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Bid Documents, Contract, General Conditions and other Contract Documents
Phase I – Hood Avenue Widening and Realignment
Invitation to Bid Number: 0939-0009



Sealed proposals will be received by the Lowe Engineers, LLC on behalf of the Urban Redevelopment Agency of the City of Forest Park (hereinafter referred to as the “Agency”), at Lowe Engineers, LLC, 990 Hammond Drive, Suite 900, Atlanta, GA 30328, until 12:00 noon on the day of August 25th, 2014. NO BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE 12:00 NOON DEADLINE. Those received late will be returned unopened. Bids will be opened at 3:00 p.m. on the 25th day of August, 2014, in the Lowe Engineers, LLC offices, address above, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud, for furnishing all labor, materials, skill, tools and equipment for Phase I – Hood Avenue Widening and Realignment. There will be a mandatory pre-bid conference at 10:00am on the 11th day of August, 2014 in the City Hall of Forest Park, 745 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, Ga. 30297. All bidders must attend and complete the sign in sheet in order to propose on this Project.

All questions related to the documents or procedures must be submitted in writing to the Lowe Engineers, LLC before 5:00 p.m. on the 18th day of August, 2014. Questions received after this date and time will not receive a response. Questions should be submitted to:

Lowe Engineers, LLC
Attention: John Gurbal
Phone: 678-697-6063
Fax: 770-857-8401

Plans and Specifications are entitled Phase I – Hood Avenue Widening and Realignment, dated July 25th, 2014 (“Drawings and Specifications) prepared by Lowe Engineers, LLC (the “Engineer).

The Drawings and Specifications together with this Agreement and any change orders and other amendments to this Agreement shall constitute the “Contract Documents” and shall be incorporated in and made a part of this Agreement by reference as if fully set out herein.

Plans can be viewed online at no charge at, Job Access Code – “Hood”. A complete set of documents may be purchased for $129.56 per set or downloaded for $90.00 per set (NON-REFUNDABLE) from:

Diazo Specialty Blueprints
3872 Roswell Road, Suite A-8
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: (404) 250-1111

Bid must be accompanied by an official bank check or bid bond in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the bid amount. Prior to beginning of construction, the successful bidder will provide a Performance Bond in the amount of not less than one hundred percent (100%) of the amount bid and a Labor and Material Payment Bond in the amount of not less than one hundred ten percent (110%) of the amount bid, both bonds which designate the Authority as obligee. In addition, the successful bidder must submit a Good Faith effort statement confirming the commitment of achieving the goal of Women, Minority and Locally Hired firms as stated in this contract prior to beginning construction.

Construction must begin within ten (10) calendar days from the date of receipt of the Notice to Proceed, as evidenced by official receipt of certified mail or acknowledgment of personal delivery, and must be substantially completed by no later than MAY 30th, 2015, and fully completed no later than JULY 30th, 2015, from and including the date of receipt of such notice.