The Town of Chelsea invites the submission of project bids to repair storm damage to
TH #73 Jenkins Brook and TH#44 Maple Road
The contractor will be responsible for three sites which includes the removal and diposal of debris, and the purchasing and hauling of materials unless otherwise indicated.
Jenkins Brook Road
Site 1 – 43-58-38 lat 72-26-50 long – by Jenkins Brook. Stone around bridge wingwall, fix scour at road edge. 135ft x 20ft. Add 15 CY each Stone Fill Type I and Stone Fill Type IV at bridge abutment. Replace Culvert. Town to provide culvert and will resurface roadway.
Site 2 – 43-58-29 lat 72-26-38 long – between Metcalf’s and Hall Road – various locations. Repair sections of ditches and road shoulder. Install two new culverts. 2000ft x 6ft. Excavate 444 CY and replace with similar amount Stone Fill Type I and 222 CY 1 – 1/2” crushed stone. Materials and culvert provided and hauled by town.
Maple Road – 44-59-21 lat 72-26-55 long – Stone work at bridge and road resurfacing. 50ft x 20ft 5 CY Stone Fill Type I and 3 tons paving material.
The project completion date is October 15, 2023, unless any unforeseen problem warrants a time extension.
This project may be subject to provisions of VT Stream Alterations General Permits; and is subject to the “Low Risk Site Handbook for Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control”, and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. The contractor is responsible for understanding and complying with all of these permits and documents.
The municipality must ensure all participating contractors have the prerequisite experience, therefore contractors wishing to bid must submit at least one construction reference from a successful project similar in scale to this one for review. This reference must be included with the project bid packet.
Bidders should note that a preconstruction meeting with the Stream Alterations Engineer may be required prior to the start of work. The Stream Alterations Engineer for this project is Jaron Borg. Jaron may be reached at (802) 371-8342, or Jaron.Borg@vermont.gov.
Bids will be received at the Chelsea Town Office or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) until 12 noon on Tuesday, 29 August. The town plans to issue a Notice of Award and Notice to proceed as soon as possible, once the bids have been properly evaluated during a Regular Selectboard Meeting to be held at 6:30 on Tuesday, 29 August 2023.
The Town of Chelsea Selectboard reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to accept any bid deemed to be in the best interests of the Town of Chelsea. Incomplete bid packages will not be considered. Please be sure to use the form provided on the Town of Chelsea website. Further information, including fact sheets and technical drawings can be found on the Town of Chelsea website. If you have any further questions regarding this project, please email Kasey Peterson at Grants@chelseavt.org. Questions will be received until 12 Noon on Wednesday, 23 August so that needed clarifications can be transmitted to all bidders in a timely manner prior to the bid deadline.