Invitation to Bid- Tyringham Road Paving

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           The Town of Otis will receive bids for MassDOT approved application for the paving of Tyringham Road until Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.  Bids are to be submitted to the Board of Selectmen’s Office, Otis Town Hall, 1 North Main Road, P.O. Box 237, Otis, MA 01253 on or before the above date and time.  The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Bids are to be submitted in sealed envelopes plainly marked: INVITATION FOR BID – TYRINGHAM ROAD PAVING.  Bid prices shall include all labor, equipment and material for a complete in place product at Tyringham Road. Bid prices are to be based on application of FDR, application of HMA Binder & Top mix along with Tack coat in between courses and shoulder material put in place.  The project consists of 6600’ x 22’ of FDR of the existing blacktop surface and the application of HMA Binder course of two inches and HMA top course of one and a half inches approximately 3100 tons, along with tack coat at .05 gallons a square yard in between layers. Wedge joint to be installed on each layer of HMA as well as tacked between courses. Shoulder widening and compaction consisting of approximately 270 tons of 3” Granite Dense Grade after HMA completion.  The base price for liquid asphalt shall be $547.50 per ton and the base price for diesel shall be $2.289 per gallon.  Price adjustment clause in effect for hot mix asphalt mixtures.  Bids are to include base price of liquid asphalt and diesel and must be OSHA 10 certified.  Project to be completed per current MassDOT specifications.  Prevailing wage applies as per M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27F and a wage schedule is included in the specifications.  A 100% performance bond is required of successful bidder, 5% bond required with bid.  Contractor must be pre-qualified by MassDOT.  Questions may be directed to Highway Superintendent Derek Poirier at 413-269-0106 or email  The Board of Selectmen reserve the right to waive any informality or to accept or reject any or all bids deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.