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The West Virginia School Building Authority has approved funding for a Needs project with several components.  This project involves a portion of the Needs project and includes a new Fire Alarm System and new HVAC System for the Gymnasium.


Sealed proposals for:


Wirt County Primary & Middle School: Fire Alarm and HVAC Modifications


ó Bid Item #01 Fire Alarm Contractor (Electrical)

ó  Bid Item #02 HVAC Contractor (Mechanical)


will be received by the Wirt County Board of Education, MaryJane Pope-Albin, Superintendent, 389 Mulberry Street, Elizabeth, WV 26143, until 1:00 PM local time on Friday, August 31, 2018. (Bids received after this time will not be accepted); at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. After opening, the bids will be compared as to quality, thoroughness, and cost by the Owner and Architect/Engineer (OWPR, Inc.). Lump sum bids are being solicited for Work included in the above referenced Bid Items for the Project indicated.


The contract documents (digital) may be obtained on or after August 9, 2018 for download from ShareFile upon receipt of a nonrefundable check in the amount of $25.00. Addenda shall be issued via ShareFile. Upon receipt of check and valid email address, OWPR will provide a password with instructions on accessing and downloading the contract documents. Contact Brenda McKinney or Lori Wilburn or via phone at (540) 552-2151 for digital contract documents. The contract documents may be reviewed for bidding purposes without charge during business hours at the office of the Architect/Engineer. All questions prior to bid must be made through Brenda McKinney of OWPR, Inc. at


The contract documents (hard copy) may be obtained for purchase at cost plus applicable shipping fees at the office of Charleston Blueprint, 1203 Virginia Street East, Charleston, WV 25301, Phone: (304) 343-1063, Website:


This is a Multiple Prime Contractor project. OWPR, Inc., the Architect/Engineer, will conduct a MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Wirt County Board of Education, 389 Mulberry Street, Elizabeth, WV 26143; all interested Prime Contractor bidders are REQUIRED to attend. Interested sub-contractors and material suppliers are also encouraged to attend. The purpose of the pre-bid conference is to familiarize the Bidders with bidding requirements and to answer questions regarding the Bidding Documents.


All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Bond, executed by the Bidder and an acceptable Surety, in an amount equal to 5% of the bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a 100% Performance and Material Payment Bond in the amount of the bid (including all add alternates), as described in the Instructions to Bidders. Each bidder shall ensure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, creed, color, sex, or national origin.


No bidder may withdraw his bid within thirty (30) days after the bid opening. The Owner reserves the right to conduct such investigation as necessary to determine the responsibility of a bidder, and to the extent permitted by state law; Wirt County Schools reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to make selections from the bids that are solely in the best interest of Wirt County Schools.


Bidders may examine the bid documents at the following locations:


Wirt County Board of


389 Mulberry Street

Elizabeth, WV 26143


OWPR, Inc.

200 Country Club Dr. SW

Plaza One, Building E

Blacksburg, VA 24060



Contractors Association

2905 Emerson Avenue

Parkersburg, WV 26104


Construct Connect

30 Technology Parkway

South, Suite 100

Norcross, GA 30092


Construction Employers

Assoc. of N. Central WV

2794 White Hall Blvd.

Whitehall, WV 26554


Contractors Association

of West Virginia

2114 Kanawha

Boulevard East

Charleston, WV 25311


Kanawha Valley

Builders Association

1627 Bigley Avenue

Charleston, WV 25302


Dodge Data & Analytics

3315 Central Avenue

Hot Spring National

Park, AR 71913


Pennsylvania Builders


1813 N. Franklin St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15233


Construction Journal

400 SW 7th Street

Stuart, FL 34994


Valley Constr. News

Roanoke Plan Room and

Main Office

356 W. Campbell Street

Roanoke, VA 24014


The Blue Book Building

& Construction Network

800 E. Main Street

Jefferson Valley, NY



Ohio Valley Constr.

Employers Council

21 Armory Drive

Wheeling, WV 26003


Contractors shall comply with all applicable national and state codes and regulations listed in the SBA Supplemental, General and Special Conditions.


Pursuant to Chapter 21-Article 11 of the âWest Virginia Contractor Licensing Actã of 1991, all Contractors doing business in West Virginia must be licensed to perform work in the State, the Contractorás WV License number must be affixed to all submitted construction bids and fully executed and binding construction contracts and agreements.


By Order of the Board of


Wirt County Schools

MaryJane Pope-Albin,



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