Celeste Circle Force Main


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date7/7/22 2:00pm

Bid Date7/27/22 2:00pm

Company & Contacts

Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Krista Paredes   919-463-7308

Project: Celeste Circle Force Main
City Project No.: 16889
FNI Project No.: DRM19746

Owner: City of Durham Department of Water Management 1600 Mist Lake Drive
Durham, North Carolina 27704
Attention: Lisa Mitchell, PE City of Durham
Department of Water Management Utility Engineering Division
1600 Mist Lake Drive
Durham, North Carolina 27704 (919) 560-4381 ext. 35568

The City of Durham will open sealed formal Bids submitted by qualified Bidders at 2:00 PM,
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 for Contract 16889, Project: Celeste Circle Force Main at the North Durham
Water Reclamation Facility Training Room, 1900 E. Club Blvd, Durham, North Carolina, 27704. The
Project involves the furnishing of all materials, labor, equipment, tools, etc. unless otherwise
specified, for the installation of approximately 6,500-LF of new 14” DIP force main, including
approximately 124 LF of jack and bore of a 42” steel casing under NC-54, and 65 LF of jack and bore
of a 20” steel casing under Farrington Rd, rerouting of approximately 830-LF of 8” DIP force main,
and any incidentals required for the completion of the work. The construction of the new Celeste
Circle Lift Station is being completed in a separate construction package and will require
coordination with the other contractor. A separate City of Durham project, the “NC-54 Waterline
Replacement Project” is being done in the vicinity of the force main project under the design of
Kimley-Horn, and will require coordination in certain locations.
Contractor shall contact Nolan Raney, 919-653-6625.

The foregoing description shall not be construed as a complete description of all work required.

Beginning 9:00 AM, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 the Contract Documents may be reviewed online and 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, or electronic files may be obtained at a
non-refundable fee of one hundred dollars ($100.00) plus sales tax and delivery for hard copies and
digital copies, or seventy-five dollars ($75.00) plus sales tax and delivery for digital copies
only. Plans must be purchased through Accent Imaging to be on the bidders list.

The Project Manual, including Bidding Documents, Contract Documents, and Technical Specifications,
including the drawings may be viewed, free of charge, at the City of Durham, Department of Water
Management, 1600 Mist Lake Drive, Durham, North Carolina by appointment only. The Project Manual
will also be on file at the following locations:

• Associated General Contractors, Raleigh and Charlotte, NC
• McGraw Hill Dodge Plan Room, Raleigh and Charlotte, NC
• NC Institute of Minority Economic Development, 114 W. Parrish Street, Durham, NC
• Raleigh-Durham Minority Business Development Center, 800 North Mangum Street, Durham, NC

To be sure all bidders are kept up to date on any Addenda, changes, or information notices please
send an email to krista.paredes@freese.com indicating your intention to prepare a Bid for the
Project. Failure to complete this step may render your Bid non-responsive.

Bidders are encouraged to attend the non-mandatory Pre-bid Conference Call at 2:00 PM, Thursday,
July 7, 2022. Users may join the Conference Call remotely by either:

• Joining via Microsoft Teams desktop client by entering this URL in a web browser:
o https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-

• Joining via phone:
o Phone Number: (866) 606-1179, 28834083#
o Phone Conference ID: 288 340 83#