Bid Number: 23-043-C
Bid Title: Crocker Elementary School MSBA Project - GENERAL CONTRACTORS
Category: Construction and Public Works (Chapter 149 and Chapter 30, 39m)
Status: Closed






#23-043-C Crocker Elementary School Project

The City of Fitchburg School District, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids for the construction of the new Crocker Elementary School Project located at 200 Bigelow Road in Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420 as described in the drawings and specifications prepared by Saam Architecture. Bidding procedures shall be in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, sections 44A through 44J as amended by Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004.


SCOPE OF WORK: The Project consists of the construction of a new, 2 story, 116,000 SF elementary school building containing classrooms, offices, Cafetorium Space, Media and Art spaces, and Gymnasium. The sitework will include regrading, new parking areas, driveways, walkways, and plantings. The abatement and demolition of the existing Crocker Elementary School building will occur after the new building is occupied. Construction is anticipated to begin in January 2023 with a project duration of approximately 34 months.


The Project Team includes: Architect, Saam Architecture and Owner’s Project Manager (OPM), Colliers Project Leaders


SUB-BIDS: Sealed bids from qualified sub-bidders who have been certified by the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) are invited for the following sub-trades: Miscellaneous and Ornamental Iron; Waterproofing, Dampproofing and Caulking; Roofing and Flashing; Metal Windows; Glass and Glazing; Tile; Acoustical Tile; Resilient Floors; Painting; Elevators; Fire Protection; Plumbing; Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning; Electrical Work. Qualified sub-bidders are sub-bidders who have been prequalified by the Awarding Authority for this Project pursuant to Section 19 of Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004.


GENERAL BIDS: Sealed bids for the General Contract, from bidders who have been certified by the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM) for the category of work and the dollar amount of this project and who have been prequalified by the Awarding Authority for this Project pursuant to Section 19 of Chapter 193 of the Acts of 2004.


Sub-Bids will be received until 10:00 AM January 31, 2023

General Bids will be received until 1:00 PM February 14, 2023


Bidding procedures and award of Trade Contracts are subject to the provisions of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (MGL) including but not limited to c.149, §44A to §44J inclusive; applicable sections of MGL c.30.


PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at 9:00 am local time at the job-site location, 200 Bigelow Road in Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420. All bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.


AVAILABILITY OF BID DOCUMENTS: Specifications, Terms and Conditions and Forms may be obtained via the City’s website at, under Current Solicitations. Complete sets of bidding documents shall be used in preparing bids; the City does not assume any responsibility for errors or misinterpretations resulting from the use of incomplete sets of bidding documents or for modifications to the bidding documents including electronic conversion.


After a short registration procedure, solicitation documents may be downloaded for viewing, saving, or completing. Once registered for the solicitation, registrants become a plan holder for the purposes of public record. 


Addenda will be issued electronically to all plan holders who have registered through the City’s portal. 

It is the sole reasonability of the contractor, subcontractor, vendor and/or any individual and/or corporation to review all ADDENDUMS twenty-four hours prior to bid opening.


REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION AND INTERPRETATION: All inquiries should be submitted in writing by e-mail request at and . All Sub-Bid inquiries are due by 5:00 PM on November 21, 2022 December 5, 2022 . All General Bid inquiries are due by 5:00 PM on November 30, 2022 December 14, 2022.


RECEIPT OF BIDS: SEALED BIDS will be received by the Chief Procurement Officer until date and time stipulated herein above.


Bid shall be addressed and delivered to the Chief Procurement Officer, City Hall, 718 Main Street, Suite 208, Fitchburg, MA 01420. City Hall is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on weekdays. 


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR BID PACKAGE DELIVERIES: If the bid is to be dropped off in person, please go to the Purchasing Office on the second floor. Please leave yourself ample time before the deadline time to deliver your bid. Bids arriving late or left in any outside receptacle will be rejected and returned unopened.


BID OPENING: Filed sub-bid opening will be held in-person and also live via GoToWebinar. Filed sub-bids will be opened on the date stated in the bid documents on a staggered schedule between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. A schedule will be released, along with a GoToWebinar link, one week prior to opening. This opening schedule DOES NOT change the deadline time to submit.


General Contractor bid opening will be held in-person and also live via GoToWebinar immediately following the due date and time. Plan holders will be provided with a GoToWebinar link one week prior to opening.


BID SECURITY: Bid security in the amount of 5% of the bid amount must accompany each General Bid and each Filed Sub-Bid.


PERFORMANCE, LABOR AND MATERIAL BONDS: The successful General Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price, and of a surety company qualified to do business under the laws of the Commonwealth. Each prequalified sub- bidder selected to execute a sub-contract with the Contractor will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in the amount of 100% of their Subcontract Price, and of a surety company qualified to do business under the laws of the Commonwealth. Successful sub-bidders for sub-trades which have not been prequalified will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond only if requested to do so by the successful general bidder in its bid, and the cost of such bonds will be paid by the Contractor.


CONTRACT AWARD: Upon receipt of bids, the Owner and Project Team must determine, from information submitted on the Update Statement, whether the apparent low bidder is responsible and can be awarded the Contract.


The Awarding Authority reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids if it is in the public interest to do so, and to reject any sub-bid if the Awarding Authority determines that such sub-bid does not represent the bid of a person competent to perform the work as specified.


Mary A. Delaney
 Chief Procurement Officer

Notice of Bid published in Central Register, Sentinel and Enterprise, COMMBUYS and the official City website. 

Publication Date/Time:
10/25/2022 4:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
2/14/2023 1:00 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
01/17/2023 at 1:30 PM
Plan & Spec Available:
Via Fitchburg portal only, beginning November 10, 2022
Plan Holders List:
Please note, this is a list of registered plan holders for both general contractor and filed subs. The official prequalified contractor list is available with the solicitation documents under Addendum #6.

Advantage Appliance 127 North Main Mansfield MA 02048
Aero Mechanical Inc 10 Leah Street Johnston RI 02919
Agostini Bacon Construction 243 Narragansett Park Drive Rumford RI 02916
Alpha Contracting Associates Inc 1408C Centre Street, C Roslindale MA 02131
Aluminum & Glass Concepts, Inc. 210 Andover Street Wilmington MA 01887
American Alarm & Communications, Inc. 297 Broadway Arlington MA 02474
American Electrical Construction, Inc. 180 South Meadow Road Plymouth MA 02360
Annese Electrical Services, Inc. 280 Libbey Industrial Parkway East Weymouth MA 02189
Araujo Bros Plumbing & Heating 224 Nyes Ln Acushnet MA 02743
Avid Ironworks, Inc. 40 Rose Street Springfield MA 01104
Ayotte & King For Tile Inc 165 Trilby Ave Chicopee MA 01020
Banner Environmental Services, Inc. 31 Hayward Street Franklin MA 02038
Batista Environmental 4 Raymond St Salem NH 03079
Bello Painting Co Inc 585 East St East Weymouth MA 02189
Bidnet 15 British American Blvd Latham NY 12110
Boudreau Painting LLC 6 Jefferson Drive Merrimack NH 03054
Brait Builders Corporation 57 Rockwood Rd Suite 3 Marshfield MA 02050
Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmen Local 3 MA/ME/NH/RI 550 Medford St. Charlestown MA 02129
CAM HVAC & Construction, Inc. 116 Lydia Ann Road Smithfield RI 02917
Capeway Roofing Systems, Inc. 664 Sanford Rd Westport MA 02790
Capital Carpet & Flooring Specialists, Inc. 64 Industrial Way Wilmington MA 01887
Central Ceilings, Inc. 36 Norfolk Avenue South Easton MA 02375
Chandler Architectural Products 255 Interstate Drive West Springfield MA 01089
Cheviot Corporation 55 Fourth Ave Needham Heights MA 02494
Colantonio, Inc. 16 Everett Street Holliston MA 01746
Conn Acoustics, Inc. 60 Holmes Road Newington CT 06111
coreandmain 655 Pleasant Street Norwood MA 02062
Costello Dismantling 2 116 Clinton Rd Sterling MA 01564
Covenant Fire Protection, Inc. 62 West Brook Street Manchester NH 03101
Covenant Fire Protection, Inc. 62 West Brook Street Manchester NH 03101
CTA Construction Managers 400 Totten Pond Rd Waltham MA 02451
Davis-Ulmer Sprinkler Co., Inc. DBA Cogswell Sprinkler Co. 22 Canterbury St Worcester MA 01610
Deltek 2291 Wood Oak Dr VA VA 20171
D-LAN Fiber Optics, llc. Templeton Road Phillipston MA 01331
DODGE 200 Bigelow Rd Fitchburg MA 01420
Dodge 123 New Street New York NY 56984
Dodge Construction Network 300 American Metro Blvd Ste 185 Hamilton NJ 08619
Dodge Data & Analytics 4300 Beltway Place, Ste 150 Arlington TX 76018
Dodge Data & Analytics 830 3rd Avenue, 6th Floor New York NY 10022
Dodge Data & Analytics Co. 300 American Metro Blvd #185 Hamilton Township NJ 08619
E.T.& L. Corp. 873 Great Road, P.O. Box 295 Stow MA 01775
Earth Evolution 63 Bromfield Street Lawrence, MA 01841
ELAD Industrial insulation,Inc Mountain Street Sharon MA 02067
energy insulation 1049 Main St Worcester MA 01603
EQUITONE Fred Lawson Dr. Maryville TN 37801
Estimatica Inc 711 Brickyard Rd Woodstock CT 06281
F.W. Webb 10 Webb Drive Londonderry NH 03053
FIA Inc 7 6th Rd Woburn MA 01801
FIA Inc 7 Edgehill Road road Swampscott MA 01907
Fontaine Brothers 510 Cottage Street Springfield MA 01104
Foundation for Fair Contracting 6 Beacon St. Boston MA 02108
Garvin Construction Products, Inc. 300 Mystic Avenue Medford MA 02155
Grasseschi Plumbing and Heating, Inc. 1299 Grafton Street Worcester MA 01604
Greenfield Glass Company 52 River Street Greenfield MA 01301
Greenwood Industries, Inc. 640 Lincoln St Worcester MA 01605
H & A Remodeling 34 Ellis St. Fitchburg MA 01420
H. Carr & Sons 100 Royal Little Drive Providence RI 02904
Harold Bros 44 Woodrock Road, Weymouth, MA, USA Weymouth MA 02189
Homer Contracting 195 Broadway Arlington MA 02474
Houle Welding & Fabrication 56 Sesame dr chicopee MA 01020
IMI 116 Valley Road Southampton MA 01073
IMS Massachutis San Diego CA 92109
International Masonry Institute 2 Main Street Stoneham MA 02180
Interstate Insulation 14 Mayflower Dr Litchfield NH 03052
J & J Contractors, Inc. 101 Billerica Avenue, Bldg 5, Suite 205 North Billerica MA 01862
J & J Contractors, Inc. 101 Billerica Avenue, Bldg 5, Suite 205 North Billerica MA 01862
J. Read Corp 92 South Street Hopkinton MA 01748
J.R. Vinagro Corporation 2208 Plainfield Pike Johnston RI 02919
JB Cleaning and Painting 23 Lambert Circle MARLBOROUGH MA 01752
JF White 10 Burr Street Framingham MA 01701
Johnson-Lancaster 212 John Potter Road West Greenwich RI 02817
Johnson-Lancaster 55 Constitution Drive Taunton MA 02780
Joseph Cohn and Son Tile & Terrazzo 50 Devine St North HAven CT 06473
K&K Acoustical Ceilings Inc. 1881 Main St. Unit # 7 Tewksbury MA 01876
Kapiloff's Glass, Inc 14 Federico Drive Pittsfield MA 01201
King Painting Inc 50 High St North Andover MA 01845
KMD Mechanical Corp 310 Southwest Cutoff Worcester MA 01604
KMK Insulation 1907 Hartford Turnpike North Haven CT 06473
Lizotte Glass, Inc. 390 Race St. Holyoke MA 01040
LMC Industrial Contractors, Inc 9431 Foster Wheeler Rd Dansville NY 14437
Lockheed Architectural Solutions, Inc. PO Box 166, Route 100 Pascoag RI 02859
Lockheed Architectural Solutions, Inc. 925 South Main Street Pascoag RI 02859
M. L. Schmitt, Inc. P. O. Boc 2070 Springfield MA 01101
Manafort-Precision 261 Southwest Cutoff Worcester MA 01604
Marmelo Bros Construction 13 Ventura Dr Dartmouth MA 02747
MillerClapperton 8050 Troon Circle SW Austell GA 30168
mobius 4300 Beltway Place, Ste 150 Arlington TX 76018
NBKenney Co Inc. 68 Barnum Rd. Devens MA 01434
New Generation Painting Inc 1R Newbury St Peabody MA 01960
Northern Contracting Corp 68 Jackson Street Canton MA 02021
Onvia 509 Olive Way, Suite 400 Seattle WA 98101
Pavilion Floors, Inc. 90 Commerce Way Woburn MA 01801
Premier Fence LLC 1010 Turnpike Street Canton MA 02021
PRIME VENDOR 4622 Cedar Ave, 4622 Cedar Ave Wilmington NC 28403
Projectdog 18 Graf Road, #8 Newburyport MA 01950
qto solutions Texas TX 75034
R.A. Powell Construction 133 Leominster Shirley Road Lunenburg MA 01462
Regional Industrial Services 7 Fitzgerald Drive Hopedale MA 01747
republic plumbing supply co 890 providence hwy Norwood MA 02062
Rockwell Roofing Inc 44 Pond St Leominster MA 01453
Rustic Fire Protection 320 West Main Street Norton MA 02766
Schenectady Steel Company 18 Mariaville Road Schenectady NY 12306
Setronics Corp. 5 Executive Park Drive Billerica MA 01862
Silktown Roofing, Inc. 27 Pleasant Street Manchester CT 06040
SMJ Metal Company, Inc. 36 Smith Street Northampton MA 01060
Source Management 509 Olive Way Seattle WA 98101
Stanley Roofing Company, Inc. 42 Mitchell Rd Ipswich MA 01938
Superior Caulking and Waterproofing 1154 Park St Palmer MA 01007
Teller Consulting 167 Candy Apple Lane Saunderstown RI 02874
The Regional Companies 7 Fitzgerald Drive Hopedale MA 01747
The Waterproofing Company LLC 25 Chesterton St Boston MA 02119
Tim's Fabricators 87 Putnam St Fitchburg MA 01431
Tower Construction Corp. 10 Southern Industrial Drive Cranston RI 02921
ultimate abatement 34 Mountain St Plainfield MA 01070 Plainfield MA 01070
United Steel,Inc 164 School Street East Hartford CT 06108
Universe Corporation 3333 Foerster Road Bridgeton MO 63044
V & G Iron Works, Inc 1500 Shawsheen Street Tewksbury MA 01876
W.L. French Excavating Corp. 14 Sterling Road North Billerica MA 01862
Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc. 116 Hopping Brook Road Holliston MA 01746
Wolverine Fire Protection 101 Bidwell Road South Windsor CT 06074
Worcester Elevator Co., Inc. 4 Southbridge Street Auburn MA 01501
Xdel Fire Protection, Inc. 11A Industrial Way salem NH 03079
Yankee Sprinkler Co. 612 Plymouth St. East Bridgewater MA 02333

Open to prequalified contractors only
We are offering a remote participation option to view the opening of filed sub-bids on this project. If you are interested, please register for Crocker Elementary School Project - Live Opening of Sub-bids on Jan 31, 2023 10:00 AM EST at:

This is a remote option to view/listen to bids as they are being opened. Bids will be opened per the following schedule:
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM - Acoustical Tile, Electrical, Elevators, Fire Protection
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM - Glass & Glazing, HVAC, Metal Windows
12:15 to 1:00 PM - break
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM - Misc Metals, Painting, Plumbing, Resilient Floors
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Roofing & Flashing, Tile, Waterproofing/Dampproofing/Caulking

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Related Documents:
000107 professional seals
000110-table of contents_CD Bid
001116 Invitation to Bid_FINAL
002113 Instructions to Bidders_FINAL
003100_Geotechnical Data_BID SET
003155 List of Prequalified Bidders
004100 Form for General Bid
004113 Form for Sub Bid
004313 A310-2010 - Bid Bond_BID SET
004500 Required Forms
006332 MBE-WBE Letter of Intent
007316 Insurance Requirements_BID SET
007336 Labor Requirements_BID SET
007339 MBE-WBE Requirements_FINAL
007343 Prevailing Wage Rates
01 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_General
011100-summary of work
011400-work restrictions
011401-electronic release form
012200-unit prices
012400-schedule of values
013100-project management and coordination
013119-project meetings
013200-construction progress documentation
013300-submittal procedures
013301-substitution request form
014000-quality requirements
014590-statement of special inspections
015000-temporary facilities and controls
017329-cutting and patching
017419 Construction Waste Management
017700-closeout procedures
017839-project record documents
018113 - Sustainable Design Requirements
018113a - LEED Scorecard
018119 Construction Indoor Air Quality Management
019113 Commissioning Requirements
019115 Building Exterior Envelope Commissioning
02 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Survey
028200 Asbestos Remediation
03 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Civil
033000 Cast-In-Place Concrete
033300-architectural concrete
04 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Landscape
05 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Structure
050001-fsb miscellaneous iron
051200 Structural Steel Framing
052100 Steel Joist Framing
053000 Metal Decking
054000-cold-formed metal framing
055000-metal fabrications
055100-metal stairs and railings
06 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Architecture
061000-rough carpentry
064020-interior architectural woodwork
066400-frp paneling
07 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Food Service
070001-fsb wat damp calking
070002-fsb roofing and flashing
071100-bituminous dampproofing
071610-crystalline waterproofing
072100-thermal insulation
072600-vapor retarders-underslab
072700-air barriers
072800-liquid-applied insulative coating
074610-fiber-cement siding
075300-epdm roofing
075500-roof pavers-concrete
076200-sheet metal flashing and trim
077100-roof specialties
077200-roof accessories
078100-applied fireproofing
078410-penetration firestopping
078440-fire resistive joint systems
079200-joint sealants
079500-expansion control
08 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Fire Protection
080001-fsb metal windows
080002-fsb glass and glazing
081110-hollow metal doors and frames
081400-flush wood doors
083110-access doors and frames
083310-overhead coiling doors
084110-aluminum-framed entrances and storefront
084226-interior glass wall system
084410-glazed aluminum curtain walls
085110-aluminum windows
085610-transaction windows
086200-plastic unit skylights
087100 Door Hardware
087101 Door Hardware Sets
088000-exterior glazing
088010-interior glazing
089000-louvers and vents
09 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Plumbing
090002-fsb tile
090003-fsb acoustical tile
090005-fsb resilient floors
090007-fsb painting
092110-gypsum board assemblies
092120-gypsum board shaft wall assemblies
095100-acoustical ceilings
096110-vapor mitigation at slabs
096510-resilient flooring and accessories
096560-resilient athletic floor
096810-tile carpeting
097290-custom wall coverings
098000-acoustic treatment
099000-painting and coating
10 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Mechanical
101100-visual display surfaces
102110-toilet compartments
102120-cubicle curtains and tracks
102220-folding panel partitions
102610-corner guards
102800-toilet accessories
104100-emergency access and information cabinets - knox box
104313-AED cabinets
104400-fire protection specialties
105110-metal lockers
107300-aluminum and glass canopy system
11 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Electrical
110630-stage curtains
114000 Food Service Equipment
116623-athletic equipment
12 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Technology
124820-entrance floor grilles-aluminum
13 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Audio Visual
14 Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings_Security
140001-fsb elevators
142100-electric traction elevators
210001 Fire Protection
210800 Commissioning of Fire Suppression Systems
220001 Plumbing
220800 Commissioning of Plumbing Systems
230001 HVAC
23-043-C Invitation to Bid, Crocker Elementary School
230800 Commissioning of HVAC Systems
260001 Electrical
260800 Commissioning of Electrical Systems
270100 Structured Cabling
270200 Public Address and Master Clock
270800 Commissioning of Communication Systems
280000 - electronic safety and security
280513 - wire and cable
280545 - electronic access control system
280800 Commissioning of Electronic Safety and Security
281000 - electronic access control and intrusion detection
281500 Integrated_Access_Control_Hardware_Devices
281600 - intrusion detection system
282129 - data communications switches and hubs
282312 - video management system
282316 - storage server system manager
282323 - network video recorder
282329 - ip fixed video surveillance cameras
285000 - security communication system
286000 - security equipment
312000 Earth Moving
312500 Erosion and Sedimentation Controls
321600 CURBING
323100 FENCING
331000-Water Utilities
333000-Sanitary Sewerage Utilities
334000-Storm Drainage Utilities
Appendix A - Geotechnical Report
Appendix B - Geoenvironmental Report
Appendix C - Hazardous Materials Assessment
Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Drawings
Crocker ES_CD Bidding Set_Project Manual
Crocker Site Walkthrough - Sign-in
23-043-C Addendum 1, IFB Crocker Elementary School MSBA Project, 11-21-22
23-043-C Addendum 2, IFB Crocker ES Bid, 2022-11-28
Crocker Existing Building Original Drawings Scans
Crocker Modular Classroom Drawings Scans
23-043-C Addendum 3, IFB Crocker ES Bid 2022-12-07
23-043-C Addendum 4, IFB Crocker ES Bid 2022-12-21
23-043-C Addendum 5, IFB Crocker ES Bid 2022-12-30
23-043-C Addendum 6, IFB Crocker Elementary MSBA Project, 1-9-2023
23-043-C Addendum 7, IFB Crocker ES Bid 2023-01-20
2023-01-17 Walkthrough
23-043-C Addendum 8, IFB Crocker ES Bid 2023-01-27
23-043-C Filed Sub Bid Tabulation 2023-01-31
23-043-C Addendum 9, IFB Crocker ES Bid 2023-02-06
Bid Tab - Crocker Elementary School GCs 2023-02-14

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