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Bid Title: Traffic Signal Video Detection Systems
Category: Public Works
Status: Closed




The Board of City Commissioners of the City of Bismarck is seeking bids to provide Traffic Signal Video Detection Systems.

All bids will be submitted to the City Administrator at P.O. Box 5503, Bismarck, ND 58506-5503, or 221 North Fifth Street, Bismarck, North Dakota 58501, by 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday, March 15, 2021.  The Video Detection Systems must be provided according to the specifications provided by the City.  Bids will be opened at 4:00 p.m., Monday, March 15, 2021 in the Mayor’s Conference Room located on the 4th floor of the City/County Building at 221 North 5th Street. 

In light of the COVID-19 epidemic, we would like to protect you and our staff as much as possible.  We are offering the ability to appear at the bid opening via video/audio on Microsoft Teams, in addition to appearing in person.  There is no charge for this.  If you wish to appear virtually at the bid opening, please send your email address to no later than 3:00 p.m. on the bid opening day.  We will arrange a video bid opening for you to see and hear as the bids are opened.  

Addendum 1
Publication Date/Time:
2/22/2021 12:01 AM
Publication Information:
The Bismarck Tribune
Closing Date/Time:
3/15/2021 3:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Office of City Adminisrator, PO Box 5503, 221 N 5th St, Bismarck ND 58506-5503
Bid Opening Information:
March 15, 2021 4:00 PM
Addendum Date/Time:
February 25, 2021
Contact Person:
Specifications are on file and available from the Bismarck Public Works Department at 601 South 26th Street, Bismarck, North Dakota or by contacting Kim Bohrer at or 701.355.1739.
Business Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The bids must be mailed to or deposited with the City Administrator by the deadline for submission and shall be sealed and endorsed “Proposal for Traffic Signal Video Detection Systems.”

Bids shall be made on the basis of cash payment for the equipment provided, delivered to the City of Bismarck Public Works Department. All Video Detection Systems shall be delivered to the City of Bismarck a maximum of 8 weeks after bid award.

There shall be deducted from any money due the supplier the sum of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each calendar day that the delivery is delayed. Such deducted amounts shall be charged as liquidated damages and not as a penalty.

In accordance with North Dakota state law, a separate envelope containing a bid bond or certified check in the amount of five (5) percent of the total amount bid must be attached to the outside of the proposal/bid envelope and labeled “Bid Bond.” Bonds or checks of the unsuccessful bidders will be returned to them after making the award.

The Board of City Commissioners reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of thirty (30) days after the date fixed for the opening thereof and reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities whenever it is for the best interest of the City of Bismarck.
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