Projects for Bid

Blackford County – Industrial Park Flood Mitigation (D21146)







General Notice

Blackford County Board of Commissioners (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Industrial Park Flood Mitigation

Project #D21146

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Blackford County Surveyor’s Office located at 110 West Washington Street, Hartford City, Indiana 47348, until Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:

The project includes but is not limited to the construction of a 15-acre wet bottom detention facility, windmill/electric pump aerators, and a variety of stabilization products. The work includes excavating and grading for the 15-acre detention facility, an outlet control structure, the installation of seven (7) windmill/electric pump aerators, vegetative concrete block mats, articulated concrete blocks, erosion control blankets, riprap, seeding, and all other work required for the completion of the Project.

Bids are requested for the following Contract: Industrial Park Flood MitigationBids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be as shown in the Bid Form.

Obtaining the Bidding Documents

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Commonwealth Engineers, Inc., 7256 Company Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46237.  Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.  Prospective Bidders may also examine the drawings via the Web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at

Bidding Documents also may be examined at the office of the Blackford County Surveyor located at 110 West Washington Street, Hartford City, IN 47348, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Contract Documents, Specifications and Drawings will be provided via the web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at  The plan holder will receive an email link to the PDF downloadable documents upon payment of a non-refundable fee of One Hundred Fifty and 00/100 Dollars ($150.00) plus 7% sales tax, per project division desired

One set of printed Contract Documents, Specifications and Drawings may be obtained upon payment of an additional non-refundable fee of Two Hundred Fifty and 00/100 Dollars ($250.00) plus 7% sales tax, per project division desired, via the web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at  Requests for Contract Documents and Specifications and Drawings must also include a return street address; post office box numbers are not acceptable. 

Contract Documents will not be sold separate from the web-based service (i.e. All plan holders will be required to purchase through the web-based service).  Partial sets of Contract Documents, Specifications and Drawings are not available.  Questions pertaining to this project shall be submitted directly to Andrew Cochrane, P.E., CFM at Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. via  Additional questions concerning access to the website may be directed to Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at (317) 888-1177.

All addenda, which may be issued for this Project, will be issued to each plan holder via email.  For those whom also purchase printed Contract Documents, printed addenda will be provided as well.  All plan holders shall note, the printed documents are provided as a courtesy and do not preclude the plan holder from relying upon the web/email based materials (i.e. delays in mail delivery will not be considered relevant due to all contract document holders access to materials via web/email).

No refunds will be issued for this project.

The OWNER reserves the right to reject any bid, or all bids, or to accept any bid or bids, or to make such combination of bids as may seem desirable, and to waive any and all informalities in bidding.  Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of bids or authorized postponement thereof.  Any bid received after the time and date specified shall not be considered.  NO bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least ninety (90) days. 

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Pre-bid Conference

A pre-bid conference for the Project will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. via Teams. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is encouraged but not required.


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Instructions to Bidders

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.            

This Advertisement is issued by:

Owner:  Blackford County Board of Commissioners

By:         John Lancaster

Title:      County Commissioner President

Date:     December 14, 2022


Blackford County Board of Commissioners.

Blackford County, Indiana

Industrial Park Flood Mitigation

Bid Date:  January 25, 2023 @ 8:30 am

Pre-bid Date: January 17, 2023 @ 11 am


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