Notice to Contractors – CMAQ – Construction Infill Sidewalk Improvements, Federal-Aid Project No. CML-5160(027)

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Notice to Contractors
520 J Street
Los Banos, California 93635

Notice is hereby given that separate sealed bids for the award of contract for the Construction of “CMAQ – CONSTRUCTION INFILL SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS”, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. CML-5160(027)” will be received by the City of Los Banos at the office of the City Clerk until 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time, October 15, 2019 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

The major work consists of constructing approximately 7,600 square feet of sidewalk, 554 linear feet of curb and gutter, 5 driveways, 4 wheelchair ramps, and miscellaneous concrete and pavement repairs at several locations in the City of Los Banos.

The time for completion shall be thirty (30) working days.

The DBE Contract goal for the project is 13%.

Approximately 88.53% of the project funding for CMAQ – CONSTRUCTION INFILL SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS”, FEDERAL-AID PROJECT NO. CML-5160(027) is being furnished under the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program.


The Contract Documents, in their entirety, can be viewed and/or obtained from the City of Los Banos website at or at the following locations:

Central California Builders Exchange, 1244 N. Mariposa, Fresno, CA 93703 (
Builders Exchange of Stockton, 7500 N. West Lane, Stockton, CA 95210 (
Valley Builders Exchange, Inc., 1118 Kansas Avenue, Modesto, CA 95351 (
Dodge Data & Analytics 1-800-393-6343, (

A payment bond prepared and executed in accordance with California Civil Code Section 3247 and a bond for faithful performance of the contract will be required of the successful bidder who is awarded the contract.

Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the county, or counties, in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wages are set forth in the General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project, available from the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at Future effective general prevailing wage rates, which have been predetermined and are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations are referenced but not printed in the general prevailing wage rates.

The Federal minimum wage rates for this project as predetermined by the United States Secretary of Labor are available at the following Internet web site at . Addenda to modify the Federal minimum wage rates, if necessary, will be posted on the internet at

No contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal or awarded a contract for public work on a public works project unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.

This project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations. Contractor registration information can be found at:

Each bid shall be accompanied by cashier’s or certified check or by a bidder’s bond, made payable to the City of Los Banos and executed by a corporate surety licensed to issue surety bonds in the State of California, for an amount equal to at least ten percent (10%) of the amount of said bid and no bid shall be considered unless such cashier’s or certified check or bidder’s bond is enclosed therewith.

The successful bidder of this project shall have the following current and active California State Contractor’s License at the time of the submission of the bid and throughout the duration of the contract: Class A or Class C-8.

Bidders shall refer to the Contract Document’s Information for Bidders for complete instructions.

Bidders are solely responsible for the cost of preparing their bids.

The City specifically reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any or all bids, to re-bid, or to waive inconsequential defects, in bidding not involving time, or quality of the work. The City may reject any and all bids and waive any minor irregularities in the bids.