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S T A T E O F M A R Y L A N D          
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION          
STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION          
          
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 FederalAid 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 EMaryland market Place (eMM) at           
https://emaryland.buyspeed.com to obtain the contract documents in           
electronic format (i.e. IFB, Plans, Xsections) for Advertisements and           
Addenda material. You may also refer to Contractors Information Center on           
the SHA internet at www.road.maryland.gov. There is no cost for this           
information. All bid openings will be handled through the Office of           
Construction.          
          
County: Dorchester Cost of Plans: $.00          
          
Contract No.: DO2945129 Project Classification: B          
          
Bid Opening Date: February 25, 2016 Funding: State          
          
          
Description: Sailwinds Pedestrian Bridge Replacement and Mast Painting in           
Dorchester County          
          
PreBid Conference: 10:00 A.M., 02/04/2016 at the State Highway           
Administration's, Located at SAILWINDS VISITOR'S CENTER, 2 ROSE HILL           
PLACE, CAMBRIDGE, MD 21613          
          
Minimum wage rates for each Project, if applicable, have been           
predetermined 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 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.          
          
The Administration reserves the right to reject any and all bids.          
          
          
DATE 01/05/2016 Administrator