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I.          TIME AND PLACE OF OPENING OF BIDS:  Sealed Proposals for the improvement described herein will be received at the office of the Village Clerk, Village of North Riverside, 2401 S. Des Plaines Avenue, North Riverside, IL 60546, until 10:00 a.m., September 29, 2020, and will be publicly opened and read at that time.


II.         DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  Constructing P.C. concrete sidewalk gaps, complete with earth excavation, aggregate base, combination concrete curb and gutter removal and replacement, detectable warnings, topsoil and sod parkway restoration, and all appurtenant construction.



A.   All applicable work will be in conformance with the "Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction", dated April 1, 2016.

B.   Proposal forms are available for download only from QuestCDN via the Novotny Engineering website,, "Bidding" tab, for a non-refundable charge of $30.00. Please contact Novotny Engineering (630-887-8640) to obtain the QuestCDN password. 

      Proposal forms are non-transferable.  Only those Proposals that have been obtained from, and with the approval of, Novotny Engineering will be accepted at the bid opening.

C.  Only qualified Contractors who can furnish satisfactory proof that they have performed work of similar nature as Contractors will be entitled to receive bid documents and submit Proposals.  To meet this requirement, at the request of the Engineer, bidders will be required to submit a "Statement of Experience" consisting of a list of previous projects of similar nature in order to receive bid documents. The Owner reserves the right to issue Bid Documents only to those Contractors deemed qualified.

D.  All Proposals must be accompanied by a Bank Cashier's Check, Bank Draft, Certified Check, or Bid Bond for not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount of the Bid, or as provided in the applicable sections of the "Standard Specifications".

E.   No Bid may be withdrawn after opening of Proposals without the consent of the Owner for a period of forty-five (45) days after the scheduled time of opening of Bids.

F.   The Contractor will be required to furnish a labor and material "Performance Bond" in the full amount of the Contract.

G.  The Contractor will be required to pay Prevailing Wages in accordance with all applicable laws.

H. Special Covid-19 Bid Opening Requirements:

1. The Village Commons Campus is currently open to the general public. Bids may be mailed to the address provided in Section I of this Notice or dropped off in person.

2.  In order to protect the health of our community, the Village of North Riverside has implementedrecommendations provided by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Cook County Department of Public Health, including Social Distancing and the Mask Mandate as recommended in the Restore Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines. Please practice social distancing and wear a mask when in buildings on the Village Commons Campus.


IV.        REJECTION OF BIDS:  The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals, to waive technicalities, and to accept the Proposal deemed to be most favorable to the Owner.




Kathy Ranieri                         (s)        

Village Clerk

Published in RB Landmark
September 16, 2020

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