PROJECT: PortConnect Fiber Project, 2017 (Burns Harbor)

Deadline: December 6, 2017
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
November 22, 2017

PROJECT: Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
PortConnect Fiber Project, 2017
Contract 21709-C

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for PortConnect Fiber Project, 2017, Contract 21709-C, at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, Porter County, Ind., will be received at the office of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, 6625 S. Boundary Road, Portage, Ind. 46368, from bidders until 2:00 p.m., Central Time on Dec. 6, 2017, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the conference room of the port administration building.

The contract work consists of installation of approximately 3,500′ of fiber optic cable and underground conduit, six handholes, and multiple fiber optic laterals at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, Porter County, Ind.

Bids shall be submitted on the proper form and delivered in sealed envelopes bearing the name and address of the bidders as described in the Instructions to Bidders, which accompanies the Project Specifications. A Bidder’s Bond 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 Nov. 22, 2017, at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. A charge of $100.00 will be made for printed documents and $40.00 for the Project Plans and Specifications in PDF format on a CD. Copies of the Project Plans and Specifications in PDF format may also be provided via 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.