Township Seeking Bids for Jordan Creek Greenway Construction

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by South Whitehall Township, 4444 Walbert Ave., Allentown, Pennsylvania, until 2:00 P.M., prevailing time on May 03, 2018 for all clearing and grubbing, tree clearing, construction access, site improvement and trail construction, landscape preparation and Post Construction Storm Water Management measures indicated from Station 7+15.67 to 21+48 associated with the Jordan Creek Trail, Segment 48.

Sealed bids will be opened at the South Whitehall Township office at the above-mentioned address and referred to the Board of Commissioners for final award/approval.  Bidders and other interested parties may attend the bid opening, which will be held immediately after the receipt of bids.

Contract documents and drawings may be inspected and obtained at the office of the Engineer, Barry Isett & Associates, Inc. 85 S. Route 100, Allentown, PA 18106 Phone: 610-398-0904 between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.  Primary bidders may secure electronic contract documents at no cost or printed documents for $25.00 per set, non-refundable, beginning at noon on Tuesday March 27, 2018.  The check for the bidding documents should be made payable to Barry Isett & Associates, Inc.  The documents may be sent via Fed-Ex, upon request,  with a supplied Fed-Ex account number or receipt of a separate, non-refundable check in the amount of $25.00 made payable to Barry Isett & Associates, Inc. for shipping fees.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cash or a bid bond, with a corporate surety authorized to do business in Pennsylvania in accordance with the project specifications in the amount of ten percent of the total bid amount. All bids must be submitted in sealed envelopes, plainly marked on the outside “Jordan Creek Trail, Segment 48” and mailed or delivered to the office of South Whitehall Township before the hour and date above specified.  Payment and Performance Bonds in the amount of 100% of the contract shall be furnished by the successful bidder as detailed in the Instructions to Bidders.

This project is subject to the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act and the prevailing wages are incorporated in the bid documents.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday April 19, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. prevailing time beginning at the South Whitehall Township Municipal Building, at the above mentioned address.  Attendance at the pre-bid site visit is mandatory for a bid to be considered.

Questions may be submitted in writing via fax (610-481-9098) or by email to Mr. Robert Sarnowski ([email protected]) at the engineer’s office on or before Tuesday April 24, 2018 at 4:00 P.M.  Responses will be provided to all registered plan holders not later than Thursday April 26, 2018 at 4:00 P.M.

South Whitehall Township reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids ore portions or to waive any informalities in bidding and to withhold award for a period of sixty days.