CITY OF PENNSBORO
RITCHIE COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
THRASHER PROJECT # 101-010-1141
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the construction of the Water System Improvements Project will be received, by the City of
Pennsboro, located at 422 Main Street, Pennsboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia until 2:00 pm local time on
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.
The approximate quantities of work to be bid upon are described as follows:
1 LS Mobilization/Demobilization, 1 LS Erosion and Sediment Control, 9650 LF 8” PVC C-900 DR-14 Water Line,
9050 LF 8” PVC C-900 DR-18 Water Line, 450 LF 8” DI CL52 Water Line, 350 LF 8” HDPE DR-11 Water Line
(Horizontal Directional Drill), 8370 LF 6” PVC C-900 DR14 Water Line, 1050 LF 6” PVC C-900 DR-18 Water Line,
170 LF 6” DI CL52 Water Line, 80 LF 4” PVC C-900 DR-18 Water Line, 1595 LF 2” PVC SDR-13.5 CL-315 Water
Line, 250 LF 2” HDPE DR-11 Water Line (Horizontal Directional Drill), 170 LF 16” Steel Casing (Bore and Jack), 280
LF 16” Steel Casing (Open Cut), 60 LF 12” Steel Casing (Bore and Jack), 60 LF 12” Steel Casing (Open Cut), 40
LF 4” Steel Casing (Open Cut), 1100 LF 3/4” SDR-9 Service Tubing with Casing (Open Cut), 3700 LF 3/4” SDR-9
Service Tubing (Open Cut), 900 LF 3/4” SDR-9 Service Tubing (Bore and Jack), 420 LF 1” SDR-9 Service Tubing
with Casing (Open Cut), 2000 LF 1” SDR-9 Service Tubing (Open Cut), 350 LF 1” SDR-9 Service Tubing (Bore
and Jack), 150 LF 1” SDR-9 Service Tubing (Horizontal Directional Drill), 255 EA 5/8” Low Pressure Meter Setting,
50 EA 5/8” Low Pressure Meter Setting (Reuse Existing Meter), 3 EA 1” Low Pressure Meter Setting, 7 EA Leak
Detection Meter Setting, 30 EA 8” Gate Valve, 40 EA 6” Gate Valve, 10 EA 2” Branch Connection, 2 EA Tie New
8” Water Line into Existing 8” Water Line, 6 EA Tie New 6” Water Line into Existing 6” Water Line, 1 EA Tie New 4”
Water Line into Existing 4” Water Line, 5 EA Tie New 2” Water Line into Existing 2” Water Line, 3 EA Tie New 8”
Water Line to Existing 6” Water Line, 1 EA 8” Hot Tap Existing 8” Water Line, 1 EA 8” Hot Tap Existing 10” Water
Line, 4 EA Concrete Anchor, 1 EA Cut and Cap Existing 10” Water Line, 7 EA Cut and Cap Existing 8” Water Line,
10 EA Cut and Cap Existing 6” Water Line, 1 EA Cut and Cap Existing 4” Water Line, 5 EA Cut and Cap Existing 2”
Water Line, 30 EA Demolish Existing Gate Valve, 44 EA Fire Hydrant Assembly, 2 EA Remove Existing Fire Hydrant
Assembly, 37 EA Demolish Existing Fire Hydrant Assembly, 5 EA 2” Post Flushing Hydrant Assembly, 1 LS Industrial
Park Tank Rehabilitation, 1 LS Allowance – Industrial Park Water Storage Tank Rehabilitation, 1 LS Allowance –
Industrial Park Water Storage Tank Rehabilitation – Option #3, 1900 LF WVDOH Type “A” Trench Repair, 7000 LF
WVDOH Type “B” Trench Repair, 6700 LF WVDOH Type “C” Trench Repair, 2050 LF Concrete Side-walk/Driveway
Repair, 525 LF Temporary Sidewalk Repair, 1200 TN 2” HMA Overlay, 60000 SF 2” Gravel Drive Overlay, 275 LF
Stream Bank Slope Protection, 375 LF Rock Lined Ditch, 1000 LBS Ductile Iron Fittings Not Shown on Plans, 20 EA
Test Pit, 50 LF 8” or Larger Diameter Drain Line Repair, 100 LF 6” or Smaller Diameter Drain Line Repair.
The Work will be substantially completed within 365 calendar days after the date when the Contract Times
commence to run, and completed and ready for final payment within 395 days after the date when the Contract
Times commence to run. Liquidated damages shall be $1,000.00 per day.
The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: The Thrasher Group, Inc., 600 White Oaks Blvd., Bridgeport, WV
26330. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays
between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office
as described below.
Complete sets of Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office of Thrasher, 600 White Oaks Boulevard, P. O.
Box 940, Bridgeport, WV 26330, for the following costs:
•Bidding Documents issued as hard copy drawings and hard copy specifications are available for $150.00
Electronic sets of Bidding Documents may be obtained from QuestCDN.com for the following costs:
•Bidding Documents issued as digital drawings and digital specifications, are available for $30.00 per set via
the following link:
Amounts paid are not subject to refund.
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.
Bidding Documents also may be examined at
City of Pennsboro The Thrasher Group, Inc.
422 Main Street 600 White Oaks Boulevard
Pennsboro, WV 26415 Bridgeport, WV 26330
Contractor’s Association of WV
2114 Kanawha Boulevard
East Charleston, WV 25311
A two envelope system will be used.
Envelope No. 1 must have the following information presented on the front:
Name and address of Bidder
Bid on Contract – Water System Improvements Project
Received by the City of Pennsboro
Envelope No. 2 labeled “Bid Proposal” shall also be placed inside of Envelope #1.
Envelope No. 1 will be opened first and the Bid Opening Requirement items checked for compliance as outlined on
the Bid Opening Checklist on page BOR – 1 of these contract documents. If such documents are found to be in order,
Envelope No. 2 “Bid Proposal”, will then be opened and will be publicly read aloud. If the documents required to be
contained in Envelope No. 1 are not in order, Envelope No. 2 “Bid Proposal” will not be opened and the Bid will be
considered non-responsive and will be returned to the Bidder.
A bidder may not withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the date set for the opening of bids.
Bids shall be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond payable to City of Pennsboro in an amount equal to five
percent (5%) of the base bid.
Contractor is required to provide the Drug Free Workplace Certification in accordance with WV Code 21-1D-5.
All Bidders are required to have a West Virginia Contractor’s License per Section §21-11-11 of the West Virginia
Bids received after the scheduled closing time for the reception of bids will be returned unopened to the bidders.
The City of Pennsboro reserves the right to reject any and all bids. A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 am local
time on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the City of Pennsboro located at 422 Main Street, Pennsboro, Ritchie County,
West Virginia. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but is not mandatory.
Questions will be received by the Engineer until noon on Friday, April 30, 2021.
Robert Riggs, Mayor
City of Pennsboro
The Thrasher Group, Inc.
600 White Oaks
Boulevard Bridgeport, WV 26330
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CITY OF PENNSBORO