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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 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 register with E-Maryland Market           
Place (eMM) at https://emaryland.buyspeed.com to obtain the contract documents in           
electronic format (Ad Notice, IFB, and Addenda Material). Bidders may also refer to the           
Contractors Information Center on SHA’s Internet site at www.roads.maryland.gov. There is           
no cost for this material. All bids shall be opened by SHA’s Office of Construction.          
Counties: Cecil Cost of Plans: $0.00          
Contract No.: CE3865176 Classification: D          
Funding: Federal Bid Opening: February 18, 2016          
F.A.P. Number AC-CM-G-288-1(11)E          
The focus of this project is to replace the MD 273 / Blue Ball Road intersection with a           
The work will consist of pavement grinding, base widening, patching, resurfacing, wedge /           
leveling, and island construction.          
Also included is the installation of pipes, inlets, manholes, ditches, and a swale.          
Construction also includes clearing, grubbing, earthwork, landscaping, signage, lighting,           
and pavement marking.          
Maintenance of traffic and erosion and sediment controls shall be maintained.          
Pre Bid Conference: A Pre Bid Conference will not be held 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 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.          
The Administration reserves the right to reject any and all bids.          
DATE: January 12, 2016 Administrator