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  • Request for Propo

    For: SNOW PLOW SERVICES S

    Event

    Bidders Electronic Question Due D(Refer to RFP Section 1.3.1 for more informatio

    Mandatory Pre-bid Conference

    Mandatory Site Visit

    Bid Submission Due Date (Refer to RFP Section 1.3.2 for more informatio

    Dates are subject to change. All changes Division of Purchase and Property websi

    Small Business Set-Aside

    (Refer to RFP Section 4.4.2.2 for more information.)

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    RFP Issued By State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury Division of Purchase and Property Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0230 Date: 11/01/07

    sal 08-X-39688

    ING & HAULING TATEWIDE FOR DOT

    Date Time

    ate n.) 09/06/07 5:00 PM

    N/A

    N/A

    n.) 09/20/07 2:00 PM

    will be reflected in Addenda to the RFP posted on the te.

    Status Applicable

    re Contract

    ial Contract

    contracting Only

    Category I

    II

    III

    Using Agency/Agencies

    State of New Jersey Department of Transportation

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    Table of Contents

    1.0 INFORMATION FOR BIDDERS..................................................................................................................................................... 4 1.1 PURPOSE AND INTENT .......................................................................................................................................................... 4 1.2 BACKGROUND......................................................................................................................................................................... 4 1.3 KEY EVENTS ............................................................................................................................................................................ 4

    1.3.1 ELECTRONIC QUESTION AND ANSWER PERIOD ....................................................................................................... 4 1.3.2 SUBMISSION OF BID PROPOSAL .................................................................................................................................. 4

    1.4 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION................................................................................................................................................... 5 1.4.1 ADDENDA: REVISIONS TO THIS RFP............................................................................................................................ 5 1.4.2 BIDDER RESPONSIBILITY .............................................................................................................................................. 5 1.4.3 COST LIABILITY............................................................................................................................................................... 5 1.4.4 CONTENTS OF BID PROPOSAL..................................................................................................................................... 6 1.4.5 PRICE ALTERATION........................................................................................................................................................ 6 1.4.6 BID ERRORS.................................................................................................................................................................... 6 1.4.7 JOINT VENTURE.............................................................................................................................................................. 7

    2.0 DEFINITIONS ................................................................................................................................................................................. 8 2.1 GENERAL DEFINITIONS.......................................................................................................................................................... 8

    3.0 COMMODITY DESCRIPTION/SCOPE OF WORK........................................................................................................................ 9 3.1 EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS .............................................................................................................................................. 9 3.2 TRUCK CLASSIFICATION..................................................................................................................................................... 10 3.3 OTHER EQUIPMENT (LOADERS & GRADERS).................................................................................................................. 10 3.4 SNOW SEASON. ................................................................................................................................................................... 11

    3.4.1 HAULING AND LOADING SEASON............................................................................................................................... 11 3.5 SNOW SECTION ................................................................................................................................................................... 11 3.6 OTHER EQUIPMENT............................................................................................................................................................. 11 3.7 SAFETY LIGHTS.................................................................................................................................................................... 11 3.8 CAUSES FOR TERMINATION OF SNOW PLOWING CONTRACT ..................................................................................... 11 3.9 PROOF OF INSURANCE........................................................................................................................................................ 12

    3.9.1 CONTRACTOR INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATION ...................................................................................................... 13 3.9.2 CONTRACTOR DAMAGE CLAIMS............................................................................................................................... 13

    3.10 DRIVERS/OPERATORS ...................................................................................................................................................... 14 3.11 UNIT HOURLY RATE PER VEHICLE FOR STRAIGHT OPERATING HOUR .................................................................... 14 3.12 UNIT HOURLY RATE PER VEHICLE FOR PREMIUM OPERATING HOUR...................................................................... 14 3.13 HOURLY RATE FOR STRAIGHT-TIME FOR LOADERS & GRADERS.............................................................................. 15 3.14 HOURLY RATE FOR PREMIUM TIME FOR LOADERS & GRADERS............................................................................... 15 3.15 HOLIDAYS. .......................................................................................................................................................................... 15 3.16 CONTRACTOR ASSEMBLY LOCATION ............................................................................................................................ 15 3.17 OPERATING TIME............................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.18 REPORTING TIME............................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.19 STAND-BY TIME...................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.20 HAULING TIME .................................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.21 LEASING/SUBLETTING ...................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.22 READINESS......................................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.23 REFUELING ......................................................................................................................................................................... 16 3.24 MEALS ................................................................................................................................................................................. 17 3.25 AVAILABILITY ...................................................................................................................................................................... 17 3.26 ACCIDENT REPORTING..................................................................................................................................................... 17 3.27 CALL-OUT............................................................................................................................................................................ 17 3.28 SNOW PLOW APPARATUS ................................................................................................................................................ 18 3.29 PLOWS, ATTACHMENTS AND EQUIPMENT..................................................................................................................... 18 3.30 UNAUTHORIZED USE OF NJDOT EQUIPMENT ......................