Requests for Bids / Proposals

Notice of Request for Bids

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for construction of the Lewisburg Area High School Turf Field Scoreboard, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837 will be received at the Administrative Offices of the Lewisburg Area School District, 1951 Washington Avenue, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania until 2:00 P.M., prevailing time, on August 8, 2017.  Bids must be submitted to the attention of Mr. John Fairchild, Director of Administrative Services.   Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes bearing the name of the Bidder and shall be clearly marked “Lewisburg Area High School Turf Field Scoreboard.”  Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bids.  Bids received after the above-referenced date and time shall be returned to the Bidder unopened.

Separate, sealed Bids will be received for the following Prime Contract:

2306.1-1                      General Construction

On or after July 18, 2017, Bidders may obtain bidding documents in hard copy and/or .pdf electronic format by submitting a written request for the same, together with two separate checks in the non-refundable amount(s) listed below, payable to: Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates, 401 E. Winding Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

  1. Electronic .pdf Format – Twenty-Five Dollars                        ($25.00)
  2. Hard Copy Printed Format – Forty Dollars                            ($40.00)

The following information shall be furnished by bidders when obtaining bidding documents:

  1. Bidder’s mailing address
  2. Name of Bidder’s representative
  3. Bidder’s telephone number
  4. Bidder’s facsimile number
  5. Bidder’s email address (email address used to submit the .pdf’s)
  6. Bidding documents requested, by Contract and Contract number

Bidding documents are available for examination at the following locations:
Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates, 401 E. Winding Hill Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Pennsylvania Builders Exchange, 1813 North Franklin Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Dodge Scan, 3315 Central Ave., Hot Springs, AR  71913
Altoona Builders Exchange, 1927 Union Street, Altoona, PA  16601
CMD (formerly Reed), 30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 500, Norcross, GA  30092
Pennsylvania iSqFt + Bid Clerk, 4500 Lake Forest Drive Suite 502 Cincinnati, OH  45242
The Blue Book, 800 E. Main Street, Jefferson Valley, New York  10535
Construction Journal, 400 SW 7th Street, Stuart, FL 34994

Bidding document questions shall be directed to Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates, Attention: Bidding Department, phone number (717) 458-0272; FAX (717) 458-0047; email: All questions pertaining to the Contract Documents, technical sections, legal documents, and bid submission shall be directed in writing to: Chris Barnett, Project Manager, phone number (717) 458-0272, FAX: (717) 458-0047; email:

Each bid shall be accompanied by bid security in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the Base Bid amount and all alternate bid amounts in the form of a Bid Bond as described in the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders.

A Performance Bond and a Payment Bond in the forms provided in the Project Manual, each in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the Contract, and each with satisfactory corporate surety, must be furnished by the successful Bidder prior to execution of a Contract.

Bids may not be modified, withdrawn or cancelled by the Bidder for sixty (60) calendar days following the actual date of opening thereof, except as provided by the Commonwealth Procurement Code. However, if award of Contract is delayed by the required approval of another government agency, the sale of bonds or the award of a grant or grants, Bids may not be withdrawn by the Bidder for a period not to exceed 120 days from the date of bid opening in accordance with Pennsylvania law.

Lewisburg Area School District reserves the right in its sole discretion to reject any or all Bids and to waive irregularities in any Bid.  Further, Lewisburg Area School District reserves the right to award any combination of Alternates, or no Alternates, which in its sole discretion, serves the best interests of the School District.

This project is subject to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor and Industry’s Prevailing Wage Pre-Determination.

Corporations seeking to bid which are organized under the laws of a State other than Pennsylvania must secure the appropriate certificate, authorizing them to conduct business within the Commonwealth.

                                                                        LEWISBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                        By Mr. John Fairchild, Director of Administrative Services
                                                                        1951 Washington Avenue
                                                                        Lewisburg, PA. 17837