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495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, CT 06235

Windham County Connecticut

 Phone: (860) 455-0073

 Fax: (860) 455-0027

 Email: assistant@chaplinct.org

Town of Chaplin Notices

Fri, Jul 29th
DOWNLOAD: BID - North Bear Hill Road Bridge over the Natchaug River


 Town of: Chaplin, Connecticut

 Notice to Contractors:

 Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the First Selectman at the Chaplin Town Hall, 495 Phoenixville Road, Chaplin, Connecticut 06235 until 1:00 PM, September 1, 2016 after which time no further bids will be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS.  The bids will be publicly opened and read in the Office of the First Selectman at the Chaplin Town Hall.




FAP # 6024 (012)                                        Town of Chaplin, Connecticut

State Project No. 24-89                               North Bear Hill Road Bridge over the Natchaug River                   



Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Set Aside Requirement:  11% DBE


The project is subject to Federal and State prevailing wage rate requirements.


The project consists of removal of the existing bridge (including center pier) and replacement with a bridge just under 75 feet in length and generally consisting of precast concrete box units supported on reinforced concrete abutments and wingwalls with concrete drilled shaft deep foundations.  Approximately 900 feet of associated roadway reconstruction and appurtenances, as well as limited stream channel work, is also proposed.


The Town of Chaplin hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that they will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, mental retardation or physical disability including but not limited to blindness, in consideration for an award.


“Bid Proposal Form”, Schedule of Prices”, “Bid Bond”’ and “Non Collusion Affidavit” must be completed and returned with the submitted bid. Failure to properly execute and include any one of these four documents in the bid submission will result in the bid not being read and the subsequent rejection of the bid.


Plans and Specifications for the above project are available from Advanced Reprographics, 50 Corporate Avenue, Plainville, CT 06062, (860) 410-1020. Plans and Specifications may be viewed and/or obtained by going to the Advanced Reprographics website www.advancedrepro.net.  Prospective bidders should access the “planroom” on the website and go to the “Public Jobs” area, no log in information is necessary. There is no charge for plans and specifications; however bidders are responsible for shipping costs, or pick up at the Advance Reprographics office. Plans and specifications may also be ordered by calling the Advanced Reprographics number listed above.  Bidders are responsible for obtaining all and the latest addendums from the Advanced Reprographic website.


Form 816 Standard Specifications may be purchased at the ConnDOT Plans Sales Office, 160 Pascone Place, Newington, Connecticut.  All Proposals must be on the form furnished by the Town of Chaplin and must be requested for the above named project.


NOTE:     Prime contractors must be prequalified with ConnDOT for the work to be performed.

NOTE:     Any contractor or subcontractor engaged in surface preparation and/or coating application must be certified by the Steel Structures Painting Council.

NOTE:     A Surety Company Bond, on the form furnished by the City/Town, for at least 30 percent of the amount of the bid must accompany each proposal.  A certified check will not be accepted.  The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

NOTE:     All permits have not yet been approved.  Application for the State Flood Management Certification has been submitted but is still pending as of the date of this advertisement.  It is expected that all permits will be approved prior to the anticipated start of construction, but bidders should anticipate a possible delay in starting work until all permit approvals have been received, as well as possible changes in the work required by final permit approvals.


CONTRACTORS that find discrepancies and/or errors in or between plans, specifications, quantities and other matters must immediately notify the Town in writing not less than ten days before the scheduled bid opening.


The Town of Chaplin reserves the right to reject any and all bids or any part thereof, or to waive defects in same, or to accept any bid or proposal, or part thereof, as may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Chaplin.



                                                                                    Matthew Cunningham, First Selectman




Date: June 30, 2016                                        Town of Chaplin, Connecticut


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