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Pete's Lift Station & Sewer Improvements, Ritzville WA

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

CITY OF RITZVILLE

PETE’S LIFT STATION & SEWER IMPROVEMENTS

 

Separate sealed bids for the construction of the City of Ritzville’s Pete’s Lift Station and Sewer Improvements Project will be received by the City at their office, located at 216 E. Main Ave., Ritzville, WA 99169 until 1:00 PM, Wednesday, April 21th, 2021, and publicly opened and read aloud at that time. Bids received after the above stated closing time will not be considered.

 

This is a re-bid of an advertisement for bids originally opened and read on March 10, 2021. The City rejected all bids from the March 10, 2021 bidding. All prospective bidders shall submit full, new, complete bids in compliance with revised and newly published Contract Documents. Bids must be submitted on the forms provided in these Contract Documents.

IN ORDER TO SUBMIT A BID, ALL BIDDERS MUST HAVE

  1. PURCHASED A SET OF REVISED AND NEWLY PUBLISHED CONTRACT DOCUMENTS FROM VARELA ENGINEERING

AND

  1. BIDDERS WILL HAVE BEEN PLACED ON A NEW PLANHOLDER’S LIST AT THE VARELA ENGINEERING WEBSITE.

 

For any bidder that previously purchased a set of contract documents for the March 10, 2021 bid, the cost for revised contract documents will be waived.

 

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations.

  1. Varela & Associates, Inc., 601 W. Mallon Ave. Suite A, Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 328-6066
  2. Visit www.varelaplanroom.com under “Public Jobs”. Prospective bidders may view digital files at no cost.

 

To Bid the project, Bidder shall have purchased a full set of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and shall be on the plan holders list. CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be purchased at www.varelaplanroom.com under “Public Jobs” for a nonrefundable cost of $45. For additional information regarding this project, contact Pete Cowger at Varela & Associates, Inc., at (509) 328-6066.

 

The proposed work generally includes construction of the following:

 

  • Mobilization and administration
  • Temporary bypass pumping for duration of construction
  • Design and furnishing temporary shoring system
  • Refurbishment of the existing wetwell including:
    • Removal/disposal of all items within the wetwell
    • Salvageable of existing pump(s) (to be delivered to City shop)
    • Modifications to the wetwell including new top, structural retrofit, piping modifications, access, etc.
  • Duplex non-clog submersible sewage pump system and appurtenances including piping, guiderails, and level sensors
  • New pre-cast valve vault and associated valves, meter, fittings, appurtenances, etc.
  • Electrical equipment, panels, controls, lighting, housekeeping pad, etc.
  • Emergency standby generator and pad
  • Site work including concrete slabs and chain link fencing
  • Replacement of approximately 250 LF of existing 8” sewer force main with new 6” force main.
  • Replacement of approximately 700 LF of existing 8” sewer gravity main with new 15” sewer main.
  • Replacement of three (3) existing manholes and addition of one (1) new manhole
  • Utility work including locating and reconnecting existing sewer services to new sewer main, relocating Adams County Fire District’s water and sewer services, relocating existing gas service, new gas service, etc.
  • Surface replacement and restoration including gravel surfacing, HMA, sidewalk, driveways, curb, and landscaping
  • Subsurface rock removal/disposal
  • Traffic control
  • Erosion control

 

Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided in the Contract Documents. Bid bonds in an amount not less than 5% of the amount bid are to be made payable to the Owner. 100% performance and payment bonds will be required from the successful bidder.

 

This project will be funded in part by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Washington State Department of Ecology. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to this contract or any subcontract resulting from this solicitation for bids.

 

The successful bidder will be required to conform to the wage requirements prescribed by the federal Davis-Bacon and Relate Acts which requires that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors performing on contracts funded in whole or in part by SRF appropriations in excess of $2000 pay their laborers and mechanics not less than the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits, and determine by the Secretary of Labor, for corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on similar projects in the area.

 

The Contractor shall be licensed, bonded and insured in the State of Washington. The City of Ritzville is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Small, Minority- and Women-Owned firms are encouraged to submit bids. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive technicalities, and in its sole judgment, accept the bid which it deems is in its best interest. Additional bid acceptance and contract award provisions are specified in the Contract Documents.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021