Sealed proposals will be received by the BOROUGH OF HUNTINGDON, until 4:00PM prevailing time, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at the Huntingdon Borough Office, 530 Washington Street, PO Box 592, Huntingdon, PA  16652 for the Sixty Inch Stormwater Overflow Replacement in accordance with the Contract Documents.  Public bid opening and reading of the bids will be done at, or shortly after 7:30PM, prevailing time, on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 in the Borough Council Chambers.

The Work includes all materials, equipment, labor and apparatus necessary for replacement of the 60″ Stormwater Overflow Pipe under the Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge along East Penn Street to the Juniata River.

A Certified Check or Bid Bond payable to the BOROUGH OF HUNTINGDON shall accompany each Proposal, in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid in accordance with the provisions in the instructions to Bidders.  Each Proposal must be complete and the right is reserved to reject any and all Proposals and to accept any Proposal deemed to be most favorable to the interests of the BOROUGH OF HUNTINGDON.  The submitted bid shall be clearly marked “Sixty Inch Stormwater Overflow Replacement”.

With respect to the contracts, the BOROUGH OF HUNTINGDON shall award the contract to the lowest responsible bidder or shall reject all bids within sixty (60) days following the bid opening and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such sixty (60) day period; provided, however, that if the award of a grant, the Owner shall reject all bids or award the contracts within one hundred twenty (120) days of the date of the bid opening and no bidder may withdraw his bid before the expiration of such one hundred twenty (120) day period.  Thirty (30) day extensions to the date of the award of contracts may be made by mutual written consent of the BOROUGH OF HUNTINGDON and the lowest responsible bidder.

Notice is given that the projects for which construction bids are being solicited is a project constituting public works and is subject the Pennsylvania State Prevailing Wage Rates.

Successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price within fifteen (15) days after the contract has been awarded.

The Pre-bid meeting will be on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:30AM.  Meet in the parking lot behind the Car Wash at 160 Penn Street.  This will be the only approved entry onto Norfolk Southern’s Right-of-Way.

The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

321 Washington Street
Huntingdon, PA  16652
(814) 643-8260

Altoona Builders Exchange
1927 Union Avenue
Altoona, PA  16601
(814) 944-5444

Dodge Data Analytics
3315 Central Avenue
Hot Springs, AK  71913
(609) 336-2627

Pennsylvania Builders Exchange
1813 North Franklin Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15233
(412) 922-4200

Copies of the Contract Documents may be procured electronically by contacting GHD, 321 Washington Street, Huntingdon, PA  16652 (Telephone: 814-643-8260 or  To receive addenda, notify GHD to be placed on the Bidders List.

By: Daniel L. Varner, Borough Manager