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MPA Contract No. HP2400-C1 INSTALLATION OF PLANTINGS AND ASSOCIATED PROTECTIVE FENCING JORDAN CONSERVATION AREA (JCA), L.G. HANSCOM FIELD

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Electronic General Bids for MPA Contract No. HP2400-C1 INSTALLATION OF PLANTINGS AND ASSOCIATED PROTECTIVE FENCING JORDAN CONSERVATION AREA (JCA), L.G. HANSCOM FIELD, will be received through the internet using Bid Express until the date and time stated below, and will be posted on www.bidexpress.com immediately after the bid submission deadline.

Electronic bids will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY JULY 12, 2023, immediately after which the electronic bids will be opened and read publicly in a designated room at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909.

No paper copies of bids will be accepted.

NOTE: PRE BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE 3RD FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM, CIVIL AIR TERMINAL, L. G. HANSCOM FIELD, BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS AT 1:00 P.M. LOCAL TIME ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 2023.

The work includes PLANTING OF AND MAINTENANCE OF TREES AND SHRUBS IN AND ADJACENT TO WETLAND AREAS, INSTALLATION OF PROTECTIVE DEER FENCING AND TEMPORARY INSTALLATION OF WETLAND MATS.

Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2023.

Bid documents for this project may be accessed or downloaded at no cost to potential bidders exclusively through https://www.bidexpress.com/businesses/27137/home in the listing for this Project.

The estimated contract cost is EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($80,000).

A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub bid amount in the form of a bid bond in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the bid.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U. S. Secretary of Labor and /or the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards, whichever is greater.

The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $1,000,000.00. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details.

This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non Discrimination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor’s Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246).

The Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 USC §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure that for any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, all bidders/proposers will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and no businesses will be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), creed, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), age, or disability in consideration for an award.

The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non Segregated Facilities prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000.

Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals.

MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY
LISA S. WIELAND
CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR