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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for the Hermantown Interceptor Rehabilitation Phase 1 (HT104-HT096), WLSSD Bid Number 1412, will be received at the office of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD), 2626 Courtland Street, Duluth, MN 55806 1894 until the BID CLOSING at 2:00 p.m., local time, on the 10th day of February, 2021, whereupon the bids will be publicly opened and read. No bids will be received after the BID CLOSING time.
Description of Work:
Replacement of critical pipe segments within the Hermantown Interceptor between the meter station near structure HT104 and the structure HT096. Project includes 24-inch diameter sanitary sewer, maintenance holes, temporary conveyance of wastewater, temporary conveyance of stormwater, erosion control, turf restoration, pavement removal and restoration.
Each proposal must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, appropriately marked "Hermantown Interceptor Rehabilitation (HT104-HT096)", and must be addressed to Betsy Bellmore, Buyer, Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, 2626 Courtland Street, Duluth, MN 55806.
Digital contract documents are available at http://bids.wlssd.com for $25.00. Make sure to enter Quest project #6864203. An optional paper set of project documents is also available from the Owner for a nonrefundable price of $100 per set. Contact WLSSD at 218-722-3336 for printed contract documents.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE for this project will be held on the 19th day of January, 2021, at 1:00 pm, local time, via Microsoft Teams online meeting. Please RSVP no later than January 19th, at 11 am. To RSVP, email Betsy Bellmore at email@example.com. Betsy will add you to the Microsoft Teams online meeting and provide a call in number. Representatives of the Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the project. During the mandatory pre-Bid conference, prospective bidders will have the opportunity to ask questions relating to bidding or constructing the work under this contract. If deemed appropriate by the Engineer, questions that cannot be addressed by direct reference to the bidding documents will be the subject of an addendum issued to all plan holders. A BIDDERS FAILURE TO ATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE MEETING SHALL CAUSE ANY BID SUBMITTED BY THAT BIDDER TO BE DEEMED NON-RESPONSIVE AND WILL CAUSE SUCH BID TO BE RETURNED UNOPENED.
All bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or bidder's bond payable to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, as provided in the bidding documents. Said check and the amount thereof or the amount of bidder's bond will be forfeited as liquidated damages if the bidder furnishing the same neglects or refuses to promptly carry out said bid or enter into contract or bond if the same be required by WLSSD.
The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any irregularities, and to accept the bid deemed in the best interests of WLSSD. No bidder may withdraw his bid after the time established for receiving bids or before the award and execution of the contract, unless the award is delayed for a period exceeding sixty one (61) calendar days.
All questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents are to be submitted to the Engineer.
Direct comments to:
Attn: William Lueck
3535 Vadnais Center Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55110
Dated this 9th day of January, 2021
Western Lake Superior Sanitary District
(Jan. 9, 2021)2872354