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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS (PROJECT NO. 22030)

 

Chester Metropolitan District will receive bids for the construction of the “Linden Drive Water Line Improvements” project until 2:00 P.M. on March 23, 2023, in the conference room of the Chester Metropolitan District administrative office located at 155 Wylie Street, Chester, SC 29706, at which time and place all bids will be opened and read aloud in public.

The Contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder producing the lowest total bid.  The following generally describes the work included:

Installation of approximately 3,405 LF of 8-inch water line, 4 fire hydrant assemblies, 33 water service reconnections, and other associated work tasks for a complete and proper installation.

Contract and Bid documents and supportive information are on file at the following locations:

 

OWNER:    

Chester Metropolitan District

155 Wylie Street

Chester, SC 29706

 

ENGINEER: 

Summit Engineering Group, Inc.

9601 Warren H. Abernathy Highway

Spartanburg, SC 29301

 

CONTRACTOR SERVICES: 

iSqFt

On-line at www.isqft.com

 

Copies of the contract drawings, specifications, and bid documents may be obtained at the office of the Engineer upon receipt of a non-refundable payment of $150.00 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.

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 source.  Bidders must be on the Engineer’s official plan holders list for bids to be accepted by the Owner.

Bidders must deposit security with all bids.  Security shall be in the form of a certified check or bid bond made payable to the Owner and shall be for an amount equal to not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid.  Provisions of the security shall be as described in the Information for Bidders.

Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of 100% of the contract price will be required of the successful bidder.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 P.M. local time on March 9th, 2023 in the Chester Metropolitan District administrative office located at 155 Wylie Street, Chester, SC 29706.  Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encourage but is not mandatory.

No bid will be considered unless the bidder is legally qualified, on the date of the bid, under the provisions of the South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Law (South Carolina Code of Laws as amended on April 1, 1999, Chapter 11, Sections 40‑11‑10 through 40‑11‑428).  Contractors shall have a classification of WL.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or waive any informality in the bidding.   Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed sixty days from the date of the opening of bids.