Central Piedmont Community College New Education Center-Balance of Work Pre-Bid Meeting and Bid Opening

by October 11, 2017



Rodgers will accept sealed bid proposals from project specific prequalified trade contractors for bid packages 02L Landscape and Irrigation, 04A Masonry, 06B Carpentry and Casework, 07A Roofing and Accessories, 07B Waterproofing and Sealants, 07C Fireproofing, 08A Glass Assemblies, 08B Passage Door Assemblies, 08E Fire / Smoke Curtain Assemblies, 09A Drywall Assemblies, 09C Acoustical Assemblies, 09D Hard Tile, 09E Floor Coverings – Resilient and Carpeting, 09F Painting and Wall Coverings, 10A Specialties, 10B Signage, 12A Window Treatments, 12B Lab Furnishings, 12C Fixed Seating, 14A Elevators, 21A Fire Protection, 22A Plumbing Systems, 23A HVAC Systems, 23B Test and Balance, 26A Electrical until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 in Tate Hall of the Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Overcash Academic & Performing Arts Center, 1206 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204 for the construction of the New Education Center at which time and place bids will be opened and read. The Overcash Academic & Performing Arts Center is located near the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue and Kings Drive.

An open Pre-Bid Meeting will be held for all interested bidders on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in Tate Hall of the CPCC Overcash Academic & Performing Arts Center, 1206 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204.  The meeting will address project specific questions, issues, bidding procedures and bid forms.  The meeting is also to identify preferred brand alternates and their performance standards that the owner will consider for approval on this project.  In accordance with General Statute GS 133-3, specifications may list one or more preferred brands as an alternate to the base bid in limited circumstances.  Specifications containing a preferred brand alternate under this section must identify the performance standards that support the preference.  Performance standards for the preference must be approved in advance by the owner in an open meeting.  Any alternate approved by the owner shall be approved only where (i) the preferred alternate will provide cost savings, maintain or improve the functioning of any process or system affected by the preferred item or items, or both, and (ii) a justification identifying these criteria is made available in writing to the public.  In accordance with GS133-3 procedures the following preferred brand items are being considered as Alternates by the owner for this project:

  • Building Automation System Controls by Trane
  • Fire Alarm and Smoke Detection System by Simplex Grinnell
  • Floor Boxes to be Evolution Floor Boxes by Wiremold
  • Air Handling Unit Filters in AHU-1, AHU-2, AHU-3 to be Dynamic Air Series “V8” Filters

The building is a new approximately 154,240 square foot, 6 story classroom and lab building on CPCC’s central campus in Charlotte, NC.  Site construction began in September 2017.

Historically Underutilized Businesses are strongly encouraged to participate.

All communications for project specific information must go through Chad Ek at cek@rodgersbuilders.com.

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