County Commissioners

Bids and Proposals


The Dearborn Commissioners will receive bids for the 2019 County Road Paving Project, Dearborn County, Indiana, all in accordance with the Contract Documents, and Specifications. Bids will be received until 9:00 AM, prevailing time, on January 23, 2019, at the Dearborn County Highways’ office, 10255 Randall Ave., Aurora, Indiana 47001.   Bids will be publicly opened on January 23, 2019 at 9:10 AM in the Dearborn County Highway Office. Bids received after that time will be returned unopened.

The work shall consist of HMA paving on various county roadways, layout, traffic control, cleanup and associated work.

Contract Documents are on file and may be examined at the Dearborn County Highway‘s office, 10255 Randall Ave., Aurora, Indiana 47001

The Proposal must be made on the forms provided in the Contract Documents. Each bid shall be accompanied by a cashier's or certified check, drawn on an acceptable bank, or an acceptable bidder's bond, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid, payable to Dearborn County, Indiana.

The bidder to whom a contract for work is awarded will be required to furnish a Performance, Maintenance and Payment Bond executed on the specified forms and acceptable to the County, in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract.

The Bidder must supply all the information required by the bid proposal form and be INDOT prequalified in B(a) Asphalt Paving with Certified Asphalt Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Plant.

Liquidated damages for delay will be as provided in the Bid Proposal.

Partial payment will be made monthly based on an approved payment requisition.

The Contractor and all subcontractors will be required to comply with required Federal and State labor regulations including Equal Employment Opportunity, Non-segregated Facilities, and Affirmative Action requirements.

The Recipient, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d├ó┬Ç┬É4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally├ó┬Ç┬ÉAssisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.”

The Dearborn County, Indiana, reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or parts there-of and to waive all responsibility for irregularities in bids. Bids may be held by the County for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of the bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and the investigation of the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract. It is anticipated, however, that the contract will be awarded on February 5, 2019 at the County Commissioner’s meeting.




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