Township Seeking Bids for Hickory Circle Water Main Replacement


Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted via the PennBid Program until 2:00 P.M., local time, on Monday May 7, 2018.

On May 7, 2018, at 2:01 P.M., sealed bids will be received and opened online, with the results being made public via PennBid.  Online sealed bids shall be submitted by way of the PennBid Program.  Paper bids will not be accepted.  All documents and solicitation details are available online at no cost except to successful bidder at PennBid –

Bidders assume responsibility that their Bid is received prior to the designated bid opening time and date.

The work consists of furnishing all labor, equipment, materials, and appurtenances to replace approximately 1,100 feet of existing water distribution main, water services, and other water system components.  Complete restoration of the project area, including pavement areas is included.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cash or a bid bond, with a corporate surety authorized to do business in Pennsylvania in accordance with the project specifications in the amount of ten percent of the total bid amount. Payment and Performance Bonds in the amount of 100% of the contract shall be furnished by the successful bidder as detailed in the Instructions to Bidders.  All Bids shall be effective for sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the Bid opening.

This project is subject to the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act and the prevailing wages are incorporated in the bid documents. Attention is called to the fact that no less than the minimum salaries and wages set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid, and that the employees are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.

Any questions or concerns concerning this notice should be directed to Lenore Horos, South Whitehall Township, Director of Risk Management and Contracts Administration at 610-398-0401 ext. 210.  Any questions related to this bid solicitation should be submitted using the “QUESTIONS” feature within PennBid no later than five (5) days prior to the bid opening.

South Whitehall Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and to accept either in whole or in part, any one bid or combination of bids and to accept the bid which it determines in its best interests.  The Township also reserves the right to waive or permit the curing of any informalities or irregularities in a bid as permitted by law.