Town of Needham
Invitation for Bid (IFB)
Contract ID # 18PFC 180B
Hillside Knoll Trail and Field Project
March 29, 2018
The Town of Needham is accepting sealed bids for the construction of a new walking trail, pedestrian bridges, outdoor classroom, signage, landscape plantings and a synthetic turf playing field with shock pad and under-drain system behind the new Sunita L. Williams Elementary School. Access to the site is through an active construction site requiring coordination and working in harmony with Bacon Construction Co. The site is located at 585 Central Ave, Needham, MA. The scope of work including all site preparation is as depicted in the drawings and specifications that comprise the bid documents for the project prepared by Warner Larson Landscape Architects, Inc. Copies of the Invitation for Bid (IFB) package will be available beginning March 29, 2018 at the bidding web site: www.BidDocsOnline.com Digital copies of the Bid Documents can be downloaded for free after registering on the BidDocsOnline web site. All contractors wishing to bid and receive all addenda notices shall register as an e-plan holder (for free) at www.BidDocsOnline.com. Hardcopies can be ordered at Nashoba Blue, Inc. at 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (978-568-1167). There is a plan deposit for hard copies of $50.00 per set payable to the BidDocs Online Inc. Deposits may be electronically paid or must be a certified or cashier's check. This deposit will be refunded for up to one set upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty days of receipt of bids. Otherwise the deposit shall be the property of the Awarding Authority. Additional sets may be purchased for $50.00 non-refundable. Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed to them shall include a separate non-refundable check for $40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), payable to the BidDocs Online Inc., to cover mail handling costs.
A briefing session will be held on the site on April 5, 2018 at 3:00 PM (optional but recommended). Sign in at the construction site office 609 Central Ave, Needham, MA. Visitors must wear construction boots and PPD to attend the site walk portion of the briefing. The estimated construction cost is $370,000. A copy of the Documents can be seen at the Office of the Public Facilities Construction on the Ground floor of the Public Services Administration Building (PSAB), 500 Dedham Ave, Needham, Massachusetts 02492. Appointments must be made by calling (781) 455-7550 between the hours of 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Sealed bids must be submitted no later than 3:00PM on April 19, 2018 delivered to the DPW Administrative Office (for a time and date stamp), Town of Needham, Public Services Admin. Building, 500 Dedham Ave, Needham, MA 02492. LATE BIDS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. All bids must be accompanied by a bid deposit in an amount that is not less than five percent (5%) of the value of the bid. Bids will be publicly opened after submission deadline in the Charles River Room on the ground floor. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids as determined to be in the best interests of the Town and to waive minor informalities.
Town Manager and
Permanent Public Building Committee
Town of Needham