Bid Opening for Colrain St. Sidewalk, DPW 21-18

Thursday, April 15, 2:00 pm until 2:30 pm
DPW Administration Building Meeting Room, 189 Wells St.



189 Wells Street

Greenfield, MA 01301

Sealed Proposals addressed to the Department of Public Works, 189 Wells Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts and endorsed “Proposal for Contract DPW 21-18, Colrain St. Sidewalk Replacement & ADA Improvements” will be accepted by the Department of Public Works in the new DPW Administration Building adjacent to the DPW Yard. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on April 15, 2021, at which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Administration Building Meeting Room.

Work consists of the demolition and disposal of existing asphalt sidewalk; the construction of approximately 2,357 L.F. of new asphalt sidewalk and 228 L.F. of new concrete sidewalk; installation of 8 ADA compliant handicapped ramps; installation of approximately 66 L.F. of granite curbing, and related work.

The Engineer’s opinion of probable cost is $170,000.

Plans, specifications, and proposal forms will be emailed upon request by contacting or by downloading them from the City’s Purchasing Department’s webpage at To get on the Bidder’s List, proposers should contact the DPW at or by calling 413-772-1528 x6104. Plans and Specifications will be available starting March 31, 2021.

The Bid Security from the Contractor in the form of cash, certified check, treasurer’s check, or cashier’s check, drawn upon a responsible bank in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or a bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid shall be made payable to the City of Greenfield, Massachusetts and shall be enclosed with the bid.

A 100% Performance Bond and 100% Payment Bond will be required of the successful bidder.

Attention is called to the following:

  1. Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M, as amended.
  2. Wages are subject to Massachusetts minimum wage rates as per M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27H inclusive.
  3. All pertinent regulations ordinances and statutes of the City of Greenfield and the State of Massachusetts will be rigidly enforced.
  4. The successful bidder must comply with Chapter 151B as amended, of the Massachusetts General Laws and with the provisions of Executive Order No. 74, as amended by Executive Order No. 116 dated May 1, 1975 pertaining to Equal Opportunity Anti-Discrimination and Affirmative Action.

A non-mandatory pre-bid site visit is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 10:00am meeting at Kimball Drive (Wedgewood Gardens) off Colrain St.

The responsible and eligible bidder offering the lowest price shall be awarded the project, subject to the availability of funding. The City of Greenfield reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

The Contract/Bid/Proposal awarding authority is:

City of Greenfield

Department of Public Works

Greenfield, Massachusetts

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