Bid Opening for Sidewalk Construction Project, DPW 22-23

Thursday, May 19, 2:00 pm until 2:30 pm
DPW Administration Building Meeting Room, 189 Wells St.



189 Wells Street

Greenfield, MA 01301

Sealed Proposals addressed to the Department of Public Works, 189 Wells Street, Greenfield, Massachusetts and endorsed “Proposal for Contract DPW 22-23, 2022 Complete Streets Sidewalk Construction” will be accepted by the Department of Public Works in the new DPW Administration Building adjacent to the DPW Yard. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on May 19, 2022, at which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Administration Building Meeting Room.

Work consists of the construction of approximately 4,622 L.F. of new concrete sidewalk; demolition and disposal of existing asphalt and concrete sidewalk; installation of 24 ADA compliant handicapped ramps; and related work on Birch Street, Chapman Street, Cleveland Street, Norwood Street, and Vernon Street.

The Engineer’s opinion of probable cost is $375,000.

Plans, specifications, and proposal forms will be emailed upon request by contacting or by downloading them from the City’s Procurement Department’s webpage at To get on the Plan Holder’s List, proposers should contact the DPW at or by calling 413-772-1528 x6104. Bidding/contract documents will be available starting May 4, 2022.

The Bid Security from the Contractor in the form of cash, certified check, treasurer’s check, or cashier’s check, drawn upon a responsible bank in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or a bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid shall be made payable to the City of Greenfield, Massachusetts and shall be enclosed with the bid.

A 100% Performance Bond and 100% Payment Bond will be required of the successful bidder.

Attention is called to the following:

  1. Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M, as amended.
  2. Wages are subject to Massachusetts minimum wage rates as per M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27H inclusive.
  3. All pertinent regulations ordinances and statutes of the City of Greenfield and the State of Massachusetts will be rigidly enforced.
  4. The successful bidder must comply with Chapter 151B as amended, of the Massachusetts General Laws and with the provisions of Executive Order No. 74, as amended by Executive Order No. 116 dated May 1, 1975 pertaining to Equal Opportunity Anti-Discrimination and Affirmative Action.

The responsible and eligible bidder offering the lowest price shall be awarded the project, subject to the availability of funding. The City of Greenfield reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

The Contract/Bid/Proposal awarding authority is:

City of Greenfield

Department of Public Works

Greenfield, Massachusetts

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