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COUNTY OF HUMBOLDT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
will be received by (and all bids should be mailed or delivered to) the
Clerk of the
SEALED BID for (Project
825 Fifth Street, Suite 111
Eureka, California, 95501
until 2:00 PM, TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021, at which time they will be publicly
opened by the Clerk of the Board of the County of
Humboldt at a public meeting in the Office
of the Clerk of the Board of
Supervisors, Humboldt County Courthouse, Eureka, California, for performing work as follows:
STORM DAMAGE REPAIRS
ON ALDERPOINT ROAD
(F6B165) PM 21.8, 22.8, AND 23.0-23.05
PROJECT NO.: ER-32L0(125)
CONTRACT NO.: 217288
Bids are required for the entire
work as described herein:
to be done consists, in general, of, traffic control,
clearing and grubbing, removing, adjusting
or reconstructing existing facilities, reconstructing and widening pavement,
installing new retaining wall,
installing drainage, placing thermoplastic stripes and pavement markings and infill paving. This work also includes
temporary water pollution control, as needed.
Bidders are advised that the work must be completed within 120 working days. The Engineer’s Estimate
for this work is: $2,819,398.
Provisions and Proposal
Forms may be viewed at the Humboldt
County Department of Public Works, 1106 Second Street,
Eureka, California, 95501, at area plan centers and on the County’s
website at: http://humboldtgov.org/Bids.aspx.
electronic bid documents and to register as a plan-holder, prospective
bidders must email a request to the
(707) 445-7652. Failure to register as a plan-
holder with Department
of Public Works may result
in a nonresponsive bid.
Printed copies of the contract documents
may be obtained by prospective Bidders upon ADVANCE
payment of a non-refundable printing
and service charge in the amount of $15.00. All checks shall
be made payable to COUNTY
OF HUMBOLDT and should be mailed along with the request for
Plans to the Humboldt County Department of Public Works, 1106 Second Street, Eureka,
445-7652 Requests for plans, planholder list or project estimate (707) 445-7377 Engineering division, questions regarding plans or specs
(707) 445-7409 Fax transmissions
Special Provisions reference the Caltrans Standard Specifications and Standard
Plans dated 2018. Provisions that reference federal-aid contracts are applicable.
The successful Bidder shall furnish
a Payment Bond and a Performance Bond.
shall possess a CLASS "A” Contractors License at the time this contract is awarded.
meeting is scheduled for this project.
This contract is subject to state contract nondiscrimination and compliance requirements pursuant to Government Code, Section 12990.
The County of Humboldt affirms
that in any contract entered
into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises,
as defined in 49 CFR Part 26, will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response
to this invitation.
contract, the County has included a Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE)
goal of 8 Percent. Bidders need not achieve
the percentage stated as a condition of award.
questions based on alleged patent ambiguity of the plans, specifications or
estimate must be communicated as a
bidder inquiry prior to bid opening. Any
such inquiries or questions, submitted after bid opening,
will not be treated as a bid protest.
Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the
county, or counties, in which the
work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wages are set forth in the General
Prevailing Wage Rates for this
project, available at County of Humboldt, 1106 2nd Street, Eureka,
CA. 95501 and available from the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DLSR/PWD. The Federal minimum
wage rates for this project
as predetermined by the United
States Secretary of Labor are available on the web home page of the Department of Labor at https://beta.sam.gov/ and copies may be examined at the offices
described above where project
plans, special provisions, and proposal forms may be seen. Addenda to modify the Federal minimum wage rates, if necessary, will be
issued to planholders that have purchased
bid documents from the Department of Public Works at 1106 Second Street,
Eureka, California, 95501.
Future effective general prevailing wage rates which have been predetermined and are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations
are referenced but not printed
in the general prevailing wage rates.
Attention is directed to the Federal
minimum wage rate requirements of the Department of Labor. If there
difference between the minimum wage rates predetermined by the Secretary
of Labor and the general prevailing wage rates
determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations for similar
classifications of labor,
the Contractor and subcontractors shall
pay not less than the higher
wage rate. The Department will not
accept lower State ?wage rates not specifically
included in the Federal minimum wage determinations. This includes "helper" (or other classifications based on hours of experience) or any other classification not appearing in the Federal wage
determinations. Where Federal wage
determinations do not contain the State wage
rate determination otherwise available for use by the Contractor and subcontractors, the Contractor and subcontractors shall pay not less
than the Federal minimum wage rate which most closely approximates the duties of the employees in question.
This project is
subject to the "Buy America" provisions of the Surface Transportation
Act of 1982.as amended by the
Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) Sections
1041(a) and 1048(a),
and the regulations adopted pursuant thereto.
Department of Transportation (DOT) provides a toll-free hotline to report bid
rigging activities. Use the hotline
to report bid rigging, bidder collusion, and other fraudulent activities. The hotline number is (800) 424-9071. The
service is available 24 hours 7 days a week and is confidential and anonymous. The hotline is part of the DOT's
effort to identify and investigate highway
construction contract fraud and abuse and is operated under the direction of
the DOT Inspector General.