S T A T E O F M A R Y L A N D
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
N O T I C E T O C O N T R A C T O R S
SEALED BIDS for projects listed below will be received by The State
Highway Administration in the Bid Room located at its Office on 211 East
Madison Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 until 12 Noon on the date
specified below for Bid Opening, at which time and place they will be
publicly opened and read. The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into
pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be
afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this notice and
will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex or
national origin in consideration for an award. Minority business
enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation.
On Federally assisted projects, the bidder's attention is called to
the Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract
Specifications (Executive Order 11246) which is a part of the contract
proposal. All of these activities shall be done in accordance with Title
VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, as amended.
It is the goal of MDOT that Disadvantaged and/or Minority Business
Enterprises participate in all Federal-Aid and State contracts, as
applicable. Each contract will contain a specific participation goal.
County: Montgomery Cost of Plans: $15.00
Contract No.: 4291531410 Project Classification: C
Bid Opening Date: November 1, 2007 Funding: State
Description: Brush and tree cutting and stump removal at various
locations in Montgomery County
Pre-Bid Conference: 10:00 AM, October 19, 2007 at the State Highway
Administration's District 3 Office, located at 400
Second Street, Laurel, Maryland 20707
Minimum wage rates for each Project, if applicable, have been pre-
determined by law and are set forth in the Invitation for Bids. Bids must
be made upon the blank proposal form which, with specifications and plans,
will be furnished by the Administration upon application and cash payment
NO REFUND FOR RETURN OF SPECIFICATIONS AND PLANS. Plans may be
purchased from the Cashier's Office 211 E. Madison Street, Baltimore,
Maryland 21202 (410-545-8490). When material is mailed an additional 10%
will be charged for mailing and handling.
In accordance with State Finance and Procurement Title 13, no bid,
performance or payment bonds are required for bids less than $100,000.00.
However, bids $100,000.00 and above will not be considered unless
accompanied by a Certified Check, a Cashier's Check or a Treasurer's Check
drawn upon a bank, or a Bid Bond payable to the State of Maryland, or Cash,
or Trust Account, or pledge of United States backed Securities or State of
Maryland Bonds. Special procedures for submitting cash are outlined in
Bid Security shall equal at least five percent (5%) of the total
amount bid. Also, the successful bidder will be required to supply Payment
and Performance Bonds for all Contracts in excess of $100,000.00.
The Administration reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
DATE October 2, 2007 Administrator