DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY
INVITATION TO BID
INVITATION NO. 130180
GRAVITY THICKENER UPGRADES – PHASE II
The following listing enumerates the major items of work included in the contract:
- Primary sludge screening and degritting systems upgrades.
- Recommissioning Gravity Thickeners 5 and 6.
- Upgrades to Gravity Thickeners 1-4 and 7-10.
- Installation of covers and ventilation system for Gravity Thickeners 1-10.
- Associated pumps, piping site work, electrical work, instrumentation upgrades, and all appurtenant Work as indicated on drawings and specified.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted on November 29, 2018. The Conference will begin at 2:00 p.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. in the Conference Room at DC Water’s Blue Plains Visitor Center located at 5000 Overlook Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20032. A site visit will take place immediately after the conference. A site visit will be conducted at 3:15 p.m. All attendees are required to make reservations for this Conference by submitting to firstname.lastname@example.org the name, title and firm name of the attendee(s), by 3:00 p.m. on November 27, 2018.
This project may be funded in part by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A Fair Share Objective for Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) participation in this work of 32% and 6%, respectively, has been established. Participation by M/WBEs at 32% and 6%, respectively, is a contract goal. The contract requires bidders to conduct directed outreach to M/WBEs. The program requirements are fully defined in USEPA’s “Participation by Disadvantaged Enterprises in Procurement under EPA Financial Assistant Agreements – May 27, 2008.” Please be aware that program participation requires M/WBEs are made aware of contracting opportunities to the fullest extent practicable through dedicated outreach and recruitment activities. That is, bidders for DC Water construction contracts must make prescribed “good faith efforts” to ensure that M/WBEs receive a “fair share” of procurement opportunities funded by EPA. For further guidance, please refer to 40 C.F.R.§ 33.301, or contact DC Water Grants Coordinator Rhonda Green at 202-787-2276.
The Davis-Bacon wage determinations shall apply.
DC Water Owner Controlled Insurance Program will provide insurance.
Bid documents are available at the Department of Procurement, 5000 Overlook Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20032. Sets of Bidding Documents can be procured for a non-refundable $100.00 purchase price each, payable to DC Water. Payment must be in the form of a money order, certified check or a company check. Documents can be shipped to Bidders providing a Federal Express account number.
The DC Water Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is a secured facility. Persons intending to pick-up Bidding Documents are to contact the Department of Procurement at 202-787-2020 for access authorization.
For procurement information contact DC Water Procurement Dept. via email; ProcurementConstructionInquiry@dcwater.com
For technical information contact: DETS-Construction.Bid.Inquiry@dcwater.com. Please insert the IFB No. in the Subject Line.
View DC Water’s website at www.dcwater.com for current and upcoming solicitations.
Attach are the following:
Plan Holders List
Pre-Bid Meeting Sign-in Sheet
Addendum No. 1 has been issued. See attachment.
Addendum No. 2 has been issued. See attachment.
Addendum No. 3 has been issued. See attachment.
Addendum No. 4 has been issued. See attachment.
Addendum No. 5 has been issued. See attachment.
Addendum No. 6 has been issued. See attachment.
Addendum No. 7 has been issued. See attachment.