Reelsville Water Authority (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:
WATER UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS
Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department located at 7748 S. Co. Rd. 625 W, Reelsville, IN 46171, until Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.
The Project includes the following Work:
Division “B” Distribution System Improvements
The project includes but is not limited to the installation of approximately 7,600 ft of 4-inch water main and 3,000 ft of 6-inch water main and the installation of a pressure reducing valve bypass. The work includes associated excavation, paving, grading, surface restoration, utility relocation to accommodate the proposed improvements, and all work required to complete the project as outlined in the Plans and Specifications.
Division “C” Administrative Office and Storage Building
The project includes but is not limited to the construction of a new 2,550 sq. ft. pre-engineered metal storage building and the construction of an addition to an existing building. The work includes associated excavation, paving, grading, surface restoration, and all work required to complete the project as outlined in the Plans and Specifications.
Separate Bids will be received for the following Contracts: Division “B” - Distribution System Improvements; Division “C” - Administrative Office and Storage Building. 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 www.commonwealthengineers.com.
Bidding Documents also may be examined at the office of the Reelsville Water Authority at 4768 W US 40, Reelsville, IN 46135, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Contract Documents, Specifications and Drawings will be provided via the web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at www.commonwealthengineers.com. 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 www.commonwealthengineers.com. 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 https://login.procore.com. 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 who 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 90 days.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
A pre-bid conference for the Project will be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department,7748 S. Co. Rd. 625 W, Reelsville, IN 46171. 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: Reelsville Water Authority
By: Rick Hassler
Title: Board of DirectorsPresident
Date: December 23, 2022 and December 30, 2022
END OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Reelsville Water Authority
Water Utility Improvements
Division C – Administrative Office and Storage Building
Bid Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.
Pre-Bid Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.