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Bid Number: S162
Bid Title: Invitation for Bids - Sewer Contract - Three Years, Subject to Annual Appropriation
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed







Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 30, Section 39M of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (M.G.L. c. 30, §39M), the Town of Natick, the Awarding Authority, (hereinafter referred to as "Owner"), by the Natick Board of Selectmen of the Town of Natick, Massachusetts, invites sealed Bids for the General Contract from responsible and eligible bidders for the 3 Year Sewer Rehabilitation Project. Sealed Bids shall be received for the General Contract until FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. local time, at the Natick DPW Building, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, at which time and place they will be publicly opened, read and registered.

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No faxed or email, or conditional bids shall be accepted. If the Procurement Office within the DPW Building is closed due to weather or other emergency, the deadline for receipt of bids shall be extended until 10:00 A.M. local time on the next business day upon which the Procurement Office is open for business.


Each and every Bid shall be submitted on the Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents and shall be addressed to the Board of Selectmen. Each and every Bid shall be sealed in an envelope which is clearly marked in the lower left hand corner "BID FOR CONTRACT NO. S-162 3 YEAR SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT.”


The Invitation for Bids contemplates the potential award of a three (3) year contract for sewer rehabilitation of “known and unknown” eight (8)-inch to thirty (30)-inch diameter mainline gravity sewers and six (6)-inch service chimneys and laterals using various rehabilitation methods, including but not limited to full length cured-in-place liners, pipe joint and service lateral test and seal methods, excavated point repairs and sewer replacement, and cured-in-place liner point repairs; and the rehabilitation of “known and unknown” sewer manholes using various rehabilitation methods, including but not limited to chemical grout sealing of active leaks, repairs of precast concrete and brick manhole structures, manhole lining, frame and cover repairs/replacement, and inflow frame inserts.  The project also includes sewer main CCTV inspection and cleaning in all sewers to be rehabilitated and where directed by the Owner. 

The Successful Bidder shall perform the sewer main and manhole rehabilitation work under a three (3) year Contract based upon an annual appropriation of funds and written authorization by the Owner. It is possible that all or a portion of the “as needed” work will be eliminated by the Owner.

The Contractor shall supply all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the rehabilitation work shown on the Contract Drawings and hereinafter contained in the Specifications.

Bidding documents are available in electronic PDF file format and hard copy format.  Electronic file can be obtained by contacting Haley and Ward, a Division of CES, Inc. at (978) 648-6025 .  Hard copy documents may be obtained from the office of Haley and Ward, a Division of CES, Inc., 63 Great Road, Suite 200, Maynard, MA 01754-2097, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. local time, Monday through Friday, and may be reviewed at the office of the Department of Public Works, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, between the hours of 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. local time, Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. (noon) local time on Friday, beginning at 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2020.

A complete set of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Engineer, Haley and Ward, a Division of CES, Inc. for a deposit of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) or Twenty Dollars ($20.00) for plans only in cash or check, made payable to CES, Inc.  This deposit will be refunded to document holders of record who return the Bidding Documents to the Engineer in good condition within fourteen (14) days after the opening of Bids. All requests for mailing Bidding Documents shall be accompanied by a separate, nonrefundable handling and mailing fee in the amount of Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) in cash or a separate check made payable to CES, Inc.  One (1) set of Bidding Documents will be furnished for the deposit and mailing fee stated.

Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders.  Every Bid shall be submitted in full accordance with those Instructions to Bidders. Bids shall be valid only when accompanied by all of the following: (1) a fully completed and properly executed "Bid Form for General Bid"; (2) Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the amount bid, in a form as described in the Instructions to Bidders and made payable to the "Town of Natick Board of Selectmen.”

Attention of the Bidder is called to the requirements for minimum prevailing wage rates to be paid under this Contract and the reporting associated thereto. Minimum prevailing wage rates are required as per M.G.L, c, 149, §§ 26 to 27D, inclusive.  Minimum prevailing wage rates determined by the Commissioner are as contained in the Supplementary Conditions section of the Contract Documents.

Bids for this Contract are subject to the provisions of M.G.L. c. 30, §39M.  The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Payment and Performance Bond, with a surety company which is acceptable to Owner, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) full amount of the Contract.  Contract payment will be by the unit price and lump sum price method as indicated on the Bid Form.  No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the date designated above for the opening. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids or to accept any Bid deemed by it to be in the best interest of the Town of Natick, and, to the extent permitted by law, to limit the extent of the work to keep within the limits of available funds. The award of any Contract pursuant to this Invitation for Bids is subject to appropriation by Natick Town Meeting.

Bidder’s attention is directed to the Non-Discrimination in Employment and Affirmative Action Program requirements of this Contract. The requirements of these programs are explained in the Instructions to Bidders and in Part I of the Supplementary Conditions of the Contract. This Contract includes a price adjustment clause for gasoline and diesel fuel, Portland cement and liquid asphalt used on-site from start through the completion date, as contained in Section 01015 – Price Adjustments for Specific Materials.


Board of Selectmen

Jonathan H. Freeman, Chairman

Karen Adelman-Foster, Vice Chairman

Richard P. Jennett, Jr, Clerk

Michael J. Hickey, Jr.

Susan G. Salamoff

Town Administrator

Melissa A. Malone

Director of Public Works

Jeremy Marsette, P.E.


Maynard, MA 01754-2097

Publication Date/Time:
7/8/2020 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/31/2020 10:00 AM
Plan & Spec Available:
Plan Holders List:
Project Dog,18 Graf Road, #8, Newburyport, MA 01950; GVC Construction, Inc., 376 Harvard St., Unit C, Leominster, MA 01453; Insituform Technologies, LLC, 3016 US Hwy 301 North, Ste. 900, Tampa, FL 33619; National Water Main Cleaning Co..25 Marshall Street, Canton, MA 02021; Diversified Infrastructure Services, Inc., 1064 Thomaston Ave. Unit J, Waterbury, CT 06704; Martinez Road Construction, 142 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420; D'Allessandro Corp., 41 Ledin Drive, Avon, MA 02322; Ted Berry Co., a Vortex Co., 521 Federal Road, Livermore, ME 04253; Granite Inliner Co., 195A Norridgewock Road, Fairfield, ME 04937; Kenyon Pipeline Inspection, LLC, 68 Park Road, Queensbury, NY 12804; Pipe Bursting of New England,41 Ledin Drive, Avon, MA 02322 (Deleted - See D'Allessandro, above.); Core & Main, 655 Pleasant Street, Norwood, MA 02062; Vortex Companies, 33 Industrial Park Rd., Putnam, CT 06260; The Blue Book, 800 East Main Street, Jefferson Valley, NY 10535; Hammerhead Trenchless, 500 S. CP Avenue, Lake Mills, WI 53551; Green Mountain Pipeline Services, 786 South Main Street, Unit 1, Bethel, VT 05032

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