Public Bids

NOTICE TO HISTORIC RESTORATION

GENERAL CONTRACTORS

The Borough of Wharton seeks experienced Historic Restoration General Contractors who specialize in or have subcontractors who specialize in masonry restoration, structural repairs to heavy-timber framing, exterior and interior finish carpentry restoration, window restoration, door restoration, exterior stucco restoration, iron restoration, exterior and interior painting, restoration of interior finishes, and installation of new mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems within a historic building.

RESTORATION & REHABILITATION OF THE LOCK AND LOCK TENDER’S HOUSE

At LOCK 2 EAST of the MORRIS CANAL

Hugh Force Park

West Central Avenue

Wharton, New Jersey 07885

The project generally consists of the following:

  1. Selective demolition, excavation and backfilling;
  2. Restoration and rebuilding of rubble stone walls;
  3. Heavy-timber framing;
  4. Wood shingle roofing;
  5. Lead-coated copper flashings and roof drainage;
  6. Restoration of wood windows, doors, and exterior and interior finish carpentry;
  7. Plaster restoration;
  8. Exterior stucco restoration;
  9. Exterior and Interior painting and application of limewash;
  10. Restoration and rebuilding of lock gates;
  11. Restoration of lock walls and floor; and
  12. Sensitive installation of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems within a historic resource.

Qualification Statements must be submitted in duplicate in a sealed envelope properly marked with the contractor’s name and address

To:              Borough of Wharton

                    10 Robert Street

                    Wharton NJ 07885

ATTN:        Jon Rheinhardt, Business Administrator

Marked:   RESTORATION & REHABILITATION OF THE LOCK AND LOCK TENDER’S HOUSE

AT LOCK 2 EAST OF THE MORRIS CANAL

                               

On:             Thursday, August 16, 2018

                    No later than 4:00 P.M.

All respondents will be notified in writing of the decision as to qualifications. Only those determined to be pre-qualified Historic Restoration General Contractors for this project will be invited to submit bids for the work.

This property is listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of the Historic Places. All prospective bidders must demonstrate experience in the successful completion of projects of a similar scope and nature that followed the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (Revised 1995) performed to the satisfaction of the Owner.

To request a pre-qualification package, contact the Borough of Wharton, Jon Rheinhardt at (973) 361-8444.

Any questions regarding the prequalification process should be directed to Margaret Hickey of Connolly & Hickey Historical Architects at 973-746-4911, extension 109.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27.

Borough of Wharton

Wharton is a community of approximately 6,500 residents in the highlands of Morris County. Wharton is located between Routes 15, 46 and 80, stretching south from the main entrance of Picatinny Arsenal, a major army research and development center, to Route 46 abounded on the west by Roxbury Township and the east by Dover and Rockaway Township. The Borough is approximately 2.2 square miles.

Contact Information

10 Robert Street, Wharton,
New Jersey 07885
Phone - (973) 361-8444

Town Hall Office Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Moday thru Friday

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