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W-240, W-267, W-268 Gilley St., Adams Ave., Dekay Ave. Water Pipeline Replacement
WESTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
For the Construction of
GILLEY ST, ADAMS AVE, DEKAY AVE WATER PIPELINE REPLACEMENT
SPECIFICATION W-240, W-267, W-268
The Western Municipal Water District (“District”) will receive sealed bids plainly marked on the
outside “SEALED BID FOR CONSTRUCTION GILLEY ST, ADAMS AVE, DEKAY AVE WATER REPLACEMENT
- SPECIFICATION W-240, W-267, W-268 - DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL” for the GILLEY
ST, ADAMS AVE, DEKAY AVE WATER
REPLACEMENT - SPECIFICATION W-240, W-267, W-268 project (“Project”) from qualified Bidders to be
mailed and received at 14205 Meridian Parkway, Riverside, CA no later than THURSDAY MAY
13, 2021 2:00 PM, at which time or thereafter, said Bids will be opened and read aloud through a
public Zoom meeting for all bidders to call into. Information on Zoom meeting will be
sent to all registered “Plan Holders” listed on PlanetBids for this Project at least 72 hours prior
to the Bid submission deadline.
Due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, the District has closed public access to the District’s
building. As such, Bids must be submitted via mail ONLY. Bids submitted by any other method will
not be accepted or opened. It is the Bidder’s sole responsibility to ensure that
their Bid arrives on time prior to the Bid submission deadline.
Bids received after this time will be returned unopened. Bids must be submitted on the District’s
Bid Forms. Electronically submitted bids will not be allowed. Bids shall be valid for ninety-five
(95) calendar days after the Bid opening date.
The Engineer’s opinion of probable cost is $2,208,000-$2,821,000.
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained by registered vendors from Western’s
PlanetBids site at:
Registered vendors may electronically download Contract Documents for no cost. District will not
provide paper copies. All bidders shall register as a “Plan Holder” by downloading the
Contract Documents from PlanetBids. The “Plan Holder List” will be posted on Western’s
PlanetBids site. Only registered Plan Holders will be notified of addenda to the
Contract Documents. The District may also make unofficial copies of the Contract Documents
available for review at one or more plan rooms.
Bids must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier’s check, or a Bid Bond in favor of the
District in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the submitted Total Bid Price.
A NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference / Site Walk will be held by meeting at the
intersection of Baucom Avenue and Adams Avenue, Riverside, CA on the following date(s) and time(s):
THURSDAY APRIL 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. All participants must social distance and wear
face covering/mask. Each and every Bidder SHOULD attend the Pre-Bid Conference / Site Walk.
Prospective Bidders may not visit the Project Site without making arrangements through the Project
Manager. Bids WILL be accepted from any Bidder who did not attend the Pre-Bid Conference.
Each Bid shall be accompanied by the security referred to in the Contract Documents, the non-
collusion declaration, the list of proposed subcontractors, and all additional
documentation required by the Instructions to Bidders.
The successful Bidder will be required to furnish the District with a Performance Bond equal to one
hundred percent (100%) of the successful Bid, and a Payment (Labor and Materials) Bond equal to one
hundred percent (100%) of the successful Bid, prior to execution of the Contract. All bonds are
to be secured from a surety that meets all of the State of California bonding
requirements, as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Section 995.120, and is admitted
by the State of California. The cost of said bonds shall be included in the Bid
amount. Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 22300, the successful Bidder may substitute
certain securities for funds withheld by District to ensure its performance under the Contract.
The Director of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of per diem wages
in the locality in which this work is to be performed for each craft or type of worker needed to
execute the Contract which will be awarded to the successful Bidder, copies of which are on file
and will be made available to any interested party upon request at Employment
Development Department – 700 Franklin Blvd. #1100 Sacramento, CA 92582
or online at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlsr. A copy of these rates shall be posted by the
successful Bidder at the job site. The successful Bidder and all subcontractor(s) under
him, shall comply with all applicable Labor Code provisions, which include, but are not limited
to the payment of not less than the required prevailing rates to all workers employed by
them in the execution of the Contract, the employment of apprentices, the hours of labor and
the debarment of contractors and subcontractors.
Pursuant to Labor Code sections 1725.5 and 1771.1, all contractors and subcontractors that wish to
bid on, be listed in a bid proposal, or enter into a contract to perform public work must be
registered with the Department of Industrial Relations. No Bid will be accepted nor any contract
entered into without proof of the contractor’s and subcontractors’ current registration with the
Department of Industrial Relations to perform public work. If awarded a contract, the Bidder and
its subcontractors, of any tier, shall maintain active registration with the Department of
Industrial Relations for the duration of the Project. Notwithstanding the
foregoing, the contractor registration requirements mandated by Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and
1771.1 shall not apply to work performed on a public works project that is exempt pursuant to the
small project exemption specified in Labor Code Sections 1725.5 and 1771.1.
This Project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of
Industrial Relations. In bidding on this project, it shall be the Bidder’s sole
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evaluate and include the cost of complying with all labor compliance requirements under
this contract and applicable law in its bid.
Each Bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall
be licensed in the following appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the Work
Bid upon, and must maintain the license(s) throughout the duration of the Contract: Class “A”,
General Engineering Contractor.
Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(b), if the District may make findings designating
certain materials, products, things, or services by specific brand or trade name, if such findings
have been made for this Project, the findings and the materials, products, things, or services and
their specific brand or trade names will be set forth in the Special Conditions.
The District shall award the Contract for the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder
on the Total Bid (W-240 + W-267 + W-268 + Additive Bid Schedule). The District reserves the right
to reject any or all Bids or to waive any irregularities or informalities in any Bids or in the
For further information, contact Kate Palmer, PE, Dudek at
(760) 479-4160 (
) and cc Doug McCartney, PE, LS, WMWD at
with any questions no less than five (5) working days prior to the bid opening date.
SPECIAL NOTICE ABOUT COVID-19: By submitting a Bid for this work, Bidder agrees to proceed with
the work as proposed and to execute the contract in the form provided. Any
conditions, caveats, or force majeure notices submitted with a bid will not be accepted and may
result in a determination that the bid is non-responsive. Any such conditions, caveats, or notices
submitted after award may result in the forfeiture of Bidder’s bid security and award to the next
lowest bidder. Bidders shall comply with all governmental requirements for safety during
the COVID-19 pandemic, including but not limited to orders and guidance of the
California Department of Public Health, orders and guidelines of Cal/OSHA, and orders of the public
health officer of the County of Riverside. The costs of adhering to and complying with such
COVID-19 safety measures shall be the responsibility of the bidders and shall be included and
ctive bid amounts.
5/3/2021 1:40 PM
Open Until Contracted
GAD NIB 14April2021
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