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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS CITY OF GALAX CRANBERRY ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT Separate sealed Bids for the construction of the City of Galax Cranberry Road Improvements Project will be received by the City of Galax, in the City Municipal Building located at 111 East Grayson Street, Galax, Virginia 24333 until 2:00 p.m. local time on February 12, 2020 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. The project involves widening and other related improvements to approximately 0.23 miles of existing roadway. Bids shall be on a per item unit price and lump sum basis. The Project is funded through the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), U000-113-265, P101, R201, C501, Federal # STP-5113 (026), UPC #108898. MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit bids. Bidders must comply with the following: the President's Executive Order # 11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President's Executive Orders # 12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms; the President's Executive Order 13658 regarding minimum wages on federal funded construction contracts; the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Davis-Bacon Act; and 23CFR Section 635.410(b) "Buy America" for all iron and steel products permanently incorporated into the work. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. Bidders are required to be prequalified by VDOT as General Contractor in order to be eligible to bid the project. The successful Bidder and its subcontractors shall comply with provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act and Related Acts. Federal minimum wage laws are applicable to all construction contracts in excess of $2,000. The Davis-Bacon Act stipulates that all laborers and mechanics employed by the successful Bidder or its subcontractors on federally assisted projects shall be paid wages at rate not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the area as determined by the Secretary of Labor. It is the policy of the Virginia Department of Transportation that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) as defined in 49 CFR Part 26 must have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of federally funded contracts. A list of DBE firms certified by the SBSD and MWAA is maintained on SBSD's website (http://www.SBSD.virginia. gov) under the DBE Directory of Certified Vendors. Contractors/ consultants are encouraged to take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure that DBE firms have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform services on contract, including participation in any subsequent supplement contracts. If the contractor/consultant intends to subcontract a portion of the services on the project, the contractor/ consultant is encouraged to seek out and consider DBEs as potential Sub-contractors/sub-consultants. The contractor/Sub-contractor is encouraged to contact DBEs to solicit their interest, capability and qualifications. Any agreement between a contractor/consultant and a DBE whereby the DBE promises not to provide services to other contractors/ consultants is prohibited. The DBE contract goal for this procurement is 4% The use of iron and steel products that are produced in the United States is required in on this project. All iron and steel products to be permanently incorporated for use on federal aid projects shall meet the requirements of 23CFR Section 635.410(b) "Buy America" and shall be produced in the United States of America regardless of the percentage they exist in the manufactured product or final form they take. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: The Lane Group, Inc., 119 North Main Street, Galax, Virginia 24333, Phone 276.236.4588, e-mail sphipps@thelanegroupinc.com. Prospective Bidders may examine and obtain the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Thursday between the hours of 7:30 am 5:30 pm and Friday between the hours of 8:00 am 12:00 pm. Prospective Bidders may also examine copies of the Bidding Documents provided by the Issuing Office at the locations identified below. The City of Galax 111 East Grayson Street, Galax, Virginia 24333 Valley Construction News, 426 W. Campbell Ave., Roanoke, VA 24016 Online at: Dodge Data & Analytics (subscription required) Valley Construction News, 426 W. Campbell Ave. Roanoke, VA 24016 (subscription required) Carolinas AGC/iSqft (subscription required) Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above. Contractors have the option to purchase an electronic set of bidding documents (PDF Format) for a $50.00 non-refundable fee, or sets of hard copy Bid Documents upon payment of $180.00 (non-refundable) for each set. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to The Lane Group, Inc. Upon request and receipt of the document deposit indicated above, the Issuing Office will transmit the Bidding Documents via delivery service. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder's date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. A Pre-bid Conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. local time on January 28, 2020 at the City Municipal Building, 111 East Grayson Street, Galax, Virginia 24333. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged; however, is not mandatory. Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Owner: City of Galax By: Keith Barker Title: City Manager Date: January 12, 2020 (1048934)

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