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Category: ALL (3 records) #21728-201 -- Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources - Willard, Wisconsin - CLOSED - Ends: July 7, 2021 Starting at 10:00am Central
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    05c.jpg80’ Steel Forest Fire Detection Tower to be Removed - North Mound Tower
    - ADDRESS: North Herden Rd., Willard, WI
    - DESCRIPTION: 80’ Steel Forest Fire Detection Tower, including cab with steel roof. Base of tower is approx. 25 ft x 25 ft. on concrete footings. Cab is accessed via a ladder. The tower was built in 1951 and the cab is in poor condition. Steel is in good condition, with surface rusting. Tower was under repair at time of divestment decision, with platform boards missing, interior side walls dismantled and floor of cab in need of repair due to soft spots/weathered materials. Repairs were not completed due to fire tower divestment decision. Presumed asbestos containing materials (ACMs) were found during tower inspection, which would require abatement prior to demo. Click here for Asbestos Report -- Items not included - Trees and brush or other forest products, including firewood, unless approved in writing by the landowner.
    - ACCESS: Tower is accessed through private ¼ mile long old logging road with grown in steep graded sections, 4x4 or UTV access. Click here for Topographical Map
    - FINAL SITE CONDITION: Concrete footings for the tower will be removed 2 feet below ground level with resulting holes backfilled. The fire tower and concrete footings must be successfully removed within the designated timeframe. The access road and tower site will be restored to pre-project conditions. Any road improvements are the responsibility of the contractor including but not limited to grading, filling, and brushing. Road conditions may limit the timeframe of access by equipment into the tower site. If conditions deteriorate to an unacceptable amount as determined by the Department and the landowner, the work will cease until such time road conditions improve.
    - REMOVAL DEADLINE: October 7, 2021. Work beyond this timeframe may be approved in writing only if agreed to by both the Department and the landowner - $10.00 Per Day Storage Fee. Applies on all items remaining after the removal date and must be paid prior to removal. Tear down structure and moving and transporting of materials will be done by the successful bidder within 90 days of the winning bid date. Some cutting of trees and brush, as agreed to with Department and property owner permission, to facilitate removal of the fire tower, may be allowed. All debris and solid waste caused or generated by the removal of the structure shall be disposed of in a manner that is satisfactory to the Department and landowner.
    - REQUIREMENTS: Independent contractor readily equipped with tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment, to safely remove steel structure fire tower and restore site. Contractor must meet terms and conditions as specified in awarded bid agreement. Liability Insurance: The winning bidder shall procure and shall maintain during the life of this contract the following insurance: Contractor’s Public Liability Insurance in the amount of not less than $250,000 for injuries, including accidental death, to any one person, and subject to the same limit for each person, in an amount not less than $500,000 on account of one accident; Contractor’s Property Damage Insurance in the amount of not less than $100,000 or a combined single limit of at least $500,000. Comprehensive Automobile Liability Insurance for limits of not less than: bodily injury $250,000/$500,000; property damage $100,000 or a combined single limit of at least $500,000. The insurance provided under this article shall provide the indicated coverage for the Contractor and his/her subcontractors. This policy shall also include additional named insured parties, specifically, 1) the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and its employees; and 2.) Daniel Boh. The winning bidder shall furnish the DNR with a certificate of insurance listing the additional insureds prior to commencing work. Additional Fees/Types: $1000.00 performance bond, to be remitted to the DNR property manager prior to commencement of the project. The bond shall be released upon satisfactory inspection of the site by the Department after removal of the tower and footings, and restoration of the site to pre-project conditions. Click here for Bid Conditions -- Click here for Insurance Requirements
    - TERMS: The successful Bidder shall meet with the Department property manager prior to commencement of the fire tower project to ensure that the terms of the project are discussed and understood, to sign the bid conditions, and to provide the performance bond and proof of liability insurance, unless previously provided. Only the successful bidder can climb the fire tower, after providing proof of liability insurance and performance bond to the Department.
    - CONTACT: Grant Erickson at 715-200-1266 or - Call/Email with questions and to schedule inspections. Appointments are required, no walk-ins.
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