Invitation to Bid - Elk Vale Road Asphalt Surfacing



Notice is hereby given, that FIRM sealed bids for the construction of Meade County – Elk Vale Road Asphalt Surfacing will be received by      Meade County  ,   Sturgis      , South Dakota at the office of      Meade County Commission Room ,   1300 Sherman Street     ,     Sturgis     ,  South Dakota until        9:05 A.M.    , local time on     March 12    ,   2019  , and then publicly opened and read aloud.

The project consists of:      Asphalt Surfacing, Traffic Control, Permanent Signing, and Incidentals on Elk Vale Road from the County Line north to the Intersection of Elk Creek road.

The complete set of Contract Documents, including drawings and specifications, is on file with the Owner at the Meade County Highway Department and the office of Brosz Engineering, Inc. , 3561 Whitewood Service Road, Sturgis, SD  57785.  Digital Contract Documents are also available from QuestCDN and can be accessed from the Brosz Engineering website at under the “Bid Information” page. The cost for downloaded (electronic) plans is $20. The official Plan Holders list can be viewed for the project on the QuestCDN website. Only electronic plan holders downloaded via QuestCDN will receive addendum notifications. Contractors using any other means for obtaining plans and specifications must periodically check the QuestCDN website for any addenda.

In addition, the Drawings and Project Manual may also be examined at the following locations: Construction Industry Center

Each bid must contain a certified check, a Cashier's check or Draft, for five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid; such check to be certified or issued by either a State or National Bank and payable to Meade County or in lieu thereof a Bid Bond for Ten percent (10%) of the amount of this bid, such bond to be issued by a Surety authorized to do business in the State of South Dakota and payable to Meade County as a guarantee that such bidder will enter into a contract with said Meade County, it's Commission thereof in accordance with the terms of such letting and bid in case such bidder is awarded the contract.  The Certified Check or other guarantee, or bid bond of the successful bidder will be returned to him forthwith upon the execution of the contract and surety hereafter provided for.

At the time the successful bidder enters into a contract for the construction of public improvement or the furnishing of any material or labor thereof, the Contractor will be required, before commencing such work, to furnish surety in an amount not less than the contract price, for the faithful performance of such contract, with additional obligation that such performance of such contractor will promptly pay all persons supplying him with labor or material in the prosecution of the work provided for in such contract.  The Contractor shall also provide proof of liability insurance and workman’s compensation insurance, as per Article 5 of the General Conditions.

The Meade County Commission reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and waive any defects therein.

Dated at     Meade County       , South Dakota  Day of , 2019

Meade County Commission

Sturgis , South Dakota

Publish: February 20, 2019 & February 27, 2019

Published twice at the total approximate cost of ______________.