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Solicitation Details - MCC 7360 PLAN RPQ 490601-10-001 This Solicitation is expired.

Title  :   Trail Glades Range - Entrance Culvert Replacement
Opening Date  : 5/14/2013
Opening Time  : 02:00 PM
Announcement  Info  :   SCOPE OF WORK (Contractor must obtain and submit all permits prior to performing any work.) In general, this project includes but is not limited to maintenance of traffic , demolition of the existing culverts, guardrails, canal flow gates structures and all associated site work, construction and finish work of a Dual- Barrel cast in place concrete culvert, entrance/access roadway widening, Temporary Relocation and new installation of a section of 12” water main, RipRap installation within the canal, construction of a 2 lane roadway, including guardrail, placement of signage, striping of paving and miscellaneous paving details, construct the work in phases to provide for public convenience and maintain public uninterrupted use of the site facilities all within Tamiami Canal (C-4) as per contract drawings and specifications. Note: The description above is a general description of the scope of work and is not necessarily all inclusive. Refer to the project contract documents for specifics and pertinent additional details. 1. CONTRACTOR shall review all documents, specifications, plans and scope of work provided by Miami-Dade County Park & Recreation Construction Division for work to be completed. Furnish all labor, equipment, and materials required to comply with the intent of the work described in the contract documents and RPQ under section titled “Scope of Work”. 1. The terms ARCHITECT; ENGINEER; and CONSULTANT are interchangeably utilized through the RPQ language and shall have the same meaning unless otherwise specifically stated. 2. The terms OWNER; COUNTY; MDC; MDPR; PRD; PARK’s; and the Board; are interchangeably utilized through the RPQ language and shall have the same meaning unless otherwise specifically stated. 2.1) Mandatory On-Site Inspection/Visit: There will be a mandatory requirement for on-site inspection visit(s) for all prospective bidders. Due to the site’s constraints for accessibility; parking; etc.; and to allow for maximum flexibility no specific date/time shall be set for such visit(s), rather, prospective bidders shall schedule their own visit(s) to the site to become familiar with the site conditions and the manner in which such site conditions may affect the work to be done or affects the equipment, material, labor and services required. A sworn statement attesting to the fact that the bidder has complied with this mandatory requirement (has indeed visited the construction site) shall be included in the bid package (Page 14 of 23 of the RPQ). Failure by a bidder to comply with the mandatory on-site inspection visit(s), and complete and submit the sworn on-site inspection visit(s) statement form will deem bidder non-responsive. Bids found to be non-responsive will not be considered for Award. 2.2) The Pre-Bid Meeting is a different event from the Mandatory Site Meeting. The Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for April 16, 2013 @ 10:00 AM at the Hickman Building, 3rd Floor Training Room located at 275 NW 2nd Street, Miami, Florida 33128. 2.3) All Requests for Information (RFI) must be either emailed to with copy to the Clerk of the Board at, or faxed to (305) 755-7995 with copy to the Clerk of the Board at (305) 375-2484. The last day to submit all RFIs is April 30, 2013. 2.4) Bidders are responsible for picking up ALL addendums and signing the Addendum Log. All vendors on the Bidders List who have picked up bid packages will be notified via email when Addendums are available. The location to pick up ALL addendums is; the Miami-Dade Park and recreation Department - Capital Programs Division, 275 NW 2nd Street, 4th Floor, Miami, Florida 33128. 2.5) A 5% Bid Bond is required for this project. Also, bidders are hereby advised that the award of a contract for the subject RPQ is subject to operating funding approval. 2.6) CONTRACTOR is responsible to comply with any and all notification(s) and/or construction requirements contained within the following permits (hereby incorporated by reference) at no additional cost to Owner: 2.6)1. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Permit No.SAJ-2002-05377 (NW-ALS) (Attachment “A”) 2.6)2. Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department Water and Sewer Interdepartmental Agreement ID# 20365 (Attachment “B”). 2.6)3. South Florida Water Management District Environmental Resource Permit# 13-02453-P) (Attachment “C”). 2.6)4. South Florida Water Management District Right-of- Way Occupancy Permit (SFWMD Standard Permit No. MOD 398) (Attachment “D”). 2.6)5. South Florida Water Management District General Water Use Permit 13-05171-W (Attachment “E”). 2.6)6. Florida Department of Environmental Protection –Notice of intent to use the general permit for construction of water main extensions for PWS’s (Attachment “F”). 2.6)7. Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department Water Permit # DS-2013-027 (permit number shown issued by MDWASD). 2.7) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for attaining ALL pertinent permits as applicable including but not limited to: (Miami-Dade Building Department, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Miami-Dade Public Works, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer, DERM, Fire, FDEP, Historical Preservation, Florida Department of Health, South Florida Water Management, US Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife etc.) needed to begin and complete all phases of work within the plans. 2.8) CONTRACTOR shall provide copies of all obtained permits to OWNER within ten (10) days of receipt of dry-run plans, or from having received the permit(s) from the OWNER for transfer. 2.9) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for all coordination and scheduling of work between trades. 2.10) CONTRACTOR is responsible for providing full sets of drawings to subcontractors/suppliers to ensure all work is included in bid. 2.11) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for any and all MOT (Maintenance of Traffic) as required under this project, including both on-site and off-site as it applies. Inclusive of MOT plans. 2.12) CONTRACTOR is responsible for any and all dewatering if required. If and when dewatering is required all necessary permits associated with dewatering shall be the responsibility of the CONTRACTOR. 2.13) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for any and all Surveying & Layout work required. 2.14) CONTRACTOR to call Underground Locating Company and have all underground located at least 48 hrs prior to any excavation commencing. CONTRACTOR to provide ticket numbers provided by underground locating company to OWNER. CONTRACTOR SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL UNDERGROUND LOCATIONS WITHIN THE PROPERTY LINE AND AREAS THAT ARE WITHIN THE LIMITS OF SCOPE OF WORK. CONTRACTOR shall provide for any and all means of utility location necessary to carry out the intent of the work. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for any damages to underground utilities including but not limited to restoration to original conditions; resulting damages; etc. 2.15) CONTRACTOR shall timely coordinate all utility disconnects and reconnects: FPL, Bellsouth/AT&T, Water and Sewer, Gas Company, Cable, etc, after proper timely notification to and having obtained previous concurrence from OWNER. 2.16) CONTRACTOR to provide any exploratory digging as required; inclusive of hand digging to verify existing conditions as needed. 2.17) CONTRACTOR to provide any and all necessary temporary signage/fencing/security measures indicating area is being worked on or closed due to construction pursuant to contract documents and/or regulatory requirements. Six (6) foot high chain-link fencing shall be used around assigned staging area at all times during active construction. CONTRACTOR to provide a detailed sketch of where exactly temporary fence will be installed for approval. Fences and gates shall be properly maintained at all times and always secured at the end of each work period. Contractor shall provide and install caution signs “Construction Area Keep Out” as follows. Signs shall be posted on temporary fencing, entry locations etc… signs shall be minimum 18” high by 24” wide and shall be installed not more than fifty (50) feet apart, at each entrance to construction area and shall be clearly visible. 2.18) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for all safety and security issues for the job site during construction operations. Any vandalism, theft, etc. which occurs during the contract period shall be the responsibility of the Contractor. No monetary compensation shall be granted if any of the above occurs. CONTRACTOR is required to have proper insurance to cover ongoing work on the job site. If CONTRACTOR opts to hire an independent security company, such company is to be properly bonded and insured. 2.19) CONTRACTOR is specifically advised that TRAIL GLADES RANGE will remain in full service at all times and all construction activities that may possibly interrupt or affect access in any way must be closely coordinated in advance with the OWNER/OPERATOR See Attachment “1” “Construction Document Clarifications for further instructions/restrictions . 2.20) INDEMNIFICATION CONTRACTOR shall indemnify and hold harmless the County and its officers, employees, agents and instrumentalities from any and all liability, losses or damages, including attorneys’ fees and costs of defense, which the County or its officers, employees, agents or instrumentalities may incur as a result of claims, demands, suits, causes of actions or proceedings of any kind or nature arising out of, relating to or resulting from the performance of this Agreement by the CONTRACTOR or its employees, agents, servants, partners principals or subcontractors. CONTRACTOR shall pay all claims and losses in connection therewith and shall investigate and defend all claims, suits or actions of any kind or nature in the name of the County, where applicable, including appellate proceedings, and shall pay all costs, judgments, and attorney’s fees which may issue thereon. CONTRACTOR expressly understands and agrees that any insurance protection required by this Agreement or otherwise provided by CONTRACTOR shall in no way limit the responsibility to indemnify, keep and save harmless and defend the County or its officers, employees, agents and instrumentalities as herein provided. 2.21) INSURANCE requirements for this RPQ are as follows: A. Worker’s Compensation Insurance for all employees of the vendor as required by Florida Statute 440. B. Commercial General Liability Insurance in an amount not less than $1,000,000 combined single limit per occurrence for bodily injury and property damage. Miami-Dade County must be additional insured with respect to this coverage C. Automobile Liability Insurance covering all owned, non-owned and hired vehicles used in connection with the work, in an amount not less than $500,000 combined single limit per occurrence for bodily injury and property damage. D. All insurance policies required above shall be issued by companies authorized to do business under the laws of State of Florida, with the following qualifications: The company must be rated no less than “B” as to management, and no less than “Class V” as to financial strength, by the latest edition of Best’s Insurance Guide, published by A.M. Best Company, Oldwick, New Jersey, or its equivalent, subject to the approval of the County Risk Management Division. OR The company must hold a valid Florida Certificate of Authority as shown in the latest “List of All Insurance Companies Authorized or Approved to Do Business in Florida” issued by the State of Florida Department of Insurance and are members of the Florida Guaranty Fund. F. Certificates will indicate no modification or change in insurance shall be made without thirty (30) days in advance notice to the certificate holder. NOTE: MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BID NUMBER AND TITLE OF BID MUST APPEAR ON EACH CERTIFICATE. CERTIFICATE HOLDER MUST READ: MIAMI-DADE COUNTY 111 NW 1st STREET SUITE 2340 MIAMI, FL 33128 2.22) MATERIAL or PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS: The OWNER has specified certain brand names because it seeks to match products currently in use at other facilities. Any specified products or systems intended to be substituted by the CONTRACTOR have to be submitted to the PROJECT MANAGER within 60 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. When substitutions are not accepted, the CONTRACTOR shall provide specified product. 2.23) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible to furnish all temporary utilities as required to complete all work, this shall include, but is not limited to, electric, water, phone, toilet facilities, etc. OWNER will not provide any temporary utility services for the CONTRACTOR’S use. 2.24) Contractors submitting bids for work are responsible to list appropriate subcontractors and major suppliers/manufacturers required to complete all areas of work required. 2.25) All areas disturbed during the construction shall be restored to pre-existing conditions at no additional cost to OWNER. CONTRACTOR to install sod on all previously sodded areas affected by the construction. Sod to be installed to match existing undisturbed surrounding grades. Sod type to match existing surrounding sod, unless otherwise specified. CONTRACTOR to water sod as required promoting growth. Minimum watering to be no less than DAILY for 2 weeks. Water to be provided by CONTRACTOR, cost of water supply is inclusive of this bid. Top dressing of sod is required to fill voids between joints. 2.26) CONTRACTOR shall provide any and all required shop drawings, reports, submittals, and manuals as indicated on the construction documents. 2.27) CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for any damage to any adjacent areas as result of the construction work, this shall include but is not limited to sod, trees, irrigation lines, utility lines, sidewalks, asphalt, roadways, etc. 2.28) CONTRACTOR shall bear the risk of injury, loss or damage to any and all parts of the work for whatever cause, whether arising from the execution or from the non-execution of work (except that OWNER may, in writing, upon written request from the CONTRACTOR, relieve the CONTRACTOR of the duty of maintaining and protecting certain portions of the work, as described in this paragraph, which have been completed in all respects in accordance with the requirements of the Contract). The CONTRACTOR shall rebuild, repair or restore work and materials which have been damaged or destroyed from any cause(s) before Completion and Acceptance of the work and shall bear the expense thereof. The CONTRACTOR shall provide protection/security including, but not limited to, security guards, temporary drainage systems and erection of temporary structures and temporary fencing as necessary to protect the WORK and materials from damage. 2.29) Work Hours: A. Regular operating hours for Trail Glades Range are (open to the general public) from 9:00 AM – 5:30 P.M. on Sundays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, and from 1:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Thursdays and Fridays. The range is closed to the general public on Mondays and Tuesdays (but open for the use of law enforcement at different days/times of the week). Contractor’s regular working hours are from sunrise to sunset. Work may be performed by the contractor/subcontractors outside of these times provided that contractor notifies OWNER’S management team in writing of the need/desire to work beyond regular work hours as follows:________________________________________________ 1. Two (2) days notice to work beyond the regular closing time of 5:30 PM and 8:30 P.M. 2. Three (3) days notice to work during weekend hours. B. It is the OWNER’S intent to maintain Trail Glades Range open and accessible to the public for use during the construction period. CONTRACTOR shall carefully coordinate the scheduling, sequencing of the work and protection of these areas to conform to this expressed intent. C. CONTRACTOR shall carefully plan and coordinate his activities to minimize any adverse impact or disruptions to the OPERATOR/OWNER’S operations and the patrons ability to safely access and use the facility and/or secondary amenities/facilities (such as restrooms; water fountains; vending machines; etc) D. CONTRACTOR shall implement and maintain specific steps/means to allow for such uses and to prevent any hazards to range patrons throughout the construction period. CONTRACTOR’S limits of work should be properly fenced, and control over the points of access (such as gates, etc) should be maintained by CONTRACTOR at all times and always secured at the end of each work period. 2.30) COORDINATION AND ACCESS A. Other Contracts: MDC may undertake or award other contracts for additional work, and the CONTRACTOR shall fully cooperate and coordinate with other contractors and MDC and carefully fit his own work to such additional work. CONTRACTOR shall not perform any act which will interfere with the performance of work by any other contractor or by MDC. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for obtaining all necessary scheduling details from other contractors. Access to these contractor(s) will be made available for coordination purposes. All requests must be made, in writing, to MDC. “Pursuant to Miami-Dade County Budget Ordinance No. 03-192, this Contract is subject to a user access fee under the County’s User Access Program (UAP) in the amount of two percent (2%). All construction services provided under this contract are subject to the 2% UAP. This fee applies to all Contract usage whether by County Departments or by any other governmental, quasi-governmental or not-for-profit entity. From every payment made to the Contractor under this contract (including the payment of retainage), the County will deduct the two percent (2%) UAP fee provided in the ordinance and the Contractor will accept such reduced amount as full compensation for any and all deliverables under the contract. The County shall retain the 2% UAP for use by the County to help defray the cost of its procurement program. Contractor participation in this pay request reduction portion of the UAP is mandatory.”
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