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Bid Title: Simms Roads Overlay/Paving Project 10-2022
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed


                                                              SECTION 00100

                                                            INVITATION TO BID


Separate sealed bids for construction of the Cascade County – Simms Roads Overlay/Paving Project will be received at the office of Cascade County Commission Chambers, 325 2nd Ave North #111, Great Falls, MT 59401 until 1:00 p.m. local time on October 13th, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud.

The project consists of two schedules:  Schedule I includes a 0.2’ plant mix overlay on approximately 1,275 feet of overlay on Simms-Cascade Road, approximately 3,467 feet of 0.2’ overlay on North Hepler Ave., Clark Street, and North Floweree Ave., and approximately 1,905 feet of 0.2’ overlay on Walker Street and South Floweree Ave., and approximately 1,995 feet of 0.2’ overlay on Kinna Street and South Hepler Ave., and approximately 653 feet of 0.2’ overlay on Loomis Street.  Schedule II includes minor grading and 0.25’ of paving on approximately 1,304 feet on Simms-Cascade Road and approximately 2,594 feet of 0.25’ paving on Fisk Road. Other miscellaneous work includes shoulder preparation, connection milling, and approach connections.  Contractor shall have the required qualifications in order to bid this project.  

The Contract documents consisting of drawings and project manual may be examined or obtained at the office of Big Sky Civil & Environmental, Inc., 1324 13th Ave SW, Great Falls, MT (406-727-2185) in accordance with Article 2.01 of Instructions to Bidders.  Electronic contract documents are available upon request. 

There will not be a Pre-Bid Conference for this project.

CONTRACTOR and any of the CONTRACTOR’S subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI).  Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana, 59604-8011.   Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734.  All laborers and mechanics employed by CONTRACTOR or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid wages at rates as required by the laws of the State of Montana.  The CONTRACTOR must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond payable to Cascade County, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid.  Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.  Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s) and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided.

Award of this project will be contingent upon receiving concurrence from the Cascade County Commission.  No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids stated above. 

The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of Cascade County.  Cascade County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Published at Great Falls, Montana, this 27th day of September 2022.

1st Publication date: October 2, 2022

2nd Publication date: October 9, 2022 

Great Falls Tribune


Les Payne

Cascade County Public Works Director

279 Vaughn S. Frontage Road

Great Falls, MT  59404

Publication Date/Time:
10/2/2022 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/13/2022 1:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Cascade County Courthouse Annex, 325 2nd Ave North, Room 111, Great Falls, Montana.
Bid Opening Information:
10/13/22 Shortly after 1:00pm
Contact Person:
Les Payne
Cascade County Public Works
279 Vaughn S. Frontage Road
Great Falls, MT 59404
Plan & Spec Available:
The office of Big Sky Civil & Environmental, Inc.,
1324 13th Ave SW, Great Falls, MT
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