Projects for Bid

Town of Frankton – Wastewater Utility Improvements – Div. B – Sewer System Improvements (S19081)







General Notice

Town of Frankton (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Wastewater Utility Improvements

Project #S19081

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Office of the Clerk-Treasurer located at Town Hall, 204 E. Sigler Street, Frankton, Indiana 46044, until Tuesday, March 26th at 4:00 p.m. local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read at the Town Council Special Meeting at 5:00 P.M. The Town Council Special Meeting is to be held at the Heritage Days Building, 201 Walnut Street, Frankton, Indiana 46044.

The Project includes the following Work:

Division “B” – Sewer System Improvements

The project includes but is not limited to the improvements of the sanitary and storm sewer systems. The work consists of upsizing and replacing approximately 1800 ft of 8-inch diameter sanitary sewer with 12-inch diameter, 1200 ft of 15-inch diameter sanitary sewer with 18-inch diameter, constructing 1200 ft of 12-inch diameter and 15-inch diameter storm sewer, and the installation of metering manholes and a new grinder pump station.

Bids are requested for the following Contract: Wastewater Utility Improvements, Division “B” – Sewer System 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., 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 Town Hall, 204 E. Sigler Street, Frankton, Indiana  46044, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 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. 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 one hundred fifty (150)  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 Wednesday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m. at Heritage Days Building, 201 Walnut Street, Frankton, Indiana 46044. 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.

Domestic Preference

This project is subject to the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements instituted by Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 and subsequent annual appropriations for WWD programs. Absent an approved waiver, all iron, and steel used in this project must be produced in the United States.

The following waivers apply to this Contract:

AIS De Minimis and AIS Minor Component waivers.

This Advertisement is issued by:

Owner: Town of Frankton

By:          Victoria Hart

Title:      Town Council President

Date:     February 21st, 2024




Bid Date: March 26, 2024 @ 5:00 p.m.

Pre-Bid Date:  March 13, 2024 @ 2:30 p.m.


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