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2016 Contract for the Trucking of Belt Pressed Bio-Solids for Land Application

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000487951

Bid Title: 2016 Contract for the Trucking of Belt Pressed Bio-Solids for Land Application

Agency Bid No. Title: Not Stated

Received Date: 02/17/2016

Close Date: 03/08/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:It is the City of South Bend intent of these specifications to describe a request for bids for trucking and hauling services required by the City of South Bend. Between one (1) and ten (10) trucks shall be required per day at various dates throughout the 2016 calendar year. The trucks and drivers supplied by the bidder will be used to haul belt pressed,wastewaterbiosolid s f r o m t h e C i t y s O r g a n i c R e s o u r c e s F a c i l i t y , 4 3 4 0 T r a d e Drive, South Bend, Indiana 46628 to various sites within a twenty (20) mile radius of the Organic Resources Facility. Since the trucking will take place as field and crop conditions become ready, it is impossible to anticipate the exact dates when the trucking services will be required. The number of trucks contracted per day will vary based upon the amount of hauling required. This determination will be made by the Superintendent of the Organic Resources Facility. The wastewater biosolids to be transported have between twelve (12) percent and forty (40) percent solids content. All trucks will be loaded by an employee of the Organic Resources Facility. The trucks will be required to travel to a specific location (to be determined) and unload the biosolids in a designated area. Each driver will be supplied with paperwork and instructions that will need to be filled out accordingly for proper record of delivery. II. TRUCK / VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS The trucks shall have a minimum load capacity of fifteen (15) cubic yards each. Tri-axle or Quad-axle vehicles are the preferred type of trucks for this contract. It shall be the c o n t r a c t o r s r e s p o n s i b i l i t y t o p r e v e n t a n y s p i l l a g e o f b i o s o l i d s d u e t o t a i l g a t e f a i l u r e . T w o (2) mechanical locking devices, standard and mechanical, shall be used as a safety measure. Trucks shall be equipped with a tarpaulin to cover the bed of the truck. Each truck shall cover its truck bed with the tarpaulin prior to leaving the Organic Resource F a c i l i t y . I t s h a l l a l s o b e t h e c o n t r a c t o r s r e s p o n s i b i l i t y t o s h o v e l o f f t a i l g a t e a p r o n s , i f needed, and to keep the truck tires reasonably clean to prevent spillage on road surfaces. The successful bidder will be required to have all transport vehicles inspected by the City of South Bend Organic Resources Superintendent at the Organic Resources Facility and schedule an appointment to have their fleet inspected prior to work. Vehicles that do not meet the minimum requirements for biosolids transport may not be used. The City of South Bend may terminate a contract if the successful bidder fails to provide adequate transportation equipment

Product Code: 95812

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of South Bend

State: Indiana

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 227 W. Jefferson, 1316 County City Building, South Bend, Indiana, 46601



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