PROJECT: East Boundary Drive Reconstruction (Burns Harbor)

Deadline: August 14th, 2019

Jul 26, 2019

PROJECT: Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Construction of Relocated East Boundary Drive, (Part of Segment A2 – East Rail Yard)
Enhanced Intermodal Facilities with Rail & Truck Marshalling Yards
MARAD FY 17 FASTLANE Grant No. 693JF71810002
Contract BH-1901-C1

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Construction of Relocated East Boundary Drive, Contract BH-1901-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 Dr, Portage, Ind., 46368, from bidders until 2:00 p.m., Central Time, on August 14, 2019, 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 3,560’ of new roadway to complete the first phase of the East Rail Yard project at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor in Porter County, Ind. The scope of work includes construction of a new 27’ wide full depth asphalt road, five crossings of railroad tracks, installation of a new railroad turnout with approximately 222’ of new track, drainage improvements, and paved transitions at the project termini, driveways, and Waterway Drive. Construction of the rail yard and other project segments will be part of future project lettings.

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 29, 2019. Contractor may request access to the plans with the Ports of Indiana Engineering Department at Please note, there may be a fee for access to the Plans and Specifications. For more information, contact the Ports of Indiana Engineering Department at (219) 787-8637.