Saranac River Trail Phase 2, City of Plattsburgh, New York

Agency: The New York State Contract Reporter
State: New York
Type of Government: State & Local
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
Posted: Mar 30, 2020
Due: Apr 30, 2020
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Issue Date: 03/30/2020 Contract Number: D034636
Saranac River Trail Phase 2, City of Plattsburgh, New York


Notice is hereby given that the City of Plattsburgh will accept sealed bids for:

Saranac River Trail Phase 2, City of Plattsburgh, New York

PIN 7805.88


City of Plattsburgh Contract #2020-50058

The Owner is the City of Plattsburgh and the work site is located in the City of Plattsburgh. The projects limits extend from: Pine Street to Durkee Street

The work includes providing all labor, materials, machinery, tools, equipment and other means of construction necessary and incidental to the completion of the work shown on the plans and described in these specifications including, but not necessarily limited to the following: Construction of a 10 ft wide multi-use path connecting the Stafford Middle School to Durkee Street in Downtown Plattsburgh. The project will include the construction of two (2) new pedestrian bridges over the Saranac River.

This is a Federal Aid Project and NYSDOT Standard Specifications, officially finalized and adopted on January 1 st , 2020 as posted on the New York State Department of Transportation’s website must be followed by the successful bidder.

The DBE goal for this project is: 3%

There are no M/WBE goals for this project.

The EEO Employment goals for this project are: 2.6% Minority Employment Goal

6.9% Women Employment Goal

The use of the NYSDOT approved civil rights reporting software, Equitable Business Opportunities (EBO), is required. Access authorization to EBO can be found at

No residential or geographical restrictions will be in effect for this project. Applicable Federal requirements take precedence over State and local requirements unless state and local requirements are deemed to be more stringent.

Contract documents, including Invitation to Bidders, Instructions to Bidders, Wage Rates, Bid Documents, Agreement, Special Notes, Specifications, Contract Drawings, and any Addenda, may be obtained, at no expense, at .

No questions or inquiries regarding this bid will be accepted within three (3) business days prior to the bid opening.

Contractors that obtain Contract Documents from the bid page on the City’s website listed above will be placed on the official Plan Holders List and will be notified of any Addenda and any other Bid correspondence. Bids received from Contractors other than those on the official Plan Holders List will not be accepted.

Addenda will be emailed from Stantec Consulting Services Inc. to Bidders listed on the official Plan Holders List. An emailed response from the Bidder, to the Addendum sent by Stantec Consulting Services Inc. will act as proof that the Bidder received the Addendum. In addition to an emailed response, Bidders must acknowledge receipt of all Addenda by signing and dating each Addendum and the Acknowledgement of Receipt of Addenda, page 33 of 306. Failure of any Bidder to receive any such Addendum or interpretation shall not relive such Bidder from any obligation under this Bid submittal. All Addenda so issued shall become part of the Contract Documents.

Questions regarding the Contract Documents should be directed to Matthew Conley, PE, Stantec Consulting Services Inc. either through email at: or by telephone at (518) 452-4358. Bidders shall promptly notify Matt Conley of any errors, omissions, conflicts or ambiguity within the Contract Documents within 7 days of bid opening.

All bids must include the completed Bid Form, Non-Collusive Bidding and Disbarment Certifications, and Lobbying Certifications. This is a unit price bid as described in the Instructions to Bidders. No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) calendar days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Each bid must be accompanied by security in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid in the form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.

Bids to be considered must be received in a sealed envelope at the City of Plattsburgh Community Development Office, 41 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh NY 12901 by 11:00 AM, local time, on April 30, 2020 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Common Council Chambers. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access to City Hall is currently restricted. Therefore, while bidders will not be able to view the bid opening in-person, the bid opening will be livestreamed on the City’s YouTube channel and all bidders will be able to view it at . Bids received after the above noted time will not be accepted. All sealed envelopes should be clearly labeled “BID: SARANAC RIVER TRAIL PHASE 2, PIN 7805.88”.

The Bidder to whom the Contract is awarded will be required to furnish Performance, Payment and Guarantee Bonds from an acceptable Surety Company for an amount not less than 100% of the accepted bid. The successful Bidder and all subcontractors must have an approved CCA-2 on file with NYSDOT prior to being awarded a contract. If the successful Bidder does not currently have a CCA-2 on file with NYSDOT, the Bidder may find the CCA-2 forms and instruction for completion online at .

The successful Bidder will be required to comply with all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 2, 1968, and published in

the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804). Successful bidders will be required to pay prevailing wage rates on this contract.

The City of Plattsburgh reserves the right to consider the bids for forty-five (45) days after receipt before awarding any Contract, and to waive any minor informalities in, and to reject, any and all bids or to accept the one that in its judgment will be for the best interest of the City of Plattsburgh. All bids are subject to final review and approval by the City of Plattsburgh Common Council before any award of contract may be made. Receipt of bids by the City of Plattsburgh shall not be construed as authority to bind the City of Plattsburgh.

The work will be completed and ready for final payment on June 30, 2021.

The New York State Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation and Title 23 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 200, Title VI Program and Related Statutes, as amended, issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all who respond to the related solicitation, request for proposal or invitation to bid that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability/handicap and income status in consideration for an award.

This project is funded in part by a grant from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation through Title 9 of the Environmental Protection Act of 1993.

Owners Contact Engineer’s Contact

Matthew Miller Matthew Conley, P.E.

Director of Community Development Associate

41 City Hall Place Stantec Consulting Services Inc.

Plattsburgh, NY 12901 3 Columbia Circle, Suite 6

(518) 536-7510 Albany, NY 12203 (518) 452-4358

Due Date: 04/30/2020 11:00 AM

Contract Term: 1 Year

Location: City of Plattsburgh

Ad Type: General

Primary Contact: Transportation, NYS Dept. of
City of Plattsburgh

Matthew Miller
Director of Community Development
41 City Hall Place
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
United States
Ph: 518-536-7510
Secondary contact: Transportation, NYS Dept. of
City of Plattsburgh

Matthew Miller
Director of Community Development
41 City Hall Place
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
United States
Ph: 518-536-7510
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