PROJECT: Railroad Siding Construction, 2017 (Jeffersonville)

Deadline: August 7, 2017
July 21, 2017

PROJECT: Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville
Railroad Siding Construction, 2017
Contract 31709-C

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Railroad Siding Construction, 2017, Contract 31709-C, at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind., will be received at the office of the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville, 1402 Port Road, Jeffersonville, Ind., 47130, from bidders until 11:00 a.m., Eastern Time, on August 7, 2017, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the conference room of the port administration building.

The project consists of constructing approximately 1,000′ of new railroad lead track to connect the port main railroad to an existing siding at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville in Clark County, Ind.  The scope of work includes removal of an existing turnout, installation of a new turnout, earthwork, subballast, ballast, railroad ties, rail, and at-grade crossings with three existing paved driveways.

Bids shall be submitted on the proper bid form and delivered in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidders, all as described in the Instructions to Bidders, which accompanies the specifications. A Bidder’s Bond, made payable to the PORTS OF INDIANA must be enclosed with the bid. Said bond shall be in the minimum amount of five percent of the maximum bid.

The contract for this work shall be awarded or rejected as soon as possible, but in no case later than 60 calendar days from the date of opening bids, unless the 60th day shall fall on Saturday, Sunday or a legal holiday in which event said time shall be extended to the next working day. The Ports of Indiana reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Project Plans and Specifications will be available to contractors on and after July 21, 2017, at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. A charge of $100.00 will be made for printed documents and $40.00 for the Project Specifications in PDF format on a CD. Copies of the Project Specifications in PDF format are available by e-mail for $25.00. CHARGES ARE NONREFUNDABLE AND CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS ONLY WILL BE ACCEPTED MADE PAYABLE TO THE PORTS OF INDIANA.

For more information, contact the Ports of Indiana Engineering Department at (219) 787-8636.