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Bid Title: Derby Grange Road Sanitary Sewer Extension Project
Category: Engineering
Status: Closed


Derby Grange Road Sanitary Sewer Extension

120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed
before 2:00 p.m. on November 22, 2017, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First
Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered
Sealed proposals will be opened and Bids tabulated at 2:00p.m. on November 22, 2017, at
City Hall - Conference Room A, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by
the City Council at its meeting on December 4, 2017. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves
the right to reject any and all Bids.

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work

Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to
Proceed has been issued and shall be substantially complete by March 1, 2018 and fully
completed by May 1, 2018.

120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful
Bidder will enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of
contract a corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful
performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of
the contract. The Bid security must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of
the contract and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a
state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a statechartered
or federally chartered credit union, or the Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with
corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The Bid Bond must contain no
conditions except as provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City
Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents
will also be available on the City’s website at No plan
deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown
and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent
lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax

The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption
certificate will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project

Derby Grange Road Sanitary Sewer Extension Project CIP # 7102729
The Derby Grange Road sanitary sewer extension project extends gravity sanitary sewer
from the existing Asbury Plaza Lift Station #2 to a parcel located at the Northwest corner
of Kennedy Road and Derby Grange Road. The project consists of 1,926.90 LF of 8” and
1,011 LF of 12” SDR-26 PVC pipe, 14 manholes, one creek crossing, one road crossing,
tree removals, field fencing, and pasture re-establishment.
Estimated Total Construction Cost = $605,656.93

120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference
Each prospective bidder is encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference to be held at
10:00 AM on November 15, 2017, at Conference Room A, City Hall, in Dubuque, Iowa.
Attendance by all prospective bidders is not mandatory but highly recommended.

120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause
The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat.
252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of
Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally
assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act,
hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into
pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises 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, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an

On the following date, November 7, 2017, this Notice was posted at the following locations:
1. Posted on the City of Dubuque Website:
2. Posted to Construction Update Network:
Publication Date/Time:
11/7/2017 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
11/22/2017 2:00 PM
Addendum Date/Time:
No. 1 - Nov. 20, 2017
Pre-bid Meeting:
November 15, 2017
Contact Person:
Project Contact:
Name: Todd Irwin
Title: Engineering Technician
Department: Engineering
Phone: 563-589-4270
Download Available:
No plan deposit required
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 8am -5pm
Fax Number:
Plan Holders List:
Listed with the bid documents.
Base bid amounts attached. Detailed bid tab will be available after City Council on December 4, 2017.
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