Bid Title: 15 South Main Street Site Utility Disconnect Project
Category: Engineering
Status: Closed
Bid Recipient: City Clerk, City of Dubuque




120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Informal Bids for the work comprising said improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m. on Thursday May 23, 2019, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered
Sealed proposals will be opened, and Bids tabulated at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday May 23, 2019, at City Hall - Conference Room B, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Engineer. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids.

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work
Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed has been issued and shall be fully completed by Friday, August 2, 2019.

120.4 Bid Security

Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful Bidder will enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The Bid security must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the contract and must be in the form of a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a certified share draft drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered credit union, or the Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall - Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption certificate will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project
15 South Main Street Site Utility Disconnect Project

This project involves the excavation and disconnection of (5) water service lines at the water main, HMA pavement restoration, the excavation and removal of (1) sanitary sewer lateral, removal and disposal of building foundation and concrete floor slab, place topsoil and seed over approximately 0.55 acres.

120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause
The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted 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, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.

120.11 Target Small Business (TSB)
Targeted Small Businesses (TSB) Affirmative Action Responsibilities for Non-federal aid Projects will be in effect.

120.12 Pre-Bid Construction Conference
There will be no Pre-Bid Construction Conference held for this project.

On May 13th, 2019, this notice was posted at the following locations:

1. Posted on the City of Dubuque Website:
2. Posted to Construction Update Network
Publication Date/Time:
5/13/2019 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Posted to:
Closing Date/Time:
5/23/2019 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
City Clerk, City of Dubuque
Bid Opening Information:
City Hall, Conf Room B
Addendum Date/Time:
Addendum No.1, 2, 3 5-23-19
Pre-bid Meeting:
Contact Person:
Project Contact:
Name: Robert Schiesl, P.E.
Title: Assistant City Engineer
Department: Engineering
Phone: 563-589-4270

Project Contact:
Name: Tom Freund
Title: Engineering Technician
Department: Engineering
Phone: 563-589-4201

Download Available:
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No Plan Deposit Fee Required
Plan & Spec Available:
See below - Related Documents

Should a contractor or supplier elect to download a copy of the construction documents directly from the City's website, the City respectfully requests that the contractor or supplier promptly notify the City so that a current, up to date plan holders list can be maintained.

Business Hours:
8 AM - 5 PM, Mon - Fri
Plan Holders List:
An updated Plan Holders List will be periodically posted to the City Bid Posting website, or available upon request.

The City of Dubuque shall not be responsible for a contractor / supplier failure to register as a plan holder with the City and/or failure to receive notifications or pre-bid addenda(s).

Special Requirements:
Contractors and/or suppliers shall be responsible for checking the City's website for the most available updated information.
Related Documents:
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