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Press Release: Invitation for Bid (Sealed Bids)

March 27 2023 | 0 Comments

Press Release

Invitation For Bid (Sealed Bids)

Sealed bids for the Ozarks Transportation Organization (OTO) Chadwick Flyer Trail – Phase 3, STBG-5901(822) will be received by Ozarks Transportation Organization, 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard. Suite #101, Springfield, Missouri 65807, until 2:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

A Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 10, 2023 at 2:00 pm at 2208 W. Chesterfield Boulevard. Suite #101, Springfield, Missouri 65807.

The Scope of Work includes construction of a 10-foot-wide ADA compliant concrete trail and ramps, clearing and grubbing, earthwork, gravel and paved parking, pedestrian signal (RRFB), traffic control, erosion control, and other incidental items. The Ozarks Transportation Organization anticipates issuing notice to proceed in the late spring/early summer of 2023.

Bid packages will be available on the bidding software DemandStar. Hard copies will not be available for purchase. Bidders may make printed copies of the bid documents (plans and bid packet) at their own expense. When downloading the documents from DemandStar, you will be required to provide your company name, a contact person and phone number, a complete company address and an e-mail address to be added to the Plan Holders List and for receiving official bidding communications and addenda. If you are not on the Plan Holders List, you will not receive any addenda issued.

Any questions regarding this project must be submitted to: Ryan Stehn at, by 4:00 pm local time on Thursday, April 13, 2023. No written questions after this date or any verbal questions will be recognized.

A bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid amount must accompany each bid, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

For a contractor to be awarded this project the contractor must have a fully responsive contractor questionnaire on file with the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission at least 7 days prior to the bid opening date. All bidders must be on MoDOT’s Qualified Contractor List per Section 102.2 of the current Missouri Standard Specifications for Highway Construction. No Second Tier Subcontracting will be allowed.

The wage rates applicable to this project have been predetermined as required by law and are set forth in this specification. When Federal wage rates are applicable and included, this contract is subject to the “Work Hours Act of 1962”, (P.L. 87-581: 76 Stat. 357) and implementing regulations. When state and federal wage rates are both required the higher of the two for each job classification shall be used.

Effective January 1, 2009 and pursuant to RSMo 285.530 (1), No business entity or employer shall knowingly employ, hire for employment, or continue to employ an unauthorized alien to perform work within the state of Missouri. The successful bidder must submit a sworn affidavit and documentation affirming the business entity's enrollment and participation in the federal work authorization program and that all of its employees working for the contracted services are not illegal immigrants.

Upon signing the contract, the successful contractor and any subcontractor performing the work shall provide a ten- hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) construction safety program for their on-site employees within sixty (60) days of beginning work on the construction project.

The Ozark Transportation Organization hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, ancestry, or national origin in consideration for an award.

The DBE Contract Goal for this project is 5%, and DBE firms must be certified by MoDOT to attain credit towards this contract goal. There is no On the Job Trainee goal.


Ozarks Transportation Organization is your Springfield-regional Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO. The MPO is a body of elected and appointed members who work together with local, state and federal elected officials and policymakers, serving to make funding and planning decisions for transportation within the Springfield, MO region.

Public input is a cornerstone of our operations. To tell us what you think, please email us at Find us on Facebook or on Twitter @theOTOMPO.

Si usted necesita la ayuda de un traductor, por favor comuníquese con Nicole Stokes al 417-865-3042, al menos 48 horas antes del plazo.

Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Nicole Stokes at 417-865-3042 at least 2 working days prior to the expiration of the public comment period.

If you need relay services, please call the following numbers: 711 - Nationwide relay service; 1-800-735-2966 - Missouri TTY service; 1-800-735-0135 - Missouri voice carry-over service.

OTO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, see, or call 417-865-3042.

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