2016 Jones Street Water Main Looping Project

Sealed BIDS for construction of the Jones Street Water Main Looping will be received at the City Public Works Building 340 W Highway 291, Salida, CO 81201 until 9:30 AM, April 11, 2016. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 9:45 AM at Public Works Building 340 West Highway 291, Salida, CO  81201.

The project consists of 665 linear feet of new 8 inch PVC C900 water main from New Street east to a connection to an existing 6-inch ductile iron water main located at 12th and C Street. The project includes installation of an 8-inch water valve at the termination of the 6-inch ductile iron water main to maintain service to the Patio Pancake restaurant during the construction and installation of an above ground temporary water service from an existing meter pit behind the Patio Pancake restaurant to Salida True during the project line replacement.  The project will cut and relocate an existing valve & tee at New Street.

A Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of bid price is required, and Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of bid, will be required.  The project is tax exempt, the contractor will be provided with the tax exempt number for materials purchases.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on March 31, 2016 at 9:30am at the City Public Works Building 340 W Highway 291, Salida, CO 81201. Contractors must have the capability to communicate via email and submit project documentation via cloud tools such as Dropbox.

The construction work of this project shall be started no earlier than May 30, 2016 (after High School Graduation), started no later than June 15, 2016 and completed no later than July 29, 2016.  Dig Locates and construction survey may be completed prior to May 30, 2016.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be examined at City of Salida Public Works Building 340 W Highway 291, Salida, CO 81201, or Crabtree Group, Inc. 325 D Street, Salida, CO (719.539-1675).

Copies of the Plans and Specifications will be available after March 22, 2016.  Electronic copies by email are available at no charge to qualified contractors registered in good standing with the Secretary of State. Paper copies of the Contract Bid Documents may be obtained from Crabtree Group, Inc. 325 D Street, Salida, CO (719-539-1675) upon a fee of $100.00 checks made out to the Crabtree Group, Inc. in advance and a contractor FedEx or UPS shipping account number for requests for shipped drawings to qualified contractors. Contractors email requests for electronic copies to both jdeluca@crabtreegroup.net & tvandaveer@crabtreegroup.net. Subject line of email must be Jones Street Water Main Looping Project. All other requests for documents shall be to the City of Salida via public records request. 

     2016                          

/s/     Bob Salmi      

Public Works Director

Date Advertised

MAR 22 & 23, 29 & 30, 2016