Invitation for Sealed Bids for Construction of Mercey Springs Sewer Line Replacement

Click here for project specifications. The document includes blank pages to support duplex (two-sided) page printing.

Click here for project plans.

Click here for Caltrans Encroachment Permit.

Click here for the response to the Request for Information.

Click here for Addendum 1 for the Mercey Springs Sewer Line Replacement Project.

Notice is hereby given that separate sealed bids for the award of contract for the Construction of
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, June 7, 2016 and then at said office
publicly opened and read aloud.

The major WORK consists of removing and replacing approximately 5,850 linear feet of sewerline,
replacing 16 manholes, and 35,400 square feet of asphalt concrete trench repairs in the City of Los

The time for completion shall be sixty (60) working days from Owner’s Notice to Proceed.

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 (
  • Builders Exchange of Merced/Mariposa, 415 West 18th Street, Ste. 7, Merced, CA 95340
  • 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.

The successful Bidder must comply with the latest general prevailing rate of per diem wages as
determined by the Director of Industrial Relations, State of California, Department of Industrial Relations and is to be paid to the various craftsmen and laborers required to construct said improvements and is made a part of the Specifications and Contract for said work to which reference is hereby made for further particulars.

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 – General Engineering Contractor or C34 – Pipeline Contractor.

Prospective Bidders are required to attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting on May 19, 2016. Bids will not be considered from Bidders who were not physically in attendance at the mandatory pre-bid meeting.

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.