REBID - Pittsboro Lift Station and Force Main Project


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date7/13/23 1:30pm

Bid Date8/17/23 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Cara Lockrem  

Advertisement for Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Pittsboro Lift Station and Force Main Project



The City of Sanford (Owner) is requesting Statements of Qualifications from qualified Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) organizations for the construction of the above-mentioned project, and related pre-construction and procurement CMAR services.

Generally, the project consists of:

o    Construction of approximately 69,000 linear feet of 18-inch force main, providing 2 million gallons per day to 5 million gallons per day of flow capacity from the proposed Pittsboro lift station. 

o    Construction of the Pittsboro lift station near the Town of Pittsboro’s current Wastewater Treatment Facility located at 485 S. Small Street, Pittsboro, NC  27312.   Average daily flow capacity should be 2 million gallons per day, expandable to 5 million gallons per day.


A t the City’s discretion, additional scope in the form of water system improvements may be added to the project, including but not limited to the following:

o    Construction of approximately 37,400 linear feet of pipeline connecting to the City of Sanford’s proposed water transmission main along Old US1 at Pea Ridge Road extending to a connection with the Town of Pittsboro. 

o    Construction of a 1.5-million-gallon storage tank and booster pump station capable of pumping 6 million gallons per day.


Statements of Qualifications demonstrating the Respondent’s qualifications and ability to construct the Project will be received by email sent to Cara Lockrem at until August 17, 2023, at 10 A.M. local time.

The pre-SOQ meeting will be held via MS Teams on Thursday, July 13th at 1.30 PM.  Respondents should contact Cara Lockrem directly for an invite with the MS Teams information.

Respondents are responsible for ensuring receipt of their SOQ by the stated date and time. Respondents are responsible for review of any addenda for the project and shall acknowledge the addenda in the SOQ.

The Owner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages bidding by small, minority and female (M/WBE) contractors and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap/disability, age, or familial status. Bids from qualified disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE), historically underutilized businesses (HUB), and Section 3 business concerns (locally owned/operated businesses that provide employment opportunities to low‐income individuals) are encouraged. Bidders shall be required to submit with their Bids affidavits of “Good Faith Efforts” in the recruitment of Minority Businesses. Bidders must comply with the Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Anti‐Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standard Act, and Davis‐Bacon Related Acts. The work will be subject to the prevailing wage rates established by the U.S. Department of Labor