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8/10/2018 - Rehabilitation of Bridge 05222 Town Bridge Over Farmington River

Invitation to Bid

Rehabilitation of Bridge 05222

Town Bridge Road over Farmington River

Contract #2018-03

Notice to Contractors:

Sealed bids for the construction of the following project will be received by the Town of Canton, through its Chief Administrative Officer at the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Canton Town Hall, 2nd Floor, 4 Market Street Collinsville, CT until 11:00 a.m. local time on September 7, 2018, after which time no further bids will be accepted.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  The bids will be publicly opened and read in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at Canton Town Hall, 4 Market Street Collinsville, CT.


F.A.P. #6023(008)                                                       Town of Canton

State Project No. 23-127                                              Town Project No. 2018-03

Rehabilitation of Bridge No. 05222, Town Bridge Road over Farmington River

Contract Goal:  13% Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)

The Town of Canton (Municipality) hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, DBEs will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and that they will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, mental retardation or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness, in consideration for an award.

"Bid Proposal Form", "Schedule of Prices", "Bid Bond" and "Non Collusion Affidavit" must be completed and returned with the submitted bid.  Failure to properly execute and include any one of these four documents in the bid submission will result in the bid not being read and the subsequent rejection of the bid.

The Bid package including Plans, Specifications and any applicable Addendum, for the above project, may be obtained on the Town's website,, under “Request for Proposals”.

Form 817 Standard Specifications and Supplemental Specifications may be obtained via the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s website:  All Proposals must be on the form furnished by the Municipality and must be requested for the above-named project.

NOTE:      Prospective bidders must have a current sworn Statement (CON-16) on file with the Connecticut Department of Transportation and be prequalified to perform Group No. 10 (Major Bridges) work.  The CON-16 shall be included as part of the bid package submitted to the Municipality.

NOTE:      Any Contractor or Subcontractor engaged in surface preparation and/or coating application must be certified by the Steel Structures Painting Council.

NOTE:      A Surety Company Bond, on the form furnished by the Municipality, for at least 30 percent of the amount of the bid must accompany each proposal.  A certified check will not be accepted.  The Municipality reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

NOTE:      The apparent low bidder, as determined by the Municipality immediately after the bid opening, shall submit the Pre-award DBE Commitment Approval Request form(s) to the Municipality NO LATER THAN FIVE (5) calendar days after the bid opening.  This is a requirement of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 26, Participation of DBEs.

CONTRACTORS that find discrepancies and/or errors between and/or in plans, specifications, quantities and/or other items, must immediately notify the Municipality in writing not less than ten days before the scheduled bid opening.

Dated at Collinsville this 10th day of August 2018


 Robert Skinner

Town of Canton, Chief Administrative Officer

The Town of Canton is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer.



01-General Detailed Estimate Sheets.pdf – [3 sheets]

02-Revisions Sheet

2.23-127_Bid Proposal Documents

2a.23-127_Schedule of Prices

03-Highway Drawing Sheets

3.23-127_Des Statement, Index, Special Provisions

04-Structure Drawing Sheets

4.23-127_Canton IW&W Agency_File 11-17-1166 (12.14.2017 Approval, 12.20.2017 Letter)

5.23-127_Construction Contracts – Required FHWA Funded Contract Provisions.



CTS 74-13-0058 Paint samples ESS1310218 final report

DOT Bridge Town Bride Rd over Farmington River – ACM Pre-Reno REPORT-FINAL.


Addendum Number 1

Addendum Number 2

Addendum Number 3

Addendum Number 4