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Date: October 17, 2016
Job # MD161869
Proposal Submitted to: Mr. David J. Reisler
Company: W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.
Address: 100 Airport Road, PO Box 1010, Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: (410) 417-1929
Project Name: Floor Stabilization, Left Bank Facility
Project Location: 505 Blue Ball Rd., Elkton, MD 21921
We hereby submit the following for your acceptance:
Compaction Grouting Services, Inc. (CGS), a women owned DBE certified company, is pleased to submit this proposal for stabilizing a portion of your floor slab at the Left Bank Facility. Our understanding of this project is based on a Subsurface Exploration Report by Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. dated July 8, 2016 and a site visit.
This proposal presents our understanding of the project, a proposed scope of work, and associated fees. We understand that a portion of the slab (about 35’ by 40’) in the northwestern portion of the building is experiencing deflection (adjacent to the slabs construction joint) and cracking distress. The subsurface investigation indicated that the slab was 5.5” to 6” thick in the areas tested and was underlain by 1’ to 1.5’ of existing fill overlying natural soils.
We recommend that all of the stored materials in the slab area to be treated be moved prior to our arrival. Aa floor slab elevation survey will be performed prior to the grouting work. The floor slab will be penetrated utilizing a pneumatic hand held rock drill with a 3” diameter bit. The grouting will begin in the lowest portion of the slab. After the slab has been leveled as much as possible, several additional grout locations will be performed adjacent to the joint that has been defecting. We expect the work to be completed in one work days using our mobile grout plant (10 CY capacity) and high pressure trailer pump. If you consider the 35’ x 40’ area and inject an average thickness of grout of 2.3” it would equate to 10 CY. The only way that we will not complete the work in one day is if more than 10 CY is needed for the stabilization program.
Since we will be inside of the structure, we will not contact MD One-Call for clearance of utilities. We will require that delineation of on-site utilities that may impact our work be provided by others. Specifically, we will require that any under slab utilities in the area of work be identified prior to our work. We will not be responsible for damages to, or repair of, utilities that are not clearly marked in the field at the time of our grouting program unless it is due to our negligent actions.
The following assumptions have been made for the performance of our work:
Set-up/lay down area will be provided in a parking area as close as possible to the work (in front of the bay door) by others.
Any and all permits provided by others.
An on-site water source will be made available (≈ 500 gal/day).
We may clean our equipment and dispose of the grout waste on-site.
Our work will be performed during normal working hours (i.e., Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.).
Budgetary provisions for time in excess of 40 hours per week weekend and/or night work have not been included.
CGS is an open shop employer and we will compensate our employees as such.
When we pump the grout, some product will likely wind up on the ground and/or pavements. The surface will be cleaned but there may be some residue or staining remaining on the ground surface and/or pavements. No additional cleanup other than power washing and broom sweeping is considered in our pricing.
Our price does not include the following services:
Engineering and/or Inspection & Testing Services.
Costs to provide bonds or additional insurance beyond described in this proposal.
Private utility mark-out.
Restoration of paved or landscaped areas (where applicable).
Additional pricing can be provided for the above items upon request.
We propose to furnish Labor, Equipment, and Materials to complete work in accordance with the project documents and this written proposal. Our lump sum fee based on the scope of work described is:
Mobilization - $1,000
Grout Crew & Materials - $4,800/day
Grout Waste Removal - $750
All material is guaranteed to be as specified. All work to be completed in a workmanlike manner according to standard practices. Any alteration or deviation from the above proposal involving extra costs will be executed only upon written orders, and will become an extra charge over and above the estimate. All agreements contingent upon strikes, accidents or delays beyond our control. Owner to carry fire, tornado and other necessary insurance. Our workers are fully covered by Workmen’s Compensation Insurance.
Note: This proposal may be withdrawn if not accepted within: 30 days
We appreciate this opportunity to be of service to you and look forward to providing assistance to you on this project. If this proposal meets with your approval, kindly sign the enclosed copy and return it to our office as your authorization to proceed. Should you have any questions concerning this proposal or require any further information, please contact us.
COMPACTION GROUTING SERVICES, INC.
MICHAEL J. MILUSKI, P.E.
(Please Print Name & Title)
FOR: W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.
This is an AGREEMENT made by and between:
Compaction Grouting Services, Inc.
PO Box 55, Wallingford, PA 19086
hereinafter called “Contractor” and
W. L. Gore & Associates Inc.
100 Airport Road, PO Box 1010, Elkton, MD 21921
hereinafter called “Client.”
If Contractor is directed to mobilize and perform the work in the absence of a fully executed contract, the conditions of this proposal shall govern and this proposal shall become the contract until such time that a fully executed contract is in place. By proceeding, Contractor will incur costs associated with off-site preparation and mobilization for which it is entitled to payment.
The anticipated start date and duration may be subject to delay for a variety of reasons not originally anticipated, including, but not limited to, changes made to the scope of work, specifications, delays in receipt of materials required for the Work, adverse weather conditions or other acts of God, delays resulting from Client's acts or failure to act, the discovery of concealed conditions or hazardous materials or other reasons beyond Contractor's reasonable control.
Changes in Material Costs
The Price of the Work is based on current prices for materials and delivery charges. If there is an increase in delivered costs for materials, purchased after the date of the contract, such additional cost shall be added to the Price and Client shall pay the increase in such cost to Contractor. In the event of any such cost increase, Contractor shall provide Client with written notice of the increased cost, the specific materials involved and the nature of the increased cost. Client and Contractor shall execute a Change Order memorializing the increase in the Price.
Within 30 days after completion of the work, Client shall pay to Contractor the invoice amount for the balance. Interest will be charged at the maximum rate permitted by law for past due amounts.
In the event this Proposal is referred to an attorney for collection of any sum due hereunder to Contractor, Contractor shall be entitled to its attorneys’ reasonable fees, whether or not any actions or enforcement proceedings are commenced or taken to judgment or execution, in addition to any available remedy.
This contract does not include retainage.
Contractor shall provide at its own expense and maintain during the term of the contract, insurance from insurers satisfactory to Client to cover Contractor’s activities concerning this project. Such insurance shall provide coverage of the nature and in the amounts listed below:
For claims covered by Workers’ Compensation and Employer’s Liability, the amount of statutory limits for any states in which operations is to be performed.
Insurance upon each motor vehicle used by Contractor in connection with the work providing public liability coverage as to such vehicle of vehicles of not less than $1,000,000 for one injury and $1,000,000 for all injuries in one accident, and property damage coverage of not less than $1,000,000 applying to any one loss.
A comprehensive general liability policy providing bodily injury coverage, including death for not less than $1,000,000 coverage as to each occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate.
Excess Umbrella General Liability in amount of $5,000,000.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Proposal to the contrary, should any policy required by the Proposal be canceled or otherwise terminated before the completion of the work hereunder, Contractor shall exert all reasonable efforts to procure and provide certificates of such insurance to Client upon written request. In the event, that Contractor is unable to obtain the required insurance coverage on a reasonable basis, and then either Contractor or Client shall have the right to terminate this Contract without penalty.
Contractor agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Client, its directors, employees, agents and officers, from and against only those claims, causes of action, liabilities, costs of expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, attributable to bodily injury, death or property damage which Client may incur or which may be asserted against Client and which arise directly out of Contractor’s solely negligent acts in the performance of this Contract. In no event shall Contractor’s liability under this indemnification provision exceed, either for a single incident or taken together, the amounts specified in this proposal.
Contractor is an independent Contractor and not an agent, servant or representative of Client. Contractor’s activities while on the premises shall be as negotiated and set forth in this Agreement and under no circumstances shall Contractor assume any operations responsibility. It is the express intent of the parties that Client shall remain the sole operator of the premises.
Limits of Liability
Limitation of Contractor’s Liability - it is hereby specifically agreed by and between Contractor and Client that in no event shall Contractor’s liability exceed either:
The amount specified under subparagraph INSURANCE FOR A WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM, OR
As to all other liability, including liabilities arising out of the use of operation of motor vehicles, liabilities of the type normally covered by a comprehensive general liability policy providing bodily injury, the sum of $1,000,000 taken together.
Assumptions and Qualifications
This proposal is based on the following:
Delays not the fault of Contractor, as well as premature mobilization, and additional moving and set-up time caused by working out of sequence at the request of others, will be billed as extra work.
Contractor's work, including material orders, will commence on a mutually acceptable date after receipt and execution of contract documents and written notice to proceed is received.
In the event, Contractor encounters any hazardous materials or conditions on the site, as defined in 29CFR1910, which has not been rendered harmless, Contractor shall immediately stop work in the area affected, and report the condition in writing to the Client. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Client shall indemnify and hold harmless Contractor, their agents, consultants, and employees from and against all claims, damages, losses, and expenses.
Contractor shall provide a one-year guarantee on all workmanship and materials.
Contractor is a non-union contractor and plans to perform our work on an open-shop basis.
Contactor's price is based on Client accepting Contractor's terms and conditions. Any negotiation of contract terms and conditions other than those included may increase Contractor's costs.
The following items are specifically excluded from this proposal and shall be provided to Contractor at no additional cost:
Engineering and Inspection & Testing Services
Complete access to the work area, at the times required for all necessary personnel, equipment, and deliveries.
Adequate and convenient lay down area for staging of materials and equipment.
All permits, right of ways, and easements, if applicable.
An area to clean our equipment and dispose of the waste on-site.
Providing our own water source.
Use of sanitary facilities.
Although we will attempt to minimize damages, some cracking of the floor slab and staining of pavements should be anticipated. CGS would expect to be held harmless in the event of such damage.
The Client shall make restitution to Contractor for all costs of work performed including material, services, and equipment provided should the contract be canceled for any reason beyond the direct control of Contractor. Cancellation for convenience of the Client, directive of governmental agencies, non-issuance of required permitting based upon the proposed program of work, or other reasons beyond the direct control of Contractor shall be reimbursable at actual cost plus audited overhead and ten percent (10%) profit.
Order of Precedence
In case of conflict between the Invitation to Bid and this Proposal, this Proposal shall take precedence over and be used instead of such conflicting portions. Changed conditions will be negotiated as a change order before performance of the work.
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