Weatherford Reclaimed Water Pipeline-Part 1

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

CITY OF WEATHERFORD

 Weatherford Reclaimed Water Pipeline- Part 1

Notice is hereby given that the City of Weatherford is now accepting bids for the construction of reclaimed water improvements. All bids must be sealed and clearly marked “SEALED BID #2020-013 Weatherford Reclaimed Water Pipeline - Part 1” and returned to the Purchasing Department, 303 Palo Pinto Street, Weatherford, Texas 76086 prior to 2:15 PM, August 11, 2020, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Weatherford Council Chambers, 303 Palo Pinto, Weatherford, Texas. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids received.

The project consists of constructing a reclaimed water line starting just east of the City of Weatherford wastewater treatment plant and ending at the intersection of Old Dicey Road and Azle Highway. The pipeline project consists of approximately 14,500 LF of 18” PVC reclaimed water line.

The Contract Documents, including plans, for this project will be available beginning at 10:00 AM on Monday, June 29, 2020 and may be obtained at no charge from Civcast through the City of Weatherford’s website at www.weatherfordtx.gov/engineering/bid. It is the downloader’s responsibility to determine that a complete set of documents, as defined in the Instructions to Bidders, are received. A bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid, issued by an acceptable surety, shall be submitted with each bid.

The Contract Documents, including plans, for this project are under regulatory review by the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) and are subject to change.

This contract is contingent upon release of funds from the TWDB.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this Invitation for Bids are expected to be funded in part by financial assistance from the TWDB. Neither the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or the State of Texas, nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees are or will be a party to this Invitation for Bids or any resulting contract.

Any contract(s) awarded under this Invitation for Bids is/are subject to the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements of 33 U.S.C §1388.

Equal Opportunity in Employment - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the Department of Labor regulations at 41 CFR Part 60-4, relating to Construction Contractors-- Affirmative Action Requirements, which include the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended by Executive Order 11375 and Executive Order No. 13672, in the award and administration of contracts awarded under TWDB financial assistance agreements. Failure by the Contractor to carry out these requirements is a material breach, which may result in the termination of the awarded financial assistance.

Davis-Bacon prevailing wage rates are applicable and bid packages must include the current Davis-Bacon general wage determination. Any revision by the Department of Labor to the applicable wage determination during the bid process will be issued as an addendum, to be included as part of and acknowledged in the Proposal.

For prime contracts in excess of $100,000, Contractors and Subcontractors must also, under the provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, as amended, pay laborers and mechanics, including guards and watchmen, at least one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. The Fair Labor Standards Act may also apply to Davis-Bacon covered contracts.

The Construction Document and Plans may be obtained from Civcast by clicking here.