St. Clair County Transit District will receive sealed bids until 2:00 P.M. on January 10, 2023 at: St. Clair County Transit District 27 North Illinois Street Belleville, Illinois 62220
All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time. The sealed bids must be delivered to and received by the St. Clair County Transit District before the bid deadline.
Bids received after the bid deadline will be returned unopened. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M. on December 8, 2022 at the SCCTD Belleville Transit Center, 718 Scheel Street, Belleville, IL 62220, for the purpose of responding to questions and clarifying the contents of this IFB.
Attendance is not required; however, bidders are encouraged to attend if they wish to ask questions concerning the scope of work or selection process. The proposed project is located adjacent to Scott Air Force Base and MidAmerica St. Louis Airport in St. Clair County, Illinois. Work consists of earthwork (excavation & embankment), drainage structures, MetroLink & bike trail bridges over Seibert Road, ductbanks & conduits, catenary pole foundations, subballast, and any other work necessary to complete the project as specified.
The Project Specifications and Plans (excluding the bidding forms) are available for download at the St. Clair County Transit District website (www.scctd.org). The forms required for bid submittal will be provided to Contractors upon request by sending an email to SCCTD-FDT-BID@gocos.net. Contractors submitting a bid on this project will be required to provide proof of work experience and financial capacity to complete the project. Additional information is provided in Section 00 45 00 Representation and Certification of Prime.
Financial assistance for this project is being provided in whole or in part by the State of Illinois, Illinois Department of Transportation. The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity and prevailing wage rate laws and regulations. No less than the prevailing rate of wages, as determined in accordance with the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, shall be paid to all laborers, operators, teamsters, masons, plumbers, and any workers employed in the construction on this project.
It is the policy of the St. Clair County Transit District that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) shall have an equal opportunity to participate in the performance of
contracts. St. Clair County Transit District has established a project goal of 25% of the awarded contract sum for DBE participation. A bid guarantee in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bidder’s Total Bid Price must accompanying a bid to ensure that the bidder will honor its bid upon acceptance.
Bidders that wish to bid on this project must be registered with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) by filing an Employer Report Form (PC-1) with the IDHR Public Contracts Unit (PCU). Additional information is provided in Section 00 20 00 Instructions for Procurement.