Infrastructure Improvements Bid

Sealed Bids will be received the City of Big Rapids in the City Offices located at 226 N. Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307 until 2:00 PM local time, Monday, May 6, 2019, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Items of work include approximately 3,900 feet of 12-inch ductile iron water main placement including 50 feet of 12-inch water main bore and jack, 1,000 feet of 8-inch water main, 270 feet of 6-inch water main, connection to existing water main, fire hydrants, road reconstruction including new sand subbase, aggregate base, and HMA resurfacing, concrete curb and gutter, traffic control, slope restoration, and related work in the following street segments in the  City of Big Rapids:

  1. Ives Avenue from South Street to Magnolia Street,
  2. Magnolia Street from Ives Avenue to Winter Street,
  3. South Street from State Street to Ives Avenue, and
  4. Clark Street from Morrison Avenue to Spring Street

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering, Inc.,
2960 Lucerne Drive SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49546: Telephone (616)977-1000.

Bids will be accepted only from Plan Holders of Record. In order to be a Plan Holder of Record Bidding Documents must be purchased from the Issuing Office.

Bidding Documents are available to be emailed in portable document format (PDF) for a non-refundable payment of $10.00.  Alternatively, printed Bidding Documents may be obtained for a non-refundable payment of $30.00, plus a non-refundable payment of $10.00 for mailing.

Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations:

Fleis & VandenBrink Engineering, Inc., 2960 Lucerne Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49546
Bid Room at
City of Big Rapids, 226 N. Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307
Builders Exchange of Michigan:  4461 Cascade Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Builders Exchange of Kalamazoo:  3431 East Kilgore Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Builders Exchange of Lansing:  1240 East Saginaw Street, Lansing, MI 48906
Dodge Data & Analytics – formerly McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge
Construction Association of Michigan: 43636 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Construction Data Company: 4201 W. Parmer Lane, Suite A200, Austin, TX 78727
Construction Journal,
iSqFt:  4500 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 502 Cincinnati, OH 45242

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

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.                                                           

The City of Big Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.