Franklin Engineer issues bid notice for Alton & Darby Creek Road 1.88 over Clover Groff Ditch in Prairie Township


Bids shall be submitted electronically through the webservice until 10:00 a.m. local time on March 5, 2024, and the same will be publicly opened at the same hour at the office of the Franklin County Engineer for  the labor and material necessary for the improvement of Alton & Darby Creek Road 1.88 over Clover Groff Ditch (FRA-CR272-1.88) in Prairie Township, Franklin County, Ohio. EBE Goal: 6% 

Construct a complete bridge replacement of the existing Alton & Darby Creek Road over Clover Groff Ditch  structure to accommodate future pedestrian mobility improvements. Widening of Alton & Darby Creek Road to  extend a southbound left turn lane and widening Feder Road to add a westbound right turn lane. 

All proposals shall be submitted electronically through the webservice Proposals must  contain the name of every person interested therein and shall be accompanied by a bid guaranty and contract bond for the  full amount of bid; or in lieu of the bid guaranty and contract bond the bidder may submit a bid guaranty as provided by  Section 153.54 of the Revised Code in the form of a certified check or cashier’s check. The amount of the certified check  or cashier’s check shall be equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid. The certified check or cashier’s check submitted with a  bid will be held as a guarantee on an accepted bid proposal. 

Bidders are required to be PRE-QUALIFIED WITH THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION to submit a bid for this project. 

The contract will be awarded within 60 days of the bid opening date. At that time, a bid guaranty and contract  bond in the sum of 100% of the bid plus all add alternates shall be executed in accordance with Section 307.89 of the  Revised Code of Ohio. 

All qualified business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and no  bidder will be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in awarding the subject contract. 

Certified Check or Cashier’s Check will be returned to all other bidders after the Contract has been awarded. The bidder’s address shall be included along with his/her signature on the bid. 

The work shall be completed no later than November 15, 2024. Upon failure to complete the work within the time  specified, the Contractor shall be governed in accordance with Section 5555.67 of the Revised Code of Ohio. No  proposal shall be considered unless it complies with all the rules and regulations set forth in the Contract documents. All  bidders are urged to carefully read the same and comply with them. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the  right to reject any or all bids. 

Brad Foster, P.E., P.S. 
Franklin County Engineer