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Bid Title: 2020 Asphalt Overlay Ramps Project 1
Category: Engineering
Status: Closed





2020 Asphalt Overlay Ramp Project One

120.1  Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals

Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m. on April 09, 2020, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa. Bidders are asked to call 563-589-4100 prior to dropping of bid due to COVID-19 concerns.

120.2  Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered

Sealed proposals will be opened and Bids tabulated at 2:00p.m. on April 09, 2020, at City Hall - Conference Room B, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa.  The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids. City Hall is closed but the bid opening can be viewed on YouTube at the following address beginning at 2:05 pm the date of bid opening:

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, June 12, 2020.

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

2020 Asphalt Overlay Ramp Project One CIP # 2501227-1

Replacement of twenty-nine (29) access ramps at 12 intersections in conjunction with the Public Works Asphalt Overlay program at the following locations:

1a. Shady Lane and Northridge Drive, two single ramps.

1b. Northridge Court and Wildwood Drive, two single ramps

1c. Wildwood Drive and Wildwood Court, two single ramps

1d. Wildwood Court at bend, eliminate a non-compliant ramp

1e. Wildwood Drive and Meadow Wood Drive, adding two single ramps

2a. Strauss Street and Buena Vista Street, two double ramps and two single ramps

2b. Strauss Street and Windsor Avenue, two single ramps

2c. Lawther Street and Windsor Avenue, two single ramps

2d. Lawther Street and Buena Vista Street, two single ramps

2e. Lawther Street Alley between Buena Vista Street and Hedley Street, two single ramps      and new alley approach.

2f.  Lawther Street and Hedley Street, two single ramps and a double ramp.  Adding crossing on North side of Lawther Street at address 811.

2g.  Lawther Street and Sheridan Street, two single ramps.

Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $114,138.62

120.9  Pre-Bid Construction Conference

No Pre-Bid will be held for this project. Call or Email the City of Dubuque Engineering Department with any questions regarding this project.


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  Notice to Bidders Distribution

On the following date, March 20, 2020, this Notice was posted at the following locations:

  1. Master Builders Website.
  2. The City of Dubuque Website:

Publication Date/Time:
3/23/2020 12:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
4/9/2020 2:00 PM
Contact Person:
Jon Dienst, P.E.
City of Dubuque
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