Bid Opening: Construction, Operation and Maintenance of the Collection System Rehabilitation 2018 Project

Clermont Sun: 07/19/18                 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS


Separate sealed bids for the construction of the following Wastewater System Improvements within the Clermont County Water Resources Department will be received by the Board of County Commissioners, Clermont County, Ohio, 101 East Main Street – 3rd Floor, Batavia, Ohio 45103, until 2:00 P.M. Local Time on August 16, 2018, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

PROJECT NO. 6402-62007


Work under this Project is generally defined as the rehabilitation of approximately 15,137 LF of gravity sewer using cured-in-place pipe on 8-inch sewer main, approximately 3,550 LF of gravity sewer using cured-in-place pipe on 10-inch sewer main; reinstatement and rehabilitation of approximately 263 6-inch sewer laterals using cured-in-place lining; installation of approximately 263 new cleanouts; rehabilitation of approximately 64 4-foot diameter manholes and 1 5-foot manhole, including application of approximately 644 VF of polymeric coating. This work will take place in various locations throughout Clermont County, including Oak Street, Chapel Road, Hitchcock Lane, and Main Street in the Village of Amelia, State Route 125 in Pierce Township, Glen-Este Withamsville Road, Loda Drive, Ellis Avenue, Picket Way, Hearthstone Court, Forsythia Drive in Union Township, and Half Acre Road in Williamsburg Township.  Each bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the proposal and all persons interested therein.  Each bidder must submit evidence of its experience on projects of similar size and complexity.  The Owner expects to proceed with the construction under the Project immediately after satisfactory acceptance and award of the construction bid and execution of the contract, with completion of all work for Project No. 6402-62007 within 210 calendar days from the date of the Notice to Proceed. The Engineer’s Estimate for this Project is $3,133,156.00.

The information for Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract, Plans, and Specifications including Forms of Bid Bond, Performance-Payment Bond, and other Contractor Documents may be examined at the following Location:

Clermont County Water Resources Dept.
Sanitary Engineering Division
4400 Haskell Lane
Batavia, Ohio 45103
(513) 732-8864

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the Clermont County Water Resources Department, Sanitary Engineering Division, 4400 Haskell Lane, Batavia, Ohio 45103 at 10:00 A.M. Local Time on August 9, 2018.

Copies of the Plans and Specifications, etc., may be obtained during normal business hours at American Reprographics Company (ARC), 7157 East Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241, phone number (513) 326-2300, upon payment of Fifty Dollars ($50.00) for each set made payable to the Clermont County Treasurer, none of which is refundable. An additional non-refundable payment of Ten Dollars ($10.00) must accompany any mail request.

Each Bidder must submit their bid in TRIPLICATE, one (1) original and two (2) copies with each copy stamped “COPY”.  Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount of 100% of the bid if in the form of a Bid Bond or in the amount of not less than ten (10%) percent of the bid if in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or letter of credit, for and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders and pursuant with Ohio Revised Code Section 153.54.  Bid Security furnished in Bond form shall be issued by a Surety Company or Corporation licensed in the State of Ohio to provide said surety.  Letters of credit and bid bonds must be filed with original signatures.  Facsimile and electronic copies of the letter of credit, bid bond and Power of Attorney of the Surety will be deemed non-responsive.

All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable, use Ohio Products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123 is required.  Bidders must comply with the prevailing wage rates on Public Improvements in Clermont County, Ohio, as determined by the Ohio Department of Commerce, Bureau of Wage and Hour Administration, (614) 644-2239.

Attention of Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to safety regulations, conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract. All bids must comply with Clermont County General Instructions to Bidders in addition to the requirements set forth in the Specifications Documents referenced herein in order to be considered.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Contract award shall be made to the lowest and best bidder, and award may be subject to applicable funding agency approval, including the Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) which is providing funds for portions of this work.  The Board of County Commissioners, Clermont County, Ohio, reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities in the bidding procedure, to accept any bid which it deems to be for the best interest of the County and to hold such bids for a period of sixty (60) days before taking action to award a contract.  These rights are reserved up until the time the contract is signed by the Board of County Commissioners.

Each Bidder must verify they meet the stated qualifications as outlined in Sections 4100, 4120, and 4200 of Section D titled “Work and Material Specifications” of the Specifications and Contract Documents and submit certified statements with their bid from the approved manufacturers stated therein that they are certified and/or licensed to perform the work, as well as, submit with their bid the required submittals as outlined in Sections 4100 and 4200 of said Section D, failure to do so will result in the bid being disqualified.

This notice is also posted on the contracting authority’s website at the following URL link: In order to view the legal notice click on the link Legal Notices located on the Clermont County Home Page.

Edwin H. Humphrey
David L. Painter
David H. Uible



Judith Kocica, Clerk of the Board