Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Lucas County Commissioners of Lucas County, Ohio, at their office, One Government Center, Toledo, Ohio 43604 at 10:00 A.M. local time on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 and opened immediately thereafter for the performance on all labor, in compliance with section 4115.03 through 4115.14 of the Ohio Revised Code, and the furnishing of all materials, tools, machinery, and appliances required for the Raab Road Improvement. The improvement limits are from Angola Road to approximately 400 feet north of Prairie Ditch. The project includes the reconstruction of 2242 feet of roadway with a 19 foot asphalt pavement, stone berms, swales and storm sewer installation. Also included is the replacement of Lucas County Bridge No. 275 with a pre-cast concrete box structure along with other related work. The length of work is approximately 0.42 mile. The estimated construction cost is $705,324.95.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond, a Cashier’s Check, or a Money Order on a solvent Bank or Savings and Loan Association. The Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond shall be in the amount equal to 100% of the bid. A Cashier’s Check or Money Order on a solvent Bank or Savings and Loan Association shall be in the amount equal to but not less than 10% of the bid. Each of the aforementioned shall guarantee to the County that if a contract is awarded to the bidder, he will, within ten days after the date of such award, enter into a proper and acceptable contract for the faithful performance of his work. In the event that the Contractor fails to enter into a proper contract, an amount equal to 10% of the Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond or the full amount of the Cashier’s Check or Money Order on a solvent Bank or Savings and Loan Association will be forfeited to Lucas County as liquidating damages. Upon acceptance of the work, a one-year maintenance bond in the amount of 25% of the contract will be required to guaranty such work. Each bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence to its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity, and a complete listing of all subcontractors to be used.
The Board of Lucas County Commissioners may reject any and all of the bids on any basis and without disclosure of a reason. The failure to make such a disclosure shall not result in accrual of any right, claim, or cause of action by any unsuccessful bidder against the Board of Lucas County Commissioners.
Plans, bid documents, and specifications may be obtained at the office of the Lucas County Engineer, One Government Center Suite 870, Toledo, Ohio, upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit of $50.00 in cash or check made payable to the Lucas County Engineer for each set.
By order of the Board of Lucas County Commissioners of Lucas County, Ohio.
Pete Gerken, President
Tina Skeldon Wozniak
Adopted: September 14, 2010
Published: February 8, 2011 in The Toledo Blade