Bidding deadline has passed.
Please be advised that the referenced project will be changing its bid due date from Tuesday March 3, 2020 on or before 2:00 PM to Tuesday, March 10, 2020 on or before 2:00 PM. This change in bid date, answers to contractor questions and pre bid sign-in sheets, etc. will be made available early the week of March 2 and will be titled ADDENDUM #1.
Brian F. Day | Senior Environmental Scientist
Tighe & Bond | 120 Front Street | Suite 7 | Worcester, MA 01608
Direct: 508.471.9603 | Mobile: 508.989.4957
TOWN OF MONTAGUE
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the Strathmore Mill Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Abatement & Stack
Demolition in Turners Falls, Massachusetts will be received by the SelectBoard at the Town Hall, 1
Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376 until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at which
time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. Sealed Bids must have outer envelope
marked as “Strathmore Mill Asbestos and Hazardous Materials Abatement & Stack Demolition”.
The work includes furnishing all labor, equipment and materials required to perform site wide
asbestos and hazardous materials abatement & stack demolition at the Strathmore Mill site in Turners
Falls, Massachusetts. The project includes, but is not limited to, interior asbestos and hazardous
materials abatement and disposal, boiler demolition to access all ACMs and stack demolition. Bids
shall be on a lump sum basis, with alternate bid items as indicated in the Bid Form.
All Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 149,
Section 44A - 44J inclusive as amended.
In accordance with Section 44D of Chapter 149 of the General Laws of Massachusetts as amended,
the prospective General Bidders must submit with their Bid, a certificate of eligibility issued by the
Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), showing that the Bidder has
been approved to bid on projects of the size and nature as advertised herein. Prospective General
Bidders must also submit an updated statement summarizing their record for the period between the
latest DCAMM certificate and the date of the Bid submittal. The DCAMM certificate of eligibility
to be submitted by the General Bidder shall be for the category of work defined as “Asbestos
Removal”. Bidding Documents may be examined and/or obtained at the office of the SelectBoard at the Town
Hall, 1 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA 01376 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Thursday, legal holidays excluded. Bidders may also obtain Contract Documents through
the Towns web site, www.montague-ma.gov/BIDS.
Bidding Documents will be mailed upon request via UPS Ground Service delivery for a nonrefundable
handling and postage charge of $25.00. Alternatively, plan holders can provide either a
UPS or FedEx account number to handle shipping charges. All deposit, handling, and postage
charges shall be prepaid.
All Bidders shall furnish with their Bid a bid deposit in the form of a bid bond, cash or a certified
check, treasurer’s check or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, in the
amount of 5% of the total amount of the bid and made payable to the Town of Montague,
Performance and Payment Bonds, in the full amount of the Contract price, will be required of the
No Bid may be withdrawn within sixty (60) days after the date of the opening of bids.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals are applicable to the total dollars paid to the
construction contract. The goals for this project are a minimum of 3.40 percent D/MBE participation
and 3.80 percent D/WBE participation by certified DBEs.
Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce
Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 to
27D, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the Contractor, before Bid opening,
to request if necessary, any additional information on Minimum Wage Rates for those trades people
who may be employed for the proposed Work under this Contract. Federal Minimum Wage Rates
as determined by the United States Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon Act also apply to
Provide all questions via email or written, within the questioning period as identified in these
Documents to the Town of Montague’s Consultant:
Brian F. Day
Tighe & Bond, Inc.
120 Front Street, Suite 7
Worcester, MA 01608
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid conference will be held at the site on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 10:00
Last updated: 2020-12-21
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