City of Hobart – 37th Avenue Water Main Extension (W22043)


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37th Avenue Water Main Extension


The City of Hobart Board of Public Works & Safety (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:


W22043 City of Hobart 37th Avenue Water Main Extension


Sealed bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office of the City of Hobart located in Hobart City Hall, 414 Main Street; Hobart, Indiana at or before May 16, 2022 at 10:00 AM local time and, thereafter, at the meeting where they will be publicly opened and read. Any bid not timely received will be returned unopened.

The Project includes the following Work:


The project includes but is not limited to the installation of approximately 800 feet of 12-inch water main.


The Project has an expected duration of 30 days.


Obtaining the Bidding Documents


Prospective Bidders may examine the drawings via the Web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at 

Prospective Bidders are urged to register with the designated website as a plan holder, even if Bidding Documents are obtained from a plan room or source other than the designated website in either electronic or paper format. The Contract Documents, Specifications, and Drawings will be provided via the web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at  The designated website will be updated periodically with addenda, lists of registered plan holders, reports, and other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project. All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered only through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the designated website. Questions pertaining to this project shall be submitted directly to Ryan LaReau at at Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. via  Additional questions concerning access to the website may be directed to Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at 317.888.1177 or email to

The Bidding and Contract Documents, including Bidders Procedure Checklist for Construction Services, Official Notice to Bidders, Instructions to Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Bid Bond, Agreement, Form of Performance Bond, Form of Payment Bond, General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Specifications, Drawings and Addenda, if any, may be examined at the following locations:


Administrative Offices                                                             Consulting Engineer Office

City of Hobart – Clerk-Treasurer’s Office                                  Commonwealth Engineers, Inc.

414 Main Street                                                                            104 North Main Street

Hobart, IN 46342                                                                          Crown Point, IN 46307



Each Bid must be accompanied by a certified or cashier’s check on a solvent bank or trust company, drawn to the order of the City of Hobart, or an acceptable Bid Bond, in an amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the total Bid for the Project.  This sum is a guarantee that, if the Bid is accepted, a contract will be entered into, and its performance properly secured.

Bid security of all excepting the three lowest, responsive, responsible Bidders will be returned within thirty (30) days after the opening of bids.  Any Bidder whose Bid security has been retained may, after thirty (30) days from the opening of Bids, request the return of his Bid security provided he has not been notified of acceptance of his Bid.  The Bid Security of the successful Bidder will not be returned until Bidder delivers the required signed contract and Performance Bond.

Any Bid may be withdrawn prior to the scheduled time for the opening of Bids or authorized postponement thereof.  However, no Bid may be withdrawn for sixty (60) days after the scheduled time for opening, unless agreed to by the OWNER.

The award of the contract will be made by the OWNER. In determining who is the lowest, responsive, responsible Bidder, the OWNER will consider the Bid, and all other relevant facts or matters mentioned in the Contract Documents or which the OWNER may legally consider in determining the lowest, responsive, responsible Bidder.

The OWNER reserves the right, after all Bids have been examined and tabulated, to waive any informalities and insubstantial defects in any Bid; to accept the Bid which it deems to be the lowest, responsive, and responsible; and to reject any and all of the Bids received. All Bid awards are made subject to an appropriate contract being finalized between the City and the winning Bidder.

Questions about these Bidding Procedures should be directed to the City of Hobart Attorney, Ms. Heather McCarthy, tel. 219.942.4844 ext. 2285, email address:

Questions about the drawings and specifications should be directed to the Engineer, Ryan M. Lareau, tel. 219.900.9177, email address: at Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. via


Instructions to Bidders

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.


This Advertisement is issued by:

Owner:  City of Hobart

By:       Phillip Gralik, PE

Title:     City Engineer

Date:    May 6, 2022


City of Hobart

37th Avenue Water Main Extension

Bid Date:  May 16, 2022 @ 10:00 a.m.



Dyer Construction Company Inc

1716 Sheffield Ave

Dyer, IN 46311




3825 Edwards Road, Suite 800

Cincinnati, OH 45209



Rex Construction Co., Inc

700 Schiller Avenue

Schererville, IN 46375



Gatlin Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

1111 East Main Street

Griffith, IN 46319


Additional information

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