Projects for Bid

City of Columbus, KY – Water Tank Rehabilitation (W24010)







General Notice

City of Columbus (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Water Tank Rehabilitation

Project #W24010

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Water Utility Office located at 87 E Hoover Parkway, Columbus, KY, 42032, until Monday, July 22, 2024 at 5:00 PM 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 rehabilitation of the existing Columbus Water Utility standpipe. The work includes interior and exterior standpipe cleaning and painting, installation of ladders, manways, and signage, installation of a new mixing system, and other miscellaneous improvements to the existing standpipe, replacement of the security fencing and gates, and all other work required for the completion of the project.

Bids are requested for the following Contract: Water Tank RehabilitationBids 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  922 State Street, Suite 400, Bowling Green, KY  42101. Prospective Bidders may examine the drawings via the Web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at

Bidding Documents also may be examined at the City of Columbus Water Utility Office located at 87 E Hoover Parkway, Columbus, KY, 42032, on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday between the hours of 10:00 A.M - 2:00 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 6% 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 Dollars ($250.00) plus 6% 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 Travis Harper, P.E. 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 sixty (60) 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, July 16, 2024 at 10:00 am at Columbus City Hall, 87 E Hoover Parkway, Columbus, KY, 42032. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is encouraged but not required.

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:  City of Columbus

By:          Kay Ferguson

Title:      Mayor

Date:     Tuesday, July 2, 2024


City of Columbus, KY

Water Tank Rehabilitation

Bid Date: July 22, 2024@ 5:00pm

Pre-Bid Date: July 9, 2024 @ 10:00am



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