Johnston County Water Treatment Plant, 12-14 MGD Expansion

by April 17, 2019



Sealed bids will be received by the Owner, JOHNSTON COUNTY, in the conference room at the LAND USE CENTER, 309 E. MARKET STREET, SMITHFIELD, NC until 2:00 PM, EST, on THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019, for the construction of WATER TREATMENT PLANT, 12-14 MGD EXPANSION.

Bidders have been prequalified in accordance with the procedure detailed in the Bidders’ Prequalification section of the specifications.  The Prequalified bidders are: 

  1. Crowder Construction Company
  2. Dellinger, Inc.
  3. English Construction Company
  4. State Utility Contractors, Inc.
  5. TA Loving Company

The work will consist of the following:

  • Construction of improvements to the raw water pump station including river intake screen replacement, sluice gate

Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents are open to public inspection at the office of JOHNSTON COUNTY PUBLIC UTILITIES, LAND USE CENTER, 309 E. MARKET STREET, SMITHFIELD, NC; on-line on our website at; and through the following plan rooms:, Hispanic Contractors of the Carolinas (HCAC), Carolinas AGC (CAGC), CMD, Bidclerk, McGraw Hill Construction (, and Construction Data Company (CDC). Hard copies can be purchased by prospective bidders at McKim & Creed for a fee of $200.00 for each set of documents requested.  Small minority and women’s businesses and labor surplus area firms are encouraged to submit bids.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check or a bid bond by an acceptable surety company of not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, made payable to the Owner, JOHNSTON COUNTY, as a bid guarantee.

A Performance and a Payment Bond will be required for the successful bidder in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, conditioned upon the faithful performance of the contract, payment of all persons supplying labor or furnishing materials, and payment of all liabilities incurred in connection with the work under this contract.

North Carolina law requires any contractor bidding on work in the State which costs $30,000.00 or more to show evidence that he is licensed under the “Act to Regulate the Practice of General Contracting.”

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and any part of a bid and to waive formalities and technicalities in the bidding procedure.

No consideration will be given any request for Plans and Specifications within the five (5) day period immediately prior to the date for receiving bids.

Bids must be submitted on the printed form, or exact copies thereof, contained in the Contract Documents.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the State of North Carolina.  Neither the State or Federal government nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract.

Bidder shall make positive efforts to use small and minority-owned businesses and comply with GS 143-128.

A pre-bid conference shall be held at 10:00 a.m., on TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019 in the conference room at the LAND USE CENTER, 309 E. MARKET STREET, SMITHFIELD, NC.

309 E. Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577


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