Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1037    Version: 1 Name: Culvert Replacements, Cedar Lake Road: Contract Award and Supplemental Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Copenhaver Construction, Inc., Gilberts, Illinois, in the amount of $372,644 for culvert replacements on Cedar Lake Road and appropriating a supplemental amount of $190,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.
Attachments: 1. 22-1037 Bid Tab, Culvert Replacements, Cedar Lake Road, 2. 22-1037 Location Map, Cedar Lake Road, 3. 22-1037 Vendor Disclosure, Copenhaver, CL
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Copenhaver Construction, Inc., Gilberts, Illinois, in the amount of $372,644 for culvert replacements on Cedar Lake Road and appropriating a supplemental amount of $190,000 of County Bridge Tax funds.

Staff Summary
* Culverts 85 and 89, located on Cedar Lake Road, are at the end of their useful life and must be replaced.
* The Lake County Board, by prior resolution at its meeting of November 9, 2021, appropriated $300,000 of County Bridge Tax funds for this work.
* There was a public call for bids, and a total of four bids were received, ranging from $372,644 to $508,738.35, and the lowest responsible bidder is Copenhaver Construction, Inc., Gilberts, Illinois, in the amount of $372,644.
* The contract includes an incentive to the contractor for opening the road early and a disincentive if the closure goes beyond specified calendar days, up to a maximum incentive of $40,000.
* This project is included in the Transportation Improvement Program with construction in 2022, and designated as Section 20-00153-12-DR.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted by this Lake County Board, the County Engineer heretofore called for sealed bids, by publication, for construction of the Cedar Lake Road culvert replacements, and designated as Section 20-00153-12-DR; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to said publication calling for said bid, sealed bids were received and opened on July 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Division of Transportation in Libertyville, Illinois; a tabulation of said bids being as follows:

Copenhaver Construction, Inc.
Gilberts, Illinois
$372,644

Campanella & Sons, Inc.
Wadsworth, Illinois
$403,670

Berger Excavating Contractors, Inc.
Wauconda, Illinois
$455,371.70

Lake County Grading Company, LLC
Libertyville, Illinois
$508,738.35

WHEREAS, the Public Works, Planning and Transportation Committee, the County Engineer, and the Purchasing Agent have examined each bid, and the l...

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