PUBLIC BID OPENING
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Pender Commerce Park Water & Sewer Main Extension Project will be received, by Pender County at 605 E. Fremont Street, Burgaw, NC on June 1, 2022, until 10:00 a.m. local time, at which time the Bids received will be “publicly” opened and read aloud.
A virtual pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on May 17, 2022. The pre-bid conference will be conducted via a web-based meeting utilizing Microsoft Teams. Interested parties wishing to join the web-based pre-bid conference may do so by sending an email to the following email address email@example.com no later than May 6, 2022, at 2:00 PM local time. Note that a physical meeting will not be held for the pre-bid conference and only the web-based meeting will be available to interested parties.
A Microsoft Teams link will be sent to all parties who provide an email address for the pre-bid conference no later than 9:00 AM local time on May 16, 2022. Parties will utilize this link to join the web-based Microsoft Teams meeting. Interested parties are advised that only audio may be available due to limitations with Microsoft Teams video capability. Consequently, the pre-bid conference will be conducted via audio and interested parties may only hear the pre-bid conference as video may not be available. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is not mandatory but is strongly encouraged.
The Project consists of the construction of:
- Approximately 900 linear feet of 12-inch diameter C900 DR-18 PVC Water Main Distribution Piping
- Approximately 1,100 linear feet of 4-inch diameter C900 DR-18 PVC Force Main Piping
Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be as indicated in the Bid Form. Bidders are not required to be pre-qualified to submit a bid for the Pender Commerce Park Water & Sewer Main Extension Project. Contractor is advised and shall meet the following project schedule for execution and completion of the project:
- Pre-Bid Conference May 17, 2022, 10:00 AM local time
- Public Bid Opening June 1, 2022, 10:00 AM local time
- Notice of Award June 21, 2022
- Notice to Proceed June 22, 2022
Prospective bidders may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents by contacting the Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents at: McKim & Creed, Inc., 243 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC 28401, Jamie Mabe Fitzsimmons, 910-343-1048, firstname.lastname@example.org. Physical copies of the Bidding Documents will not be available for review at the Issuing Office.
Bidding Documents may also be examined on the Pender County website at the following link. Physical copies of the Bidding Documents will not be available for review at the offices of Pender County: https://pendercountync.gov/utl/
Bidding Documents will be provided no later than April 25, 2022, at Carolinas Plan Room, 2527 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401; online at Carolinas AGC www.cagc.org; and online through the McGraw Hill Construction Plan Room (dodge.construction.com). Prospective Bidders should contact these entities to determine availability for obtaining or viewing the documents. Bidding advertisement can also be found in Pender Post.
Bidding Documents are available on USB flash drive (as portable document format (PDF) files for a non-refundable charge of $100.00, including shipping via overnight express service. Alternatively, printed Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office via mail, upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents. The non-refundable cost of printed Bidding Documents is $200.00 per set, payable to “McKim & Creed, Inc.”, plus a non-refundable shipping charge. Upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents will be sent via the prospective Bidder’s delivery method of choice; the shipping charge will depend on the shipping method chosen. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective 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. Pender County reserves the right to reject all submissions.