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Advertisement For Bids -- DRPA Contract No. CB-35-2017 Commodore Barry Bridge Joint Rehabilitation & Bearings Replacement


Date of Bid Opening: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 2 p.m.

Sealed Bids for Contract No. CB-35-2017, Commodore Barry Bridge Joint Rehabilitation & Bearings Replacement will be received during normal business hours at the office of the Manager, Contract Administration, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, until 2:00 pm local time, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 and immediately taken to the Engineering Conference Room and publicly opened and read.

The work to be completed under Contract No. CB-35-2017 includes furnishing and installing new neoprene strip seals to replace existing expansion joints at the RAMP AC & BC bridges, replacement of existing compression seals at the Route 322 & Route 130 overpass and replacement of bearings at US Route 322 & Route 130 overpass.   This project also includes but is not limited to concrete and steel demolition plus formwork and barrier modifications, installation of work platforms and debris shields are required.  Associated construction staging requirements plus maintenance and protection of traffic as outlined in the plans and specifications are an integral part of construction.

The Contractor is responsible and obligated to successfully complete the entire project and to complete each and every necessary detail of every item specified and/or shown on the Contract Drawings and in the Specifications regardless of whether or not a particular detail is specifically mentioned.  Any detail  of work called out on the Drawings but not called  out in the Specifications, or any item of work or detail  not called  out on the Drawings, but called out in the Specifications, shall  be considered the same as if it was called out in both the Specifications and the Drawings.

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, Contract Administration Unit, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, beginning Tuesday, May 15, 2018 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m.  A payment of $50.00 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 and/or proposals 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 bids.  To that end, the DRPA has established MBE and WBE goals for this project.  MBE and WBE team members must be named, and commitment levels must be noted at the time the bid is submitted.

A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held starting at 10:00 am local time on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in the 7th Floor West Conference Room of One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08101.  An optional site visit is scheduled immediately following 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: Amy L. Ash
Manager, Contract Administration
Phone: 856-968-2083

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