Lanier Filter Plant County Fiber Upgrades

Agency: Gwinnett County
State: Georgia
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 237130 - Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
  • 238210 - Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
Posted Date: Jun 29, 2020
Due Date: Jul 17, 2020
Solicitation No: BL064-20 INV
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  • BL064-20 INV

    Lanier Filter Plant County Fiber Upgrades

    Buyer Contact : Dana.Garland@Gwinnettcounty.com

    Opening Date : 07/17/2020 03:00 PM EST

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    June 10, 2020
    NOTICE OF BID
    Lanier Filter Plant County Fiber Upgrades
    BL064-20
    The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners is soliciting competitive sealed bids from qualified
    contractors for the Lanier Filter Plant County Fiber Upgrades.
    Bid submittal date and location:
    Sealed bids will be received by the Gwinnett County Department of Financial Services - Purchasing
    Division-2nd Floor, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046 until 2:50 P.M. local time on July 10,
    2020 and then publicly opened and read aloud at 3:00 P.M. Any bid received after 2:50 P.M. will not be
    accepted. Bid envelope must be marked on the outside with Bid Number, name of Bidder, date and time
    of opening. Contractor providing the utility work must have a current valid Utility Contractors License.
    Project Description:
    This project involves furnishing, installing, and testing a fiber-optic backbone cable in ring network
    topology; utilizing existing cable pathways, i.e. spare duct banks and conduits, as routing spaces to
    complete the interbuilding and intrabuilding data backbones as indicated within the Electrical
    Network Architecture Diagram at Lanier Filter Plant. Fiber-optic cables are to terminate at the Owner
    provided wall-mounted cabinets. This project also involves providing and installing new conduit for
    fiber optic cable, new standard 19-inch rack mount fiber optic patch panel enclosure, adapter panels,
    and connector adapters as indicated on the drawings. The contractor will need to provide and install
    dedicated conduits and conductors from a 120V power supply to a 1-circuit, duplex receptacle box as
    indicated on the drawings. All underground ductbank, raceway, boxes, panel boards are existing unless
    noted to be provided in this Contract.
    View Construction Drawings and Specifications at the following location:
    Gwinnett County Dept. of Financial Services
    Purchasing Division 2nd Floor
    Lawrenceville, GA. 30046
    Obtain Construction Drawings and Specifications
    Specifications must be obtained from Gresham Smith at the below address. A pdf copy will be provided
    at no cost. Only complete sets will be issued.
    Gresham Smith
    Elizabeth Goolsby
    1132 Satellite Blvd, Suite 200
    Suwanee, GA 30024
    678-268-4284
    Elizabeth.goolsby@greshamsmith.com
    Obtain the Plan-Holders List
    The plan-holders list is available from Gresham Smith
    NOTICE OF BID - PAGE 1
    Lanier Filter Plant County Fiber Upgrades
    BID DATE:
    July 10, 2020
    BID NUMBER: BL064-20
    Pre-bid Date and Location:
    A pre-bid conference is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. on June 25, 2020 at the Gwinnett County Lanier Filter
    Plant, 2601 Buford Dam Road, Buford, GA 30518. All bidders are strongly urged to attend.
    Facility Access
    Gwinnett County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to its
    programs or activities. Any requests for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully
    participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed
    to Susan Canon, Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 770-822-8165.
    Safety Protocol/BYOPPE
    During the on-site pre-bid conference, Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) shall be worn. PPE
    includes but is not limited to ANSI Class 2 or 3 safety vests, Class E hard hats, ANSI
    approved eye protection, safety toe boots and hearing protection where required. Bring
    your own PPE. (NOTE: PPE is not required inside the administrative building)
    Instructions on Submitting Questions
    Questions regarding bids should be submitted to Dana Garland, Purchasing Associate III
    at fax 770-822-8728, or email Dana.Garland@gwinnettcounty.com no later than 3:00 p.m. local time,
    June 29, 2020. Bids are legal and binding upon the bidder when submitted.
    Bonding and Insurance:
    All Bidders are required to submit a Bid Bond or a certified check made payable to the Gwinnett County
    Board of Commissioners in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total amount bid. The Bid Bond or
    certified check must be enclosed in the envelope with the sealed bid. The successful bidder will be
    required to furnish a contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the sum of 100% of the
    total amount bid and provide insurance coverage as required by the contract documents.
    Bonding Company should be licensed to do business in Georgia, licensed to do business by the Georgia
    Secretary of State, authorized to do business in Georgia by the Georgia Insurance Department, listed in
    the Department of the Treasury's Publication of Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as
    Acceptable Surety on Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies and must have an A.M.
    Best rating of A-V or higher.
    All bonds should be submitted on forms provided by Gwinnett County and agencies providing bonds
    and insurance should provide proof that they meet the criteria outlined in the bid and contract
    documents.
    Bid Withdrawal:
    No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
    Liquidated Damages:
    Bidder agrees to complete the Contract awarded within the "allowable calendar days for completion"
    from the date of the "Notice to Proceed" and he further agrees that the Owner may retain from the
    monies which may become due the amount of $300.00 / $300.00 for each and every day that the
    completion of the work may be delayed.
    Bids in the case of Corporations not chartered in Georgia, must be accompanied by proper certification
    stating that said Corporation is authorized to do business in the State of Georgia.
    The County will award the Contract to the lowest "qualified" bidder, subject with the Owner's right to reject
    any or all bids, to waive technicalities, and to make an award deemed in its best interests. With limited
    NOTICE OF BID - PAGE 3
    Lanier Filter Plant County Fiber Upgrades
    BID DATE:
    July 10, 2020
    BID NUMBER: BL064-20
    response, Gwinnett County reserves the right to extend the solicitation opening date as appropriate in order
    to assure a competitive procurement process.
    CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR DAYS FOR COMPLETION:
    76 (substantial) / 90 (final)
    GWINNETT COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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