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Contracts and bids

Contract and bid information for the Department of Roads.

23 Mile Road construction and paving operations.

For construction bid requirements, vendor registration, or to view current bids posted by the Department of Roads for construction, purchasing, and services, below is additional information.

Construction bid requirements

Contractors bidding on MCDR construction projects must be currently pre-qualified with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the work type specified in the project advertisement. Proof of pre-qualification must be attached to the bid proposal or on file at MCDR. A bidders net pre-qualification must be equal to or greater than that required for the proposed contract. Current MDOT Standard Specifications for Construction, including proposal submission, shall apply to all MCDR contracts, except as modified in the proposal.

A satisfactory bid bond or certified check of not less than 5% of the total bid is required with each bid. View a sample Certificate of Insurance for Construction and Reconstruction.

MCDR uses Bid Express to provide vendors with a secure, online platform to submit electronic bids. All MCDR bids for engineering construction, including final bid tabulations, are posted on Bid Express. Bid Express helps vendors save time and money with online bid submissions, omission alerts, and personalized opportunity notifications. Want to learn more about Bid Express or need assistance? Explore the following resources:

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Vendor registration

Macomb County is a member of the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN) and proposals are posted on MITN. To register as a vendor, visit the MITN website and complete the online vendor registration form. The website provides detailed instructions on how to fill out the form and offers vendor support.

All MCDR current bids for purchasing and services, including final bid tabulations, are posted on MITN.

Register and bid on MITN

The Department of Roads does not maintain a pre-selected list of bidders.