Cook Street Water Project for the City of Blairsville, Georgia

Agency: Georgia Local Government Access
State: Georgia
Level of Government: State & Local
  • C - Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
Opps ID: NBD15026191826221179
Posted Date: Oct 6, 2017
Due Date: Nov 9, 2017
Source: Members Only
Items for Bid
Cook Street Water Project for the City of Blairsville, Georgia City of Blairsville, Georgia Posted: Oct. 6, 2017 End Date: Nov. 9, 2017

Cook Street Water Project
for the
City of Blairsville, Georgia

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Blairsville, Georgia (OWNER), for furnishing all materials, labor, tools, equipment, and any other miscellaneous items necessary for the construction of the Cook Street Water Project in the City of Blairsville, Georgia.

Bids will be received at the Blairsville City Hall, 62 Blue Ridge Street, Blairsville, Georgia, 30514 until 2:00 p.m. on November 9, 2017. Any bid received after said time and date of bid opening will not be considered by OWNER. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at this time and location. All bids will be evaluated by OWNER and the project will be awarded, if it is awarded, within sixty (60) days of the bid opening. If a bidder is not selected within sixty (60) days of the bid opening, any bidder that is determined by the OWNER to be unlikely of being selected for contract award shall be released from their bid.

The award of this bid proposal, if awarded, shall be based on several criteria, including prices bid, experience in the work proposed, and references. Refer to Article 14 of Section 00100 for criteria and award method.

The Project consists of, but is not limited to the following major elements:

Approximately 1,800 LF of 6 C909 PVCO, 300 LF of 6 DIP, 40 LF of jack and bore with 12 steel casing and 6 DIP carrier, 5 fire hydrants and associated valves, fittings and other miscellaneous appurtenances.

Time of completion for all work associated with this project shall be sixty (60) consecutive calendar days from the date of a written "Notice to Proceed" from OWNER.

Copies of Contract Documents, Specifications, and Construction Drawings may be obtained at the office of Engineering Management, Inc., 303 Swanson Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043, upon payment of a non-refundable cost of $150.00. Checks shall be made payable Engineering Management, Inc.

For general information and purchasing documents regarding this project, you may contact Juanita Clark at (770) 962-1387 or For technical questions regarding this project, you may contact Chip McGaughey at (770) 962-1387, extension 102 or

The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal Form, Form of Agreement, Drawings, Specifications, and forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond, Payment Bond, Bidders Qualification Forms, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:


City of Blairsville
62 Blue Ridge Street
Blairsville, GA 30514-0307
(706) 745-2000 (T)
(706) 745-7326 (F)

Engineering Management, Inc.
303 Swanson Drive
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
770-962-1387 (T)
770-962-8010 (F)

A list of persons who purchased Contract Documents from Engineering Management, Inc. will be available from the Engineer ONLY through facsimile transmission, U.S. Mail, or from their website at

OWNER requires a bid bond* or a certified cashier's check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid to be enclosed with the bid at the time of bid opening. Cashier's check will be made payable to the City of Blairsville, Georgia.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish OWNER with Insurance, Workman's Compensation Insurance, and Performance and Payment Bonds* in the amount of one-hundred percent (100%) of the total bid.

Each bid must be submitted in a SEALED ENVELOPE, addressed to the OWNER. Each sealed envelope containing a Bid must be plainly marked on the outside as, "Cook Street Water Project for the City of Blairsville, Georgia. If bid is forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the Bid must be enclosed in a separate mailing envelope to the attention of the OWNER at the address previously given.

All Bids must be made out on the bid form of the type bound in the Contract Documents, in accordance with the instructions in the Information for Bidders. No interlineation, additions, or deletions shall be made in the proposal form by the BIDDER.

Any and all Bids received without the aforementioned qualification criteria enclosed, will be returned to the BIDDER.

CONTRACTORS and SUBCONTRACTORS bidding on this Project will be required to comply with all Federal, State, and local laws.

OWNER reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all Bids, to evaluate Bids, and to accept any Bid which in its opinion may be in the best interest of the OWNER. No Bid will be rejected without just cause.

Successful Bidder will be required to perform WORK as the Prime Contractor. WORK performed by Prime Contractor shall be at a minimum 30% of the contract value.

No BIDDER may withdraw his bid within the time limit specified in the Instruction to Bidders (Section 00100).

The OWNER has acquired all necessary State and Federal permits in connection with this project. The OWNER has acquired all of the easements and rights-of-way in connection with this project.

* Surety companies executing Bonds must appear on the Treasury Department's most current list (Circular 570 as amended) and be authorized to transact business in the State of Georgia. For Performance Bonds less than $300,000 an irrevocable Letter of Credit from a bank as defined in O.C.G.A. Code Section 7-1-4 may be submitted in lieu of a bond. In lieu of a Payment Bond, a Cashiers Check, Certified Check, or Cash may be submitted in an amount not less than the total amount payable by the terms of the CONTRACT.

Jim Conley, Mayor
Blairsville, Georgia


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