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2018 Bridge Maintenance


The City of Highland Park will receive sealed bids for the:

 2018 Bridge Maintenance
Bridge Shoring
Beech Street, Judson Avenue, St. Johns Avenue

 until 11:00 a.m., October 4, 2018

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at Digital plan documents may be downloaded for a non-refundable fee of $50 by inputting Quest project # 5958435 on the Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. NO paper copies will be provided by the owner.

 Base Bid:

The work consists of reinforcing (shoring) the Beech Street and St. Johns Avenue bridges which are used to cross several local Highland Park ravines.  The shoring of the bridges shall consist of installing new steel beams under the existing precast box beams that have been determined by a Structural Engineer to need additional reinforcement.  The bridge deck load will be carried by the new steel beams as the precast box beams bear on the new steel beams.  The new steel beams shall be supported at the ends to the piers and/or abutment by steel clip connections with post installed, epoxy grouted anchor bolts or by steel bracket with post installed, epoxy grouted anchor bolts.  The new steel beams shall be lowered in place from above to eliminate or minimize work from the bottom of the ravine channel.

 Alternate Bid:

The alternate bid includes work described above.  Three structures are included in the alternate bid:  Beech Street, St. Johns Avenue, and Judson Avenue bridges.

 Bids will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service through Bidders must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted. To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click the online bidding button. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. NO paper bids will be accepted.

 Bid security is required as stated in the “Bid Security”section found on page 2 in the Instructions portion of the Bid Package.  Each prospective Bidder shall furnish a copy of a Certificate of Eligibility as issued by the Illinois Department of Transportation. (See State of Illinois Website:

 The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish certificates and policies of insurance as required by the Contract.  All Contracts for the Construction of Public Works are subject to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12).  Contractors must provide Certified Monthly Payroll Reports.

 It is the responsibility of the bidder to inspect the entire bid package and seek clarification of any item which may not be clear to them.  For questions, contact Ron Milanesio at 847.926.1183 or Danielle Black, Contract Specialist at 847.926.1189.