CAMBRIDGE HOUSING AUTHORITY
PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
INVITATION TO BID
Select Plumbing Repairs at 8-10 Lancaster Street
The Cambridge Housing Authority, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids for Select Plumbing Repairs at 8-10 Lancaster Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by BWA Architecture. The project consists of the repair of failing under-slab waste and drain piping in the basement.
The work is estimated to cost $75,000.
General bidders must be certified by the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) in the following category of work: Plumbing.
Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 §44A-J and to minimum wage rates as required by the Secretary of Labor pursuant to the Davis-Bacon Act and included in the project specifications. Bids will be received until July 16, 2020 at 2:00PM and publicly opened on-line, forthwith.
THIS PROJECT IS BEING ELECTRONICALLY BID AND HARD COPY BIDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY THE AWARDING AUTHORITY.
Bids must be electronically submitted at www.biddocsonline.com. At any time during the bidding process, you may print the various bid documents for your company’s records. Additional instructions to complete the other bid forms are accessible on the BidDocs ONLINE website (click on the “Tutorial” tab at the bottom footer).
Bids shall be accompanied by a bid deposit not less than five (5%) of the bid amount and made payable to the Cambridge Housing Authority. Bid forms and contract documents will be available for pick-up at www.biddocsonline.com on Thursday July 2, 2020 (may be viewed electronically and hard copy requested).
There is a plan deposit of $50 per set (maximum of two sets) payable to BidDocs ONLINE Inc. Deposits may be electronically paid or must be a certified or cashier’s check. This deposit will be refunded for up to two sets for general bidders and for one set for sub-bidders upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty (30) days of receipt of general bids. Otherwise the deposit shall be the property of the Awarding Authority.
Additional sets may be purchased for $50. Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed to them shall include a separate check for $40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), payable to BidDocs ONLINE Inc. to cover mail handling costs. You must REGISTER to receive notification of addenda. To register, click on the “Request Hard Copy” button or “Register as ePlan Holder” button. If you register, you will automatically be notified via email when an addendum is posted.
A site visit for all interested bidders will begin at 8-10 Lancaster Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 on July 9, 2020 at 2:00PM. All bidders are invited and encouraged to attend. Attendees of the site visit should RSVP to Devin Chausse at (617) 401-4308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attendees will need to pass and sign a COVID screening questionnaire to enter the building. Per City of Cambridge ordnance and CHA policy, attendees must wear face coverings. Social distancing practices will be observed during the site visit.
Bids shall remain in effect for 60 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded after opening. Successful bidders shall agree to commence work and complete the Work in accordance with the dates set forth in the Bidding Documents and Contract Documents.
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