SCCTD RELEASES RFP for Scheel Street Tree Clearing and Restoration

The St. Clair County Transit District will receive sealed bids for Scheel Street Tree Clearing and Restoration until 9:30 a.m. on February 14, 2023, at the St. Clair County Belleville MetroLink Station located at, 718 Scheel Street in Belleville, Illinois, Suite C. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 9:35 a.m. on February 14, 2023. The sealed bids must be delivered to and received by the St. Clair County Transit District on or before 9:30 a.m., February 14, 2023.

The following Contract documents Project Specifications and Provisions and Proposal Packet can be downloaded and obtained from the website by clicking on “NEWS” and “RFPS”. In the event a copy cannot be obtained from the website a copy can be obtained by appointment from the St Clair County Transit District during regular office hours between 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at the St. Clair County Transit District located at 27 North Illinois Ave Belleville, Illinois 62220

Proposed work shall consist of furnishing all labor, equipment and materials necessary to clear all trees, remove stumps, brush, concrete, trash, final grade, seed, fertilize and mulch at the specified locations.

No less than the prevailing rate of wages, as determined in accordance with the Illinois Prevailing Wage, shall be paid to all laborers, operators, teamsters, masons, plumbers, and any workmen employed in construction on this project.

All work shall be performed in accordance with the Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction issued by the Illinois Department of Transportation, as well as the Standard Specifications for Water and Sewer Construction in Illinois, edition in effect at the time of the bid.

Each Bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the Bidder’s total bid price, such security being an acceptable bid bond, certified check, or cashier’s check. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond in the full amount of the bid.

Contractors are to inspect the limits of the project prior to bidding. All request and questions shall be forwarded to Tony Erwin by email at terwin@scctd.ord on or before February 9, 2023.

No bid will be accepted nor opened, which has been received from any bidder who is not bid document holder of record, with the official bid issuing entity identified as the St. Clair County Transit District.

No Bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the actual date of opening thereof. The St. Clair County Transit District reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities or technicalities in the bidding. Please view the links below for all packets.

2023 Scheel Proposal Package 2023

Scheel Street Special Provisions

2023 Scheel_BID BOND

2023-1-19 NTB