Advertisement for Bids (Project No. 21010)

Sealed bids for construction of the Meadows Creek – HWY 292 Basin Gravity Sewer Extension Project Phase I and Phase II will be received by the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District thereinafter called the “Owner”) at Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District, 175 North Liberty St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29306, until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2024.  At that time and place, bids will be opened and the amount of each bid, together with the name of each bidder, shall be announced.

The project consists of extending gravity sewer within the Meadows Creek basin.  The gravity sewer line will be predominately 15-inch PVC with sections of 16-inch DIP and approximately 15,500 linear feet in length with manholes, sediment and erosion control, clearing, stream crossings, roadway encasement bores, site work, and restoration including all appurtenances required for the complete project.

The project is being funded through funds received from the American Rescue Plan Act and bidders must comply with all applicable local and federal requirements in the bid documents, including Davis-Bacon.  Bidders must also be registered in the System for Award Management (Sam.gov).

A PRE-BID MEETING (Non-Mandatory) will be held at 175 North Liberty St, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29306 at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2024.  Attendance at the pre-bid meeting is not required; however, bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.

A satisfactory Bid Bond provided by an acceptable surety (or the cash equivalent) in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid shall be submitted with each bid.

The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any bids or proposals that appear to be in the best interest of the Owner, and further reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bids and to reject any and all bids received.

Performance and payment bonds in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price will be required. The bonds must be secured by cash or must be issued by a surety company licensed in the State of South Carolina with an “A” minimum rating of performance as stated in the most current publication of “Best Key Rating Guide, Property Liability.”

Certificates of insurance naming the Owner as an additional insured and with limits as noted in the bid documents will be required.

Contractors submitting bids shall be properly licensed in the State of South Carolina to bid and perform the work on which the bid is submitted at the date of the bid.

Copies of the contract drawings, specifications, and bid documents shall be obtained at the office of the Engineer upon receipt of a non-refundable payment of $250.00 for each set.  When requesting copies of the contract drawings, specifications and bid documents, provide the following information about your company:  Mailing address, street / delivery address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address.  All Bidders are required to purchase contract documents from the engineer.  Only those contract drawings, specifications and bid documents obtained from the Engineer are official.  Bidders cannot rely on the accuracy of copies of the aforementioned documents, drawings, specifications, etc. obtained from any other sources.  Bidders must be on the Engineer’s official plan holders list for bids to be accepted by the Owner.  Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained by contacting Gale Teal at (864) 949-1111.

Questions should be directed to the attention of Rich Anderson at [email protected], and must be received in writing prior to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 6, 2024, which will be distributed to all plan-holders of record.

It is the policy of Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District that local Minority and Women Owned Enterprises (MWBE’s) shall be afforded the opportunity to participate fully in the overall procurement of Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District.  This is an equal opportunity selection.