20C-061 Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services

Agency: New Castle County
State: Delaware
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237110 - Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Posted Date: Jan 2, 2020
Due Date: Jan 22, 2020
Solicitation No: 20C-061
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Bid Number: 20C-061
Bid Title: 20C-061 Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services
Category: Goods and Services
Status: Open

Publication Date/Time:
1/2/2020 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/22/2020 2:00 PM
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New Castle County
Purchasing Division
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 395-5250
Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services
Bid #20C-061
Sealed proposals for: Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services, Bid #20C-061
will be received until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in the Purchasing Division, New Castle County
Government Center, 87 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 9720 (Telephone: 302-395-5250).
Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals
and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or
sexual orientation in the consideration of this award.
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
Bid envelopes will carry a clear notation in the lower left quadrant, “BID FOR Cured in Place Sewer Lateral
Lining Services, Bid #20C-061
Bidders are responsible for obtaining the bid specifications and all addendums from the New Castle County
Purchasing website at www.nccde.org/purchasing.
Fax bids will not be accepted.
Bid security is waived.
Awards, if any, will be made in conjunction with the Delaware Code, Subchapter 2, Chapter 69, Title 29; and the
New Castle County Code.
NOTE: If required by State or Federal Regulations, vendors will provide M.S.D.S. sheets for materials proposed for
use in this bid.
The award will be made to the bidder who, in the County’s sole judgment, submits a proposal which best meets the
terms, conditions, and required evaluation criteria set forth herein. New Castle County reserves the right to make
multiple awards, partial awards, award by types, award by sections, item by item, or lump sum total whichever may
be most advantageous to New Castle County. Any questions concerning the bid(s) should be directed to the
Purchasing Division at (302) 395-5250.
Pursuant to County Ordinance 83-172, 87-105, and Delaware State Law, no contract will be awarded to any vendor
unless before or in conjunction with the actual award of the contract to such vendor, has submitted proof satisfactory
to the County or to the awarding agency, or the designated representative of the County or the awarding agency, as
the case may be, that it and each and every subcontractor named by it in its bid, if any, will at the time it submits
such proof have valid and effective licenses required by the State and the County, and the political subdivisions, if
any, in which the project is located, and the United States government, in order for each of them (i) to do business
therein; (ii) to comply with all tax laws thereof; and (iii) to perform the labor and/or supply the material involved in
the performance of the contract.
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New Castle County
Purchasing Division
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 395-5250
Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services
Bid #20C-061
Mailing address:
Purchasing Division
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
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Bid # 20C-061
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New Castle County
Purchasing Division
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 395-5250
Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services
Bid #20C-061
I.GENERAL
Section 1.01 New Castle County Department of Special Services (the County) is seeking proposals for on-call,
cured-in-place sewer lateral lining contractual services as described herein at various sites countywide. The
successful Vendor shall provide and install sewer lateral pipe liners that consist of resin-impregnated flexible tubes
which are expanded and cured within an existing host pipe. The result is a continuous, tight-fitting liner throughout
the entire length of the host pipe that seals defects in the host pipe.
(a) The Vendor shall provide all materials, labor, equipment, and services necessary for: notification to
property owners and other stakeholders, traffic control, by-pass pumping of sewer flows, cleaning and
closed-circuit televised inspection (post installation televised inspection, warranty televised inspection) of
sewer pipes, pipe liner installation, reinstatement of lateral connections, quality assurance and quality
control measures, samples for performance of required material testing, final televised inspection, warranty
televised inspection and warranty work, as specified herein.
(b) Material samples of actual liners installed during performance of work under this bid will be provided by
the vendor to the County’s representative.
(c) All appropriate Federal, State and Local rules, regulations, and requirements must be adhered to for this
type of work.
(d) The Vendor shall be licensed to do business in the State of Delaware and have a current New Castle County
Contractor License.
Section 1.02 The Vendor is responsible for proper, accurate and complete installation of the sewer lateral pipe
liner as defined by this request for proposal and the manufacturer. The Vendor shall provide all materials, labor,
equipment, and services necessary for traffic control, cleaning and closed-circuit televised (CCTV) inspection of
sewer pipes, lateral pipe liner installation, quality assurance and quality control measures, samples for performance
of required material testing, final televised inspection, warranty televised inspection and warranty work, as specified
herein.
(a) The lateral pipe liner shall be designed for a life of 50 years or greater with respect to structural durability
and corrosion resistance to reagents identified in ASTM D543. All work performed is subject to review and
inspection by the County of their representative.
(b) The liners furnished hereunder shall cause no adverse effects to New Castle County’s processes, assets or
facilities either during or after installation. The preparation and installation of the liners constituent
components shall not result in the formation or production of any detrimental compounds in the sanitary
sewer conveyance system. The Vendor shall clean up, repair, and restore any structures that the County has
determined to have been damaged as a result of the Vendor’ activities or processes.
(c) Equipment utilized by the Vendor shall be maintained and calibrated as required by the equipment
manufacturer or process provider.
(d) All products and services shall have a full three (3) year warranty, starting on the date of acceptance of the
liner installation for payment.
Section 1.03 All services provided are subject to review and inspection by the County or their representative.
(a) Completion of the work within the agreed upon duration of time is a high priority for New Castle County as
the cost to the County of the administration of the contract, including engineering, inspection, and
supervision will increase as the time required for the work is increased. Any scope of services that shall be
requested under this bid will be assigned a start date and a duration of calendar days to completion by the
Vendor, as agreed to by the County. For each day that assigned tasks remain uncompleted after expiration
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New Castle County
Purchasing Division
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 395-5250
Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services
Bid #20C-061
of the assigned or amended time limit, liquidated damages in amounts estimated by the County as
necessary to recover expenses shall be deducted from any payments due the Vendor.
(b) Upon issuance of a purchase order for services, the Vendor shall begin work on the date agreed to by New
Castle County via schedule submittal and pursue completion of specified tasks continuously on all working
days until the services are completed.
(c) A working day is defined a day upon which, in the opinion of the County or its’ representative, weather and
soil conditions are such that the Vendor can work more than half of his current normal force for more than
five (5) consecutive hours. Working days shall not include Saturdays, Sundays and County recognized
holidays unless specifically approved by the County.
(d) Working hours shall be confined to 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM unless specifically approved, in advance, by the
County on a location-by-location basis. These work hours do not supersede time limitations that may be
established by DelDOT in a utility construction or traffic safety permit.
(e) Working days will be tracked by the County’s representative.
(f) If night, Sunday or holiday work are deemed necessary, a request shall be submitted to the Engineer at least
three weeks in advance of the desired dates. If the task requires access to sewer assets in the public right-
ofway, then DelDOT must grant access by means of an approved traffic safety permit. The County shall
make application for the permit if the Engineer is agreeable to the request. The County shall provide an
inspector to be present on behalf of the Engineer and will require the Vendor to reimburse the County for
inspection costs.
(g) The Vendor shall be prepared to perform the requested services outside of public rights of way; however, it
is the County’s intent to request services in areas that are accessible to the Vendor, with little or no clearing
required.
II.REFERENCE SPECIFICATIONS
Section 2.01
Section 2.02
Section 2.03
Appendix 1 Closed Circuit Televising
Appendix 2 Bypass Pumping
Appendix 3 Notifications
III.MANDATORY SAFETY PROCEDURES
Section 3.01 This Contract requires work in active sewers. The Vendor must follow all federal, state and local
requirements for safety in confined spaces and adhering to the DelDOT Manual of Uniform Traffic Safety Controls.
(a) When the Vendor’s representatives observe an overflowing or surcharged sewer manhole, then the
Vendor’s representative shall call the New Castle County Department of Public Works Dispatch at 302-
395-5700 and inform the operator of the location of the overflow or surcharge. The Vendor’s employee
shall remain at the location until a representative of the County arrives.
(b) The Vendor will properly maintain and safely protect the work area at all times. The Vendor assumes full
responsibility for the safety of their workers and the public within the work area. The Vendor shall conduct
installation operation, cleanup and property restoration in a manner to cause the least possible obstruction
and inconvenience to traffic, pedestrian, businesses, and property owners and their tenants.
Section 3.02 All work performed on DelDOT roadways will require traffic control as deemed necessary by the
applicable Case in the latest edition of Delaware Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) published
by the DelDOT.
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New Castle County
Purchasing Division
New Castle County Government Center
87 Reads Way
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 395-5250
Cured in Place Sewer Lateral Lining Services
Bid #20C-061
(a) The County shall apply for the Traffic Safety Permit, but all correspondence pertaining to the work site will
be coordinated by Vendor through a DelDOT Inspector. Traffic Control will be in place when the work
commences and stay in place until completion of the work, or as directed by the DelDOT Inspector.
(b) Traffic control measures within a DelDOT right-of-way shall be implemented and maintained as required
on each traffic safety or utility permit issued by DelDOT for the subject work areas. Compliance with these
requirements is subject to the authority of the DelDOT representative. If the DelDOT representative
requires additional traffic control measures these measures shall be installed by the vendor before
proceeding with the work at a given location
Section 3.03 Additional safety considerations
(a) Additional safety considerations include safe handling, mixing and transporting and curing of all lining or
protective coating materials including, but not limited to, chemical grouts, epoxies, polymers and additives
shall be provided by the material supplier, and shall include safe operating practices and procedures,
appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for the various grouting operations, and proper storage,
transportation, mixing, and disposal of grouts, additives, and their associated containers. All personnel
working with these materials shall be certified by the manufacturer as having received the appropriate
material-handling and product mixing training.
IV.PERMITS
Section 4.01 The Vendor shall be licensed to do business in the State of Delaware and have a current New
Castle County Contractor License. The County shall apply for Traffic Safety Permits and secure rights-of-way
necessary to complete the work. The Vendor shall assist the County as required.
(a) The Vendor is responsible for traffic control measures.
(b) Traffic on DelDOT roadways shall be maintained as required on each specific permit issued by DelDOT
and will be under the direction of a DelDOT Inspector.
(c) All work performed on DelDOT roadways will require traffic control as deemed necessary by the Typical
Application Number in the 2011 Delaware Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) or the
latest edition published by the DelDOT. The County shall apply for the Traffic Safety Permit, but all
correspondence pertaining to the work site will be coordinated by Vendor through a DelDOT Inspector.
Traffic Control will be in place when the work commences and stay in place until completion of the work,
or as directed by the DelDOT Inspector.
(d) When the County applies for the Traffic Safety Permit, a Typical Application Number for the permit will
be supplied to the Vendor along with a copy the permit.
V.DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Section 5.01 It is the intent and purpose to include everything necessary for the thorough and satisfactory
completion of the work, although each item or method of execution may not be specifically mentioned. The Vendor
shall provide materials, Equipment, Supplies, Labor, Transportation Fuel and Power to:
(a) Clean 4 to 15 inch diameter sewer mains and sewer laterals of various material composition.
(b) Pre-lining CCTV inspection of sewer laterals of various material composition.
(c) Installation of 4 or 6 inch sewer lateral liners on laterals with or without access to a lateral cleanout (various
lengths).
(d) Installation of 4 or 6 inch sewer lateral liners on laterals where lining is limited to sealing the connection
joint between the collector pipe and the lateral.
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