Hickory Lenoir-Rhyne University Area Waterline Improvements


Bidding Closed

Bid Date3/17/20 2:00 pm

Company & Contacts

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Sam Beavans   919-582-5855

The City of Hickory, North Carolina (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following
Project: Lenoir Rhyne University Area Water Line Improvements

Sealed Bids must be delivered to the City of Hickory Public Services, 1441 9th Avenue Drive NE, Hickory,
NC 28601, no later than 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The Bids will be publicly opened and read
aloud at this time and place. Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Address Bids to
the Owner at address listed below:

Owner: City of Hickory, North Carolina, 1441 9th Avenue Drive NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
Contact: M. Shawn Pennell, 828-323-7427, spennell@hickorync.gov

Engineer: Freese and Nichols, Inc., 1017 Main Campus Drive, Suite 1200, Raleigh NC, 27606
Contact: Bryan Jann, PE, 919-582-5856, bcj@freese.com

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all Bids. Unless all Bids are rejected, Award will be made to the lowest responsible Bidder, taking into consideration quality,
performance and the time specified in the proposals for the performance of the Contract.

The Project is generally described as follows:

Construction of approximately 6,000 linear feet of 24-inch water line, a horizontal directional drill approximately 510 linear feet in length, and all associated fittings, valves, appurtenances and site improvements.

Bidding Documents may be examined at Engineer’s office in Raleigh, the Owner’s office in Hickory and at the following plan rooms:

· iSQFT at www.isqft.com
· Dodge Plan Room at www.construction.com

The drawings and specifications will be available on Monday, February 17, 2020 and may be reviewed
on-line at www.planscope.com and copies may be obtained from Accent Imaging at 725 11th Ave Blvd
SE, Hickory, NC 28602, 828-322-5050, www.accentimaging.com for the following non-refundable fees:

· Full-size paper copy (digital file included): $ 75.00
· One-half size paper copy (digital file included): $ 50.00
· Digital file only: $40.00

Bidders must purchase documents through Accent Imaging to be included on the Bidders List. Bids will
only be accepted from companies listed on the bidders list. The Accent Imaging website,
www.planscope.com, will be updated periodically with Addenda, plan holders’ lists and other information relevant to bidding the Project.

With request for the Bidding Documents supply the following information: Company name, contact
person, street address, and phone and fax numbers for Bidding office; NC contractor’s license with limitation and classification; indicate if the firm will be a Bidder, Supplier or Sub-Contractor.

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security of 5% of the bid amount. Security may be in the form of cash, certified check or cashier’s check made payable to the City of Hickory or a bid bond issued by an insurance company authorized to do business in North Carolina. The deposit shall be retained if the successful bidder fails to execute the contract within fifteen (15) days after the award of contract or fails to give satisfactory surety as required herein.

Failure to comply with these requirements may be grounds for rejection of bid.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid that appears to be in the best
interest of the City or provided by law. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after
the scheduled bid opening.