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		  			S T A T E   O F   M A R Y L A N D           
N O T I C E T O C O N T R A C T O R S          
SEALED BIDS for projects listed below will be received by The State Highway           
Administration, Office of Construction, in the Bid Box located at the Hanover Complex,           
7450 Traffic Drive, Hanover, Maryland 21076 until 12 Noon on the date specified below           
for Bid Opening, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. The           
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) hereby notifies all bidders that in           
regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business           
enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this           
notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or           
national origin in consideration for an award. Minority business enterprises are           
encouraged to respond to this solicitation.          
On Federally assisted projects, the bidder's attention is called to the Standard           
Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive           
Order 11246) which is a part of the contract proposal. All of these activities shall           
be done in accordance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, as amended.          
It is the goal of MDOT that Disadvantaged and/or Minority Business Enterprises           
participate in all Federal-Aid and State contracts, as applicable. Each contract will           
contain a specific participation goal.          
NOTICE: On this contract all Contractors are required to go to and be registered with E-Maryland Market Place (eMM)           
at https://emaryland.buyspeed.com to obtain the contract documents in electronic format (i.e. IFB, Plans, X-sections)           
for Advertisements and Addenda material. You may also refer to the Contractors Information Center on the SHA           
internet at www.roads.maryland.gov. There is no cost for this information. All bid openings will be handled through           
the Office of Construction.          
County: Calvert Cost of Plans: $.00          
Contract No.: 4290451418 Project Classification: B          
Bid Opening Date: September 24, 2015 Funding: State          
Description: Brush and Tree Cutting and Stump Removal at Various Locations in Calvert           
Pre Bid Conference: A Pre Bid Conference has not been scheduled for this Project          
Minimum wage rates for each Project, if applicable, have been pre-determined by law          
and are set forth in the Invitation for Bids. Bids must be made upon the blank           
proposal form which, with specifications and plans, will be furnished by the           
Administration upon application and cash payment noted.          
In accordance with State Finance and Procurement Title 13, no bid, performance or           
payment bonds are required for bids less than $100,000.00. However, bids $100,000.00           
and above will not be considered unless accompanied by a Certified Check, a Cashier's           
Check or a Treasurer's Check drawn upon a bank, or a Bid Bond payable to the State of           
Maryland, or Cash, or Trust Account, or pledge of United States backed Securities or           
State of Maryland Bonds. Special procedures for submitting cash are outlined in COMAR           
Bid Security shall equal at least five percent (5%) of the total amount bid. Also,           
the successful bidder will be required to supply Payment and Performance Bonds for all           
Contracts in excess of $100,000.00.          
The Administration reserves the right to reject any and all bids.          
DATE 8/25/2015 Administrator