City of Raleigh Drinking Water Compliance Lab
Project: Drinking Water Compliance Lab
CITY BID NUMBER: 274-WPR-2019-09
City of Raleigh, North Carolina Raleigh Water
One Exchange Plaza, Suite 620, Raleigh, NC 27601
Contact: Dennis Lassiter, P.E. 919-996-3477
LS3P Associates Ltd
434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700
Raleigh, NC 27601 Contact: Dean Rains 919.829.2729
Separate sealed Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the North Raleigh Operations Center (10700 Star Road, Wake Forest, NC) for the construction of the Drinking Water Compliance Lab project. Sealed bids may also be dropped off at the North Raleigh Operations Center Bid Opening meeting location between 1 PM to 2 PM on Bid Opening day. Immediately after bids are received, a meeting will be held at the North Raleigh Operations Center where bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. All attendees will be required to adhere to the North Carolina and CDC social distancing and mask wearing guidelines. We also strongly recommend that each submitting firm only send one representative so that recommended social distancing can be accommodated.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at the North Raleigh Operations Center (10700 Star Road, Wake Forest, NC).
The Project consists generally of the following major items:
New construction of approximately 14,775 square foot LEED v4 – certified, single-story building to include: testing laboratory suite with offices, training center, storage, and building support spaces. The building will be comprised of slab on grade construction with metal panel veneer over CMU veneer walls on metal studs over structural steel framing, and a low slope membrane roof built on steel bar joist. The fa9ade will also incorporate stone veneer walls, aluminum storefront/curtain wall systems, and a louvered roof top screen. The building includes plumbing, HVAC, electrical, fire protection, and exterior improvements scope. A separate service yard building constructed of slab on grade with CMU walls and a low slope membrane roof built on steel bar joist will house gas storage and chemical waste rooms for the lab, along with the dumpster enclosure for the site. Site work to include demolition of old car dealership building and existing paving, site clearing and preparation, storm drainage and utilities, paving, road work, site retaining wall, and other site improvements.
Bidding Documents may be examined at Architect’s office and at: ConstructConnect, online; McGraw Hill Dodge Company, online; Construction Journal, online; and NC Institute of Minority Economic Development (a.k.a. The Institute), online.
Complete Bidding Documents may be obtained electronically on October 25, 2021. Go to http://infoexchange.ls3p.com and login using your e-mail address and “anonymous” as the password. Click on the Drinking Water Compliance Lab Bid Documents download link.
Bidders will be required to show evidence that they are licensed to perform the work in the Bidding Documents as required by North Carolina General Statute, Chapter 87 and the Bid Proposal Form.
Bid Security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Bid must accompany each Bid and shall be subject to the conditions provided in the Bid Proposal Form.
Pursuant to General Statutes of North Carolina Sections 143-128.2 and 143-131, and in accordance with City policy, the City of Raleigh encourages and provides equal opportunity for certified Minority and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) businesses to participate in all aspects of the City’s contracting and procurement programs to include Professional Services; Goods and Other Services; and Construction. The prime contractor will be required to identify participation of MWBE businesses in their Bid, and how that participation will be achieved.
Furthermore, the City’s goal is to contract or sub-contract fifteen percent (15%) of the contract amount to certified MWBEs on construction projects over $300,000, or with contracts that include $100,000 or more in state funding.
City of Raleigh
Mary-Ann Baldwin, Mayor