Bid Opportunities

Air Cargo South Access Road Extension

April 19, 2022


Huntsville-Madison County Airport Authority (“Owner”) is requesting separate sealed proposals for the furnishing of all labor, materials, equipment and services for the Air Cargo South Access Road Extension (the “Project”) at Huntsville International Airport, located in Huntsville, Alabama.  Bids will be received by OWNER at the Heritage Salon Meeting Room (located on the second floor of the terminal building), 1000 Glenn Hearn Blvd, Huntsville Alabama 35824 until 2:00 PM on May 24, 2022, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.  All bids must be sealed and marked in the lower left-hand corner “Sealed Bid – Air Cargo South Access Road Extension” with the opening time and date.  Bidder must be an Alabama General Contractor licensed by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors for Alabama pursuant to Alabama Code Section 34-8-1, et seq.  Only bids of such Contractors who are licensed prior to the date of bid opening will be considered.  Bidder must place his/her current license number on the outside of his/her sealed bid or otherwise Bidder’s bid shall be rejected.  Any bid received after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids will be returned to the bidder unopened.  Pre-qualification of bidders is not required.

Electronic copies of the Plans and Specifications and the complete Request for Proposals may be obtained at no cost by emailing Sain Associates at  Any and all questions related to the contract documents shall be directed to Sain Associates at the aforementioned email address.

The Project will consist of the milling and repaving of the existing Air Cargo Road and the extension of the same road for approximately 1500 ft. to an intersection with Wall Triana Highway.  The work will include grading, drainage, paving, striping, signage, revegetating disturbed areas, etc.

There will be a pre-bid conference held at 2:00 PM on May 10, 2022, in the Heritage Salon Meeting Room, Second Floor of the Terminal Building at Huntsville International Airport, 1000 Glenn Hearn Boulevard, Huntsville Alabama 35824.  Attendance at the meeting is mandatory for prime contractors and highly recommended for all major subcontractors.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond or certified check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total contract amount, as shown on the proposal form, which shall be made payable to OWNER and shall be subject to the conditions set forth in the bid documents.  A performance bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price and a labor and material payment bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price will be required.

This project is anticipated to be financed through a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and will be subject to all requirements of the FAA as of the time the contract is awarded, including the federally required contract clauses to be made part of the contract documents for the Project.  Contractors and subcontractors working on this Project will be required to use E-Verify to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their employees. Award is contingent upon the availability of Federal funds. This Project is also subject to compliance with the Alabama Immigration Act.

Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities, technicalities or irregularities in the bids received, to reject any or all bids, and to enter into negotiations with the lowest responsive bidder.  Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration, which pertain to this project, and to the conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract.  No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of bid opening.



 Jim Flowers, Senior Manager of Design & Construction