Mechanic Street Roadway and Utility Improvements Bid


 The City of Big Rapids is requesting Bids for the construction of Mechanic Street Roadway and Utility Improvements. Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the City Hall located at 226 N. Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307, until 2:00 p.m. local time, Tuesday, May 31st, 2022. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes road extension and utility improvements on Mechanic Street from Milton Avenue to a point 1,400 feet north. Work involves 8-inch watermain, 8-inch sanitary sewer, sand subbase, aggregate base, concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, HMA surfacing, restoration, and all related work.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering, Inc. Telephone (616)977-1000.

Bid Room at Prospective Bidders may request the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office. 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.  Bids will be accepted only from Plan Holders of Record. In order to be a Plan Holder of Record Bidding Documents must be obtained from the Issuing Office.

Bidding Documents will be emailed in portable document format (PDF) at no charge. 

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.

A pre-bid conference will not be held. 

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.

The City of Big Rapids reserves the right to accept any bid, reject any or all bids, to waive informalities and make the award in any manner deemed in the best interest of the City of Big Rapids.

City of Big Rapids
Mark Gifford


                                                City Manager