Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0643    Version: 1 Name: Fremont Center Road at Illinois Route 60: Contract Award and Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/15/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, in the amount of $2,133,208.86 for the intersection improvement of Fremont Center Road and Illinois Route 60 and appropriating $2,560,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.
Attachments: 1. 21-0643 Bid Tab, Fremont Center Road at IL Route 60, 2. 21-0643 Vendor Disclosure, Berger, 3. 21-0643 Location Map, Fremont Center Rd at IL 60
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, in the amount of $2,133,208.86 for the intersection improvement of Fremont Center Road and Illinois Route 60 and appropriating $2,560,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds.

Staff Summary
* The intersection of Fremont Center Road and Illinois Route 60 will be improved with the installation of a traffic signal and turn lanes.
* There was a public call for bids, and a total of four bids were received, ranging from $2,133,208.86 to $2,992,779.84, and the lowest responsible bidder is Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, in the amount of $2,133,208.86.
* The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will reimburse the County for 50 percent of the construction costs up to $1,550,000.
* The project requires a 50-day closure to construct the intersection improvements. If the closure goes beyond the planned 50 days, liquidated damages will be assessed.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program with construction planned to begin in 2021, and designated as Section 12-00138-02-CH.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted by this Lake County Board, the County Engineer heretofore called for sealed bids, by publication, for the intersection improvement of Fremont Center Road and Illinois Route 60, and designated as Section 12-00138-02-CH; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication and calling for said bids, sealed bids were received and opened on April 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

Berger Excavating Contractors
Wauconda, Illinois
$2,133,208.86

Lake County Grading Company
Libertyville, Illinois
$2,233,445.50

Campanella and Sons, Inc.
Wadsworth, Illinois
$2,265,594.10

Martam Construction, Inc.
Elgin, Illinois
$2,992,779.84

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Com...

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