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Invitation to Bid

Da Vinci Science Center


Da Vinci Science Center
New Construction
18 N. 8th Street
Allentown, PA 18101


Friday, May 6, 2022 @ 3:00:00 PM. Local Time


Alvin H. Butz, Inc.
Attn: Steve Butz
840 W. Hamilton Street, Suite 600
Allentown, PA 18105-0509

Project Descriptions:

Separate sealed Bids are requested for the Da Vinci Science Center New Building Project. Work includes an approximately 67,500 sf new construction building, consisting of new exhibit spaces, classrooms, offices, café, and support spaces. Work is being bid as the following Prime Contracts:

BP-APIG           ANIZDA Public Improvements General Trades
BP-APIE           ANIZDA Public Improvements Electrical
BP-01                Micropiles
BP-02                Site Work
BP-03                Concrete
BP-04                Masonry
BP-05                Structural Steel
BP-06                Miscellaneous Metals
BP-07                General Trades
BP-08                Waterproofing & Roofing
BP-09                Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems
BP-10                Metal Panels
BP-11                Caulking
BP-12                Doors, Fames and Hardware – Furnish Only
BP-13                Overhead Coiling Doors
BP-14                Aluminum Entrances, Curtainwall, Glazing
BP-15                Metal Studs & Drywall, Ceilings
BP-16                Ceramic Tile
BP-17                Flooring Covering
BP-18                Terrazzo
BP-19                Resinous Flooring
BP-20                Painting & Wall Coverings
BP-21                Acoustical Spray
BP-22                Operable Partitions
BP-23                Window Shades
BP-24                Conveyor Systems
BP-25                Fire Protection – Sprinkler
BP-26                Plumbing
BP-27                HVAC- Mechanical
BP-28                Electrical

Bidding Documents are available as of Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Prime Bidders may obtain and download at no charge / cost, the electronic files of the Bidding Documents by contacting the Construction Manager via email: Steve Butz steve.butz@nullbutz.com. Alvin H. Butz, Inc. 840 W. Hamilton Street, Suite 600, Allentown, PA  18105; 610-395-6871. Bidding Documents MUST be secured and registered directly from the Construction Manager to be considered as a qualified bidder.

A non-mandatory bidder’s pre-bid meeting was held virtually on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 9:00 am. A link to the recorded pre-bid meeting can be obtained with the bidding documents as part of Addendum #1.

Sealed Bids must be made on standard Proposal Forms in manner designated thereon and required and included in the Bidding Documents.

Each of the Bids must be accompanied by those Documents and materials described in the Instructions to Bidders provided in the Project Manual.

Each Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in an amount not less than 5 percent (5%) of the total bid, as security.

Performance and Payment Bonds are required.

Bidders on this Work and all subcontractors shall comply with all provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act, the Davis Bacon Act, the Pennsylvania Steel Procurement Act, the Pennsylvania Fair Trades Practices Act of 1968, and the Buy American Act.

MBE/WBE requirements as defined in the Bidding Documents will be in place.

A previous advertisement listed BP-27 HVAC-Mechanical as being bid separately. That no longer applies, so BP-27 will have the same bidding requirements and bid due date as all other packages, Friday, May 6, 2022 @ 3:00:00 PM.

Upon receipt and opening of the bids, DaVinci Science City reserves the right to hold the Bids for up to a period of thirty (60) days thereafter before making the Award. DaVinci reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, with or without cause, or to waive or permit cure of any minor deficiency or irregularity in accordance with Pennsylvania law.


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