CHAPTER 260

RELATING TO STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT BIDS

AN ACT AMENDING TITLE 17, OF THE DELAWARE CODE OF 1953, ENTITLED "HIGHWAYS" BY CHANGING THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 152, Title 17, Delaware Code of 1953, is amended by striking out all of subsection (b) thereof and inserting in lieu thereof the following subsection:

(b) The Chief Engineer shall then advertise for sealed proposals to build or construct the road or section thereof or for such material. The advertisement for such bids shall be published at least once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation throughout the State and at least once a week for two consecutive weeks in a newspaper published in each County of the State, such advertisement shall be sufficiently full to indicate with reasonable accuracy the character, quantity and location of the work to be done, or the character and quantity of material to be furnished, when work shall commence, and when it shall be completed, or the materials to be furnished, and the manner and time of payment for the work to be done, or the material to be furnished, and the time and place of the opening of proposals and the conditions to be complied with in submitting proposals.

Approved July 6, 1953.