ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS (0713)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Project: East Grand Forks 
Independent School District
SENIOR HIGH EXPANSION 
& RENOVATION
Bid Package #3 – Finishes, 
Mechanical, Electrical
1420 4th Ave NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721

Bid Date, Time, & Location: Thursday, July 14, 2016 @ 2:00 PM CST
(Private Opening) Construction Engineers
ATTN:  Tom McDonald 
200 North 69th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58203

Construction Engineers
200 North 69th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58203

General Information
This project consists of the construction of a 39,340 SF Gymnasium and Band/Choir addition, 13,320 SF of a two story administrative addition and 51,445 SF of renovation to the existing Senior High School and all associated site development.   The project includes concrete, masonry, structural steel, rough and finish carpentry, doors and windows, finishes, mechanical and electrical systems, utilities, site work, and stadium field improvements.
The construction on the project shall begin in May 2016 and will be completed by September 2017.
At this time, Construction Engineers is soliciting competitive “Lump Sum Bids” for All Contract Categories. 

PlanGrid Subscription
The use of PlanGrid will be required on this project.  There is a cost associated with any Ipad/Tablet use.  Please visit the PlanGrid website at http://www.plangrid.com/en for more information.  You are to include the cost of the Ipad/Tablet and subscription with your proposal.

Bidding Documents
Digital project bidding documents will be available for downloading on Monday, June 27, 2016.   Email [email protected] for instructions on how to download a set of bid documents (include the project name in the subject line).  You must provide a monitored email address upon request for bid documents.
An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $250 per set.  Please make your check payable to Construction Engineers Inc. and send it to Construction Engineers, PO Box 13378, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3378.  Contact Construction Engineers at 701-746-0472 if you have any questions.
Should a bidder find a discrepancy or require clarification in the bidding documents, the bidder shall submit a request for clarification via email, with the project name in the subject line, to the following individual:  [email protected]  Verbal clarifications will not be entertained.  All requests for clarification must be submitted 72 hours prior to Bid Date.  All plan holders will be notified of any and all changes via email. 

Instructions to Bidders
Bids may be faxed in confidence to 701-772-1808, emailed to [email protected], or hand delivered to the aforementioned address.  Late bids will be rejected and returned.
Bids must be submitted on the Subcontractor Bid Form included with the bidding documents, and must show the total bid for all proposed items. Each bidder must be licensed for the full amount of the bid.  A copy of the contractor’s license or certificate of renewal must accompany the bid.  CE reserves the right to request additional information to clarify the Bidder’s financial capability, technical experience, and ability to successfully staff the project, and comply with safety and employment requirements. 
1. All Bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their Bids.
2. All Bidders, except a Bidder on municipal, rural, and industrial water supply project authorized for funding under Public Law No. 99-294 (100 Stat. 426; 43 U.S.C. 390a), must be licensed for the full amount of the bid, as required by Section 43-07-05.  A copy of the Contractor’s License or Certificate of Renewal thereof, issued by the Secretary of State, must be provided with the completed bid form.
Refer to Construction Engineers Instructions to Bidders and the Bid Form for additional requirements regarding requirements for Bonds.
In the weeks following the bid opening, the Construction Manager will hold post bid interviews with qualified bidders. Any contract award shall be on the basis of the amount of the total base plus any alternates the Owner may select and shall be awarded to the lowest, best qualified bidder.  Separate contracts will be awarded for each trade specialty.  
No bidder may withdraw their bid within Sixty (60) days after the actual date of opening thereof.  The Construction Manager and the Owner reserve the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any or all formalities.
(June 29 & July 6, 2016)

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