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Bid Number: ITB # 2024-002
Bid Title: Downtown Streetscape Improvements Project
Category: Bid Opportunities
Status: Closed



FHWA PROJECT NO.: NHPP-5128 (417, 504)





PROJECT NO.: 0460-129-249, P101, C501 (UPC 111371)




Sealed Bids for the construction of the Downtown Streetscape Improvements Project / Main Street: Market Street to Thompson Memorial Drive (Project No. 0460-129-249, P101, C501 / UPC 111371) will be received by City of Salem, Purchasing Department, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153 until 3:00 PM EST on December 6, 2023, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.   Faxed or electronically transmitted bids will not be considered.


The work of the Project generally consists of: demolition and removal of existing concrete and paver sidewalks and other related site and electrical features; constructing new paver sidewalks with sub-grade/sub-base improvements; concrete curb; aggregate base course and asphalt pavement; striping; new/replaced storm drainage inlets; incidental adjustments to water appurtenances; new/relocating fire hydrant; street lighting and other related electrical components; traffic signals; landscaping & irrigation system; and other streetscape site features and furnishings, all as shown on the project drawings.


Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be on a unit price basis.


Issuing Office: City of Salem, Purchasing Department, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153, Attn: Michelle Braxton, Purchasing Manager, (540) 375-3063, . Bidding Documents will be sent in PDF Format only via email from the issuing office beginning on November 3, 2023.


Bids must be accompanied by a bid guarantee as specified in the Instructions to Bidders.  The bidder's attention is directed to the requirements of Title 54.1, Chapter 11, of the Code of Virginia.


Withdrawal of bid due to error shall be in accordance with Title 2.2, Chapter 43 (2.2-4330, Paragraph B.1) of the Code of Virginia.


MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit bids. Bidders must comply with the following: the President's Executive Order # 11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President's Executive Orders # 12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms; the President's Executive Order 13658 regarding minimum wages on federal funded construction contracts, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, and Section 436 of P. L. 113-76, American Iron and Steel. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin.


It is the policy of the Virginia Department of Transportation that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) as defined in 49 CFR Part 26 must have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of federally funded contracts. A list of DBE firms certified by the SBSD and MWAA is maintained on SBSD’s website ( under the DBE Directory of Certified Vendors. Contractors/consultants are encouraged to take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure that DBE firms have the maximum opportunity to compete for and perform services on contract, including participation in any subsequent supplement contracts. If the contractor/consultant intends to subcontract a portion of the services on the project, the contractor/consultant is encouraged to seek out and consider DBEs as potential Sub-contractors/sub-consultants. The contractor/sub-contractor is encouraged to contact DBEs to solicit their interest, capability and qualifications. Any agreement between a contractor/consultant and a DBE whereby the DBE promises not to provide services to other contractors/consultants is prohibited.  The DBE contract goal for this procurement is Two (2) Percent.


A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 am, November 14, 2023 at Salem Electric Department, 730 West Main Street, Salem, VA.  Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.


All requests for clarifications of or questions regarding this Invitation to Bid must be made in writing by email to Michelle Braxton, Purchasing Manager at  and received by 3:00 PM on November 28, 2023.


Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.


Bidder must be a VDOT pre-qualified Contractor / Vendor and shall be required to provide Vendor ID Number on Bid Form.


POSTED: October 31, 2023.



Publication Date/Time:
10/31/2023 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
12/13/2023 3:30 PM
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