Sealed bids for the construction of Sims

Sealed bids for the construction of Sims Street Improvements Phase 1, according to the drawings and specifications on file in the office of the City of Dickinson, North Dakota will be received by the City Administrator’s office at the Attention of Rita Binstock for the City of Dickinson, North Dakota at its office in City Hall (38 1st Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601) until April 21st, 2022 at 3:00 pm MT at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Apex Engineering Group, Inc. – 600 South 2nd Street, Bismarck, ND 58504 Apex Engineering Group, Inc. – 204 Sims Street – Suite 201, Dickinson, ND 58601 Fargo-Moorhead Builder’s Exchange – 1010 Page Drive, Fargo, ND 58103 Bismarck Mandan Builder’s Exchange – 4251 Morning Star Dr S, Mandan, ND 58554 Dickinson Builder’s Exchange – 314 3rd W Ave, Dickinson, ND 58601 City of Dickinson Engineering – 38 1st Street West, Dickinson, ND 58601 Minot Builder’s Exchange – 2424 Burdick Expressway E, Minot, ND 58701 The Contract Documents are available for download from the web site for $20.00 (QuestCDN Project #8164290). Bidders may also obtain hard copies of the Contract Documents from the office of Apex Engineering Group, Inc., 600 South 2nd Street, Bismarck, ND 58504 upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $150.00. Bids shall be based upon cash payment for the following general items: Construction of approximately 810 LF of 10” gravity sewer replacement, 260 LF of guided auger jack and bore 18” steel casing, 550 LF of 10” and 80 LF of 12” water line replacement, and 1800 SY of bituminous pavement removal and replacement. Bids will be received as a Lump Sum bid for General Construction. The Owner intends to award based on the lowest bid. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids. Each Bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope con¬taining a Bidder’s Bond in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the full amount of the Bid, executed by the Bidder as prin¬cipal and by a surety company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal’s Bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after Notice of Award, shall execute and effect a con¬tract in accordance with the terms of his Bid and a Contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. The Bid Bond of the three lowest Bidders will be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but not longer than sixty (60) days. The Bid security is a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into contract for the work described in the Proposal. The bidder may submit a Bid Bond, certified check, or cashier’s check payable to the City of Dickinson, North Dakota. All Bidders shall have a valid North Dakota Contractor’s license of the appropriate Class for the work, as required by Section 43-07-05 (NDCC). Bidders shall enclose a copy of the license or Certificate of Renewal in the same envelope as the Bidder’s Bond, as required under Section 43-07-12 (NDCC). Failure to do so will render the Bid invalid. Receipt of all Addenda issued during bidding shall be acknowledged by the Bidder on the outside of the Bid Envelope. Failure to acknowledge any Addenda issued during bidding shall render the Bid invalid. No Bid will be read or considered unless it fully complies with the Bond and license requirements. Any deficient Bid will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish both a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract. A pre-bid conference will be held on Wednesday April 06, 2022 at 10:00 am Mountain Time at the Public Works Facility (3411 Public Works Blvd, Dickinson, ND 58601). Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be on hand to answer project-related questions. Contractor tours of the site will be available following the conference. The Work under this Contract shall be Substantially Completed by October 15, 2022 and shall achieve Final Completion by June 1, 2023. ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS SHALL BE DIRECTED TO THE OFFICE OF: Apex Engineering Group, Inc., Blake Sander, PE at 701-323-3955 or by email at All questions must be received in writing or by email on or before eight (8) days prior to the bid opening. Responses to technical questions will be issued by addendum within six (6) days prior to the bid opening. Dated this 30th day of March, 2022. Dustin Dassinger, City Administrator Dickinson, North Dakota (March 30, 2022) 46728