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  • Department:_Default, Executive, Buisness Development , Public Works, Community Development, ETSB, Family Services, Finance, Fire, HR, Police, Senior Center, IT, Eco Devo, Oak Lawn Community Partnership, Special Events
  • Start Date:03/16/2018
  • Close Date:03/22/2018

The Village of Oak Lawn is now accepting sealed bid proposals for the 2018 Street Program.


Notice is hereby given that the Village of Oak Lawn, Illinois, will receive sealed bids at the Oak Lawn Municipal Center Auditorium, 9446 Raymond Avenue, Oak Lawn, Illinois until Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. local time for 2018 Street Program, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. Bid proposals for this project will be considered not only on the basis of cost, but also on past performance, experience and ability to perform the work. The Village of Oak Lawn reserves the right to accept the proposal deemed to be in its own best interest based on all of the above considerations. Bids will be acted upon by the President and Board of Trustees.


The proposed work is officially known as "2018 Street Program" and further described as the construction of HMA Grinding, resurfacing, patching of curb and gutter, structure replacement and restoration in Oak Lawn, Illinois, as further described in the contract documents for the said work prepared by Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. (CBBEL).


The Bidding Documents can be downloaded from QuestCDN via the Christopher B. Burke Engineering Ltd. (CBBEL) website or at under Login using QuestCDN# 5563868 for a non-refundable charge of $20.00. A QuestCDN login will be required. Contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in membership registration and downloading this digital project information. A hard copy of the plans may also be viewed at CBBEL’s offices located at 9575 W. Higgins Road, Suite 600, Rosemont, IL 60018. Contractors must purchase bid documents and be shown on the Bidder’s Planholder List in order to bid. Bids received from contractors who are not in the Bidder’s Planholder List will be rejected.


All bid proposals must be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check, or bank cashier's check payable to the Village of Oak Lawn for five (5) percent of the amount of the bid as provided in the General Provisions. No proposals or bids will be considered unless accompanied by such bond, or check.


When engaged in construction of a “public work,” within the meaning of Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/.01 et seq. (“the Act”), the Act requires Contractors and Subcontractors to pay laborers, workers and mechanics performing services on public works projects no less than the “prevailing rate of wages” (hourly wages plus fringe benefits) in the county where the work is performed.

For information regarding current prevailing wage rates, please refer to the Illinois Department of Labor’s website at: All Contractors and Subcontractors rendering services under a Contract for the construction of a public work must comply with all requirements of the Act, including but not limited to, all wage, notice and record keeping duties.

The term general prevailing hourly rate, when used in this requirement will mean the hourly cash wages plus fringe benefits for health and welfare, insurance, vacations and pensions paid generally, in the locality in which the work is being performed, to employees engaged in work of a similar character on public works.

As a condition of making payment to the Contractor, the Village may require the Contractor to submit an affidavit to the effect that not less than the prevailing hourly wage rate is being paid to laborers, mechanics and other workmen employed on this Contract in accordance with Illinois or federal law, as applicable.


Contractor shall certify that all required training related to applicable National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits has been completed by all employees, subcontractors, or other vendors working on behalf of the Contractor on Village projects or within the Village’s municipal limits.


The successful BIDDER for the construction of the improvements will be required to enter into Performance and Labor and Material Payment bonds equal to 100% of the amount of the bid with sureties to be approved by the President and Board of Trustees, when entering into the contract for the work, which shall be conditioned upon the proper and faithful performance by the CONTRACTOR of the work specified in accordance with the contract documents therefore, and the ordinances providing for the work.


The VILLAGE, reserves the right to defer the award of the contract for a period not to exceed eighty (80) calendar days after the date bids are received, and to accept or reject any or all proposals and to waive technicalities.

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