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Sealed proposals for the DUNDEE STREET & MULBERRY STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS, in the City of Ottawa, Kansas will be received from qualified bidders by the City of Ottawa at the office of the City Clerk, P.O. Box 60, 101 S. Hickory Street, Ottawa, KS 66067 until 2:30 PM on TUESDAY, MARCH 5TH, 2024 at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the designated closing time will be returned unopened. All contractors who plan to submit a proposal on the project are requested to attend.

All proposals shall be made on a printed proposal form included in a bound Project Manual containing the specifications for the Work and shall be submitted in sealed envelopes addressed to the City of Ottawa, Kansas and marked “DUNDEE STREET & MULBERRY STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS.”

This project will construct 120 SY of Concrete Pavement (8”) in Ottawa along with associated drainage improvements and other related improvements.

The Project Manual, consisting of the Bidding Documents (which shall include the advertisement for bid, instructions to bidders, proposal and statement of bidder’s qualifications) and Contract Documents (which shall include the proposal, performance bond, statutory bond, contract, general conditions, special conditions, technical specifications, and any addenda authorized by the Owner), and the Plans may be examined at the Public Works office, Ottawa City Hall, 101 S. Hickory, Ottawa, Kansas 66067. Copies of Project Manual can be seen or purchased on-line at in their electronic plan room, additional assistance is available at At the web site, information regarding this project can be found in the 'Public Jobs' link. Contractors desiring the Project Manual for use in preparing bids may also obtain a set of such documents from Drexel Technologies, 10840 West 86th Street, Lenexa, Kansas 66214, telephone (913) 371-4430. Any questions regarding the project, plans, specifications or bid documents should be directed to David Hamby, City Engineer at (785) 727-7278.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check or cashier's check drawn on a National Bank or a bank having membership in the Federal Reserve System or a bid bond made payable to "The City of Ottawa, Kansas" in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, which may be retained until a contract for the project shall have been awarded. Bid checks or bid bonds will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders if and when their bids are rejected. An agent authorized to transact business in the State of Kansas shall write the bonds.

Each bidder shall upon request of the City of Ottawa, Kansas submit on the form furnished for that purpose, a statement of the bidder's qualifications, the bidder’s experience record in the type of work embraced in this project, his organization and equipment available for the work contemplated and, when specifically requested by the City of Ottawa, a detailed financial statement.

The City of Ottawa shall have the right to take such steps as it deems necessary to determine the ability of the bidder to perform his obligations under the Contract and the bidder shall furnish the City of Ottawa all such information and data for this purpose as it may request. The right is reserved to reject any bid where an investigation of the available evidence or information does not satisfy the City of Ottawa, in its sole discretion, that the bidder is qualified to carry out properly the terms of the Contract.

The bidder to whom a contract for the Work is awarded will be required to furnish performance and statutory bonds acceptable to the City of Ottawa, Kansas, each in amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract, in conformity with the requirements of the proposed Contract Documents. Each bond shall be written by an agent having an established office in Kansas.

The City of Ottawa, Kansas reserves the right to reject any or all bids for any reason or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

Bids may be held by the City of Ottawa, Kansas for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of the bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigation of the qualifications of the bidder prior to the awarding of the Contract.


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