West Frontage Road Improvements

Closed March 11, 2022, 10:00 AM

Sealed proposals for the WEST FRONTAGE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS, in the City of Merriam, Kansas will be received from qualified bidders by the City of Merriam, Kansas at 9001 W 62nd Street, Merriam, Kansas 66202 until 10:00 am on Friday, March 11, 2022 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the designated closing time will be returned unopened. All contractors who plan to submit a proposal on the project are requested to attend.

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at the City Hall, 9001 W 62nd Street, Merriam, Kansas 66202.

All proposals shall be made on a printed proposal form included in a bound Project Manual containing the specifications for the Work and shall be submitted in sealed envelopes addressed to the City of Merriam, Kansas and marked WEST FRONTAGE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS.”

The project is generally described to include but not limited to asphalt pavement mill and overlay, concrete curb and gutter replacement, sidewalk extension, pedestrian bridge installation, roadway bridge repairs, channel stabilization, storm sewer improvements including inlet modifications and CIPP lining, pavement marking and signing, streetlight relocations, and restoration.  The project include:

West Frontage Road Improvements
West Frontage Road (75th Street to Turkey Creek Drive)(Project GT1701)

The Project Manual, consisting of the Bidding Documents [that include the advertisement for bid, instructions to bidders, proposal (including the bid schedule proposal), statement of bidder’s qualifications, and affidavit, Contract Documents (that include the proposal, performance bond, statutory bond, contract, general conditions, special conditions, technical specifications, and any addenda or change orders authorized by the Owner), and the Plans may be examined at the Merriam Public Works Department, 6901 Knox, Merriam, Kansas 66202.

Contract documents may be purchased from the issuing office: 
Drexel Technologies 
10840 West 86th Street
Lenexa, Kansas 66214
(913) 371-4430

The Project Manual may be obtained on-line at www.drexeltech.com in their electronic plan room. Additional assistance is available at distribution@drexeltech.com.  At the website, information regarding this project can be found in the “Public Jobs” link.

Contract Documents will be shipped only if the requesting party assumes responsibility for all related shipping charges. Corporate, certified, or cashier's checks shall be made payable to Drexel Technologies.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check or cashier's check drawn on a National Bank or a bank having membership in the Federal Reserve System or a bid bond made payable to "The City of Merriam, Kansas" in an amount of not less than five percent of the total bid, which the City may retain until a contract for the project is awarded. Bid checks or bid bonds will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders if and when their bids are rejected. An agent authorized to transact business in the State of Kansas shall write the bonds.

Upon request of the City of Merriam, Kansas, each bidder shall submit on a form furnished for such purpose, a statement of the bidder's qualifications, the bidder’s experience record in the type of work embraced in this project, the bidder’s organization and equipment available for the work contemplated and, when specifically requested by the City of Merriam, a detailed financial statement.

The City of Merriam shall have the right to take the steps it deems necessary to determine the ability of the bidder to perform the obligations under the Contract and the bidder shall furnish the City of Merriam all such information and data for this purpose as it may request.  The right is reserved to reject any bid if an investigation of the available evidence or information does not satisfy the City of Merriam, in its sole discretion, that the bidder is qualified to carry out properly the terms of the Contract.

The bidder to whom a contract for the Work is awarded will be required to furnish performance and statutory bonds acceptable to the City of Merriam, Kansas, each in amount of 100% of the Contract, in conformity with the requirements of the proposed Contract Documents.  Each bond shall be written by an agent having an established office in Kansas.

The City of Merriam, Kansas reserves the right to reject any or all bids for any reason or to waive any informalities in the bidding. Bids may be held by the City of Merriam, Kansas for a period not to exceed 60 days from the date bids are opened to review the bids and investigate the qualifications of the bidder before awarding the Contract.