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Category: Engineering
Status: Closed






Sealed bids for furnishing the following item will be received online at until the time specified below at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read.  The work consists of salvage of existing inscribed planks, demolition of existing structure, furnish and install: helical pile foundation; modification and/or replacement of timber piles; timber framing; new inscribed Ipe planks; and other work as described in the Contract Documents at the Sandwich Boardwalk, 21 Boardwalk Road, Sandwich, Mass.  


Specifications and bid forms may be obtained on or after 8:00 A.M. September 14, 2022 online at  


Bids will be opened online at the Office of the Town Engineer at 10:00 A.M. on October 12, 2022.  Each Bid must be accompanied by a bid security consisting of a BID BOND, CASH, or, CERTIFIED CHECK issued by a responsible bank or trust company in the amount of 5% of the bid price.


Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit will be held at Sandwich Town Hall, 130 Main Street, Sandwich, Mass., 10:00 A.M., October 5, 2022..  It is advised that all prospective bidders have a representative in attendance.


A performance bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the total amount of the contract price with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be required for the faithful performance of the contract, as well as a labor and materials bond in an amount equal to 100 percent of the total contract price.


All bids for this project are subject to applicable public bidding laws of Massachusetts, including, but not limited to G.L. c.30, §39M.


Attention is directed to the minimum wage rates to be paid as determined by the Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development and the weekly payroll record submittal requirements under the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 through 27D inclusive and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.  


Selection of the contractor will be based upon bidder qualifications, including evidence of past performance in similar projects, and bid price.  The contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed by the awarding authority to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder.


The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 30 days, Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded, after the opening of the bids.


The Town reserves the right to waive any informalities, to accept or reject, in whole or in part any or all bids, or take whatever other action may be deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.


The Town of Sandwich

By:      Select Board

Publication Date/Time:
9/14/2022 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/12/2022 10:00 AM
Plan & Spec Available:
Specifications and bid forms may be obtained on or after 8:00 A.M. September 14, 2022 online at

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