INVITATION TO BID - Waterfront Improvements Phase I

Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope or package with the type of bid clearly indicated on the outside:
“Bid For: Waterfront Improvements Phase I — Bowdoinham, Maine"

TO: Nicole Briand, Town Manager, Town of Bowdoinham, 13 School Street Bowdoinham, Maine 04008

The bids will be opened and read aloud at the Bowdoinham Town Office on June 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
The project involves the installation of a new gravel access road, gravel parking areas, 12’ precast concrete plank boat launch ramp and associated paving, storm drainage, water service, electrical conduits, and other sitework items at the Town’s new waterfront park at 8 River Road.

Electronic copies of the Bid Documents (full sets only) may be obtained from:

Pine Tree Engineering, Inc.
53 Front Street
Bath, Maine 04530
Tel: (207) 443-1508
Fax: (207) 442-7029
upon receipt of payment of $60.00 (nonrefundable) and an additional $150.00 (nonrefundable) shall be charged for paper documents if they are requested.

The Documents may be examined at the Bowdoinham Town Office and the following locations:
1. Associated General Contractors of Maine
188 Whitten Road
Augusta, Maine 04330
2. Construction Summary of Maine
734 Chestnut Street
Manchester, NH 03104
3. Pine Tree Engineering, Inc.
53 Front Street
Bath, Maine 04530

All bidders must furnish the following:
1. A completed Bid Form.
2. Acknowledgement of Bid Amendments form (see Section 2-B)
3. Experience Record (see Section 2-E)
4. A list of all subcontractors to be utilized on the project.
5. A bid security in the amount of 5% of the total bid in the form of a Bid Bond or certified check, made out to the Town of Bowdoinham.

The successful bidder must furnish the following:
1. Certificate of Insurance (in accordance with Section 3, Article 26)
2. 100% Construction Performance Bond
3. 100% Construction Payment Bond

The Town of Bowdoinham will have thirty (30) calendar days within which to accept or reject any bid. In-water work for the installation of the boat launch and wooden piles is allowed between July 15 and September 30, 2022 or July 15 and August 31, 2023. All work shall be completed by August 31, 2023. Liquidated damages in the amount of $250 per day are contained in the Contract.

The Town of Bowdoinham reserves the right to adjust the quantities contained in the Bid Form as needed in order to stay within the project budget. The Town of Bowdoinham reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any technical or legal deficiencies, and to accept any bid which is deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Bowdoinham, not necessarily the lowest bid.