Invitation to Bid: CWR Roundtree Pump Station & Force Main Upgrade


Project: Roundtree Circle Pump Station and Force Main Upgrade
Owner: Chester County Wastewater Recovery
CDBG Project No.: 4-CI-18-003
AECOM Technical Services, Inc. Project No.: 60569823

Separate sealed bids for the Roundtree Circle Pump Station and Force Main Upgrade for the Chester County Wastewater Recovery will be received by the Owner at the R. Carlisle Roddey Government Complex located at 1476 J.A. Cochran Bypass, Chester, SC 29706 until 2:00 P.M. on February 27, 2019 and then at said place be publicly opened and read aloud.

The work to be done consists of furnishing all materials, equipment and labor necessary to construct a new 80 GPM duplex submersible pump station and emergency standby generator including associated electrical work and site work, 25 LF of 10” gravity sewer and two manholes, 491 LF of 4” force main, and demolishing the existing pump station.

This project is being funded in whole or in part by the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). All federal CDBG requirements will apply to the contract. All contractors and subcontractors are required to be registered in the federal System for Award Management (SAM). Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 and Order No. 11375 which prohibits discrimination in employment regarding race, creed, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders must comply with Title VI if the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, and 40 CFR 33.240. The CDBG application, including the cost estimate, is available for review by contacting Keith Cannon at (803) 254-4400.

Bidders must also make positive efforts to use small and minority-owned business and to offer employment, training and contracting opportunities in accordance with Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968. Attention of bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract.

The Information for Bidders, Bid Form, Contract, Plans, Specifications, Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond, and other contract documents may be examined at the following locations:


Chester County Wastewater Recovery
3261 Lancaster Highway
Richburg, SC 29729


AECOM Technical Services, Inc.
101 Research Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Office of SC Minority Business Development:
1515 Richland Street, Suite C
Columbia, SC 29201


Bidder must be an official plan holder for bid to be considered.

Drawings, specifications and contract documents may be obtained from the office of AECOM Technical Services, Inc., 101 Research Drive, Columbia, SC 29203 upon a non-refundable payment of $150.00. When requesting drawings, specifications or contract documents, provide the following information about your company: Mailing address; street (UPS) address; telephone number; and FAX number (if applicable), and e-mail address.

Bidders must deposit security with all bids. Security shall be in the form of a certified check or bid bond made payable to the Owner, and shall be for an amount equal to not less than five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. Provisions of the security shall be as described in the Information for Bidders. A one hundred percent (100%) payment bond and performance bond will be required. Contractor must provide fire, extended coverage, vandalism, and malicious mischief insurance equal to the actual value of the insured property during construction.

Any prospective bidder, offeror, contractor or subcontractor who is aggrieved in connection
with the solicitation of this contract may protest to Engineer (or) Owner in accordance with
Section 11-35-4210 of the SC Code of Laws, within 15 days of the date of issuance of the
Notice of Intent to Award.

No bid will be considered unless the bidder is legally qualified under the provisions of the
South Carolina Contractor’s Licensing Law (South Carolina Code of Laws as amended on April 1, 1999, Chapter 11, Sections 40-11-10 through 40-11-428).

Contractors shall have a classification of WL.

No bidder may withdraw the bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening and thereof.

These bid documents will be modified only by written addenda.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.

The Owner requests that all bidders respond with an actual bid or with a sealed “No Bid.” This provision guards against receiving an insufficient response to the Advertisement for Bids.