Invitation to Bid: 2023 City of North Chicago Alley Program



NOTICE is hereby given that the City of North Chicago will receive sealed Bids until the 27th day of September, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Building Dept (attn. City Engineer) located in City Hall, 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064. At 2:01 PM in the City Council Chambers, the Bids will be opened and read for the following:




Work description: The Project includes furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, and other items necessary for pavement pulverization (select alleys); aggregate base repair (undercuts), grading, shaping & compacting pulverized material, spray application of Reclamite (petroleum maltene based rejuvenating agent) and limestone chips; final compaction of alley with a pneumatic-tire roller; and all other items of Work in accordance with the Plans and Specifications. The Contract Documents are available for purchase at Trotter and Associates, Inc., 38 W. Grand Ave., Ste 300, Fox Lake, IL 60020. Contact Heidi Patla at or at 224-225-1300 to purchase the contract documents. Payment for Contract Documents is non–refundable and shall be payable to Trotter and Associates, Inc. in the form of cash, certified check or money order. No partial sets of specifications or drawings will be issued. The non–refundable cost for plans and specifications is $50.00. Addenda will be issued only to plan holders. Bidders will be required to provide Bid security equal to five (5) percent of the Bid in the form of a Bid Bond written by a company properly licensed in Illinois, a certified check or a cashier’s check. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Contract bond as required in the Specifications and Contract Documents, equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total contract price. The successful Bidder also must comply with all of the provisions of (a) the Davis-Bacon Act, (b) Contract Work Hours Standards, (c) the Copeland Act (Anti-kickback), (d) the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, and (e) Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The City of North Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. Small, minority and women owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids. The City of North Chicago, in accordance with the Laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all Bidders that the City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive minor informalities or technicalities, to advertise for new bids, or to request confirmation or clarification from any bidder regarding information contained in a bid. The City will affirmatively ensure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded to a responsible and responsive Bidder without discrimination on the ground of race, color or national origin, but the Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids received and to waive formalities. Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of sixty (60) days after submission. Bids shall be received in a sealed envelope addressed to the City of North Chicago Building Dept. (Attn: City Engineer), 1850 Lewis Avenue, North Chicago, IL, 60064, which is marked in the lower left-hand corner EXACTLY as follows:


BID: City of North Chicago 2023 Alley Program