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Posted on: February 12, 2021

2021 Asphalt Project

Sealed bids will be received electronically for the 2021 Asphalt Project until 2:00p.m. local time on the 22nd day of March, 2021, at City Hall, 300 N. Coal St., Mexico, Missouri 65265, at which time and place all bids will be opened and read aloud.


Work consists of resurfacing pavement as indicated in the bid package for the City of Mexico and City of Centralia.  Please note that this is a cooperative bid and separate contracts will be executed with each entity.


All equipment, materials and workmanship must be in accordance with the drawings and specifications on file with the Public Works Director, City of Mexico, 300 N. Coal, City of Mexico, Missouri 65265. Copies of the bidding documents may be viewed at or by going to and navigating to the Mexico, MO homepage.   Bids must be completed electronically through Bid Express using the Digital Signature verification method (allow 7 days for attainment of Digital Signature).


No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the date of opening of bids.


A certified or cashier’s check or a bid bond in the amount of 5% shall be submitted with each proposal.


If this contract involves the construction, reconstruction, demolition, painting, or major repair of any facility of the City, Bidder shall provide a ten (10) hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) construction safety program for their on-site employees within 60 Days of award of the contract.  Failure to provide training and maintain documentation of the training, may result in penalties under RSMO 292.675.


Minimum wage rates for this contract shall be prevailing wage rates as determined by the Missouri State Department of Labor.  The wage rates are set forth in the contract documents, and are to be considered as a part of this Invitation to Bid.


The contract, if awarded, will be awarded to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder complying with the Conditions of the Contract Documents within the Owner’s budget. The Bidder to whom the awards are made will be notified at the earliest possible date. The Owner; however, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids and to waive any informality in Bids received whenever such rejection or waiver is in his interest.

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