Current Projects

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Current project bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission on August 20, 2019 until 2:00 PM for the Whitten Center Warehouse Sanitary Sewer Service Pump, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at the Laurens County Water and Sewer Building, 3850 Highway 221 South, Laurens, SC 29360.

Bids must be submitted on the complete project and must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, addressed to Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission, PO Box 1006, Laurens, SC 29360. Alternatively, bids may be hand delivered by courier or delivery service to Laurens County Water and Sewer Commission, 3850 Highway 221 South, Laurens, SC 29360. Outside of the envelope must be marked “Bid for Whitten Center Warehouse Sanitary Sewer Service Pump”. Envelope must also bear, on the outside, the name of the bidder, bidder’s address, and bidder’s license number. All bids must be made on blank forms provided and included in the bound document or as provided by Addendum prior to bid.

The work will consist of the installation of one (1) package lift station, approximately 1,357 LF of 2-inch PVC force main, 80 LF of 4-inch PVC gravity sewer, roadway repair, and all appurtenances necessary for a fully functioning system. The project will include one (1) connection to the existing gravity collection system on the north side of the Whitten Center and one (1) connection to the Whitten Center Lift Station #1 force main.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or certified check, drawn on a bank or trust company insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in an amount equal to not less than five percent of the proposal. In lieu thereof, the bidder may offer a bid bond of five (5) percent of the bid prepared on the Bid Bond form contained within the Contract Documents or a Surety Company’s Standard Bid Bond form, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of South Carolina to execute such bonds and listed in the latest issue of US Treasury Circular 570, conditioned that the surety will, upon demand, forthwith make payment to the obligee upon said bond if the bidder fails to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond. Said deposit shall be retained by the Owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten (10) days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

This project is being funded in whole or in part by a loan from the State Revolving Fund and bidders must comply with all applicable state and federal requirements including Davis-Bacon and American Iron and Steel provisions.

Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents are available for purchase online only by going to Plan Room at www.wkdickson.com. Please note that only registered plan holders may bid. Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at W.K. Dickson & Co., Inc., 1320 Main Street, Suite 400, Columbia, SC 29201. Please note that this bid is Open Invitation, but all bids must meet qualifications. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 90 days.

Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin.

The Contractor shall comply with the Department of Labor Safety and Health Regulations for construction promulgated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (PL91‑596) and under Section 107 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (PL91‑54), or latest revisions.

All Equipment/Manufacturer “Or-Equal” Qualification Packages, per Document 00 21 14 – Instruction to Bidders, must be submitted at least ten (10) days prior to the advertised bid date.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and technicalities.

END OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDDERS