Dobson Elem. School – 312 Renovations and Additions, Franklin Elem. School – 324, Renovations and Additions Mountain Park Elem. School – 332, Renovations and Additions

by February 6, 2019

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed single prime bids will be received by the Surry County Board of Education, 209 N. Crutchfield Street, Dobson, NC 27017 in the Board Room up to 3:00 pm on March 5, 2019 and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material and equipment entering into the construction of:

Dobson Elem. School – 312
Renovations and Additions 
400 W. Atkins Street
Dobson, NC 27017

Franklin Elem. School – 324
Renovations and Additions 
519 South Franklin Rd
Mount Airy, NC 27030

Mountain Park Elem. School – 332
Renovations and Additions
505 Mountain Park Road
State Road, NC 28676

The project consists of renovations and additions to Dobson, Franklin and Mountain Park Elementary Schools and is further described as follows:

Work at each school includes but is not limited to partial or full replacement of HVAC, controls, plumbing, electrical, roofing, windows, floors, ceilings, door hardware, interior finishes, data, fire alarm, intercom, TV and security systems as required to complete the additions and/or renovations. Further, relocation of existing utilities and site work necessary for staff, student and/or parent parking, pickup/drop-off and amenities is included. 

  • Dobson Elementary School: Additions include a two-story classroom wing addition, expanded kitchen and enclosed connector to gym. Renovations include existing classroom wing, kitchen, cafeteria and gym including all interior finishes, new doors and frames. New construction is load-bearing masonry with steel roof framing and standing seam metal roof and single-ply membrane roofing. An elevator and new kitchen equipment will be included.
  • Franklin Elementary School: Additions will include an enclosed two-story stair, group toilets and elevator. Renovations include existing classroom wing, kitchen, cafeteria and gym including all interior finishes, new doors and frames. New construction is load-bearing masonry with steel roof framing and single-ply membrane roofing.
  • Mountain Park Elementary School: Additions include a new classroom wing, media center, kitchen expansion and enclosed connectors to gym and cafeteria. Renovations include existing classroom wing, kitchen, cafeteria and gym including all interior finishes, new doors and frames. New construction is load-bearing masonry with steel roof framing and standing seam metal roof and single-ply membrane roofing.

The work at all three schools shall be phased to keep each school in operation. Phased demolition not containing hazardous materials shall be a part of this work scope. Demolition of existing buildings and demolition design of materials and components containing regulated hazardous material removal will be performed by others not a part of this scope of work.

Bids will be received for Single Prime Contracts only for all three schools combined.  All proposals shall be lump sum.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at 1:00 pm in the Dobson Elementary School Cafeteria for all interested bidders and vendors on February 20, 2019. Project specific questions, bidding procedures, preferred brand alternates, performance specifications and HUB information will be addressed for this project.

In accordance with GS133-3 and SCO procedures the following items are being considered by the Owner for this project:

  1. Sargent mortise locks, cylinders and exit devices; Schlage cylinders; LCN closers; and Alarm Lock card readers.
  2. Seimans Fire Alarm
  3. Alerton Controls
  4. Specific Kitchen Equipment
  5. Audio-Visual entry access system by Aiphone Corporation.

 BID DOCUMENTS:
Complete Bid Documents (plans, specifications and contract documents) will be available after February 7, 2019 through the Architect’s ShareFile distribution website. Wendy Long, at Walter Robbs, will coordinate access to ShareFile for all official bidders and will keep a list of current GC Bidders. All interested licensed North Carolina General Contractors wishing to access ShareFile shall contact Wendy Long at Walter Robbs 336-725-1371. The Architect will ask you to fill out a bidder information form (company name and NC license number, business address, contact person, phone number and email address) which will put you on the Bidders List. Once the form is completed you will be given access to the Architect’s ShareFile website for plans and specifications.

Subcontractors and vendors can obtain Bid Documents through General Contractors on the bidders list. Bid Documents will also be available through the following Plan Rooms: The Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) and Carolina AGC through www.iSqFt.com, Dodge Data & Analytics, Construction Journal and Sharpe Images (Winston-Salem).

Hard copies of the Plans and specifications may be purchased (non-refundable) directly from the Sharpe Images Inc. Winston Salem, NC.

Questions should be directed to the Architect, Wesley Curtis.

Bidders shall use complete sets of Bidding Documents in preparing bids. Neither the Owner nor Architect assumes responsibility for errors or misinterpretations resulting from the use of incomplete sets of Bidding Documents.

All contractors are hereby notified that they must have proper license as required under the state laws governing their respective trades.

NOTE:  The bidder shall identify on the bid proposal any minority business participation to be used on the project. Forms are included within the Proposal Form in the bid documents.  Failure to complete these forms is grounds for rejection of the bid.  (GS143-128.2c Effective 1/1/2002.)

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or a certified check drawn on a bank or trust company, insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, of an amount equal to but not less than five percent (5%) of the proposal, or in lieu thereof a bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the bid executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond. Said deposit shall be retained by the owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

A performance bond and a payment bond will be required for one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.

Payment will be made based on ninety‑five percent (95%) of monthly estimates and final payment made upon completion and acceptance of work.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 60 days.

The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.

Designer:
Walter Robbs Callahan & Pierce Architects, PA
530 North Trade Street, Suite 301
Winston Salem, NC 27101

Surry County Schools
Board of Education
Dr. Travis L. Reeves
Superintendent

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