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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’s 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           
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: Contractors are required to register with E-Maryland Marketplace           
(eMM), log-in, acknowledge all bid amendments and submit the Addendum           
Verifications to be Awarded a Contract. Once logged-in bidders can           
obtain the contract documents in electronic format (Ad Notice, IFB,           
Plans, X-sections and the Addenda material). Bidders may also refer to           
the Contractors’ Information Center on the SHA internet at           
www.roads.maryland.gov. There is no cost for this material. Bids shall be           
opened by SHA’s Office of Construction.          
Counties: Prince Georges’ County Cost of Plans: $0.00          
Contract No.: PG1755170 Classification: I          
Funding: Federal Bid Opening: November 12, 2015          
F.A.P. Number: AC-HP-NHPP-G-121-1(35)N          
This project, located in Prince George’s County, is the second phase of           
the MD 5 at Brandywine Road and MD 373 intersections improvement project.           
The second Phase proposes a new bridge over MD 5 at approximately 1200’           
north of Brandywine Road; the West Service Road and East Service Road (to           
be extensions of Accokeek and Brandywine Roads and be so named           
respectively) will provide access to the overpass and function as on and           
off ramps from MD 5. The service roads will provide access to existing           
Brandywine Road and Accokeek Road. A roundabout will be constructed at           
the intersection of MD 373 and the West Service Road. A 500-space Park &           
Ride lot will be built on the east side of MD 5. The limits of           
construction extend from approximately 2,300 feet north and 2,700 feet           
south of Brandywine Road and along Brandywine Road from MD 5 to US 301.           
The work will consist of the following:           
(a) Construction of Bridge over MD 5          
(b) Grinding and resurfacing of MD 5          
(c) Construction of new East/West Service Roads          
(d) Construction of new on/off ramps from MD 5          
(e) Reconstruction of Brandywine Road and Accokeek Road          
(f) Construction of a 500-space park and ride lot          
(g) Construction of a bike/hiker trail path          
(h) Tie-in of local roads to the new Service roads          
(i) Reinforced Soil slope of steep slopes          
(j) Installation of ADA ramps and sidewalk          
(k) Drainage improvements          
(l) Construction of Storm Water Management (SWM) and ESD facilities          
(m) Erosion and sediment control          
(n) Maintenance of traffic          
(o) Installation of traffic barriers          
(p) Installation of temporary and permanent pavement markings          
(q) Installation of traffic signals, signs and lighting          
(r) Utility relocation          
(s) Utility patching          
(t) Landscaping          
Pre Bid Conference: A Pre Bid Conference will be held for this project on           
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 10:00am to 12:00pm ar District 3           
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 of the           
Annotated Code of Maryland, 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 21.06.07.          
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.          
Administration reserves the right to reject any and all bids.          
DATE: October 6, 2015 Gregory C. Johnson, P.E.