July 23, 2020

Village of Bethel “South Union Street Bridge Replacement” Project


Village of Bethel “South Union Street Bridge Replacement” Project

Clermont Sun: 7/23/20, 7/30/20, 8/6/20


Separate sealed bids for the South Union Street Bridge Replacement Project in the Village of Bethel will be received by the Board of County Commissioners, Clermont County, Ohio, 101 East Main Street – 3rd Floor, Batavia, Ohio 45103, until 2:00 P.M. Local Time on August 13, 2020, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

CONTRACT No. 2017-02


 Work under this contract is generally defined as public facilities and infrastructure improvements to the South Union Street Bridge in the Village of Bethel. The work involves replacing the bridge and walk bridges as well as replacing catch basins and guard rail. The County expects to proceed with the construction under the contract immediately after satisfactory acceptance and award of the construction bid and execution of the contract, with completion of all work for Contract No. 2017-02 by December 31, 2021.

The information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, and Specifications including Forms of Bid Bond, Performance-Payment Bond, and other Contractor Documents may be examined at the following Location:

Clermont County Dept. of Community

and Economic Development

101 East Main Street – 3rd Floor

Batavia, Ohio 45103

(513) 732-7907

Copies of the Plans and Specifications, etc., may be obtained between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday, at the Department of Community and Economic Development, 101 East Main Street – 3rd Floor, Batavia, Ohio 45103; phone number 1-513-732-7907. There is a one-time fee of $25 per packet. Cash or checks will be accepted. All checks should be made payable to Clermont County Treasurer.

Each Bidder must submit their bid in DUPLICATE, one (1) original and one (1) copy with the copy stamped “COPY”. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount of 100% of the bid if in the form of a Bid Bond or in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the bid if in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or letter of credit, for and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders and pursuant with Ohio Revised Code Section 153.54.

Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to safety regulations, conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract. All bids must comply with Clermont County General Instructions to Bidders in addition to the requirements set forth in the Specifications Documents referenced herein in order to be considered. Letters of credit and bid bonds must be filed with original signatures.  Facsimile and electronic copies of the letter of credit, bid bond and Power of Attorney of the Surety will be deemed non-responsive.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Contract award shall be made to the lowest and best bidder, and award may be subject to applicable funding agency approval.

The Board of County Commissioners, Clermont County, Ohio, reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.

This notice will also be posted on Clermont County’s website at the following URL link: www.clermontcountyohio.gov.   In order to view the legal notice, click on the link Legal Notices located on the Clermont County Home Page.

Clermont County Board of Commissioners

David L. Painter, President

Edwin H. Humphrey, Vice President

Claire B. Corcoran, Member


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Holly Cruey, Assistant Clerk of the Board