Sealed Bids for the construction of the Upper Main Street Parking Lot, located on Main Street in Bridgton, ME will be received by the Town of Bridgton, at the Town Hall (mailing address: 3 Chase Street, Suite 1, Bridgton, ME 04009), until 2:00 p.m. local time on Friday, April 9, 2021, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read in the Downstairs Meeting Room / Municipal Complex (10 Iredale Street, Bridgton, ME 04009).  The Project generally consists of:

Construction of a new parking lot on Upper Main Street.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be on a lump sum basis, with an additive alternate, as indicated in the Bid Form.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: HEB Engineers, Inc. (207-803-8265).  Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents on and

Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office electronic format (.pdf only) at no cost. Paper copies may be obtained from the Issuing Office either via in-person pick-up or via mail, upon receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents.  The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $85 per set, payable to HEB Engineers, Inc.  An additional charge of $15 for regular postage or $30 for overnight postage will be applied to requests for mailed documents.  The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

To be considered a responsive Bidder, the Contractor shall have obtained at least one set of electronic or paper plans and specifications from the Issuing Office. The Bid will not be awarded to a Bidder unless a record for the request of at least one set of electronic or paper plans and specifications exists in the Issuing Office. To meet this requirement and to be added to the official list of plan holders, a prospective Bidder must request electronic copies or purchase paper plans and specifications using the name that is to appear in the Bid Documents.

A pre-bid conference will not be held.

Bid security in the amount of 5% must be provided with each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The Successful Bidder shall furnish 100 percent Performance and Payment Bonds in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders (Section 00200). Notice to Proceed is expected to be April 30, 2021, and construction is expected to start May 10, 2021Project is subject to easements and revisions.  The Work is to be substantially complete by June 30, 2021, and completed and ready for final payment on or before July 30, 2021Liquidated damages of $500 per day will commence on June 30, 2021, for failure to complete the Work within the stipulated contract times.

Along with the Bid, the Bidder shall supply Certificates of Insurance to the Owner, as defined in the Supplementary Conditions. The Owner and Engineer shall be named as additionally insured prior to the execution of the Contract.

The Bidder shall submit to the Owner and Engineer a list identifying all Subcontractors, Suppliers, and other persons and organizations that are to furnish principle items of material and equipment.  The list shall be submitted with the Bid.  The contractor shall also complete the Bidder Qualification Statement with supporting data (00410-B) and submit with the bid.

The apparent Successful Bidder shall submit a Qualifications Statement for each Subcontractor, Supplier and other person and organization requested, if any.  The Qualification Statement(s) shall be submitted within five days of the Owner’s or Engineer’s request. Any such Subcontractor, Supplier, or other person or organization so identified may be revoked on the basis of reasonable objection after due investigation, in which case Contractor shall submit an acceptable substitute, without an increase in Bid price.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive any and all informalities not involving price, time or changes in the Work, and to negotiate contract terms with the Successful Bidder, and the right to disregard all non-conforming, non-responsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids.  Also, Owner reserves the right to reject the Bid of any Bidder if Owner believes that it would not be in the best interest of the Project to make an award to that Bidder, whether because the Bid is non-responsive, or the Bidder is unqualified or of doubtful financial ability or fails to meet any other pertinent standard or criteria established by Owner.