PROJECT: Conveyor Rehabilitation (Burns Harbor)

Deadline: November 7, 2017
October 30, 2017

PROJECT: Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Conveyor Rehabilitation
Contract BH-1715-1

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Conveyor Rehabilitation, Contract BH-1715-1 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 November 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 scope of work includes the rehabilitation of two sections of conveyor, one section being outside of a bulk warehouse building that conveys materials from a receiving hopper to the bulk building, and the second section that conveys materials inside the building and is equipped with a traveling tripper. Rehabilitation work to include replacement of pulleys, belts, drives, motors, idlers, and all other related and pertinent equipment. All work proposed is to be constructed at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor.

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 Specifications will be available to contractors on and after October 30, 2017, at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. A charge of $25.00 will be made for Project Plans and Specifications in PDF format downloaded from the Ports of Indiana Dropbox site. Hard copies of the project Plans and Specifications are also available for $500.00 or in PDF format on a CD for $100.00. 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.