City of Union, S.C.

Cherokee Sewer Line Rehabilitation

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Sealed Bids for the construction of the Cherokee Sewer Line Rehabilitation project will be received by The City of Union, at 101 Sharpe Avenue, Union, SC 29379, until 2:00 PM local time on February 29, 2024, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.

The project generally consists of approximately 2,305 LF of 16”/15”, 201 LF 12”, and 408 LF of 8” gravity sewer line (remove and replace); 167 LF of 16”/15”, 5,550 LF of 12”, and 20 LF of 8” cured-in-place gravity sewer pipe (CIPP); 8 manholes; 260 VF of manhole rehabilitation; and associated work tasks for a complete and proper installation.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a unit price basis as indicated on the Bid Form.

Bidding Documents can be downloaded under QuestCDN Project #8938826 at www.questcdn.com OR www.kci.com for a non-refundable charge of $22.00. Contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in viewing or downloading this digital project information.

Bidding Documents also may be examined online at QuestCDN.com or the office of the Engineer, KCI Technologies, Inc., 106 Clair Drive, Piedmont, SC 29673, 864-269-0890, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.

Only those contract drawings, specifications, and bid documents obtained from the Engineer (or from QuestCDN) are official. Bidders cannot rely on the accuracy of copies of the aforementioned documents, drawings, specifications, etc. obtained from any other source. Bidder’s must be on the Engineer’s official plan holders list for the 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.

Funding for the project shall be provided via a SCIIP grant from the SC RIA and local match funding provided by the City of Union. As a result, contractors and subcontractors shall comply with the applicable contract provisions required by the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principals and Audit Requirements (also referred to as Uniform Guidance) found in 2 CFR 200 Appendix II.

Federal requirements will apply to the contract. All contractors and subcontractors are required to be registered in the federal System for Award Management (SAM) prior to the contract award. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246 & 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 Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours (40 U.S.C. 3702 of the Act), Safety Standards Act, and 40 CFR 33.240, the Fair Housing Act, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3601et seq.), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Drug-Free Workplace set forth in 31 CFR Part 20, the Clean Air Act, and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act.

Bidders must also make positive efforts to use small and minority-owned business and to offer employment, training and contracting opportunities.

Section 00020

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KCI No. 962304871 Cherokee Sewer Line Rehabilitation

00020-2 City of Union, SC

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.

All bidders are advised that the grant application with cost estimate is available for review. The Owner reserves the right to waive any irregularities, or to reject any or all bids. Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days from the date of the opening of bids.

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