The Town of Cowpens will receive bids for the construction of its “New Foster Street Parking Lot” until 2:00 PM on the 29th day of June, 2023 in the Town Hall Council Chambers located at 5332 N Main Street, Cowpens, SC 29330, at which time and place all bids will be opened and read aloud in public.
This project is to be bid as one (1) division of work. The Contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder producing the lowest total bid. The work can be generally described as the installation of approximately 190 LF of 12” HDPE storm pipe, 3 drop inlets, installation of an asphalt parking lot with curb and gutter, concrete flumes, striping, landscaping, and signage.
Contract and Bid documents and supportive information are on file at the following locations:
Town of Cowpens
5332 N. Main Street
Cowpens, SC 29330
Summit Engineering Group, Inc.
9601 Warren H. Abernathy Highway
Spartanburg, SC 29301
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 $100.00 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.
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 non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 2:00 PM on the 15th day of June, 2023 in the Town Hall Council Chambers.
Bidders must also make positive efforts to use small and minority-owned business and to offer employment, training and contracting opportunities in accordance with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract.
The owner reserves the right to waive any irregularities, or to reject any or all bids.
No bidder may withdraw their bid within (90) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
“EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY”
Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to the conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract. All federal requirements will apply to the contract. Bidders will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 and Order No. 11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex or national origin. Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, and 40 CFR 33.240.
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 ninety (90) days from the date of the opening of bids.
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