Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1301    Version: 1 Name: Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road Intersection Improvements: Contract Award
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2021 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, in the amount of $10,583,076.83 for intersection improvements at Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road.
Attachments: 1. 21-1301 Bid Tab, Gilmer and Midlothian, 2. 21-1301 Vendor Disclosure, Berger, 3. 21-1301 Location Map, Gilmer and Midlothian
Title
Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, in the amount of $10,583,076.83 for intersection improvements at Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road.

Staff Summary
* The intersection of Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road will be improved with additional through lanes, turn lanes, drainage improvements, and non-motorized improvements.
* There was a public call for bids, and a total of five bids were received, ranging from $10,583,076.83 to $13,940,410.16, and the lowest responsible bidder is Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, in the amount of $10,583.076.83.
* The project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program with multi-year construction beginning in 2021, and designated as Section 10-00079-16-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 intersection improvements at Gilmer Road and Midlothian Road; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication and calling for said bids, sealed bids were received and opened on August 17, 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
$10,583,076.83

Lake County Grading Company
Libertyville, Illinois
$11,266,711.30

Campanella and Sons, Inc.
Wadsworth, Illinois
$11,804,458.27

Martam Construction, Inc.
Elgin, Illinois
$12,958,785.27

Copenhaver Construction
Gilberts, Illinois
$13,940,410.16

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, the County Engineer and the Purchasing Agent have examined each bid, and the lowest responsible bidder is Berger Excavating Contractors, Wauconda, Illinois, their bid being $10,583,076.83, based on estimated quantities and unit prices; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County Board, at its meeting on July 13, 2021, authorized an appropriation of $17...

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