aside requirements. State law requires a minimum of twenty-five (25%) percent of the state-funded portion of the contract for award to subcontractors holding current certification from the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (“DAS”) under the provisions of CONN. GEN. STAT. § 4a-60g. (25% of the work with DAS certified Small and Minority owned businesses and 25% of that work with DAS certified Minority, Women and/or disabled owned businesses.) The contractor must demonstrate good faith effort to meet the 25% set-aside goals.
Plans and Specifications for the above project may be examined and/or obtained at Advanced Reprographics, 50 Corporate Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, (860) 410-1020. Drawings and Specifications may be viewed and/or obtained by going to the Advanced Reprographics website www.advancedrepro.net. Prospective bidders should access the “Planroom” on the website and go to the “Public Jobs” area, no log in information is necessary. Plans and specifications may be picked up at the Advanced Reprographics office. Drawings and specifications may also be ordered by calling the Advanced Reprographics number listed above. Bidders are responsible for all printing costs and shipping costs, as applicable.
Form 818 Standard Specifications and Supplemental Specifications may be obtained via the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s website: http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=3609&q=430362. All Proposals must be on the form furnished by the Town of Colebrook and must be requested for the above-named project.
CONTRACTORS that find discrepancies and/or errors in or between plans, specifications, quantities and other matters, must immediately notify Mr. Dennis A. Garceau, P.E., GM2 Associates, Inc., 115 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury, CT 06033, Email: DGarceau@GM2INC.COM in writing not less than ten days before the scheduled bid opening.
The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or to waive defects in same if it be deemed in the best interest of the Town of Colebrook.
The Town of Colebrook is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer.
Christopher L. Johnstone
Town of Colebrook