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Bid Title: Construction of W.O. 20-11: Lloyd Mangrum and Lake Hills Lift Station Rehabilitation
Category: Construction Services
Status: Open
Bid Recipient: Billings City Clerk

Description:
INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids entitled Construction of W.O. 20-11: Lloyd Mangrum and Lake Hills Lift Station Rehabilitation.

*ATTENTION*

Notice regarding bid submittals, public bid openings and bid security maintenance. The process in which bids may be submitted, accepted and opened, has changed due to the COVID-19 response. All bids may be submitted to Billings City Clerk via email at , or by mail to P.O. Box 1178, Billings, MT 59103 or 210 North 27th Street, Billings, MT 59101 until 2:00 PM (MST) on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, and the publicly opened and read aloud. The bid opening will be via Facebook Live on the City’s Facebook page: Billings MT City Government. No hand delivered bids will be accepted.

The project generally consists of:

Lloyd Mangrum Lift Station
• Remove existing submersible pumps and replace with new pumps in wetwell. Replace pump guide rails, cable, discharge piping and valves.
• Rehabilitate wetwell interior and apply a new interior coating.
• Remove and replace existing pump control instruments and control panel.
• Install new pump control panel and reinstall transfer switch on new concrete pad with sun shade shelter over equipment. Install sidewalk from curb to concrete pad.
• Grade adjustment of area around existing wetwell.
• Provide temporary bypass pumping as required.

Lake Hills Lift Station
• Remove existing drywell mounted pumps and reinstall in existing wetwell.
• Abandon existing drywell and salvage equipment. Backfill drywell with fill material as specified.
• Rehabilitate wetwell interior with the application of a new liner. Remove all wetwell interior equipment and material including platform, vent piping, and railing.
• Install pumps with guide rails, cables, discharge piping, and new valve & meter vault.
• Replace wetwell lid including hatch and vent to accommodate the removal of the pumps.
• Provide new valve and meter vault to include new valves, associated piping and fitting, and flowmeter.
• Tie-in 10” force main from the new meter vault to existing lift station force main.
• Replace station control panel and all electrical components excluding the existing generator automatic transfer switch. Electrical to include a new manual transfer switch and pin-and-sleeve connection for portable generator.
• Remove existing jib crane and salvage to Owner.
• Install new telemtry panel to include new PLC, UPS, level instruments, radio, and other equipment as detailed in bid documents. New pump soft starts to be installed in separate pump control panel. Install new antenna on existing roof mount.
• Provide temporary bypass pumping as required.

The contract documents consisting of Drawings and Project Manual may be examined or obtained at the office of HDR Engineering, Inc., 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102 in accordance with Article 2.01 of Instructions to Bidders. Hard copies of the Project Manual and Drawings (includes half sized drawings only) can be obtained from HDR for a non-refundable payment of $50.00. Electronic pdfs of the Project Manual and Drawings can also be provided at no cost via One Drive or email. CONTRACTORS submitting a bid must be on the plan holders’ list, which requires obtaining a hard copy of the Project Manual from HDR Engineering.

In addition, the Drawings and Project Manual may be examined at the following location:

Montanabid.com

There will be a non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference for all bidders that will be held on-site beginning at the Lake Hills Lift Station at 9:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The Lake Hills site is near the intersection of St. Andrews Drive and Venus Circle in the north part of Billings. Interested CONTRACTORS are encouraged to attend. A meeting will be conducted outside followed by CONTRACTORS, one at a time, being able to view the Lake Hills Lift Station Building and other pertinent facilities. Following review of the Lake Hills site the meeting will move to the Lloyd Mangrum site to allow CONTRACTORS to view the associated facilities. Social distancing practices will be observed. Please limit personnel to one person per entity.

CONTRACTOR and any of the CONTRACTOR’S subcontractors bidding or doing work on this project will be required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI). Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. All laborers and mechanics employed by CONTRACTOR or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid wages at rates required by Federal Davis Bacon for Yellowstone County, Montana, and included in the Project Manual. The CONTRACTOR must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to the “City of Billings, MT” in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s) and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided. Bids submitted via email shall have the bid bond scanned and included with the bid. Bids submitted via mail shall have any of the bid securities included.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of bids, which is 2:00 p.m. local time, June 9, 2020.

For further information or questions concerning this project, please contact Craig Habben with HDR Engineering at 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102, by phone at 406-698-4271, or by email at ; or contact Ken Ard at the Office of the City Engineer, 2224 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101, by phone at 406-657-8235, or by email at .

The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the OWNER.

The City of Billings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Publication Date/Time:
5/14/2020 12:00 AM
Publication Information:
Yellowstone County News, 5/15/20, 5/22/20, 5/29/20 & 6/5/2020
Closing Date/Time:
6/9/2020 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Billings City Clerk, P.O. Box 1178, Billings, MT 59103 or email bids@billingsmt.gov
Bid Opening Information:
2:00 PM via FaceBook Live
Pre-bid Meeting:
Lake Hills Lift Stn 5/27, 9 AM
Contact Person:
For further information or questions concerning this project, please contact Craig Habben with HDR Engineering at 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102, by phone at 406-698-4271, or by email at Craig.Habben@hdrinc.com; or contact Ken Ard at the Office of the City Engineer, 2224 Montana Ave, Billings, MT 59101, by phone at 406-657-8235, or by email at ardk@billingsmt.gov.
Fee:
$50 Non-refundable
Plan & Spec Available:
The contract documents consisting of Drawings and Project Manual may be examined or obtained at the office of HDR Engineering, Inc., 970 South 29th Street West, Billings, MT 59102 in accordance with Article 2.01 of Instructions to Bidders. Hard copies of the Project Manual and Drawings (includes half sized drawings only) can be obtained from HDR for a non-refundable payment of $50.00. Electronic pdfs of the Project Manual and Drawings can also be provided at no cost via One Drive or email. CONTRACTORS submitting a bid must be on the plan holders’ list, which requires obtaining a hard copy of the Project Manual from HDR Engineering.

In addition, the Drawings and Project Manual may be examined at the following location:

Montanabid.com

Business Hours:
M-TH; 7AM-5PM; CLOSED FRIDAYS

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