SEALED PROPOSALS for bidding on Metroparks Toledo – Swan Creek Connector Trail,

4301 Airport Hwy., Toledo, Ohio 43615 – PID 107469 will be received; opened; and read aloud at the Metropolitan Park District of the Toledo Area, Fallen Timbers Field Office, 6101 Fallen Timbers Lane, Maumee, Ohio 43537 Friday, July 2, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. local time.

THE SCOPE OF WORK consists of construction of a 10 foot wide shared use path through Swan Creek Preserve Metropark.  The new 10 foot wide path will consist of approximately 2,100 feet of aggregate path, 5,600 feet of asphalt, 580 feet of box beam “boardwalk” plus overlook, 2 steel truss bridges over Swan Creek, piling foundations with concrete caps, and concrete abutments.  General construction includes clearing and grubbing; erosion control; storm drainage; aggregate and asphalt pavement; segmental retaining wall; concrete abutments and pier caps; steel pilings; steel truss bridges with concrete deck; box beams with concrete topping; railings.  Bidders may obtain copies of plans, specifications, contract documents and plan-holder’s list through Newfax Corporation, 333 West Woodruff, Toledo, Ohio 43604 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (check made payable to Newfax Corporation) or via the Newfax Digital Plan Room at  Newfax can be contacted at 419-241-5157 or 800-877-5157.  A non-refundable fee of $35 is required for each set of full-size documents obtained.  For additional information, please contact Jon Zvanovec @ 419-360-9184,

EACH BIDDER MUST FURNISH either (1) a bond for the full amount of the bid or (2) a certified check, cashier’s check or irrevocable letter of credit in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid with its bid.  The successful bidder must furnish a 100 percent (100%) Performance Bond and a 100 percent (100%) Labor and Materials Bond.

The bidder must be an Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) pre-qualified contractor. Pre-qualification status must be in force at the time of bid, at the time of award, and through the life of the construction contract.

The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for this project is minimum nine percent (9%).

No bidder may withdraw its bid within thirty (30) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

THE BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS OF THE METROPOLITAN PARK DISTRICT OF THE TOLEDO AREA reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any informality in bidding.

By order of the Board of Park Commissioners


David D. Zenk, Director


The Lucas County Land Bank is looking for contractors for all kinds of property work, including property preservation, residential construction, environmental remediation, maintenance, fencing, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, roofing, masonry, foundation work, and more!

Interested contractors are invited to a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. through Zoom teleconference.  At this Open House, you will have a chance to hear from our purchasing and construction teams and learn how to qualify and receive work.

Contractors can learn more at:

The Lucas County Land Bank is a non-profit organization that works to strengthen neighborhoods.  We invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in real estate projects each year. We take affirmative steps in the hiring of local, MBE/WBE, and union contractors.  Most importantly, we pay quickly and fairly for good work.

Questions? Call us at (419) 213-4293 during normal business hours.

Public Bid Advertisement (Electronic Bidding)
State of Ohio Standard Forms and Documents

Project # 5002-21-1872
Mulford Library Renovations
The University of Toledo
Lucas County

 Bids Due: 2:00pm EST June 22, 2021; through the State’s electronic bidding system at:

 EDGE Participation Goal: 15.0% of contract Domestic steel use is required per ORC 153.011.

Contract   General Contract – Mulford Library Renovation Project

Estimated Cost   $494,000.00

Pre-bid Meeting: June 8, 2021, 10:00am – 11:00am via Webex. The Webex address is:

Walk Through: A walk through of the project site is scheduled for June 8, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Walk Through Location: Raymon H. Mulford Library, 3025 Library Circle., Toledo Ohio, 43606

Bid Documents: Available electronically at:

More Info: Project contact: Sonny Hamizadeh, Poggemeyer Design Group, Phone:419-352-7537, E-mail:


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