The City of Trenton will receive sealed Bids for the construction of their Ag-Strong – Trenton Utility Extension Project (Water & Sewer Lines) until 11:00 a.m. local time, Friday, August 15, 2014 at the Trenton City Hall, 111 South Main Street in Trenton, Kentucky, 42286, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The contract involves the installation of nearly 2,100 LF of 8-inch gravity sewer extension and nearly 1,600 LF of 6-inch water extension to serve an industrial area, presently under construction, within the city limits of Trenton, Kentucky (Todd County).
Bids are to be addressed to the City of Trenton, 111 S. Main Street, PO Box 72, Trenton, Kentucky 42286, and shall be marked “Sealed Bid – Utility Extension Project.” Bids are also to include on the outside, Bidder’s name and address and the Bid receipt date and time. Bids shall be prepared in compliance with the requirements of the Instructions to Bidders.
Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, which is McGhee Engineering, Inc., at P.O. Box 267, 202 South Ewing Street, Guthrie, Kentucky 42234 or by calling (270) 483-9985. A $50.00 non-refundable charge will be required for each set of Bidding Documents (each set includes specifications and 22-inch by 34-inch drawings). Shipping and handling fees are included. Overnight mailing of Bidding Documents will not be provided. Bids will be accepted only from contractors holding approved bid forms.
The City of Trenton is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minority and small businesses to bid on all projects.No Bid will be considered unless accompanied by a cashier’s, certified or bank check or a Bid Bond equal to at least five percent of the maximum Bid, payable to the OWNER as a guarantee that after a Bid is accepted. Bidder will execute and file the Agreement and 100% Performance and Payment Bonds within fifteen days after the tentative Notice of Award. Contract award shall be made based on the lowest, responsive, responsible Bid. The City of Trenton reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive any technicality, and to accept any Bid which it deems advantageous. All Bids shall remain subject to acceptance for 90 days after the time set for opening Bids. Note that the OWNER reserves the right to award only a portion of the work, at the stated unit prices, due to limited funds available for the project.