INVITATION TO BID
Separate sealed bids for the construction of WO 22-40: Water Main Extension – Grey Eagle Ditch to Arlington Avenue will be received by the Billings City Clerk, 210 N. 27th Street, Billings, MT 59101, P.O. Box 1178, Billings, MT 59103, or until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud. The bid opening will be via Facebook Live on the City’s Facebook page: Billings MT City Government.
The project consists of: the installation of approximately 390-ft of 12-inch water main and water line appurtenances completing the loop from just east of the Grey Eagle Ditch to Arlington Avenue within the borrow ditch south of South Frontage Road, including miscellaneous removal and restoration items associated with the work.
Complete digital project bidding documents are available at QuestCDN. You may download the digital plan documents for $ 15. You may also access them at www.questcdn.com by inputting Quest project # 8333234 on the QuestCDN project search page. The plans, specifications and the official plan holders list may be examined through QuestCDN for no charge. In addition, the Drawings and Project Manual may also be examined at www.montanabid.com.
There will be a Pre-Bid Conference using at the Office of the City Engineer, 2224 Montana Ave., Billings, MT 59101, at 10:00 a.m. on November 29, 2022. Interested CONTRACTORS are encouraged to attend.
CONTRACTOR and any of the CONTRACTOR’S subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. All laborers and mechanics employed by CONTRACTOR or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid wages at rates as may be required by the laws of Yellowstone County and the state of Montana. The CONTRACTOR must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to the “City of Billings, MT” in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s) and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided. Bids submitted via email shall have the bid bond scanned and included with the bid. Bids submitted via mail or hand delivered shall have any of the bid securities included.
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids, which is 2:00 p.m. local time, Tuesday, December 6, 2023.
For further information concerning this project, please contact JD Anderson at the Office of the City Engineer, 2224 Montana Ave., Billings, MT 59101, by telephone at (406) 237-6178 or by email at .
The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the OWNER.
The City of Billings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.