Projects for Bid

City of Madison – Water Utility Improvements – Div. A – Supply and Treatment Improvements (W19120)







General Notice

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

Water Utility Improvement

Project #W19120

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Clerk-Treasurer’s office located at 101 West Main Street Madison, IN 47250, until Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The Project includes the following Work:

Division “A” – Supply and Treatment Improvements

This project includes but is not limited to improvements to the City’s water supply and treatment facilities. The work includes upgrades to the water treatment plant’s new chlorine feed equipment, gas scrubber, piping improvements, heat tracing, SCADA upgrades, and new VFD’s at each of the five (5) booster stations.

Division “B” – Storage Tanks Rehabilitation

This project includes improvements to the water utility storage facilities for the City. The work includes sandblasting, recoating, installation of new level sensors, new internal safety ladders, manway upgrades, davit arm upgrades, strut tensioning, structural bolt tensioning, and other minor mechanical repairs at all six (6) of the City’s existing storages tanks.

Division “C” – Water Main Replacements

The project consists of furnishing all labor, material, and equipment to fully complete upgrades to the City of Madison’s water distribution system. The work consists of, but is not limited to, the installation of approximately 11,000 LF of 8-inch and approximately 11,800 LF of 6-inch diameter water mains, new fire hydrants, abandonment of existing water mains in place, all associated connections to existing mains and services, and all related work required to complete the project as outlined the Plans & Specifications. This includes associated paving, grading, surface restoration, striping, and utility relocation to accommodate the proposed improvements.

Separate Bids will be received for the following Contracts:  Division “A” – Supply and Treatment Improvements; Division “B” – Storage Tanks Rehabilitation; and Division “C” – Water Main Replacements.  Bids will be received for a single prime Contract per division of work.  Bids shall be as shown in the respective Bid Forms.

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 Clerk-Treasurer 101 West Main Street Madison, IN  47250, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 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 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 Dollars ($250.00) plus 7% sales tax, for Division A; Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) plus 7% sales tax for Division B; and Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) plus 7% sales tax for Division C, 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 Robert M. Bellucci, 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 or email to

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 Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, 101 West Main Street, Madison, IN 47250. 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 Madison

By:        Honorable Bob Courtney

Title:      Mayor

Date:     October 1, 2022




Div. A Supply and Treatment Improvements

Bid Date: November 3, 2022 @ 2:00 PM

Pre-Bid Date: October 13, 2022 @ 9:00 AM


Infrastructure Systems, Inc.
260 W. Vincennes Street
P.O. BOX 148


Dave O'Mara Contractor, Inc
1100 E O & M Ave
North Vernon, IN 47265


Mitchell & Stark Construction Co, Inc.
PO Box 219
Medora, IN 47260
812 966-2151


The Henry P Thompson Company
1046 Techne Center Drive
Milford, OH 45150


Living Waters Company

P.O. Box 402

Monrovia, IN 46157



Construct Connect

30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 100

Norcross, GA 30092



Dodge Construction Network

2860 S State Hwy 161, Ste. 160 #501

Grand Prairie, TX 75052

844-326-3826 ext 9353



Additional information

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