2024 Road Improvements

Project No:  47-35-15

Location:  Thornburg, Allegheny County, PA

Owner:  Borough of Thornburg

Manager:  Clint Reilly

Estimated Cost:  $100,000


ContractorContact PersonBid Amount
c/o NIRA Consulting Engineeers, Inc.
950 Fifth Avenue
Coraopolis, PA  15108
Clint ReillyN/A
El Grande Industries
1600 Meldon Avenue
Donora, PA 15033
Joe Alvarez
Shields Asphalt Paving
P.O. Box 672
Valencia, PA 16059
Lynda Stewart
A. Folino Construction
109 Dark Hollow Road
Oakmont, PA 15139
Jessica Gazzo
Mele & Mele and Sons, Inc.
One Mele Place
Braddock, PA 15104
April Schwalb
Youngblood Paving, Inc.
2516 State Route 18
Wampum, PA 16157
Cindy Oliver


Bid Advertisement

Sealed Bids are requested by the Borough of Thornburg.  Bids will be received by the Borough’s Consulting Engineer, NIRA Consulting Engineers, Inc. at 950 Fifth Avenue, Coraopolis, PA 15108  until 4:00 P.M. prevailing time, Wednesday, May 29, 2024 for the 2024 Road Improvements.  Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud immediately after the closing time for receipt of Bids. 

Interested parties may view the Profile and Bid Schedule for this Project on the internet at:  www.niraengineers.com.

Copies of the Bid Documents may be examined at the office of NIRA Consulting Engineers, Inc., 950 Fifth Avenue, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 15108. Copies thereof may be obtained from the office of NIRA Consulting Engineers, Inc., upon payment of a non-refundable sum of $60.00.  An additional charge of $15.00 will be required for handling of Plans and Specifications when shipping is requested.  Checks are to be made payable to NIRA Consulting Engineers, Inc. Bids must be submitted on the forms provided, and completed in strict accordance with the instructions provided.  Each Bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond, in the form of a Certified Check or Corporate Surety Bid Bond, in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Bid Proposal made in the favor of the Borough of Thornburg.  Only documents obtained directly from the Engineer will be valid at bid opening. 

A Performance Bond, Labor and Material Payment Bond, and Maintenance Bond in the amounts specified within the Contract Documents will be required of the successful Bidder.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the Provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act 442.  The Prevailing Wage Scale is included in these Specifications.

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the Provisions of the Public Works Employment Verification Act (PWEVA).

Adherence to Instructions to Bidders is required.

No Bid or any part thereof shall be withdrawn by Bidder for a period of sixty (60) days subsequent to the Bid Opening.

The right is reserved by the Owner to reject any or all Bids or parts of bids and to waive technical defects in any Bid.

Project Scope

The project generally includes, but is not necessarily limited to, providing all supervision, labor, material and equipment required to complete the asphalt milling and resurfacing of Borough roads or portions thereof, and to complete the asphalt chip sealing of Borough roads or portions thereof, as herein specified and/or directed by the Engineer or Owner.

Bid Schedule



Item No.DescriptionEstimated
1-413Superpave Asphalt Mixture Design WMA Wearing Course, PG 64-22, 0.0 to 0.3 Million ESAL’s , 9.5mm Mix, SRL-E (1-1/2 Inch Depth).200TON
2-413Superpave Asphalt Mixture Design WMA Binder Course, PG 64-22, 0.0 to 0.3 Million ESAL’s, 25mm Mix (3 Inch Depth) (Base Repair, As Directed).20TON
3-491Milling of Asphalt Pavement Surfaces, 1-1/2 Inch Depth (Milled Material to Be Retained By Contractor).2,180SY
4-491Milling of Asphalt Pavement Surfaces, 3 Inch Depth (Base Repair, As Directed) (Milled Material to Be Retained by Contractor).110SY
5-605PennDOT Standard 2’x4’ Inlet Box (Up to 4 Foot Depth).  Includes Stone Backfill, 5 LF of Pipe, Frame and Grate, Concrete Top Unit, and All Pipe Connections.  (Complete In Place).1EA
6-608Mobilization, Bonds, Insurances, and Shop Drawings.JOBLS
7-802Finish Grading, Topsoil, Seeding, and Mulching. Includes Filling Behind New Asphalt and Asphalt Wedge Curbing.JOBLS
8-901Maintenance and Protection of Traffic.JOBLS

Alternate Bid Schedule


Item No.DescriptionEstimated


Asphalt Joint and Crack Sealing.  Includes Sealing Joints and Cracks 1/2 Inch to 1 Inch Wide Prior to Asphalt Seal Coat Using Rubberized Joint Sealing Material.




Crack Sealing Cracks Over 1 Inch Wide and Filling Pavement Depressions Prior to Asphalt Seal Coat.  Includes Using 4.75mm Asphalt Wearing Course.




Double Asphalt Seal Coat, SRL-E.  Includes Preparation of Existing Surfaces.




Street Sweeping During and After Asphalt Seal Coat Operations.  Including Future Sweeping Within Four (4) Weeks of Chip Sealing.  Date to Be Determined by Borough.




Additional Costs Associated with Mobilization, Bonds, Insurances and Shop Drawings.




Additional Costs Associated with Maintenance and Protection of Traffic.



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