Public Notice


The Parkersburg Utility Board
125 19th Street,
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Sealed Bids for the Fort Boreman Sewer and Water Extensions, Contract 22-1, will be received by the Parkersburg Utility Board (OWNER) at its office located at 125 19th Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101-2516 until 1:00 p.m. (local time), Thursday September 15, 2022, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. Any Bids received after the above time and date will be returned unopened to the Bidder. No conditional Bids will be accepted.

Bids shall be submitted at the time and place indicated in this Advertisement for Bid. The two-envelope system will be used for the bid opening procedure for this Contract. The Bidder shall be required to submit two separate and distinct envelopes. The first envelope shall be identified as “Bid Opening Requirements” and the second envelope as “Bid Proposal and Other Required Forms”. Both envelopes shall be submitted in a single, large envelope labeled with the Bidder’s name, address, Contract name, and Contract number. If the Bid is sent through the mail or other delivery system, the single, large envelope shall include the notation “BID ENCLOSED” on the face of it. Bids delivered via mail or other delivery system must be delivered by the above stated date and time of the Bid Opening.

The work covered by the Contract Documents includes the following:

Contract 22-1, Fort Boreman Sewer and Water Extensions

Work associated with this contract area generally includes 3,500 linear feet of 8″ gravity sewer installation; 17 manholes; 2,840 linear feet of 8″ water main; 200 linear feet of 2″ water main; together with necessary appertaining work.

The Bidding Documents may be examined at:
Parkersburg Utility Board Burgess & Niple, Inc.
125 19th Street, 4424 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26101-2516 Parkersburg, WV 26104

McGraw-Hill Construction (Dodge) ISqFt
http://dodgeprojects.construction.com/ http://www.isqft.com/
(877) 784-9556 877-502-9070

Contractor’s Association of West Virginia
2114 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25311

Copies of the Bidding Documents may be purchased from the Issuing Office of the Engineer as follows:
Burgess & Niple, Inc.
4424 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26104

upon payment of $150.00, NONE OF WHICH WILL BE REFUNDED.

Prospective Bidders may address written inquiries to:
Burgess & Niple, Inc.
4424 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 485-8541 Phone
(304) 485-0238 Fax
Attention: Timm Utt, PE
e-mail: timm.utt@burgessniple.com

Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246. The requirements for bidders and contractor under this order are explained in the Contract Documents.

Per the requirements of the Article 21-11-11 of the Code of the State of West Virginia, any Contractor submitting a Bid on this project hereby certifies, indicates, and acknowledges that he/she has a Contractor’s license from the State of West Virginia and meets all the qualifications required by the statutes of the State and subdivision in which the Work is to be performed. Attention to the BIDDERS is called to the Instructions to Bidders, which are included in the Contract Documents. Bids shall be completed and properly executed in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

A Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and a Surety Company approved by the Owner, in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Bid, shall be submitted with each Bid, to guarantee the Bidder’s entrance into a Contract, if given the award.

No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of ninety (90) days after the time of the opening of the Bids.

Each Bidder must fully Comply with the Disadvantaged Business Enterprises, and Affirmative Action Requirements, as identified in the contract documents.

The Bidder agrees to make “positive efforts” to subcontract a portion of the total value of the contract to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. This shall be done in compliance with the six (6) affirmative steps as outlined in 40 CFR 33.240. Failure to demonstrate positive efforts to do so may lead to rejection of bids. For this program, the term “subcontract” includes all construction, modification, and service work contracted for by the bidder in the execution of the work under this contract.

A pre-bid conference will be held at the Owner’s office located at 125 19th Street at 11:00 a.m. (local time) Tuesday August 30, 2022. After the portion of the pre-bid conference held at the Owner’s office is complete, the conference will continue with a field visit to project sites. ATTENDANCE BY ALL BIDDERS AT BOTH THE OFFICE AND FIELD PORTIONS OF THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE IS MANDATORY, and will be recorded with an attendance sheet signature at both locations.

The Owner reserves the right to withdraw this Advertisement for Bids and reserves the right to terminate the bidding process. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids and is not necessarily bound to accept the lowest Bid, if Owner determines that Bid is contrary to the best interest of the Owner.  The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities in the Bidding.

By The Parkersburg Utility Board
Eric Bennett
General Manager

Aug 15, 22