ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed proposals will be received by the Alabama Department of Transportation at the office of the Alex City Area (Previously 4th Division) located at 240 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010, until 2:00 p.m. Local Time Thursday, February 2, 2017 for a new building, ALDOT 4th Division Office Building, Hollis Crossroads, AL, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. Bidders are responsible for assuring their bids are received prior to bid date and time. The general scope of work includes: District Office New 7,203 s.f. office building with covered drive through, wood framed (steel stud frame an option), brick veneer, with metal trusses with standing seam metal roof. Storage Shed/Pole Barn (Alternate #1) Demolition of Existing Road Camp Building (9,738 s.f., with 1,096 s.f. canopies), New 6,000 s.f. storage structure, metal building frame with metal building screw down roof with metal building roof insulation. Exposed walls. (no insulation) Renovations to Existing District Office (Alternate #2) 1,880 s.f. existing building, masonry structure exterior, precast flat concrete roof deck with built-up roof with gravel ballast. New standing seam roof with insulation over prefab, pre-engineered wood trusses. Replacement of existing front door. Paint entire exterior of building. All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the Bidder, Bidder's license number, and name of the project. Envelopes containing bids must be addressed as follows, and delivered to The Alabama Department of Transportation, Attention: Mr. Mike Corley, P.O. Box 1179, Alexander City, AL 35011-1179: ALDOT 4TH DIVISON OFFICE BUILDING, HOLLIS CROSSROADS, ALABAMA. A cashier's check or bid bond payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder's proposal. Contractor can purchase plans and specifications from Quality Blue Print L.L.C. (334)262-9344 at reproduction cost plus shipping/ handling. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the offices of Robinson and Associates Architecture, Inc., 906 South Perry Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36104; I-Square-Foot Plan Room in association with Associated General Contractors; Reed Construction Data at All bids must be based upon the Drawings, Specifications, Clarifications and Addenda. A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 2:00 p.m. Local Time Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the site located at 10214 Highway 9, Delta, AL 36258. Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by ALDOT or copies thereof. All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Architect; the bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner's judgment, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 45 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Nonresident bidders must accompany any written bid documents with a written option of an attorney at law licensed to practice law in such nonresident bidder's state of domicile, as to the preferences, if any or none, granted by the law of that state to its own business entities whose principal places of business are in that state in the letting of any or all public contracts. John R. Cooper, Director The Alabama Department of Transportation (Awarding Authority) Alabama Department of Transportation Mr. Mike Corley, Operations Engineer P.O. Box 1179 Alexander City, AL 35011-1179 (256)234-8525 Phone The Cleburne News Cleburne Co., AL January 12, 19, 26, 2017