Mebane Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Residuals Management System Rehabilitation

by January 7, 2019



Sealed bids will be received by the City of Eden on February 20, 2019 until 2:00 PM, EST for construction of the Mebane Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Residuals Management System Rehabilitation, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at City of Eden-City Hall, 308 E Stadium Dr., Eden, NC 27288.

Bids must be submitted on the complete project and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, addressed to

The City of Eden-Town Hall, 308 E Stadium Dr., Eden, NC 27288.  Outside of the envelope must be marked “Bid for the Mebane Bridge WWTP Residuals Management System Rehabilitation.” Envelope must also bear, on the outside, the name of the bidder, bidder’s address, and bidder’s license number.  All bids must be made on blank forms provided and included in the bound document or as provided by Addendum prior to bid.

The work will consist of the following work bid as two (2) separate bid items as follows:

  1. Base Bid –
    a.  Modifications to Pump Station No. 1 to include replacement of the existing below grade RAS pumps with new above grade, self-
    priming, variable speed pump assemblies.
    b.  Installation of submersible WAS sludge pumps in Pump Station No. 1.
    c.  Installation of a new packaged, suction lift, self-priming WAS pump station for the transfer of chemical stabilized sludge from the             sludge storage tank to the existing dewatering system day tank
    d.  Replacement of existing aerobic sludge digester system with a new chemical sludge stabilization system.
    e.  Installation of new sludge holding tank.
  2. Owner Elective Bid:
    a.  Modifications to Pump Station No. 2 to include replacement of the existing below grade RAS pumps with new above grade, self-priming, variable speed pump assemblies.  A decision regarding the inclusion of this elective bid item in the contract will be made after receipt of bids based upon the Owner’s available funding.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or certified check, drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in an amount equal to not less than five percent of the proposal.  In lieu thereof, the bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent of the bid prepared on the Bid Bond form contained within the Contract Documents or a Surety Company’s Standard Bid Bond form, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute such bonds and listed in the latest issue of U. S. Treasury Circular 570, conditioned that the surety will, upon demand, forthwith make payment to the obligee upon said bond if the bidder fails 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.

Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at: W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc., 616 Colonnade Drive, Charlotte, NC  28205.  Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are available for purchase by going to Plan Room at Please note that only registered plan holders may bid as a General Contractor.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 90 days.

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.

A pre-bid meeting will be conducted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM located at the Mebane Bridge Wastewater Treatment Plant, 204 Mebane Bridge Rd, Eden, NC 27288. Attendance is recommended but not mandatory.  Other opportunities for a site visit to the Mebane WWTP will be limited.

The Contractor shall comply with the Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for construction promulgated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (PL91 596) and under Section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (PL91 54), or latest revisions.

General Contractors are notified that “An Act to Regulate the Practices of General Contracting” ratified by the North Carolina General Assembly on March 10, 1925, and as subsequently amended will be observed in receiving bids and awarding General Contracts.

All Equipment/Manufacturer “Or-Equal” Qualification Packages, per Paragraph 11. of the Instructions to Bidders, (Document 00 21 13) [(Document 00 21 14)] must be submitted at least ten days prior to the advertised bid date.

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

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