Chester Township
1 Parker Road
Chester, New Jersey 07930
908-879-5100

TOWNSHIP OF CHESTER

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township Administrator of the Township of Chester in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, in the courtroom located in the Municipal Building at 1 Parker Road, Chester, New Jersey 07930 on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, and at that time and place publicly opened and read for the 2019 ROAD RECLAMATION PROJECTS.

The work to be performed under this contract shall include the reclamation of three (3) separate roadways in Chester Township as follows:

  • Spring Lake Drive– Approximately 12,995 square yards of roadway known as Spring Lake Drive to be reclaimed with approximately 156 tons of Portland Cement, from the right of way of NJ State Highway Route 206 through the cul de sac of Spring Lake Drive
  • Bamboo Lane- Approximately 4,760 square yards of roadway known as Bamboo Lane to be reclaimed with approximately 58 tons of Portland Cement from the intersection of Spring Lake Drive to the intersection of Long View Road
  • Pond View Road- Approximately 6,446 square yards of roadway known as Pond View Road to be reclaimed with approximately 78 tons of Portland Cement from the intersection of East Fox Chase Road to the intersection of through the cul de sac of Pond View Road.

Plans and specifications and proposal forms are on file and open to public inspection at the Township Clerk’s office and may be obtained at the office of the Township Administrator located at 1 Parker Road, Chester, New Jersey, (908) 879-5100, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm, prevailing time, Monday through Thursday, and Friday between the hours of 9:00 am and 12:30 pm, excluding legal holidays, upon payment of $25.00, payable to Chester Township, said sum not refundable, beginning on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Each bid must be made on the prescribed forms furnished with the Contract Drawings and Specifications along with all other required documents, including Non-collusion Affidavit, and must be accompanied by a Consent of Surety and a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check or Bid Bond of not less than ten (10%) percent of the amount bid, and not to exceed $20,000.00.

Bids may be submitted by mail, but will be considered only if received on or before such date and time. The Township will not assume responsibility for bids forwarded through the mail if lost in transit at anytime before the bid opening. No bids will be received after the time set forth above.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of PL 1975, c.127 (NJAC 17:27), and PL 1977, c.33. Bidders are required to comply with the New Jersey Business Registration Certificate Law, P.L. 2004,c. 57. Bidders are required to comply with the Public Works Contractor Registration Act, P.L. 1999,c. 238.

The Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive immaterial informalities, and/or to accept the bid which, in the opinion of the Township, will be in the best interest of the Township, all in accordance with the New Jersey Public Contract Law N.J.S.A. 40A:ll-1 et. seq.

The Township anticipates awarding the contract on or about the night of September 3, 2019.

By order of the Township Council of the Township of Chester

Robin Collins, Township Clerk/Administrator