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Sealed Proposals will be received until 4 P.M. on Thursday, March 16 at the Stockbridge Town Office,
1722 Vermont Route 100, Stockbridge, VT 05772. This project is described as follows:
LOCATION: Town Highway 25 (Taggart Hill Road), near intersection with Fletcher Brook Road
TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: Improvement of roadway (Taggart Hill Road) and stream (Taggart Brook) in
the Town of Stockbridge, Vermont. This project involves the re-alignment and reconstruction of Taggart
Hill Road including construction of a ±765′ long dry-laid stone masonry retaining wall; replacement of
roadway culverts, re-grading and re-surfacing, and installation of roadside drainage swale and all
associated erosion control work. The project also includes widening of constricted stream channel
through ledge removal on stream (right) bank. The total project length is 780 ft. Taggart Hill Road will
be closed during construction; therefore, a temporary by-pass road is not required.
PRE-BID MEETING: Potential Bidders are required to attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting scheduled for
Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at the Stockbridge Town Office. All in attendance will travel to
the project site at the meeting.
PROJECT CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE: Spring 2017
PROJECT PLANS AND BID DOCUMENTS: Electronic plans and bid documents will be available on Works
in Progress website and the VT Business Registry by end of day Thursday, January 26 and paper copies of
plans and bid documents will be available at the Stockbridge Town Office by 4:00 P.M. Thursday,
January 26, 2017.
This project is funded by a Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery through the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (DR-IG-2012-Stockbridge-00074), and the State
Granting Agency (Agency of Commerce and Community Development). The grant is an agreement
between the State of Vermont and the Town of Stockbridge. Federal compliance requirements include
the Davis Bacon Act, including its prevailing wage and reporting requirements. Davis Bacon construction
wage rates for VT150044 01/02/2015 VT44 will apply. Additional compliance is required with all other
applicable federal labor requirements including the Copeland Anti-Kickback Act and the Contract Work
Hours and Safety Standards Act. The selected contractor will be registered with www.SAM.gov and not
be on the Federal or State of Vermont debarment list. This grant is funded by an equal
opportunity/affirmative action agency. All qualified bidders will receive consideration without regard to
race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or familial status. Women,
minority-owned and Section 3 businesses are encouraged to submit bids. The Town of Stockbridge
reserves the right to reject any or all bids.