Details for NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Hindostan


Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Commissioners of Martin County at the Martin County Auditor’s Office in Shoals, Indiana until 4:00 p.m., local time on January 28th, 2020, for the following:

Demolition and Construction, of a new bridge structure commonly known as Bridge #69 which lies over Elm Creek, and which is located on and/or a part of Hindostan Falls Road in Martin County, Indiana, all as more specifically set forth in the Bid Documents described below.

Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter at a Commissioners’ meeting in the Martin County Courthouse. Bids received after commencement of the meeting will be returned unopened. Bids received by facsimile machine will not be accepted.

The scope of the Project shall be in accordance with the bidding documents that are on file with the County Auditor.

These documents may be examined at the following locations:

The Martin County Indiana Auditor’s Office, 129 Main Street, Shoals, IN 47581. OR

The Martin County Indiana Highway Department, 10753 Sherfick School Road, Shoals, IN 47581.

Bidding documents, which consist of specifications, a written narrative, and other contract documents that explain the scope of services to be provided, may be obtained at either of the above noted locations.

Bid Documents: All bids shall be accompanied by (1) Bid Form(s) included in the bidding documents (2) completed Form 96 (Ind. State Board of Accounts - Rev. 1987) with required attachments (3) Non-discrimination affidavit as required by the laws of the State of Indiana, and (4) Bid security, as described below (5) a financial Statement and (6) a bidders statement of experience which shall include a copy of their current INDOT prequalification certificate that allows for construction of bridges over water or railroads.

Bid Security: Bid Security in the amount of Ten percent (10%) of the Bid shall accompany each Bid. Bid Security may only be in the form of a Bid Bond (A-310) or Certified Check. If the Bidder withdraws a bid within ninety (90) days after the opening date, without consent of the Owner or fails to execute a satisfactory contract within ten (10) days after notice of acceptance, the Owner may declaire the Bid deposit forfeited as liquidated damages.

Bonds: The successful Bidder will be required to furnish Performance and Payment Bonds for 100% of the Contract Sum and proof of insurance per bid documents.

The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any Bid and to waive any irregularities in the bidding. All bids may beheld for a period not to exceed 30 days, or as otherwise stated in the Contract Documents before awarding the contract.



Dated this 3rd Day of January, 2020.

2t, Jan. 8 & 15c