Town of Canton Spruce Street Area Water System Improvements

by March 20, 2019



Sealed bids for the project entitled Spruce Street Area Water System Improvements will be received by the Town of Canton at 2:00 p.m. local time April 23, 2019 in the Board Room of the Canton Town Hall located at 58 Park Street, Canton North Carolina 28716. 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 10:00 a.m. local time April 16, 2019 at the Canton Town Hall Board Room, located at 58 Park Street, Canton North Carolina 28716. Interested parties are invited to attend this meeting for an overview of the Minority Business Enterprise outreach, to review the plans, and ask for additional information or clarification regarding the bid documents.

The project generally consists of approximately 13,500 LF of new 6-inch and 2-inch water lines, new 500 GPM constant pressure/variable flow booster pump station, and all related accessories and appurtenances in the Spruce Street area of the Town of Canton water distribution system.

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 for the package water booster pump station are described in the Contract Documents.

The Bidding Documents for the project may be examined at the following locations during normal business hours:

McGill Associates, PA
55 Broad Street,
Asheville NC 28801

Digital copies of Bid Documents are available for purchase at for a fee of $50.00 per set. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bids” link and by entering Quest Project Number 6234908. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or .

Additional information regarding the bidding of this project can be found at .

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 required by the Special Conditions Packages and 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.

Jason Burrell, Town Manager
Town of Canton


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