PROJECT: Railroad Rehabilitation 2020 West Wye and Royster Hill Project (Mount Vernon)


Railroad Rehabilitation 2020
West Wye and Royster Hill Project (Mount Vernon)

Contract MV-2001-C

Deadline to Submit Sealed Bids:
December 8, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (CST)

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the Railroad Rehabilitation 2020, West Wye and Royster Hill Project, Contract MV-2001-C (“Project”), at the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon, Posey County, IN (the “Port”), will be received by the Ports of Indiana (hereinafter “POI” or “Owner”) until 10:00 a.m. (CST) on December 8, 2020 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the conference room of the Port administration building, 2751 Bluff Road, Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana. All bidders are entitled to attend the bid opening. Bids may be submitted by e-mail to, to Randy Kennedy by fax at 812-838-4377, or delivered to the office of the Port of Indiana – Mount Vernon at the address identified above. Please contact Randy Kennedy at the Port of Indiana, Mount Vernon, at (812) 838-4382 with questions regarding the bidding process. It is required that all bidders visit the site prior to submitting a proposal to become fully aware of the existing conditions at the site.

The Project consists of replacement of approximately 4645 lineal feet of rail within the two sections of tract known as West Wye and Royster Hill. The scope of work includes the replacement of rail and hardware, replacement of rail ties, tamping and gauging new rail, and other associated rail work.

Bids shall be submitted on the proper bid form as described in the Instructions to Proposers. 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 (5%) of the bidder’s maximum bid.

POI intends to award a contract for this work to the lowest and best invited bidder who submits a proposal for the performance of the work, however, POI reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.

Project Plans and Specifications are on file and available to invited bidders for inspection at Port of Indiana – Mount Vernon located at 2751 Bluff Road, Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana. Invited bidders may request electronic access to the plans with the Ports of Indiana Engineering Department at Please note, there may be a fee for those requesting physical copies of the Plans and Specifications.


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