Invitation to Bidders
Wheby's Grocery Roof Restoration
Part of - L.G.C. - Phase 1
Princeton, West Virginia
Sealed Proposals for the roof restoration of the former Wheby’s Grocery will be received by the Owner at the second floor conference room of the Princeton Railroad Museum, 99 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV 24740, on November 30, 2023, at 11:00 A.M., local time. Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud. An apparent low bidder will be established from this process. Contracts for this Project will be awarded to the lowest, best qualified (type of experience, history of work on similar historic structures, references) and most responsive bid that reasonably meets all the specifications and qualifications further enumerated in the Construction Documents.
The project consists of the removal of existing roof elements, the restoration of other roof elements mainly terra-cotta copings, brick parapet restoration, and the installation of new EPDM roofing. All work will comply with The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. Refer to Specification Section 01 11 00 - Summary of Work, for a more complete description of the work.
Electronic Plans and other contract documents shall be obtained by Prime Bidders only from the office of Johnson+Bailey Architects P.C., 100 East Vine Street, Suite 700, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Attn: John Trail, Project Architect, phone 615-890-4560 starting on November 2, 2023. Prime Bidders are required to obtain contract documents and register as a bidder with the Architect. All documents will be dispersed in electronic PDF format. Large format printing of documents will be the bidder’s responsibility. Bids from Contractors not registered with the Architect as a plans holder will not be opened.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted at the site 125 Mercer Street, Princeton, WV on November 13, 2023 at 1 pm, local time. Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is highly recommended, but is not a requirement for bid submittal.
Individual drawings, specification sections, and/or complete sets of plans and specifications and other bid documents may be obtained by Material Suppliers, Subcontractors, and general Contractors from the following:
Dodge Data & Analytics, www.construction.com 877-784-9556
ConstructConnect, www.constructconnect.com 800-364-2059
Contractors Association of West Virginia, www.cawv.org 304-342-1166
Bidders shall be licensed General Contractors as required by applicable laws of the State of West Virginia. Funds for this project are provided by the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia as awarded by the National Park Service’s Paul Bruhn grant program. All work must be approved by PAWV and the NPS prior to payment. All applicable Federal, State and local rules and regulations apply.
Each Proposal shall be accompanied by a bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid. The bond is required as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, a contract will be entered into.
A performance bond and a labor and material payment bond in the amount of 100% of contract sum, issued by a bonding company licensed in the State of West Virginia and acceptable to Owner, will be required of successful bidder to guarantee faithful performance of work under the contract (see Supplement to General Conditions of the Contract).
In the event the Bidder to whom the Contract is awarded fails to execute a satisfactory contract and bond, they shall be eliminated and shall forfeit their bid bond, and shall be liable for any loss occasioned to the Owner because of such failure.
BY: JOHNSON + BAILEY ARCHITECTS, P.C.
FOR: RiffRaff Arts Collective, Inc. - Lori McKinney
869 Mercer Street
Princeton, West Virginia 24740
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