Public Notice No. 5696


Notice is hereby given that Niobrara County will receive sealed bids at the Niobrara County Courthouse for the ”Niobrara County 2022 Road Rehabilitation” project until 10:00 a.m. Local Time on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  The work is described in the plans and specifications and on the bid schedule, and consists of the following major quantities (approximately):

Road Grading 5.5 Miles

Haul and Place Owner-Supplied Aggregate (3’’) 8,604 Tons

The project also includes an alternate bid schedule to allow more competitive bids to companies that can only do the trucking, along with various other minor items as listed on the bid schedule. Bid forms, specifications, and plans may be obtained either in digital or hard copy format from BenchMark of Torrington, P.C., 119 East 19th Avenue, Torrington, Wyoming, 82240, (307) 532-3811 or by emailing [email protected] upon payment of $70.00 per set for hard copy or $25.00 per set for digital copy, non-refundable.  Bid documents may be inspected at the above listed office from 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mondays through Fridays.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. Local Time on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 in the Commissioners Room at the Niobrara County Courthouse at 424 S Elm St, Lusk, WY. It is recommended, but not mandatory, that all bidders interested in this project attend the pre-bid conference. Due to ever-changing state guidelines due to COVID-19, any updates related to this meeting will be emailed to all plan holders. It is recommended that if you contact the Engineer to verify the status of the meeting the day before. It is also recommended that only one representative attend for each bidder.

Bids must be submitted on proposal forms provided in accordance with the contract documents.  “...the contract shall be let to the responsible certified resident making the lowest bid if the certified resident’s bid is not more than five percent (5%) higher than that of the lowest responsible nonresident bidder.” (WY Statute 16-6-102) “Preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, agricultural products, equipment, machinery, and provisions produced, manufactured, or grown in Wyoming, or supplied by a resident of the state, quality being equal to articles offered by the competitors outside of the state.” (WY Statute 16-6-106).  The sealed bids must be marked on the outside of the envelope “Niobrara County 2022 Road Rehabilitation.”  THE BIDS WILL BE OPENED AT 10:00 a.m. Local Time on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  

Bids may be mailed to:

Niobrara County Commissioners

P.O. Box 1238

Lusk, Wyoming 82225

or delivered to the Niobrara County Clerk at the Niobrara County Courthouse, Lusk, Wyoming.

Niobrara County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or schedules, and to waive minor irregularities and formalities therein, and to award the contract in whole or in part in the best interest of the Owner.

Niobrara County,

County Commissioners

Public Notice No. 5696. Published in The Lusk Herald on December 15, 22, and 29, 2021.