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Restoration of the Barn at the Kents Corner State Historic Site Request Date: 2/20/2019 8:09:45 AM
Open Date: 2/19/2019
Closing Date: 4/5/2019 1:30 PM
Intent To Bid Deadline: 
Est. Dollar Value: $0.00
RFQ Number: 
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Division for Historic Preservation

National Life Building
Floor 6
MontpelierVT 05620-0501

Bid Type:
Request for Proposal

Architect and Engineering (Non-Building), Engineering , Pedestrian Walkways, Road Construction

Bid Description:
The STATE OF VERMONT, Division for Historic Preservation (VDHP) requests proposals for the restoration of the barn at the Kents Corner State Historic Site in Calais, Vermont. The c.1870’s timber framed bank barn located on the Kents Corner State Historic Site is in dire need of stabilization and restoration. The project will require a large amount of work to reverse several decades of neglect and deferment. The project will also entail removing and reversing previous restoration efforts that have not benefited the structure or were not properly carried through. VDHP has put forth several areas that need attention to stabilize and protect the structure from imminent and future damage. The final goal of this phase of restoration is to have the structure stabilized and sided. The VDHP contract managers are Alex Tolstoi and James Duggan, who may be contacted at 802-828-1742 or and Please see the attached RFP for more information.

Special Instructions:
PLEASE SEE AMENDMENT ATTACHED CONTAINING BARN ORIENTATION PHOTO (posted on 3/25/2019). All questions concerning the Request for Proposals must be sent by email to and by March 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Answers will be communicated in writing to all bidders in a timely fashion. Any change to or changed interpretation of the bid documents resulting from the Pre-bid Conference or from any other cause upon which VDHP intends bidders to rely, will be communicated in writing to all vendors in receipt of bid documents. Proposals prepared in response to this Request for Proposals must be either emailed to Alex Tolstoi at and James Duggan at, mailed, or hand delivered in a sealed envelope marked: “Proposal for Kent Barn Restoration” and received by VDHP no later than 1:30 PM, April 5, 2019 and must be addressed to: State of Vermont Division for Historic Preservation Attn: Alex Tolstoi and James Duggan, 1 National Life Building, Floor 6 Montpelier, Vermont 05620-0501 Proposals received later than the posted submittal deadline will be returned to the vendor unopened if an adequate address appears on the package, and will not be considered by VDHP.