Hopper Hill Water Main Replacement



Separate sealed bids for the construction of the following Waterworks 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 Thursday, October 12, 2023, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

PROJECT NO. 6401-60195


Work under this Project is generally defined as the construction of approximately 8,742 linear feet of 12” ductile iron water main and appurtenances to replace the existing 6” cast iron water main and appurtenances along Hopper Hill Road, extending from Hal-Cor Lane to SR 125 located in Pierce and Union Townships.  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. 6401-60195 within 270 calendar days from the date of the Notice to Proceed.  The Engineer’s Estimate for this Project is $3,005,375.00.

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 1:00 P.M. Local Time on Thursday, September 28, 2023.

Copies of the Plans and Specifications, etc., may be obtained during normal business hours at American Reprographics Company (ARC), 4219 Malsbary Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242, phone number (513) 326-2300, upon payment of Eighty-Five Dollars ($85.00) for each set made payable to the Clermont County Treasurer, none of which is refundable.  An additional non-refundable payment of Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) 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.

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. 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.

No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of sixty (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.

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.

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

Clermont County Board of Commissioners

Bonnie J. Batchler, President

Claire B. Corcoran, Vice President

David L. Painter, Member

ATTEST: Gael Fawley, Clerk of the Board