Bids due: March 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
RECEIPT OF BIDS: Sealed Bids will be received by Steve Kebbe, Project Manager, at the office of Clean Water Services (Owner) located at 16060 SW 85th Avenue, Tigard, Oregon 97224 (Owner’s Office), until 2:00 p.m. local time, on March 3, 2016, for the Gaston Pump Station Force Main Replacement Project No. 6756 (Project). Any Bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered. No electronic submissions will be accepted. First-Tier Subcontractor Disclosure Forms must be delivered to the same location at or before 4:00 p.m. local time on the same day in a separate envelope from the Bid.
OPENING OF BIDS: The Bids will be publicly opened and read at 4:00 p.m. local time at Owner’s Office. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Work is a public works project subject to ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870.
The Work under this Contract will consist of, but is not limited to, furnishing all labor, materials and equipment necessary to:
Replace approximately 11,350 feet of 8-inch force main pipe with 8- and 10-inch pipe including air release vaults and abandoning and demolishing existing pipe and appurtenances (Work). The Project includes installing four segments by horizontal directional drilling (HDD) with a total approximate length of 3,524 feet. District has established a list of prequalified HDD subcontractors for the Project and included it in the Bidding Documents.
SITE OF WORK: The Work site is generally located in and north of Gaston, Oregon along the east side of State Hwy 47.
COMPLETION OF WORK: The Work must be substantially complete by September 30, 2016.
ESTIMATED CONSTRUCTION COST: The estimated construction cost of the Work is $1,910,000.
OBTAINING BIDDING DOCUMENTS: Bidders may download an electronic copy of the Bidding Documents by signing in on OWNER’s website at http://www.cleanwater Us/Solicitations under the solicitation titled Gaston Pump Station Force Main Replacement Project No. 6756. Bidders must sign in on the website and upon signing in, an email with a link to download the Bidding Documents will be sent. Sign-in information will be accumulated by OWNER for a Planholders List, which is available on the website. Additional options for viewing, obtaining or purchasing the Bidding Documents, half-size or full-size drawings, or specifications are further described in Subsection 2.1 of Section 00100 and on OWNER’s website.
Bidders are responsible for obtaining any addenda from OWNER’s website at Us/Solicitations. Bidders may subscribe to OWNER’s Open Solicitations RSS feed through the website to receive notification when Addenda or clarifications to the Bidding Documents are posted.
BID SECURITY: Each Bid shall be accompanied by a certified or cashier’s check or Bid Bond in the amount of 10 percent of the Total Bid Price payable to Owner as a guarantee that the Bidder, if its Bid is accepted, will promptly execute the Agreement. A Bid shall not be considered unless one of the forms of Bidder’s security is enclosed with the Bid. Each Bid must contain a statement as to whether a Bidder is a Resident Bidder as defined by ORS 279A.120.
BIDS TO REMAIN OPEN: The Bidder shall guarantee the Total Bid Price for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of Bid Opening.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND VISIT TO SITE: Prospective Bidders are encouraged to attend a pre-bid conference and Site visit that will begin at 1:00 p.m., local time on February 23, 2016. The conference will be held at the Forest Grove Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1345 SW Fern Hill Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116. The purpose of the conference and Site visit is to discuss the scope of the Project and bidding requirements and to acquaint Bidders with Site conditions. Detailed technical questions may be submitted in writing but they will be answered, if warranted, by addenda at a later time. Oral statements may not be relied upon and will not be binding or legally effective.
ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES: For assistance with administrative issues, contact the Owner:
Jane Nishizaki
Clean Water Services
16060 SW 85th Ave
Portland, OR 97224
Phone: 503.547.8175
TECHNICAL ISSUES: For technical issues, contact the ENGINEER:
Steve Kraushaar, P.E.
Tetra Tech, Inc.
15350 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 220
Portland, OR 97224 503.598.2525
BIDDER LICENSING: Prior to submission of its Bid, Bidder shall be licensed with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board as required by ORS 701.055, and thereafter comply with the requirements of ORS 701.035 to 701.137. Bidders need not be licensed under ORS 468A.720 (regarding licensing of contractors on projects involving asbestos abatement.)
BIDDER QUALIFICATIONS: Bidders shall be qualified in accordance with the applicable parts of ORS 279C in order to submit a bid for public work in Oregon.
OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: Owner reserves the right to cancel this solicitation or reject any Bid that does not comply with all prescribed public bidding procedures and requirements, including the requirement to demonstrate the Bidder’s responsibility under ORS 279C.375(3)(b). Owner may reject any Bid in accordance with ORS 279C.395.
Clean Water Services
Published Feb. 16, 2016.