Dottin Place Phase I Parking Lot Resurfacing Project

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The New Bedford Housing Authority invites Contractors to submit Bids for NBHA No. 069-2022 Dottin Place Phase I Parking Lot Resurfacing Project with a general location 8 Amanda Avenue Street 02745 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, in accordance with the documents prepared by the CAB Engineering Solutions, Inc.

The Project consists of: Full reconstruction of selected existing parking lots, installation of erosion control measures and tree protection; saw cutting of asphalt and concrete; removal and disposal of existing bituminous concrete and concrete dumpster areas; disposal of excavated material; preparing the parking lot and dumpster pad subgrade; asphalt, concrete and subgrade material testing; HMA paving; concrete dumpster pad installation; stormwater drain line jetting, cleaning and camera inspection; stormwater catch basin and manhole cleaning; installation of signage; pavement markings; protection of work; loam and seed areas; and associated site work as specified within the contract documents.

The construction cost is estimated to be $225,000.00.

General Bids will be received until 2:00 PM, November 16, 2023, and publicly opened online, forthwith.


Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder.  The bids are to be prepared and submitted at  Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online at For assistance, contact Projectdog, Inc. at 978.499.9014.

All Bids should be submitted online at and received no later than the date and time specified above.

All bids must conform with provisions of Mass. General Law, Chapter 149, Section 44A to 44L inclusive, M.G.L. c.30 § 39M & to minimum wage rates as required by the Davis/ Bacon Acts subject to the provisions of 29 CFR 5.5 as amended by the U.S. Department of Labor. The project is subject to Title VI of the Civil rights Act of 1964, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and the instructions to Bidders.  The NEW BEDFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Each General Bid shall be accompanied by:

  1. Form for General Bid
  2. 5% Bid Deposit
  3. Certificate of Vote of Authorization
  4. Non-Collusive Affidavit
  5. HUD Form 5369 and 5369A
  6. HUD Form 2530 Previous Participation
  7. Debarment Disclosure Form
  8. Contractor’s Equal Employment Certification
  9. Certificate of Compliance Executive Order 11246
  10. Bidders Reference Form
  11. Tax Compliance Certification
  12. Certificate of Schedule of Compliance
  13. Certificate of Workmanship Compliance
  14. Massachusetts Executive Order 481
  15. Section 3 Compliance Agreement – Section B & E


No Bid of a General Bidder shall be withdrawn, after opening thereof, prior to thirty (30) days, Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays excluded, of the award of the general contract, without the consent of the New Bedford Housing Authority.

Once the Awarding Authority determines the low bidder, it will verify whether the Contractor is eligible by checking the Contractor’s most recent work as listed in the update statement.


A Pre-bid conference shall be held on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at 10:00 am.  The meeting will begin at the parking lot area located near 8 Amanda Avenue, New Bedford, MA 02745.  


Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in the form of a bid bond, cash, certified check, treasurer’s check or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company made payable to the New Bedford Housing Authority in the amount of 5% of the bid proposal.  The Bid Deposit shall be satisfactory to the awarding authority and conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the Bid.  (A scanned copy shall be included with the electronic bid.)

Bid Forms and Contract Documents shall be available online at, Project Code 858743 on or after Wednesday, November 1st, 2023. Bid documents are made available to all bidders in electronic form at no cost. Hard copies of the documents may be purchased online.  Neither Owner nor Architect/Engineer shall be responsible for full or partial sets of Bid documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than Projectdog, Inc.


All required Bid Forms must be completed and submitted in unrestricted PDF formatted files. The Bidder must fill-in all required fields and signatures either digitally or manually (print, fill-in, and scan to PDF).

The Bidder shall access the E-Bidding System by entering the project Code 858743 in the project locator box and then selecting “Sub E-Bid” or “GC E-Bid” from the project’s “Project Details” page. The Bidder must enter their bid price as a numeric, whole dollar value only with no punctuation. The E-Bidding system automatically translates the numeric value into words and displays the bid price in both figures and words on the submitted bid form.

Bidders may upload (“Add File” or “Replace File”), review (“View File”), Save, submit (“Submit my E-Bid”), or retract (“Retract my E-Bid”) their E-Bid at any time prior to the designated deadline. The server clock is displayed on the project’s E-Bidding page and is the time of record. Bidders must select “Submit my E-Bid” prior to the designated deadline to officially submit their E-Bid online. Once submitted, an

E-Bid cannot be edited. To modify a submitted E-Bid, Bidders must retract their submission, save any changes, and then submit the updated E-Bid. Upon submitting or retracting their E-Bid, Bidders will receive a convenience e-mail for informational purposes only. Bidders shall contact Projectdog if the email is not received.

Bidders are strongly encouraged to review their submitted E-Bid package by selecting “View My Bid Package” from the project’s E-Bidding page. Uploaded files may be reviewed individually by selecting “View File”. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to confirm online that their E-Bid package has been submitted successfully. Timely submission of an E-Bid shall be the full responsibility of the Bidder. It is also the Bidder’s responsibility to ensure that their submitted bid is 100% true, complete, and accurate.


Bid Security shall be at least five percent (5%) of the greatest possible bid amount, considering all alternates. The Bid Security in the form of a Bid Bond shall be:

  1. with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and satisfactory to Owner;
  2. conditional upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the Bid; and
  3. submitted with your E-Bid online at

In lieu of and ONLY IN LIEU OF an insurance Bid Bond certificate submitted as outlined above (items a. through c.), a Bid Security in the form of cash, or a certified check, treasurer’s, or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company and made payable to the Owner must be submitted with a completed Cash Bid Bond Affidavit form and received by the Owner before the time of bidding. In addition, the Bidder must also submit a completed Cash Bid Bond Affidavit form with their E-Bid. Download the Cash Bid Bond Affidavit form at


Addenda, if issued, will be posted to the Projectdog website and shall be accompanied by e-mail notification to every individual or firm on record as having received the Bid Documents. Hard copies of addenda will not be mailed or faxed. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Contractor to ascertain the existence of any and all addenda.

If a bid is submitted prior to an Addendum being issued, the Bidder will receive an e-mail notification for informational purposes only. The Bidder must review the addendum, retract the bid, acknowledge all addenda, and re-submit the bid. If a Bidder fails to acknowledge all addenda their bid may be rejected by the Awarding Authority.



Any bid may be withdrawn (retracted) prior to the designated deadline by selecting “Retract My E-Bid” from the project’s E-Bidding page. Upon retracting, the Bidder will receive a convenience e-mail for informational purposes only. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to review and confirm online that their bid has been retracted successfully.


This contractor and all subcontractors shall furnish to the Owner, with the first certified payroll report, documentation indicating that each employee has successfully completed 10 hours of an OSHA course in construction safety and health.  This course must be approved by the United States Occupational Health and Safety Administration.


The New Bedford Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive informalities in the bidding if it be in the public interest to do so.


Minimum rates of pay have been established for the project by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with Public Law 403 and the Seventy-fourth Congress approved August 10, 1935 as amended.

Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.30 § 39M & to minimum wage rates established for the project by the Federal Davis-Bacon Act (DBA)



Contract Filesize: 56 KB
Contract ID#: NBHA #069-2022
Date Contract added: 11/01/23 12:03 AM
Closing Bid Deadline: 11/16/23 2:00 PM
Contract Status: Open

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The New Bedford Housing Authority cannot track vendors, bidders, or proposers who download an IFB or RFP therefore all bidders, vendors and proposers who download an IFB or RFP are responsible for checking the website periodically for any addenda to the IFB or RFP issued by the New Bedford Housing Authority. Addendums could be issued up to 48 hours before the bid closing.



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