Onset Boat Ramp reconstruction nets 4 bids

Aug 19, 2016


Town officials have received a total of four bids for the reconstruction of Onset Boat Ramp, which will be 16 feet wide and 104 feet long when the work is done.

The boat ramp is located off of East Boulevard in Onset, on Broad Cove.

The low bidder is Key Corporation of North Kingstown, Rhode Island which bid $156,000. The second low bidder was Rockland-based Dandel Construction, whose total bid was 184,475.

The third lowest bidder was Robert B. Our Co. of Harwich with a bid of $352,900. Great Easter Marine of Gloucester was the fourth lowest bidder at $359,490.

Bids were unsealed on Wednesday in the Multi-Service Center with representatives from the Harbormaster’s Office, Board of Selectmen, Wareham Municipal Maintenance and GAF Engineering Inc. of Wareham.

Funds for the reconstruction are available through a $100,000 Community Preservation Act grant. The Bouchard Transportation Trustee Council awarded $67,500 for the project. That council is responsible for Buzzards Bay remediation efforts following an oil spill in 2003.

For a list of the bids, click on the link below.