NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Franklin, Tennessee will receive sealed bids, subject to the conditions contained herein, in the Engineering Department at Suite 133 of City Hall, 109 3rd Avenue South, Franklin, TN 37064 until 2:00 PM (CDT) on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at which time the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following Project:


COF Contract No: 2020-0234

The Project generally consists of the furnishing of all materials, equipment and labor for the construction of the following Work: Roadway / Interchange Ramp Modifications, Pavement Markings, Signal Modifications, Traffic Control and Sidewalk Improvements. 

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is the by paying a non-refundable fee of $200 per set of said Bidding Documents.  Receipt of payment will place Bidder on an approved list.  Prospective bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office or by visiting the City of Franklin, TN Business Opportunities Webpage. 

Each Bid must be submitted on the Bid Form(s) provided in the Contract Documents along with the other documents required, including but not limited to the Drug Free Affidavit as required by T.C.A. § 50-9-113, and either accompanied by a Bid security, properly executed on the form provided or a Certified Check or Cashier’s Check drawn on a National or Tennessee Bank in the amount of 5% of the Total Bid Price.

The envelope containing the vendors bid must be sealed and contain on the face of the envelope the word “BID”, the name of the Project, Bidder’s Name, license number, expiration date thereof and license classification in accordance with State law (TCA § 62-6-119). Masonry, electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning as well as any additionally required Subcontractors’ name, license number, expiration date thereof, and license classification in accordance with State Law (TCA § 62-6-119), and the Time and Date of the Bid Opening shall also appear on the envelope. If the Bid is sent by mail, the sealed envelope shall be enclosed in a separate mailing envelope with the notation “SEALED BID ENCLOSED” on the face thereof.

All Bidders’ must be licensed contractors as required by the Contractor Licensing Act of 1976 (TCA Title 62, ch.6).

The City of Franklin, TN is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer, drug-free, with policies of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age disability, or military service.

The City of Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, age, sex or disability in its hiring and employment practices, or in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, and activities with regard to all aspects of this Contract.  By submitting a Bid, the Bidder certifies and warrants they will also comply.   

Bids received more than seventy-two (72) hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays before the time set for opening of bids, as well as bids received after the time set for opening of bids, shall not be considered and will be returned unopened.

The Owner reserves the right to revise or amend the Bidding Documents prior to the date set for the opening of Bids and the right to waive any informality in or to reject any and all bids.  Bids lacking required documents or not submitted in accordance with Tennessee State Bidding Laws will be rejected and may subject bidder to a one (1) year ban from submittal on future City of Franklin, TN projects. For additional information call David Hodnett, Staff Engineer II; 615-550-8414; 





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