Projects for Bid

City of Portage – Salt Creek Lift Station Improvements (S20116)







General Notice

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

Salt Creek Lift Station Improvements

Project #S20116

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Office of the Clerk Treasurer located at City Hall, 6070 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368, until Thursday, July 6, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. local time. Bids received prior to this time shall be publicly opened and read at the Sanitary Board meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2023

The Project includes the following Work:

The project includes but is not limited to improvements of an existing lift station including replacing the top section of the wet well, installation of new pumps (already acquired), installation of new control building, lining the lift station, and electrical work for new control panel and pumps. The project also includes bypass pumping during construction, and all other work required for completion of the project.

Bids are requested for the following Contract: Salt Creek Lift Station ImprovementsBids 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., 19 N. Court Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307. Prospective Bidders may examine the drawings via the Web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at

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 Dollars ($200.00) 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 Amy Mendoza, 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.

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 Portage

By:         Sue Lynch

Title:      Mayor

Date:     June 19, 2023


City of Portage

Salt Creek Lift Station Improvements

Bid Date July 6th, 2023 @ 2:00pm

Bids Opened @ 3:00pm


Grimmer Construction, Inc.
2619 Main Street
Highland, IN 46322


Hasse Construction Company, Inc.
10 Lincoln Avenue / PO Box 300
Calumet City, IL 60409


Thieneman Construction, Inc.
17219 Foundation Parkway
Westfield, IN 46074


Dodge Construction Network
1116 Gregory Valley Dr
Sevierville, TN 37876
844-326-3826 ext 9353


Construct Connect
3825 Edwards Rd. Ste 800
Cincinnati, OH 45209
800 -364-2059


LGS Plumbing, Inc.
1110 E. Summit Street
Crown Point, IN 46307


Advanced Rehabilitation Technology
525 Winzeler Drive Unit 1
Bryan, OH 43506




Additional information

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