Bids accepted for the Vandaveer Trail and Pedestrian Bridge Project

Sealed BIDS for construction of the Highway 50 to Vandaveer Trail and Pedestrian Bridge will be received at the City Public Works Building 340 W Highway 291, Salida, CO 81201 until 10:00 AM May 11, 2015. Bid will be publicly opened and read at 11:00 AM at Public Works Building 340 West Highway 291, Salida, CO  81201.

This project is a gravel pedestrian trail beginning at the Highway 50 sidewalk between the Town and Country Auto Dealership and the Hampton Inn and ending at the South Bank of the Arkansas River.  The project includes a 10 foot wide gravel trail approximately 500 feet in length and a 10’x 30’pre-assembled Manufactured Pedestrian Bridge which includes an assembled bridge, pedestrian railing and bridge deck.  The material is weathered steel, no painting required.  The project will include steel reinforced bridge footers and abutments.  The approximate weight of the assembled bridge is 7,000 pounds.  The City will provide a Corp of Engineer’s permit and a building permit for the project.

A Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of bid price is required, and Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of bid, will be required.  The project is tax exempt, the contractor will be provided with the tax exempt number for materials purchases.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on April 21, 2015 at 10:00am meeting at the project site on the sidewalk in front of the Hampton Inn, 785 East Highway 50, Salida, CO 81201 at 10:00 AM.

The work of this project shall be completed no later than August 1, 2015.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be examined at City of Salida Public Works Building 340 W Highway 291, Salida, CO 81201, or Crabtree Group, Inc. 325 D Street, Salida, CO (719.539-1675).

Copies of the Plans and Specifications will be available after Tuesday, April 15, 2015. Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained from Crabtree Group, Inc. 325 D Street, Salida, CO (719-539-1675) upon a non-refundable deposit of $50.00 made out to the Crabtree Group, Inc. in advance and a FedEx shipping account number for paper copies.  Electronic copies may be obtained free of charge from Crabtree Group, Inc. by email request to jdeluca@crabtreegroup.net. Subject line of email must be Salida Pedestrian Bridge Bid.