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Hurricane Florence Dam Reconstruction Project ~ Information for Contractors

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General Notice

The City of Boiling Spring Lakes (Owner) is requesting Bids for the construction of the following Project:

Boiling Spring Lakes Dams Construction/Reconstruction Project

Project Number 35

Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the City of Boiling Spring Lakes located at 9 E. Boiling Spring Road, Southport, NC 28461, until Friday, February 17, 2023, at 2:00 pm local time. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.  UPDATE:  Bids now due on Friday March 3, 2023  at 2:00 PM.  Please see Addendum 1 by clicking on the Hurricane Florence Dam Reconstruction Project - Information for Contractors button above.

The Project includes the following Work:

Reconstruction of four dams (Sanford Dam, North Lake Dam, Pine Lake Dam, and Upper Lake Dam) that breached during Hurricane Florence. Major work elements include, but not limited to, construction of cast-in-place concrete riser structures and culverts, earth embankment installation, control of water, demolition and removal of existing structures, roadway demolitions and reconstruction, maintenance of traffic, grading, and instrumentation. Sanford Dam reconstruction also includes the installation of deep mix panels and cutoff wall.

Bids are requested for the following Contract: Boiling Spring Lakes Dams Construction/Reconstruction Project. Bidders must comply with the requirements of the State of North Carolina and be appropriately licensed as a Contractor as provided in General Statutes Chapter 87.

Obtaining the Bidding Documents

Eight contractors were prequalified to bid the project based on a formal prequalification solicitation that was advertised on October 20, 2020. Bids are accepted from the eight prequalified contractors only. However, subcontractors are encouraged to contact the prequalified contractors. Information and Bidding Documents for the Project can be found at the following designated website:

Quest Number: 8363400

Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the designated website. Prospective Bidders are urged to register with the designated website as a plan holder, even if Bidding Documents are obtained from a plan room or source other than the designated website in either electronic or paper format. The designated website will be updated periodically with addenda, lists of registered plan holders, reports, and other information relevant to submitting a Bid for the Project. All official notifications, addenda, and other Bidding Documents will be offered only through the designated website. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the designated website.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is:

McGill Associates, P.A.

5400 Trinity Road, Suite 107, Raleigh, NC 27607

Prospective Bidders may obtain or examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office or at the City of Boiling Spring Lakes located at 9 E. Boiling Spring Road, Southport, NC 28461 on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office as described below. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office by paying a deposit of $1,000 for each set. Bidders who return full sets of the Bidding Documents in good condition within 10 days after receipt of Bids will receive a full refund. Non-Bidders, and Bidders who obtain more than one set of the Bidding Documents, will receive a refund of $500 for documents returned in good condition within the time limit indicated above. Make deposit checks for Bidding Documents payable to McGill Associates, P.A.

Bidding Documents may be purchased from the Issuing Office during the hours indicated above. Cost does not include shipping charges. Upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment, printed Bidding Documents or electronic documents will be sent via the prospective Bidder’s delivery service. The shipping charge amount will depend on the shipping method chosen. Bidding Documents are available for purchase in the following formats:



Bidding Documents (including Full-Size Drawings)


Bidding Documents (including Half-Size Drawings)

$   750

Electronic download of Bidding Documents from Quest Number 8363400

$   100

Pre-bid Conference

A mandatory pre-bid conference for the Project will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023, at 2:00 pm at 9 E. Boiling Spring Road, Southport, NC 28461. Bids will not be accepted from Bidders that do not attend the mandatory pre-bid conference.

Instructions to Bidders.

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the Bidding Documents.

American Iron and Steel

Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 (Division A - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017) and subsequent statutes mandating domestic preference applies an American Iron and Steel requirement to this project. All iron and steel products used in this project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and Construction Materials.

                The following waivers apply to this Contract:

                De Minimis,

                Minor Components,

                Pig iron and direct reduced iron.

This Advertisement is issued by:

Owner: City of Boiling Spring Lakes

By:          City Manager

Date:     Wednesday, January 11, 2023