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SECTION 00020

BID ADVERTISEMENT

ACTON WATER DISTRICT

TOWN OF ACTON, MASSACHUSETTS

CENTRAL ACTON WATER TREATMENT PLANT

DWSRF ID# 4575

CONTRACT NO. 1

 

This project includes American Iron and Steel Requirements.

The Acton Water District is seeking bids for the “Central Acton Water Treatment Plant” project.  Sealed Bids for the General Contract will be received from General Contractors for the construction of Central Acton Water Treatment Plant at the Acton Water District, 693 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton, MA 01720 until 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 5, 2020 and at that time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Sealed bids for the Filed Sub-Contracts, designated herein, will be received from certified Subcontractors for the construction of the Central Acton Water Treatment Plant at the Acton Water District, 693 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton, MA 01720 until 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 and at that time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. 

The work consists of constructing a new 1.0 MGD water treatment plant for iron and manganese removal from the Water District’s existing Conant sources.  It shall be located at 8 Post Office Square Behind (the existing Conant II site) in Acton, MA.  The project shall include a GreensandPlus™ pressure filtration system, aeration, chemical feed systems, a backwash recycling system, settled solids waste system, baffled clearwell, and ancillary equipment and controls.  The work also includes all site restoration and miscellaneous work and cleanup necessary to provide a complete and fully operational water treatment plant.  The time for completion of this Contract is 460 calendar days.

The bidding and award of this Contract will be under the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44A-44J.  Complete instructions for filing Bids and Sub-Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders.

In accordance, with M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44D, General Bids will be valid only when accompanied by; (1) a current certificate of eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM), showing that the General Bidder has the classification of Sewage and Water Treatment Plants and a capacity to perform this work and (2) an update statement summarizing the General Bidder's record for the period between the latest DCAM certification and the date the bid is submitted.  In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 149, Section 44D, Filed Sub-bids will be valid only when accompanied by; (1) a current certificate of eligibility issued by the DCAM, showing that the Sub-Bidder has the corresponding category of work and a capacity to perform this work and (2) an update statement summarizing the Sub-Bidder's record for the period between the latest DCAM certification and the date the Sub-bid is submitted.

Each General Bid and Sub-bid shall be submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid.  The following filed Sub-bids are required for this work:

 

        1.  Masonry

 

         2. Miscellaneous Metals

 

         3. Waterproofing

 

         4. Roofing and Flashing

 

         5. Painting

 

         6. Plumbing

 

         7. HVAC

 

         8. Electrical

 

         9. Fire Protection

 

 

No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays after the actual date of the opening of the General Bids.  This advertisement does not obligate the Owner for any costs associated with preparing or submitting bids.

The successful General Bidder must furnish a 100 percent Performance Bond and a 100 percent Payment Bond with a surety company acceptable to the Owner.

Minimum wage rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce Development under the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27D, as amended, apply to this project.  It is the responsibility of the contractor, before bid opening, to request if necessary, any additional information on Minimum Wage Rates for those trades people who may be employed for the proposed work under this contract.  Federal Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the United States Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon Act also apply to this project.

The work under this contract is funded in part by the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (the “Trust”).  Neither the Commonwealth of Massachusetts nor the Trust is a party to this Contract.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals are applicable to the total dollars paid to the construction contract. The goals for this project are a minimum of 4.20 percent D/MBE participation and 4.50 percent D/WBE participation by certified DBEs.  The two low bidders shall submit completed DBE forms (EEO-DEP-190C, EEO-DEP-191C and the DBE Certification of United States Citizenship form) by the close of business on the third business day after bid opening.  Failure to comply with the requirements of this paragraph may be deemed to render a proposal nonresponsive.  No waiver of any provision of this section will be granted unless approved by the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).

This Project requires compliance with the Department of Environmental Protection’s Diesel Retrofit Program.

The Issuing Office is Wright-Pierce, 600 Federal Street, Suite 2151, Andover, MA 01810, telephone 978-416-8000.  Bidding Documents may be viewed and/or obtained in PDF format online at www.wright-pierce.com/projects.  Interested parties will be furnished one PDF download set of Contract Documents at no cost.

To be considered a responsive Bidder, the Contractor shall have obtained at least one set of Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office.  The Bid will not be awarded to a Bidder unless a record for obtaining at least one set of Bidding Documents exists in the Issuing Office.  To meet this requirement and to establish the record of receipt, a prospective Bidder must obtain Bidding Documents using the name that is to appear on the Bid Form.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at the Acton Water District Office, 693 Massachusetts Ave, Acton, MA 01720 on Wednesday, January 29th, 2019 at 10:00 AM.  A review of the project site will be made after the pre-bid conference.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be in its best interest.

 

ACTON WATER DISTRICT

ACTON, MASSACHUSETTS

 

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SECTION 00020

BID ADVERTISEMENT

ACTON WATER DISTRICT

TOWN OF ACTON, MASSACHUSETTS

CENTRAL ACTON WATER TREATMENT PLANT

WATER MAIN UPGRADE

DWSRF ID# 4575

CONTRACT NO. 2

 

This project includes American Iron and Steel Requirements.

The Acton Water District is seeking bids for the “Central Acton Water Treatment Plant – Water Main Upgrade” project. 

Sealed Bids for the General Contract will be received from General Contractors for the construction of Central Acton Water Treatment Plant Water Main Upgrade at the Acton Water District, 693 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton, MA 01720 until 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 5th  and at that time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The work consists of the installation of AquaPipe’s fully structural cured-in place pipe (CIPP) lining within approximately 3,200 linear feet of existing 6-inch and 8-inch asbestos-cement (AC) pipe along Main Street.  The work also includes the installation of 50 linear feet of 6-inch ductile iron (DI) water main, 100 linear feet of 8-inch DI water main, and 1,250 linear feet of 12-inch DI water main.  The work includes the replacement of water main appurtenances, valves, and hydrant assemblies; the reinstatement of building service connections; and interconnections with other streets within the limits of work.  The existing AC water main shall be handled in accordance with all applicable regulations.  Removed sections of AC water main shall be disposed of in accordance with all applicable regulations.  The time for completion of this Contract is 460 calendar days.

The bidding and award of this Contract will be under the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 30, Section 39M.  Complete instructions for filing Bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders.

Each General Bid shall be submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and shall be accompanied by a Bid Security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid.

No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays after the actual date of the opening of the General Bids.  This advertisement does not obligate the Owner for any costs associated with preparing or submitting bids.

The successful General Bidder must furnish a 100 percent Performance Bond and a 100 percent Payment Bond with a surety company acceptable to the Owner.

Minimum wage rates as determined by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, Department of Labor Standards (DLS), under the provisions of M.G.L., Chapter 149, Section 26 to 27D, as amended, apply to this project.  It is the responsibility of the contractor, before bid opening, to request if necessary, any additional information on Prevailing Wage Rates for those trades people who may be employed for the proposed work under this contract.  Federal Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the United States Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon Act also apply to this project.

The work under this contract is funded in part by the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust (the “Trust”).  Neither the Commonwealth of Massachusetts nor the Trust is a party to this Contract.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals are applicable to the total dollars paid to this contract. The goals for this project are a minimum of 4.20 percent D/MBE participation and 4.50 percent D/WBE participation by certified DBEs.  The two low bidders shall submit completed DBE forms (EEO-DEP-190C, 191 C and the DBE certification of United States Citizenship form) by the close of business on the third business day after bid opening.  Failure to comply with the requirements of this paragraph may be deemed to render a proposal nonresponsive.  No waiver of any provision of this section will be granted unless approved by the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).

This Project requires compliance with the Department of Environmental Protection’s Diesel Retrofit Program.

The Issuing Office is Wright-Pierce, 600 Federal Street, Suite 2151, Andover, MA 01810, telephone 978-416-8000.  Bidding Documents may be viewed and/or obtained in PDF format online at www.wright-pierce.com/projects.  Interested parties will be furnished one PDF download set of Contract Documents at no cost.

To be considered a responsive Bidder, the Contractor shall have obtained at least one set of Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office.  The Bid will not be awarded to a Bidder unless a record for obtaining at least one set of Bidding Documents exists in the Issuing Office.  To meet this requirement and to establish the record of receipt, a prospective Bidder must obtain Bidding Documents using the name that is to appear on the Bid Form.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality in or to reject any or all Bids if deemed to be in its best interest.

 

ACTON WATER DISTRICT

ACTON, MASSACHUSETTS

  

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