LEGAL NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
The Clermont County Board of Commissioners, in cooperation and coordination with the Clermont County Engineer’s Office, will be accepting sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor, equipment, and materials needed to construct PROJECT NO. WA-21-19:Cedarville Road Bridge Replacement, C26-4.78, in accordance with the Ohio Department of Transportation Construction and Material Specifications( effective January 1, 2019 and its revisions and supplements), Standard Construction Drawings, Standard Bridge Drawings, Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control, The State of Ohio Department of Transportation Bridge Design Manual, and other applicable standards in force on the date of letting and in accordance with the Project Specifications and Construction Plans on file in the office of the Clermont County Engineer. This project is located on Cedarville Road, 0.5 miles North of SR 131, in Wayne Township. The engineer’s estimate for this project is $563,000.
All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked: BID: PROJECT WA-21-19, Cedarville Road Bridge Replacement, C26-4.78, and received in the office of the Clermont County Board of Commissioners, 101 East Main Street, Batavia, Ohio 45103-2960, no later than 2:00 P.M. Local Time on Thursday, December 1, 2022 after which time all bids shall be opened and read publicly. Instructions to Bidders, Specifications, Bid Documents, and Plans detailing the terms and conditions of the proposed improvement may be obtained by the interested Bidders from the Clermont County Engineer’s Office, 2381 Clermont Center Drive, Batavia, Ohio 45103, at a non-refundable cost of twenty-five (25) dollars each. The telephone number is (513) 732-8857. The Fax number is (513) 732-8875.
The Clermont County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to waive any informalities, reject any or all bids and to hold such bids for a period of sixty (60) days before taking any action thereon, and to award a contract to the lowest and best bidder.
Each person bidding for a contract for the construction, demolition, alteration, repair, or reconstruction of any public improvement is required to file with his bid a bid guaranty in the form of either (1) a bond for the full amount of the bid or (2) a certified check, cashier’s check or irrevocable letter of credit pursuant to Chapter 1305 of the Ohio Revised Code in an amount equal to ten (10) percent of the bid pursuant to Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code. The successful bidder at the time he/she enters into the contract shall be required to file a performance bond in the full amount of the contract pursuant to Section 153.54(c) of the Ohio Revised Code. In lieu of the Performance Bond, the bidder may submit a combined Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond, in conformance with Section 153.571 of the Ohio Revised Code, with the Bid Proposal. Bid security in Bond form shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.
Attention Bidders: 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.
DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE APPLY TO THIS PROJECT. COPIES OF SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.
Each Proposal must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. The owner intends and requires that this project be completed no later than September 1, 2023.
All Contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable, use Ohio products, materials, services, and labor, in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123, the Governor’s Executive Order of 1972, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.
Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Clermont County, Ohio as determined by the Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Wage and Hour Division, (614) 644-2239.
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 please click on the link “Legal Notices” located on the Clermont County Home Page.
CLERMONT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
CLERMONT COUNTY, OHIO
Bonnie J. Batchler
David L. Painter
Claire B. Corcoran
Gael Fawley, Clerk of the Board