Invitation For Bids – Preventative Maintenance of Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg and Queensboro Bridges

Invitation For Bids – Preventative Maintenance of Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg and Queensboro Bridges

NYC Department of Transportation





Hand delivered sealed bids for the Project described below will be received by representatives of the Contracts Section, Office of the Agency Chief Contracting Officer, Ground Floor, Bid Window, 55 Water Street, New York, NY 10041 until 11:00 AM on the date indicated below when bids will be publicly opened and read in Bid Room, same address


On: September 28, 2018


Boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens Contract No. ERBPM19

Federal Aid Project No. Z001-X764(203) NYSDOT P.I.N. X764.20

NYC P.I.N. 84118MBBR229

Each bid submitted must be accompanied by a certified check for 2% of the amount of the proposal, or alternatively, a bid bond not less than 10% of the amount of the proposal, payable to the Comptroller of the City of New York.

This Project is Federally aided and is subject to the provision of Title 23, U.S. code, as amended, and applicable New York State Statutes. In compliance with these provisions the minimum wages to be paid to laborers and mechanics are included in wage schedules that are set out in the bid proposal.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and the City of New York hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age or place of residence. Prospective bidder’s attention is also directed to the requirements of Attachment 1g and Attachment 3b in the proposal concerning DBE participation in the contract. The schedule of proposed DBE participation is to be submitted by the apparent low bidder within seven (7) calendar days after the date of opening of bids. This Contract is also Subject to the APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM and the NYC Comptrollers Labor Law 220 prevailing wages requirements as described in the Solicitation Materials. The DBE goal for this project is 3%.

Non-compliance with the 7 day submittal requirement, the stipulations of Attachment 1g and Attachment 3b or submittal of bids in which any of the prices for lump sum or unit items are significantly  unbalanced  to  the  potential  detriment  of  the  Department  may  be  cause  for a determination of non-responsiveness and the rejection of the bid. The award of this contract is subject to the approval of the New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.

Solicitation documents (Specifications ONLY) will be available for download free of charge starting August 20, 2018 for the full duration of the Solicitation Time from the City Record Website at City Record On-Line ( Drawings are not available for download and MUST be purchased. A printed copy of the solicitation and drawing set can be purchased at:

New York City Department of Transportation, Office of the Agency Chief Contracting Officer/Contract Management Unit, 55 Water Street, Ground Floor, New York, New York 10041 between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, excluding holidays. The entrance is located on the South Side of the Building facing the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. You will not be allowed in the building without government issued identification (driver’s license, passport, etc.).

A deposit of $50.00 is required for the specification books and a deposit of $50.00 is required for drawings set in the form of a certified check or money order payable to the New York City Department of Transportation. No Cash or Personal Checks Accepted.

A Pre-Bid meeting (Optional) has been scheduled for September 6, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the Agency Chief Contracting Officer Bid Room, Ground Floor, 55 Water Street, NYC. All prospective bidders are requested to attend. Seats are limited. In this connection, please limit the number of attendees to maximum of two personnel per firm. Please submit the name(s) of attendees to the Project Manager no later than two (2) business days prior to the pre-bid meeting date.

A Site visit has been arranged for September 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM. All prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the site visit.

All questions shall be submitted in writing to the designated person indicated below. Deadline for submission of questions is September 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM.

Mr. Hari Velkur
Director of Engineering and Construction Programs

Finance, Contracts & Program Management New York City Department of Transportation

55 Water Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10041

Telephone No. 212-839-9403, Fax No. 212-839-4241



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