The CITY OF OTSEGO will receive sealed bids for the construction of the JOHN STREET, HELEN AVENUE, AND RIVER STREET IMPROVEMENTS project until 11:00 am, local time, on the 23nd day of February, 2024, at Otsego City Hall, 117 E. Orleans St. Otsego, MI 49078. Due to early voting at City Hall on the 23rd, the bids will be publicly opened and read allowed at 11:15 am, local time, on the 23rd day of February, 2024, at the Otsego DPW Building, 241 N. Farmer Street, Otsego, MI 49078. The work for which bids are being requested consists of the following:
The project consists of a water main extension on River Street from the west end of the existing water main (approximately 270’ west of Catherine Street) to the western City limits, the reconstruction of John Street, and the reconstruction of Helen Avenue from John Street to N. Farmer Street including work on the intersecting streets of North Street and Short Street.
The work consists of: HMA and pavement removal, machine grading, storm sewer replacement, sanitary sewer replacement, water main (new and replacement), water services, sanitary laterals, sidewalk, concrete drive approaches, hma paving, and restoration.
The Contract Documents including plans and specifications may be obtained at no charge by downloading from the Wightman website bidding page at https://bids.gowightman.com/. Neither the OWNER nor the ENGINEER will be responsible for partial sets of documents obtained from any other
source. The Advertisement for Bids, Plan Holder’s List, all Addenda, and the Bid Tabulation will also be posted on the Wightman website bidding page at www.gowightman.com/bids. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities in bidding. The use of local contractors and labor is encouraged.
A certified check or bank draft drawn on a solvent bank in the State of Michigan payable without condition to the OWNER or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and a surety company, in an amount equal to 5 percent of the bid shall be submitted with each bid. No bids may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least ninety (90) days.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Bond in the amount of 100 percent of the Contract price. Bond forms are included in the Contract Documents.