Advertisement for Bids (Gas Division)



The City of Union will receive bids for the construction of the “Gas Line Steel Encasement Railroad Bore” until
2:00 PM on October 17, 2019, at City Hall located at 101 Sharpe Avenue, Union, SC 29379, at which time and
place all bids will be opened and read aloud in public.
The Contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder producing the lowest total base bid. The work to be
done consists of furnishing all materials, equipment and labor necessary to construct the Gas Line Steel
Encasement Railroad Bore, generally consisting of the following approximate work tasks.


              ♦         190 LF of 4-inch steel encasement pipe bored and jacked under the Norfolk Southern Railroad
                         and SC Hwy 18.
              ♦         Other associated work tasks.

Contract and Bid documents and supportive information are on file at the following locations:
OWNER:         City of Union
                          101 Sharpe Avenue
                          Union, SC 29379
ENGINEER:   Summit Engineering Group, Inc.
                          9601 Warren H. Abernathy Highway
                          Spartanburg, SC 29301
CONTRACTOR SERVICES:                        iSqFt On-line at
Copies of the contract drawings, specifications, and bid documents may be obtained at the office of the Engineer
upon receipt of a non-refundable payment of $50.00 for each set. When requesting copies of the contract drawings, specifications and bid documents, provide the following information about your company: Mailing address,
street / delivery address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address.
Only those contract drawings, specifications and bid documents obtained from the Engineer are official. Bidders
cannot rely on the accuracy of copies of the aforementioned documents, drawings, specifications, etc. obtained
from any other source. Bidders must be on the Engineer’s official plan holders list for bids to be accepted
by the Owner.
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.
Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of 100% of the contract price will be required of the
successful bidder.
Any prospective bidder, contractor or subcontractor who is aggrieved in connection with the solicitation of
this contract may protest to the Engineer (or) the 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, on the date of the bid, 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 PL.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or waive any informality in the bidding. Bids may be held
by the Owner for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of bids.



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