Southeast Water Improvements New Bern Project No. 23-001

by May 25, 2022



Sealed bids will be received by the Office of the City Engineer in the Water Resources Administration Office at 527 NC Highway 55 West, New Bern, North Carolina, until 11:00 a.m. on Thursday June 30th, 2022, and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read, for constructing the following facilities: 

The clearing of 7.25 acres of wooded area and installation of 8,600 linear feet of C-900 10” PVC water main, 660 linear feet of which to be installed by directional bore, and other work associated with the Southeast Water Improvements project.

Bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, addressed to the City of New Bern, PO Box 1129, New Bern, NC 28563.  The outside of the envelope must be marked Bid for Southeast Water Improvements Project. All bids must be made on blank forms provided and included in the bound document.  The name, address, and license number of the Bidder must be plainly marked thereon.

Each Bid must be accompanied by cash or a certified check, drawn on a bank or trust company authorized to do business in North Carolina, payable to the City of New Bern in an amount at least equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid, as a guarantee that a contract will be entered into.  In lieu of cash or certified check, the Bidder may submit a bid bond in the form prescribed in G.S. 143-129 as amended by Chapter 1104 of the Public Laws of 1951.

Contractors are notified that legislative acts relating to licensing of contractors will be observed in receiving and awarding contracts. The City encourages the participation of small and minority contractors.

In accordance with the Minority Participation Goals, potential prime Contractors are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference to be held in the Office of the City Engineer located in the Public Utilities Administration Building at 527 NC Highway 55 West, New Bern, North Carolina on Thursday June 16th, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Plans and specifications for the proposed project are on file and may be viewed at the Office of the City Engineer and on the City’s website at: .

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