The Northern Indiana Commuter
Transportation District (NICTD) is seeking sealed bids from qualified
contractors for In-Track Electric Flash-Butt Welding services along its
Maintenance of Way for its operations in St. Joseph, Laporte or Lake County,
Indiana. All bids must meet NICTD’s specifications as further described in
the Plans and Specifications of the Bid Packet.
A copy of the Bid Form Packet,
including the specifications is available between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and
4:00 P.M. local time, at the following location:
Attention: Randy L. Welch,
601 North Roeske Ave.
Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: (219) 874-4221 ext. 267/
Fax: (219) 872-5841
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bid Packets are to be requested
by either fax or email. Your request should include the company name,
address, email address, the individual’s name to respond to, phone/fax
number and either a Federal Express or UPS account number that can be
utilized for shipping/ billing purposes. Information regarding this Bid,
including the results can be found at nictd.com (Go to Info, then
Bids shall be submitted in a
sealed opaque envelope clearly marked: “Welding Services”. All bids are to
be submitted within an outer envelope. Bids shall be submitted on forms
contained in the bid package.
Bids shall be received at:
Attention: Purchasing Manager
33 East U.S. Highway 12
Chesterton, IN 46304
Bids will be received not later
than 2:30 P.M., local time, Friday, March 18, 2011, at which time they will
be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the above stated time
and date will be returned to the sender unopened. Bids must set forth full,
accurate and complete information as required by the instructions in the bid
package. Failure to do so may result in rejection of a bid.
NICTD has established an overall
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Goal of ten (10) percent. Bidders
shall make good faith efforts to meet or exceed the District’s Goal.
NICTD reserves the right to
reject any and all bids and/or waive minor discrepancies, omissions,
variances or irregularities in any bid, provided it is in the District’s
best interest to do so. No Bids can be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90)
days after the bids are opened.
Gerald R. Hanas,
March 2, 2011)