Pender Memorial and Osgood Canal Stormwater Improvements

by June 14, 2018

INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids will be received by Town of Burgaw, on July 12, 2018 until 2:00, PM, EST for construction of Pender Memorial and Osgood Canal Stormwater Improvements, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at City Hall – Conference Room, 109 North Walker Street, Burgaw, NC  28425.

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

Karen Dunn, Planning Administrator, Town of Burgaw, City Hall – Conference Room, 109 North Walker Street, Burgaw, NC  28425.  Outside of the envelope must be marked “Bid for Pender Memorial and Osgood Canal Stormwater Improvements.”  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 installing a parallel 36” reinforced concrete pipe storm drainage system along East Satchwell Street and replacing existing culverts along the Osgood Canal at East Fremont and South Cowan Street. The existing culverts at East Fremont Street are currently both 84 feet long consisting of 72” and 42” pipe. The existing culverts will be replaced with a single 13’-1” x 8’-4” aluminum structural plate pipe-arch. The existing culvert at South Cowan Street is 53 feet long and includes a single 72” pipe and will be replaced with a single 12’-5” x 7’-4” aluminum box culvert. Both culvert replacement locations will require stream by-pass pumping, aluminum endwalls, stream bank stabilization, plantings, traffic control, erosion control, roadway reconstruction, paving, sidewalks and minor utility relocations.

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., 909 Market Street, Wilmington, NC  28401 and Town of Burgaw, City Hall, 109 North Walker Street, Burgaw, NC  28425. Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are available for purchase by going to Plan Room at www.wkdickson.com. 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.

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 11.0 of the Instructions to Bidders, 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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