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Invitation to Bid

Upper Saucon Township publicizes invitations to bid for services and products.

Sealed Proposals for the Bittersweet Road Culvert Replacement Project

Sealed Proposals for the Bittersweet Road Culvert Replacement Project, will be received online via the PennBid Program by Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County until 1:00 p.m. prevailing time on February 8, 2023. At that time, proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Township Engineer’s Office, Hanover Engineering Associates, Inc., 252 Brodhead Road, Suite 100, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Upper Saucon Township office, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA 18034 on January 25, 2023. All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend. Final questions are due no later than 1:00 p.m. January 30, 2023. A final addendum will be issued by 4:00 p.m. on February 3, 2023.
The Work will include, but will not necessarily be limited to, providing all equipment, materials, labor, supervision, and testing services for the proposed improvements within the Bittersweet Road Culvert Replacement project as further described in the Contract Documents and Plans.
All Bid Documents and details are available at no cost online at
Each proposal shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the required form, certified check, bank cashier’s check, or other security acceptable, to the Owner in the amount of 10% of the total Base Bid. Bids will be effective for 60 calendar days from the Bid opening date except as permitted by law, and may not be withdrawn during this period. Bidders must Bid on all items listed on the Bid Form.

All Bidders are required to establish proof of competency and responsibility, in accordance with 67 PA Code Chapter 457, Regulations Governing Pre-qualification of Prospective Bidders. Subcontractors must prequalify in the same manner, if listed in the proposal or if Bidder subsequently undertakes the partial or total construction of one or more items of work.
This Project is subject to the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act conditions.
This Project is subject to the Federal Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) conditions.
This Project is subject to Pennsylvania Act 287 of 1974, as amended by Act 172 of 1986, as amended by Act 38 of 1991, as amended by Act 187 of 1996.
This project is subject to the Trade Practices Act of July 23, 1968, P.L. 686 (81 P.S. 773.101 et seq.)
This Project is subject to the Public Works Employment Verification Act.
This Contract is subject to Pennsylvania Human Relations Act 222 conditions.
This Contract is subject to the non-discrimination in Employment/Contract Compliance Regulations Conditions.
Upper Saucon Township reserves the right at its option to waive any informalities, irregularities, defects, errors or omissions in any or all of Bids and to accept or reject any or all parts of the Bids which in its judgment is in the best interest of the Township.

Thomas F. Beil
Township Manager

Bid Deadline: 02/08/2003