Branford, Connecticut
Project No. - 040824

You are hereby invited to submit bid proposals for one or more of the Bid Packages listed below for the Athletic Fields Improvement for Francis Walsh Intermediate School.

Bid Package #040824 – Athletic Fields Improvements for Francis Walsh Intermediate School

The following are targeted Schedule of Milestones dates for all work outlined in the Contract Documents.

Documents availability: April 8, 2024
Pre-Bid Conference: April 18, 2024
Bid Submission Deadline: May 13, 2024 at 2:00PM

A Pre-Bid Conference shall be held at Francis Walsh Intermediate School, 185 Damascus Road, Branford, CT on Thursday April 18, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. In the event of adverse weather conditions, the walk-thru will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.

All Requests for Information (RFI) for interpretations and/or clarifications to the Bid Documents and Contract Documents must be submitted in writing to John Hoefferle at the Town of Branford, email: All RFI’s must be received by May 1, 2024 at end of business day.

The last addenda, if required will be issued in writing no later than Five (5) days prior to the Bid Opening Date. May 8, 2024 will be the final day for issuing Addenda.

Bids will be received and accepted until 2:00 p.m. local time Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Branford Town Hall, 1019 Main St., Branford, CT 06405 (Finance Department). Bids received after the time indicated above will not be considered and will be returned unopened. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud approximately 1 hour after the Bid receipt time states above at the Branford Fire Department, 45 N. Main St. Branford, CT 06405 (2nd floor conference room).

Contract Documents shall be on file and available at the locations listed below:

Joseph Merritt & Company
154 State Street, Suite 103
North Haven, CT 06511
(203) 562-9885

Contract documents may be obtained, at cost, by submitting a request directly to Joseph Merritt & Company, 154 State Street, North Haven, CT 06473 Phone: (203) 562-9885. Payments shall be made via check payable to the Joseph Merritt & Company. Upon receipt of your request and payment, the printer listed above shall prepare a complete set of documents. Arrangements for the pickup of documents shall be made directly through the printer. Documents shall be mailed only at the request and cost of the bidder.

Partial sets or additional sets of Contract Documents are also available for a non-refundable direct purchase from the Joseph Merritt & Company, 154 State Street, North Haven, CT 06473 Phone: (203) 562-9885. Any/all addenda/addendums will be made available at the locations noted above. Addenda may be obtained at cost from Joseph Merritt & Company. It is the sole responsibility of each Bidder to make sure they have received and reviewed all Addenda prior to submitting a bid.

Right to reject: The Town of Branford (Owner) reserve the right to accept or reject all or any part of a bid, or to waive any informalities, irregularities, or technical defects in the Bids. The Owner may make any investigations as they deem necessary to determine the responsibility, qualifications and ability of Bidder to perform the work, and Bidders shall furnish the Owner all such information and data for this purpose as the Owner may require. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, without stating reasons therefore, and to waive any informality in the bidding.