Contract A – Lattimore Area Water System and Storage Tank Improvements

by October 8, 2018



Sealed bids for the project entitled Contract A – Lattimore Area Water System and Storage Tank Improvements will be received by Cleveland County Water until 2 p.m. local time November 8, 2018 in the Conference Room of the Cleveland County Water Offices located at 439 Casar Lawndale Rd Lawndale, NC 28090. At said place and time, all Bids that have been duly received, will be publicly opened and read aloud.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 2 p.m. October 23, 2018 at the Conference Room of the Cleveland County Water Offices located at 439 Casar Lawndale Rd Lawndale, NC 28090. Interested parties are invited to attend this meeting to review the plans, ask for additional information or clarification and to visit the project site.

The project generally consists of:

The installation of approximately 14,200 LF of 12-inch DIP/PVC C900 water line and appurtenances, interconnection to existing Cleveland County Water System at strategic points, reassignment of existing water meters as needed, installation of new and replacement PRVs, installation of storage tank valve vault, and initial grading of storage tank site.

 Bidders and other interested parties should note that prequalification of equipment manufacturers by the Engineer prior to the bid opening is required for this project. Equipment prequalification requirements, if any, are described in the Contract Documents.

Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at for a fee of $100.00 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bids” link and by entering Quest Project Number 5975686. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or

Each bid shall be accompanied with a cash deposit or certified check drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the FDIC or a Bid Bond prepared on the form of Bid Bond contained in the Bidding Documents or a Surety Company’s standard form and properly executed by a corporate surety licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds. The amount of the bid bond shall be equal to five (5) percent of the total of the bid. The bid deposit shall be retained by the Owner if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract or fails to provide the required bonds, as stated above, within ten (10) days after the proper notice of award of the contract.

Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87.

Neither the Owner nor the Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including any Addenda, obtained from any source other than the Owner’s representative, McGill Associates, P.A. Each Bidder shall be responsible for the review of all addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda on the bid form.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive informalities, or to reject non-conforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids. The Owner reserves the right to award a contract to the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder or bidders, taking into consideration quality, performance and time.

Contractors submitting a Bid on this project must solicit bids from minority subcontractors and provide documentation of any outreach efforts as described in the Contract Documents.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin.  Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours Standard Act, and 40 CFR 33.1016, and 40 CFR 60-4.

Brad Cornwell, General Manager
Cleveland County Water

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