Invitation for Bids
Wastewater Pump Station Replacement
Sealed bids for construction of the Boones Mill Pump Station Rehabilitation (the “Project”) in Boones Mill, Virginia will be received at the Town of Boones Mill (the “Owner”) Town Hall at 359 Boones Mill Rd, Boones Mill, VA 24065 until 2:00 pm, local prevailing time, on Wednesday, March 23, 2017. Bids will be opened publicly at that time and read aloud.
The project consists of rehabilitation and upgrade of an existing sewer pump station. Included in the construction are wet well rehabilitation, new pump/rail system, valve vault rehabilitation with new piping, electrical system upgrades, emergency generator, security fencing, and incidental related work. The project will be divided into a Base Bid and project alternates.
Each Bidder will be required to submit a Bid Bond or certified cashiers check equal to five percent (5%) of his bid proposal. The Contractor to whom the contract is awarded will also be required to furnish Performance and Payment Bonds equal to 100% percent of the contract price and insurance certificates acceptable to the Owner at the time the contract is executed. Bidders are required under Title 54.1, Chapter 11 of the Code of Virginia to show evidence of Certificate of Registration before any bids may be received and considered on any bid of $20,000.00 or more.
An optional pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 p.m., local prevailing time, on Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Town Hall. This meeting will not be considered mandatory. Bidders will be held responsible for their bids and for all information pertaining to the conference. The project sites will be available for inspection after the pre-bid meeting.
Plans, specifications, and contract documents are open to public inspection at the following locations:
Town of Boones Mill, 359 Boones Mill Rd, Boones Mill, VA 24065
Hurt & Proffitt, Inc., Inc., 2524 Langhorne Rd., Lynchburg, VA, 24501
McGraw-Hill Construction/Dodge, 9 North Third Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Valley Construction News, 426 Campbell Ave., Roanoke, VA, 24016
Builder’s Exchange, 3207 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23227
A complete set of Bidding Documents (plans, specifications, and contract documents) may be obtained from the office of Hurt & Proffitt, Inc., Inc., 2524 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501 (telephone 434-847-7796). Plans may be obtained upon non-refundable payment of $100.00 by check or money order. Include complete street and mailing address with zip code, telephone and fax number with area code, email address, and contractor’s license number, if applicable. A complete set of documents for the Project may be downloaded free of charge from http://www.handp.com/contact/bids. No partial sets will be distributed. The contact person for the project with Hurt & Proffitt is Brian Cossman, PE, CCM.
The Owner may make such investigations as deemed necessary to determine the ability of the Bidder to perform the work, and the Bidder shall furnish to the Owner all such information for this purpose as the Owner may request. The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such Bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such Bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the agreement and to complete the work contemplated therein.
This project is being funded with Federal and State money made available through the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Virginia Clean Water Revolving Loan Fund Program (VCWRLF). The successful bidder must comply with all requirements and certifications as set forth in the Bidding Documents, including, but not limited to, President’s Executive Order #11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, religion, sex, or national origin; Executive Orders #12138 and #11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms by contractors and subcontractors in the performance of the contract; the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Davis-Bacon Act; and the affirmative action requirements as prescribed by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) rules. MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to bid. Bidders must provide certification that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin.
DEQ funding prohibits the use of these funds unless all iron and steel products are produced in the United States. All iron and steel manufacturing processes must take place in the United States, except for metallurgical processes involving refinement of steel additives. There is no requirement for the origin of components and subcomponents of manufactured goods. No unauthorized use of foreign iron, steel, and/or manufactured goods will be allowed on this project. Refer to full Bidding Documents for American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements.