NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed bids for the James S. McDonnell Boulevard Resurfacing project, will be received at the Office of the Director of Procurement for the County of St. Louis, County Government Center Administration Building, 41 South Central Avenue, 8th Floor, Clayton, Missouri 63105, until 11:00 a.m. on December 18, 2019, and at that time will be publicly opened and read.
St. Louis County Project No. AR-1552, consists of the removal and replacement of deteriorated and/or damaged pavement, pavement surfacing and texturing, Superpave asphaltic concrete overlay, sidewalk curb ramp modification, and signal upgrades on James S. McDonnell Boulevard from Lindbergh Boulevard to 470 feet North of Campus Parkway within St. Louis County and other incidental items necessary to complete the above in a workmanlike manner.
Pursuant to Sections 107.400 and 107.401 SLCRO, all County solicitations, once published, are under a "Cone of Silence." All communication from a Vendor or a Vendor’s Representative relating to this solicitation must follow the processes defined herein. Any communication with other County staff regarding this solicitation is prohibited except the specific types of communication defined in Section 107.401 SLCRO. The Cone of Silence shall terminate at the time a contract resulting from the solicitation is executed or when all bids or proposals in response to the solicitation are rejected by the County. Violation of Section 107.401 SLCRO by a Vendor or Vendor’s Representative shall result in designation by the Director of Procurement of the bid, proposal, or statement of qualifications as non-responsive.
Communications regarding this solicitation are authorized only with the following County Staff. In addition, County clerical staff are permitted to route communications, including phone calls and written communications. Communications prior to the bid opening shall be by email only. Communications after the bid opening with authorized staff related to contract negotiations, investigations into contractor capability or the preparation for construction activities may be verbal or written. The Division Manager listed below may authorize additional points of contact as deemed prudent; all such authorizations shall be in writing.
Project Manager: Karen Jones at [email protected]
Project Manager’s Supervisor: Brian Gettinger, P.E. at [email protected]
Supervisor, Project Managers: Glenn Henninger, P.E. at [email protected]
Design Division Manager: Joseph Kulessa, P.E. at [email protected]
All questions must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on December 11, 2019 via e-mail to the Project Manager. A pre-bid conference will be held for this project at 3:00 p.m. on December 4, 2019 at the St. Louis County Department of Transportation, 1050 N. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132.
The successful Bidder or Bidders shall be required to comply with the most current applicable State statutory provisions concerning the payment of prevailing wages on public works, Section 290.210 through 290.340 R.S. Mo. 1959, as amended.
St. Louis County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, ancestry, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Pursuant to SLCRO 107.071, the County has established the following Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprises (“M/WBE”) and Workforce Participation Goals:
MBE Goal: 24%.
Minority Participation Goal: 25%
WBE Goal: 9.5%.
Female Participation Goal: 7%
County Resident Labor Goal: 23%
Plans and specifications will be available on November 18, 2019 from the St. Louis County Web Site (www.stlouisco.com), or by contacting County Blue Reprographics, Inc., 811 Hanley Industrial Court, Brentwood, MO 63144, (314) 961-3800. There will be no refunds on any documents purchased.
Select the following link to view/purchase plans and specifications for this project:
Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond in an amount equal to 5% of the total bid. All checks shall be made payable to "Treasurer, St. Louis County."
The right is reserved by the County Council to reject any or all bids.