Bid Opening for Sanderson St. Improvements, DPW 22-10

Thursday, January 6, 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 22-10, Sanderson St. Improvements – Phases 1 & 2” will be accepted by the Department of Public Works in the new Administration Building at the DPW Yard. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 6, 2022 and then at that time, publicly opened and read aloud in the Administration Building Meeting Room.

Work consists of water, sewer, drainage, and roadway improvements on Sanderson Street. Specifically, work consists of the construction and testing of approximately 2,643 feet of new 8-inch DICL water main and new water service and fire hydrant connections; abandonment of the existing aging and undersized 6-inch CI water main; construction and testing of approximately 1,048 feet of new 8-inch PVC gravity sanitary sewer main, new sewer service connections, replacement of 7 sewer manholes with precast concrete manholes, and installation of 1 new sewer manhole; replacement of approximately 1,175 feet of deteriorated, cracked or broken drain pipes ranging in size from 6 to 12-inch, replacement of 5 drain manholes, installation of 1 new drain manhole, and replacement of 12 catch basins with new precast concrete structures; cured-in-place lining (inversion method) of approximately 240 feet of 6-inch, 831 feet of 8-inch and 200 feet of 20-inch clay sewer, and approximately 328 feet of 12-inch and 291 feet of 15-inch clay drain; replacement of approximately 650 SY of asphalt sidewalk with concrete sidewalk; trench and driveway repair; replacement of approximately 2,610 feet of asphalt berm; milling and paving of approximately 3,045 SY of roadway; by-pass pumping; and related work.

The Engineer’s opinion of probable cost is $1.65 million.

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 December 22, 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 Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials (Payment) Bond in the full amount of the contract, 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.

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

Posted to: Public Works