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Bid Number: UP-2019-01
Bid Title: Request for Proposals for Installation of Two Pedestrian Bridges
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed
Bid Recipient: Town of University Park - Public Works Director Mickey Beall


This project consists of installing two new bridges; the Beechwood Rd. bridge and Van Buren St. bridge. The bridges are kits that are manufactured by Wheeler Lumber, LLC and it is the Selected Contactor’s responsibility to obtain the requirements for storage and erection of the bridge. The contact information for the manufacturer is Wheeler Lumber, LLC, 9531 W.78th Street, Ste.100, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, 952-929-7854,

Included in the required work is demolition of the existing Van Buren Street bridge and abutments, demolition of the remaining abutments at the Beechwood Road bridge, and removal and proper disposal of the demolition debris. Other work associated with the project includes, but is not limited to, the following:

project stakeout, maintenance of traffic, erosion and sediment controls, clearing and grubbing, removal and disposal of existing walkway and curbing, excavation, backfilling and grading, installation of concrete bridge abutments, installation of new concrete ADA compliant sidewalk with Type “A” ramp and curb, installation of new curbing, sod, seed and mulch, and all other work necessary for a complete project. Contractor will be responsible for proper disposal of all waste material. Further, all work must ensure that no displacement of abutments of the Bridge occurs, and no erosion, sediment or foreign materials are allowed to enter Wells Run. The scope of work for the Project is more particularly described the Technical Specifications in attached Exhibit A, which is incorporated herein by reference. Also included is the Geotechnical Engineering Report from Kim Engineering, attached as Exhibit B and incorporated herein. As-builts of the Project must be provided within 30 days after completion of construction.

Contractor shall meet with the Project Manager within five days of the time of contracting. Contractor shall provide a written schedule of work  at this meeting. Once started, the contract work shall continue without interruption until completed.

The Contractor shall furnish all of the material and perform all of the work as described in these Contract Documents.   The Contractor shall supervise and direct the work, using its best skill and attention and shall be solely responsible for all construction means, methods, techniques, sequences and procedures and for coordinating all portions of the work under the Contract.

The Town reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities based on a per unit price for the specific item, amount, or work requested without affecting the contract prices for any item or remaining work.  Unit prices shall not be increased or decreased regardless of changes in quantity and shall be based solely on the unit price quotation.

The scope of work under this Project shall include labor, materials, equipment and services and miscellaneous improvement items related to the site as described and specified in the Contract Documents, and necessary for the bridge abutments, demolition and installations.  The scope of work shall include all other work and items incidental to completion of work and shall include all modifications and miscellaneous items as shown on Contract Documents or as directed by the Project Manager.

See related documents for the full RFP (UP-2019-01), exhibits and addendums.

Publication Date/Time:
7/19/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
8/30/2019 11:30 AM
Submittal Information:
Town of University Park; 6724 Baltimore Ave, University Park, MD 20782
Pre-bid Meeting:
Friday, August 2, 2019 10 a.m.
Contact Person:
Public Works Director Mickey Beall
301-927-4262 x200
Business Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fax Number:
Sealed bids addressed to Michael Beall, Public Works Director, for and miscellaneous work as specified in the plans, specifications, drawings, and all other contract documents for the “Installation of the Beechwood Road and Van Buren Street Pedestrian Bridges”, at a not to exceed price, will be received at the Town of University Park, 6724 Baltimore Avenue, University Park, Maryland 20782 until Friday, August 30, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. Award of the contract is subject to approval of the Mayor and Council of the Town of University Park. It is expected that Notice to Proceed will be issued for work to begin on or before September 14, 2019. The Town has obtained the permits required for this work except for the Prince George’s County Building permit, which will be issues once the Contractor for the work is identified.

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained at the University Park Town Hall, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, on or after July 19, 2019. A pre-bid meeting will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at University Park Town Hall. All potential bidders are encouraged to attend and take that opportunity to view the site. All bid related questions must be submitted on or before August 19, 2019. Responses will be emailed to contractors who have attended the pre-bid and posted to the Town’s website. No questions will be entertained after 3 p.m. on August 19, 2019.

The Town of University Park is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination based on race, religion, sex, age, ethnicity, ancestry or national origin, physical or mental disability, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, political affiliation or other unlawful basis is expressly prohibited.

The Town of University Park reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids based on the best interests of the Town. The contact person for this Project is Michael Beall, Public Works Director, 301-927-4262,

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