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INVITATION NO: IFB 22-01 TOTAL CONSTRUCTION INVITATION TO BID BAS REPLACEMENT Armed Forces Reserve Center Wahpeton, North Dakota An electronic bid depository will be utilized for bidding.

INVITATION NO: IFB 22-01
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION
INVITATION TO BID
BAS REPLACEMENT
Armed Forces Reserve Center
Wahpeton, North Dakota
An electronic bid depository will be utilized for bidding. All bidders must create an account within bidexpress.com in order to upload their bids. REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
1.) https://bidexpress.com
2.) In top right hand corner, Click "Register" button
3.) Complete "My Info"
4.) Click "Register" button
The bid depository (bidexpress.com) will NOT accept bids submitted later than 2:00 p.m. on December 9, 2021. Paper, faxed or emailed bids will NOT be accepted. All technical questions related to project specifications and plans must be directed to the project architect. The deadline for receipt of technical questions is no later than December 2, 2021.
A single bid will be accepted for Total Construction, (IFB 22-01). All modifications to bid prices must be made by the individual bidder, through the utilization of the electronic bid depository at bidexpress.com. The OWNER is not responsible for handling or overseeing last minute modifications to bid prices. Therefore, faxed or emailed modifications to bid prices will NOT be accepted by the OWNER.
Due to COVID 19, the bid opening will not be open to the public. The front gate entrance to Fraine Barracks is closed to the general public. The bids will be opened at 2:30 p.m. on December 9, 2021. To listen to the bid opening, you must call in using the following ID and PIN Number:
701-333-2840
ID No. 32076#
Pin No. 32076#
Bidding documents (specs and plans) may be downloaded through bidexpress.com or obtained through local plan rooms. Specs and drawings will not be available through the OWNER. If bidders choose to download through bidexpress.com, an account must be created in order to download the bidding documents. In addition to downloading from "Bid Express", the bidding documents are on file at plan rooms and builder's exchanges in the following North Dakota locations: Bismarck; Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Mandan, Minot, Impact Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Fargo) as well as Rapid City, SD and the Minnesota Builders Exchange in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
IMPORTANT: Davis-Bacon Wage Rates are required for this project.
Each bid must be accompanied by a bidder's bond made payable to The Adjutant General, State of North Dakota, and executed by the bidder as principle and by a surety company authorized to conduct business in North Dakota, in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the bidder's highest total bid combination, including all add alternates to the bid items; conditioned that if the bid is accepted and the contract awarded, the bidder within ten (10) business days after notice of such award, will effect and execute a contract in accordance with the terms of their bid and provide payment and performance bonds as required by North Dakota laws and regulations. A template entitled "AIA Document A310, Bid Bond", is provided within the electronic project manual and should be used to execute the bid guarantee.
In compliance with Section 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code, each contractor submitting a bid must upload a copy of their North Dakota Contractor's License or certificate of renewal issued by the ND Secretary of State. Contractors must be licensed for the highest amount of their total bid combination including add alternates; and their ND Contractor's License must have been in effect at least ten (10) days prior to the date of the bid opening.
No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the requirement herein for a bid bond and a ND Contractor's License. Both documents must be uploaded to "Bid Express" as attachments to your bid. A Certificate of Good Standing will not be accepted in lieu of a North Dakota Contractor's License. No exceptions will be made to deficient bids.
The OWNER reserves the right to hold all legitimate bids for a period of thirty (30) days following the date fixed for the bid opening. It is the intent of the OWNER to award a contract to the lowest and best bidder. The OWNER further reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities, and shall incur no legal liability for the State of North Dakota for the payment of any funds until the contract is awarded and approved by the proper authorities.
In compliance with Section 48-01.2-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, the successful bidder (awardee) shall be required to furnish payment and performance bonds covering the faithful performance of the contract award and the payment of all obligations thereunder, and all additional obligations required by the laws of the State of North Dakota. Each payment and performance bond shall be in an amount equal to the full amount of the contract award.
Questions may be directed to the
Office of the Adjutant General,
Contract Management Branch,
Bismarck, North Dakota,
Telephone (701) 333-2068.
DATED: 15 November 2021
OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
Bismarck, North Dakota
By: /s/ JACKIE A. HUBER
Brigadier General, NDNG
Deputy Adjutant General
Contracting Officer
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