Legal Notice ~ Federal Project ~ Bridges


Town of Colebrook, Connecticut

Notice to Contractors:

Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Town of Colebrook at the Town Hall, 562 Colebrook Road, Colebrook, CT 06021 until December 7, 2022, 10:00 am after which time no further bids will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS. The bids will be publicly opened and read in Town Hall Meeting Room at 10:00 am.


F.A.P. # 6029(025) Town of Colebrook, Connecticut
State Project No. 0029-0104
Replacement of Bridge No. 05141 and Preservation of Bridge No. 05146
Contract Goal: 13% Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)
The project is subject to Federal and State prevailing wage rate requirements.

The project consists of the Replacement of the Bridge No. 05141, Sandy Brook Road over Sandy Brook and Preservation of Bridge No. 05146, Old Creamery Road over Still River.

The Town of Colebrook (Municipality) hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that they will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, mental retardation or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, in consideration for an award.

“Bid Proposal Form”, “Schedule of Prices”, “Bid Bond”, “Non-Collusion Affidavit” and “Bidder’s Prequalification” approval letter signed by the CTDOT Contracts Manager must be completed and returned with the submitted bid. Failure to properly execute and include any one of these five documents in the bid submission will result in the bid not being read and the subsequent rejection of the bid.

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. Plans and Specifications may be viewed and/or obtained by going to the Advanced Reprographics website 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. Plans 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: All Proposals must be on the form furnished by the Town of Colebrook and must be requested for the above named project.

NOTE: Prospective bidders must have a current sworn Statement (CON-16) on file with the Connecticut Department of Transportation and be prequalified to perform Group No. 9 (Intermediate Bridges) work. The Bidder’s Prequalification approval letter signed by the
CTDOT Contracts Manager shall be included as part of the bid package submitted to the

NOTE: A Surety Company Bond, on the form furnished by the Town, for at least 30 percent of the amount of the bid must accompany each proposal. A certified check will not be accepted. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

NOTE: The apparent low bidder and second low bidder, as determined by the Municipality
immediately after the bid opening, shall submit the Pre-award DBE Commitment Approval Request form(s) to the Town of Colebrook NO LATER THAN FIVE (5) calendar days after the bid opening. This is a requirement of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26, Participation of DBEs. If the second low bidder does not submit the required DBE forms within the required time, they will not be eligible for contract reward.

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.

Date: November 9, 2022 Town of Colebrook

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