Winston-Salem (Forsyth County) Avalee, Martin Mill, and Lowery Lift Station Upgrades.

by March 2, 2021

TO:  M/WBE SUBCONTRACTORS

Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons, Inc. An Equal Employment Opportunity Contractor, NC General Contractors # 7706 Will Consider All Quotes Regardless of Race, Color, Religion, Sex, or National Origin and is Soliciting Bids for M/WBE Participation.

We would appreciate a quotation from your firm for any and all work and/or materials on the following project:

Project Name:
Winston-Salem (Forsyth County) Avalee, Martin Mill, and Lowery Lift Station Upgrades.

Bid Date:
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 @ 1:00 PM.

Please provide your proposal by:
3-9-21 @ 5:00 PM.

We are soliciting subcontract bids for the following trades. Work may include, but not limited to: Paving, Pipe Work, Pavement Removal, Pump Station, Erosion Control, Traffic Control Signs, Utilities, Concrete Work, Asphalt Paving, Aggregate Base Course, Stone, Seeding, Mulching, Earthwork, Electrical, Clearing & Grubbing, Site Grading, Landscaping, Metals, Finishes, Coatings, Painting, Demolition, Cleaning, Fencing/Gates, Quality Control, Topsoiling, Drainage, Rip-Rap, Excavation and any incidentals and materials necessary for construction to complete the project.

The scope of work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Avalee LS: upsize existing 4,430 LF force main from 6-inch to 8-inch, upsize existing site pipe and valves, replace existing pump impellers, replace existing generator, electrical work, and bypass pumping.
  • Martin Mill LS: replace existing pumps, electrical work, and bypass pumping.
  • Lowery LS: replace existing pumps, electrical work, and bypass pumping.

The work performed under this Contract shall include, but may not be limited to: the furnishing of all labor, materials, equipment and services, whether specifically mentioned or not, that is required to complete the Construction of the Work of the project. All requirements of the State of North Carolina and all pertinent administrative regulations shall apply to this project as if herein written out in full. All work will be in accordance with the Plans and Specifications.

Please contact Daniel Lynch at dlynch@jrlynchandsons.com for a link to the project documents.

You may view plans & specs at the following locations:
JRL Office @
314 S. Academy St.
Pilot Mtn., NC
Phone:  336-368-4047
Fax:  336-368-4613 or
Bidding Documents may be examined at office of the Owner:

  1. City/County Purchasing Department,
    Room 324,
    City Hall Building,
    101 North Main Street,
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina,
    (336) 727-2983; or
  1. ConstructConnect,
    3825 Edwards Road,
    Suite 800,
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45209,
    877-422-8665

For technical questions about this project, please contact Eddie Sasser esasser@hiepc.com at the office of Highfill Infrastructure Engineering – p. 919-481-4342 x102.

JRL is willing to review any responsible quote and will negotiate terms, if appropriate.  We will notify your firm if your bid is accepted for this project.  Please contact me if you have not heard from JRL by 3-17-21 and I will inform you of the status of your bid.

If you need assistance with obtaining bonding, loan capital, lines of credit, insurance or joint pay agreements, please see JRL Policies below or contact us and we will review your needs and direct you to available agencies for assistance.  Providing assistance to an otherwise qualified minority business in need of equipment, loan capital, lines of credit, or joint pay agreements to secure loans, supplies, or letters of credit, including waiving credit that is ordinarily required. Assisting minority businesses in obtaining the same unit pricing with the bidder’s suppliers in order to help minority businesses in establishing credit.

JRL will not require any M/WBE subcontractor to provide bonding.  We will allow you to work under our bond free of charge.  We will provide joint check agreements, as needed.  We will also provide quick payments. (Typically, on a weekly basis).

Bonding:
It is Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons, Inc. policy NOT to require M/WBE subcontractors to provide bonding to Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons, Inc. for their portion of the work. All M/WBE subcontractors will be allowed to work under Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons, Inc Performance & Payment Bonds to the Owner.

 Financial Assistance:
Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons, Inc. will provide Joint Check Agreements to all M/WBE subcontractors. Please request a Joint Check Agreement in writing. We will work with you and the material vendor to develop a Joint Check Agreement to satisfy all parties.

Quick Payments:
It is Jimmy R. Lynch & Sons, Inc. policy to provide Quick Payments to all M/WBE subcontractors. Jimmy R Lynch & Sons, Inc will provide payment to all M/WBE subcontractors on a weekly basis if the work for which payment is being requested is complete and accepted by the Owner.

JRL encourages 2nd tier M/WBE Subcontracting opportunities.  We encourage our subcontractors to utilize 2nd and 3rd tier M/WBE Subcontractors.

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