Town of Gate City
Gate City, Virginia
Water Treatment Plant Upgrades
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Water Treatment Plant Upgrades will be received, by the Town of Gate City, at Town Hall, 156 E. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251, until 3:00 PM local time on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of constructing roof replacements on the raw water, reclaim, and WTP lab buildings; door replacements on the raw water and reclaim buildings; SCADA system upgrades; clearwell baffles; chlorine scales; a backwash control system; and the replacement of 37 commercial water meters.
Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a unit price basis.
The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Mattern & Craig, 429 Clay Street, Kingsport, TN; 423-245-4970. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below.
Bidding Documents also may be examined at Dodge Plan Room, Roanoke, VA; Associated General Contractors, Blountville, TN; and The Builders Exchange, Knoxville, TN; the office of the Town of Gate City, 156 East Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24251, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM local time; and the office of the Engineer, Mattern & Craig, 429 Clay Street, Kingsport, TN 37660, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM local time.
MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit bids. Bidders must comply with the following: the President’s Executive Order # 11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President’s Executive Orders # 12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms; the President’s Executive Order 13658 regarding minimum wages on federal funded construction contracts; the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Davis-Bacon Act; and Section 436 of P. L. 113-76, American Iron and Steel. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin.
Bidding Documents are available on compact disc (as portable document format (PDF) files) for a non-refundable charge of $50.00, including shipping via overnight express service. Alternatively, printed Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office either via in-person pick-up or via mail, upon issuing Office’s receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents. The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $250.00 for each set, payable to Mattern & Craig. Upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents will be sent via UPS. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at the Gate City Town Hall, 156 E. Jackson Street, Gate City, VA 24051. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.