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sealed bids for Contract 2023-H-1 of its 2023 Roadway Improvements Program

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THE CITY OF MALDEN invites sealed bids for Contract 2023-H-1 of its 2023 Roadway Improvements Program. Bids will be received at the office of the Malden Engineering Department, 215 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor – Room 340, Malden, MA 02148, until
1:30 PM local time on Thursday, May 18, 2023 and at that place and time will be publicly opened and read aloud.

In general, the work of this contract shall consist of the reconstruction of 7 streets, or portions thereof, in various locations totaling approximately 3060 linear feet. The work includes reclamation of existing roadway pavements, excavation of existing pavements by cold planer, adjustment of utility structures, the construction of new roadway pavements, setting and resetting of granite curb, construction and reconstruction of cement concrete sidewalks, driveways and wheelchair ramps, and related appurtenant and incidental work.

All bidders must be prequalified by Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in accordance with 720 CMR 5.00 Prequalification of Contractors. The contract will only be awarded to a MassDOT prequalified contractor.

Contract Documents will become available Thursday, May 4, 2023 and may be examined and/or obtained at the office of the Malden Engineering Department, 215 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor – Room 340, Malden, MA 02148, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. City offices are closed on Fridays.

A deposit in the form of a check payable to the “City of Malden, Massachusetts” in
the amount of $50.00 will be required for each set of the Contract Documents. A refund of the deposit will be made for Contract Documents returned in good condition within
4 weeks after bids are received.

Bidder’s requesting Contract Documents by mail shall include an additional non-refundable check payable to “Hayner/Swanson, Inc.” in the amount of $40.00 per set to cover handling and mailing costs.

The bids shall be prepared and submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Bids must be accompanied by a bid security, satisfactory to the City, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid. The bid security shall be in the form of a bid bond issued by a company licensed to do business in the Commonwealth; or a certified, treasurer’s or cashier’s check, issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the “City of Malden, Massachusetts”. Cash deposits will not be accepted. A Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the bid will be required of the successful bidder.

Contracts for work under this Proposal will obligate the Contractor and Subcontractors to comply with applicable Federal, State and local provisions regarding prevailing wage rates, insurances, labor, equal employment opportunity, anti-discrimination
and affirmative action.

Bids may be held by the City of Malden for a period not to exceed sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding the Contract.

The City of Malden reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids received if deemed to be in their best interest.


Yem Lip, P.E. City Engineer Malden Engineering Department April 28, 2023

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