Sealed proposals will be received until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in the Brunswick County Public Utilities Operations Center in Supply, NC, for the construction of: Northwest Water Treatment Plant Expansion & Upgrades, and shortly thereafter the bids will be opened publicly and read aloud. Only those general contractors that have been pre-qualified are eligible to submit bids for this project. Pre-qualified general contractors include Adam Robinson, Clark, Crowder, Garney, Oscar Renda, PC Construction, and Ulliman Schutte. The contract shall be awarded as a Single Prime Contract. A general description of the work includes:
Expansion of the conventional process treatment capacity; improvements to the rapid mixing, clarification and filtration processes; upgrades to the treatment process including low pressure reverse osmosis; extensive modifications to the yard piping systems, including new raw water influent, finished water, waste solids and stormwater discharge piping; and RO concentrate discharge force main to the Cape Fear River (under separate contract). The expanded plant will process 45 MGD through conventional treatment and 36 MGD through RO. Estimated construction cost is approximately $110 million.
Site Visitation: Individual inspection of the proposed construction site must be scheduled in advance with Brunswick County. Telephone Glenn Walker, Thad Hill, or Justin Loiacono at (910) 371-3490.
Copies of the Contract Documents may be purchased including full size drawings, specifications, and CD of electronic files for $725, or just a CD of electronic files of drawings and specifications for $25. These documents can be obtained by contacting CDM Smith (cash or check/money order payable to CDM Smith):
Bob Tweedy, PE
Brunswick County Public Utilities
P. O. Box 249
Bolivia, NC 28422
Telephone: (910) 253-2680
5400 Glennwood Avenue, Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27612
Telephone: (919) 325-3500
For those wishing to be included on the bidders list for receipt of addenda, they must request Contract Documents from CDM Smith. No refund for any Contract Documents shall be made and no partial sets of the Contract Documents will be issued. The Contract Documents may also be examined at the following locations:
• ConstructConnect online ConstructConnect.com
• Carolinas A.G.C. Digital Plan Room online www.cagc.org on IBuild®
• CDC News Office online www.cdcnews.com
• McGraw Hill Construction Dodge Digital Plan Room online www.dodge.construction.com
• Construction Market Data online www.cmdgroup.com
• Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas online www.hcacarolinas.org
Brunswick County reserves the unqualified right to reject any and all proposals. A 5% bid bond or deposit is required. Brunswick County has implemented a Minority Business Enterprise Policy that requires Contractors to exhibit a good-faith effort to contact minority business subcontractors whose work on the project would represent 10% of the total value of the work. Contractors must be properly licensed. Additional instructions to bidders are included in the Contract Documents.