County Commissioners/Highway Dept. seek bids for roadway improvements


Notice is hereby given that the Brown County Commissioners/Highway Department, Brown County, Indiana, hereinafter referred to as the Owner, will be accepting sealed bid proposals on the following items:

2016 Roadway Improvements – Hot Mix Asphalt Paving – CCMG Grant Projects

Specifications may be obtained from the County Highway Department.

Bids must be submitted no later than December 7, 2016 at 9:00 A.M. to the office of the Brown County Auditor, 201 N. Locust Lane, County Government Building, Nashville, Indiana 47448. Bids will be publicly opened and read on December 7, 2016 during the scheduled Commissioners meeting which starts at  9 A.M.  Bids shall be submitted on the forms in the Specifications, along with the Non-Collusion Affidavit, copy attached.  A bid bond or certified check (10%) shall accompany each Bid.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the Auditor’s office and display the name of the Contractor and marked as “2016 Roadway Improvements Bids – CCMG”.  The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount with an approved surety company.  Said bonds to remain in full force and effect for a period of 180 days after the date of final acceptance of the work.

It is anticipated that due to construction season limitations, if a bid is received which meets the specifications and budget of the County, a Contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder on December 21, 2016, with work to be completed by no later than May 31, 2017. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals or to accept any Proposal and to waive any and all informalities in the bid process.  For additional information, call the Highway Department Office at (812) 988-4545 or contact Superintendent Magner email:

Specifications are available for review by the Contractors in the Highway Office located at 711 Greasy Creek Rd, Nashville, IN  47448


Dave Anderson, President

Diana Biddle, Commission

Joe Wray, Commissioner

November 1, 2016

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