INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Solicitation No. CO-00426-RL
Sealed bids are requested by the San Antonio Water System for the construction of the C-69 South Zarzamora Street Sewer Upsize and Relief Project, SAWS Job No. 18-4506, for the replacement of approximately 3,800 linear feet of existing 8-inch and 18-inch sewer mains with new 8-inch, 18-inch and 24-inch PVC and 30-inch and 36-inch Reinforced Fiberglass Pipe (FRP) by open-cut and boring methods. This project also includes the abandonment of approximately 7,100 linear feet of sewer mains larger than 15-inch in the Gillette Area in south central San Antonio.
To view additional project information, as well as obtain the plans and specifications for this project, visit our website located at www.saws.org and click on the Business Center. Then select Bidder, Consultant, and Vendor Registration, which is located on the left-hand side of the screen. Select the Register Now button and proceed with registration.
For difficulties downloading plans and specifications, contact the Contracting Department at 210-233-3341.
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00AM (CT) on April 13, 2021 via WebEx.
Meeting number (access code): 187 372 4199
Meeting password: pHWmpbnA453
For questions regarding this solicitation, technical questions or additional information, please contact Roxanne Lockhart, Contract Administrator, in writing via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (210) 233-4438 until 2:00 PM (CT) on April 15, 2021. Answers to the questions will be posted to the web site by 2:00 PM (CT) on April 21, 2021 as a separate document or included as part of an addendum. Please be advised that Bidders are prohibited from communicating with any other SAWS staff, the Consultant, the Developer, or City of San Antonio officials regarding this IFB up until the contract is awarded as outlined in the Instructions to Bidders.
Due to the COVID-19 emergency and to protect the health of the public, SAWS is implementing new procedures for the submission of bids. Bids will be received either Electronically or through Sealed bids, until 2:00 PM (CDT), May 3, 2021. Electronic bids will be received via the secure SAWS FTP site. Sealed bids will be received by Contract Administration, 2800 U.S. Hwy 281 North, Tower II, Customer Center Building, via a drop box located on the left wall when walking through the first set of double glass doors of the main Tower II entry on the north side of the building, San Antonio, Texas 78212. See the Electronic Bid Opening Instructions attachment for additional information regarding an electronic bid submittal. Electronic bids shall be accompanied by a bid bond in an amount not less than five percent of the total bid price. (Or, if providing SAWS with a cashier's check or certified check in an amount not less than five percent of the total bid price, SAWS will request this within 24 hours from the apparent low bidder. Sealed bids must be accompanied by a cashier's check, certified check, or bid bond in an amount not less than five percent of the total bid price. Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud by Contract Administration via WebEx.
Meeting number (access code): 187 382 4589
Meeting password: fmW6PjUrQ95
If Bidders intend to submit bids electronically, Bidders will need to submit a request by 2:00 PM CDT, April 30, 2021 to receive access to the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) site via email to Roxanne.Lockhart@saws.org. Bidder’s email requesting access to the FTP site shall provide the legal name of Bidder’s company and the intended recipient’s email address and phone number. No requests for FTP site access will be accepted after 2:00 PM CDT, April 30, 2021.