The City of Bristol is seeking bids for sidewalk improvements in Bristol’s low income areas, specifically on Orchard Street. The project funding is provided through the Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Program via the Economic and Community Development Department (“ECD”). Bid documents may be obtained for a $30.00 fee payable to QuestCDN by downloading from the QuestCDN web:
Bids will be accepted until May 31, 2022 at 3:00 pm via the online electronic bidding system through QuestCDN.com.
Bids received after the opening date and time will not be considered for award. The City reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bid, to reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid that in its judgment is in its best interest.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 10% of the bidders base bid amount, in the form of a Bid Bond made payable to the City of Bristol.
Firms submitting bids must be pre-qualified with the State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (“DAS”) to perform concrete and/or sitework, and shall include with their bid a copy of a current certificate as issued by DAS. Additionally, any contractor or subcontractor performing any work on this contract must be pre-qualified with DAS to perform said services, and shall include with their bid a copy of a current certificate as issued by DAS.
Interested bidders are advised that award of contracts are limited to entities registered to do business with the federal government through the System for Award Management (“SAM”). For further information, please visit the Government Contract Registration Center online via the following web link:
The awarded contractor will be required to secure a Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Bond, each in the amount of 100% of the contract award, provided by a surety licensed to do business in the State of Connecticut. The requirements for prevailing wage rates as outlined within C.G.S. 31-53 are to apply to the resultant contract award.
The successful Bidder shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. The Contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.
Roger D. Rousseau, Purchasing Agent
Tel (860) 584-6195
Fax (860) 584-6171