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City of Calexico, California
Where California and Mexico Meet





The City of Calexico is inviting bids for the Street Improvement Project Asphalt Rubber Composite Layer Overlay on Designated Streets Project No. 2018-100.


A. The work shall include grinding of existing asphalt concrete pavement, installation of conventional asphalt concrete leveling course, asphalt-rubber aggregate membrane, gap graded asphalt-rubber hot mix, installation of conventional asphalt concrete surface course, slurry seal, remove and replace concrete curb and gutter, traffic striping, loop detectors, utility adjustments and traffic control.

B. There are sections of gutter that do not have a proper drainage slope, consequently, the contractor’s surveyor must survey these areas to provide a positive flow profile so the street can drain by gravity. These survey elevations (plan & profile) must be submitted to the City Engineer for review and approval.


To be completed within 120 calendar days from date of contract award.


SEALED PROPOSAL will be accepted at the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 608 Heber Avenue, Calexico, California until 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at which time all proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud. Late, fax or emailed BIDS will be considered unresponsive.

A summary of the bids will be presented to the City Council at their meeting of Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 608 Heber Avenue, Calexico, California.

Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, his/her address, and the name of the project for which the bid is submitted.  If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed as specified in the bid form.

Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained at the Public Works Department at 549 Pierce Avenue, Calexico, California, for a non-refundable fee of $25.00. Compact disks containing electronic version of the plans and specification maybe obtained for a non-refundable fee of $5.00.  A charge of $20.00 extra shall apply if the documents are to be mailed.  Checks are to be made payable to the City of Calexico.

No bid will be received unless it is made on the prescribed bid form furnished by the Public Works Director/City Engineer.  Each bid must be accompanied by a guarantee of cash, certified check, and cashier check or bidders' bond made payable to the City of Calexico for an amount equal to at least ten percent of the bid.  Such guarantee to be forfeited should the bidder to whom the contract is awarded fails to enter into the contract.  All guarantees are to be returned after the contract is awarded.

The bid may be considered incomplete and be disqualified if any of the following information is not provided.

Proposal/Bid Form  Workmen’s Compensation Certificate
Bid Bond   Drug/Alcohol Testing Requirements
Proposal Agreement  Noncollusion Affidavit
Subcontractor’s Listing Corporate Certification Partnership Information

1. On the bid form(s), the unit price items and total contract price must be written in words and figures.  The words and figures shall appear on the blank spaces provided.

2. On page 87, Subcontractor's Listing shall be completed.  If no subcontractor will be used, indicate an "X" mark on the space provided for "No" subcontractor.

Prevailing Wage Rates: In accordance with the provision of Section 1770 to 1781 of the Labor Code as duly enacted by the State of California, the City Council of the City of Calexico has ascertained the general prevailing rate of wages applicable to the work to be done as those shown in the specifications of the work.  Information on the current prevailing wages can be obtained by contacting the State of California, Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Statistics and Research, P.O. Box 603, San Francisco, California 94101 (415) 737-2794 or

All bids are to be compared on the basis of the Public Works Director/City Engineer’s estimate of the quantities of work to be done. A bid will only be accepted from a Contractor who is licensed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 9, Division 3, of the Business and Professions Code of the State of California as amended.  In addition, the Contractor, sub-contractors, and suppliers shall also have a business license issued by the City prior to commencing work.

Special attention of all prospective bidders is called to "Proposal Requirements and General Conditions" annexed to the blank form of the Proposal for full directions as to bidding, etc.

If bidder is a corporate entity and is awarded the contract, prior to execution of the contract, Contractor shall submit satisfactory, documentary proof that the person(s) executing said contract on the behalf of said corporation has authority to do so.

CITY'S RIGHT RESERVED: The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, and to make awards in the interest of the City.

If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Department at 760/768-2160.

David Dale, Interim City Manager
City of Calexico

City of Calexico 608 Heber Avenue Calexico, California 92231 (760) 768-2110