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Contract No. BF-35-2011 - Ben Franklin Bridge Administration Building & Maintenance Building Roof Repairs

Sealed Bids for Contract No. BF-35-2011, Benjamin Franklin Bridge Administration Building and Maintenance Building Roof Repairs will be received during normal business hours at the office of the Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, until 2:30 pm, local time, on May 24, 2012 and immediately taken to the Engineering Conference Room and publicly opened and read.

The work to be completed under this contract consists of all work required to install a new waterproofing system on the roof of the Administration and Maintenance Buildings at the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, as indicated on the Contract Drawings and all associated work, including but not limited to, protection of existing roof systems, clearing of roof drains, re-fastening of detached roof insulation, and removal of copper flashing at the Administration Building.

A complete description of the work and full information for Contract Bidders is given in the Contract Documents.  Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained by prospective bidders at the office of the Authority, Division of Engineering, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, beginning April 23, 2012 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m.  A payment of $200.00 by check or money order, made payable to the Delaware River Port Authority, will be required for each set of Contract Documents. Once purchased, no refunds will be issued, even to firms submitting bids.  Contract Documents cannot be ordered nor delivered by mail.

The Delaware River Port Authority is firmly committed to providing full and equal business opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or non-job related disability.  In that regard, the Delaware River Port Authority will affirmatively assure that minority and female-owned business enterprises are afforded equal opportunities to submit bids for consideration for all purchases and contracts issued in connection with this project. Prospective bidders should understand that the participation of certified MBEs and WBEs is a matter of great interest in the evaluation of all proposals. 

A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held starting at 10:00 am, local time on April 30, 2012 in the Seventh Floor West Conference Room of One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08101.  A mandatory field visit will follow immediately after the pre-bid meeting.  All bidders shall be expected to completely and thoroughly examine all Contract Documents to become fully aware of the project scope and requirements prior to submitting a bid.

The Authority will consider only those bids received from parties who have obtained Contract Documents directly from the Authority.  Contract Documents are not transferable to other parties for bidding purposes.  Bids received from firms whose names are not recorded by the Authority as having secured documents for this Contract will be rejected.

By:   Michael P. Venuto, P.E., P.L.S.
        Director of Engineering/Chief Engineer
        Phone - 856-968-2062

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