Davie Street Water and Sewer Improvements
Prebid Date8/25/21 2:00pm
Bid Date9/15/21 2:00pm
Company & Contacts
Janie Locklear 919-325-3579
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
CITY BID NUMBER: 274-WS-2020-80
Project: Davie Street Water and Sewer Improvements
Owner: City of Raleigh, North Carolina, Raleigh Water,
One Exchange Plaza, Suite 620, Raleigh, NC 27601
Contact: Todd D. Toler, (919) 996-3476, firstname.lastname@example.org
Engineer: CDM Smith,
5400 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 400
Raleigh, NC 27612
Contact: James Perotti, P.E., (919) 325-3542, email@example.com
Separate sealed Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 PM, September 15, 2021, at the
Raleigh Water Operations Center (3304 Lake Woodard Drive, Raleigh, NC 27604) for the construction
of the Davie Street Water and Sewer Improvements project. Sealed bids may be dropped off at the
office of the Engineer either the day of the Bid Opening until 11 AM, or between the hours of 8 AM
and 5 PM in the days prior to the Bid Opening. Sealed bids may also be dropped off at the Raleigh
Water Operations Center Bid Opening meeting location between 1 PM to 2 PM on Bid Opening day.
Immediately after bids are received, a meeting will be held outside the Raleigh Water Operations
Center where bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. A map indicating the Bid Opening meeting
location will be provided at the Pre-Bid meeting. As a precautionary measure due to COVID-19 and
understanding that some businesses have chosen to suspend employee travel, the Bid Opening will
also be held via a virtual meeting. Contractors and Vendors are strongly encouraged to attend the
bid opening via virtual meeting. For those who wish to attend in person, all attendees will be
required to adhere to the North Carolina and CDC social distancing and mask wearing guidelines. We
also strongly recommend that each submitting firm only send one representative, if desiring to have
an in-person presence, so that recommended social distancing can be accommodated. Invitations to
the virtual meeting will be sent to those who attended the mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting. Others
interested in attending shall contact the Engineer.
After Bids are opened, the Owner shall evaluate them in accordance with the methods and criteria
set forth in the Instructions to Bidders. The Owner/City Council 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 and responsive Bidder, taking into consideration quality, performance and the
time specified in the Bid Form for the performance of the Contract.
A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held via a virtual meeting at 2:00 PM, August 25, 2021. No
onsite meeting will be held, and Contractors and Vendors should not come to the City expecting to
attend in person. Users may join the virtual meeting remotely using the following Microsoft Teams
phone number (844) 566-5330 and conference ID 118 708 942#.
Bidding Documents may be examined at Engineer’s office and online at: ConstructConnect,
McGraw Hill Dodge Company, Construction Journal, and NC Institute of Minority Economic
Development (a.k.a. The Institute).
Complete Bidding Documents may be obtained from Accent Imaging, 8121 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh, NC
27617, (919) 782-3332, or at www.accentimaging.com. A hard copy of the plans, contract, plus
electronic files may be obtained for a nonrefundable fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
Alternatively, a copy of just the digital plans and specifications can be obtained for a
nonrefundable fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00). Plans and digital files must be purchased
through Accent Imaging to be on the bidders list. Bids will only be accepted from companies listed
on the bidders list. To remain up to date on any Addenda, changes, or information notices please
send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your intention to prepare a Bid for the
Project. Failure to complete this step may render your Bid non-responsive.