Separate sealed Bids are solicited for the following project:
Project Name: City of DeKalb, Illinois
2,000,000 Hydropillar (South Tank)
Wet Interior Repaint
Dry Interior Partial Repaint
And Miscellaneous Repairs
Note: This project name shall be understood to include the entire scope of project as defined and detailed by these specifications.
Separate sealed bids will be received by the Owner and then publicly opened and read aloud at:
Bids Sent To: City of DeKalb – Water Division, c/o Bryan Faivre, 1216 Market St., DeKalb, IL 60115
Bid Opening Date: January 26, 2021
Bid Opening Time: 2:00 P.M. (local time)
Bid Opening Site: City of Dekalb – Water Division, 1216 Market St., DeKalb, IL 60115
The SPECIFICATIONS/PLANS may be examined at the following locations:
Contractors Exchange Construction Association Central Michigan Plan Room
233 N. Springfield Ave. 43636 Woodward Ave. 2026 Independence Dr.
Joliet, IL 60435 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
At the OFFICE of the ENGINEER and at the OFFICE of Bryan Faivre.
Printed copies, Electronic copies, or Documents on Flash drives with the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the office of DIXON ENGINEERING, INC., 1104 Third Avenue, Lake Odessa, Michigan, 48849 (Issuing Office) upon payment for handling charge of each set in the respective format. Payment for Bidding Documents should be made to Dixon Engineering, Incorporated. There will be no refund of handling charge for return of specification packages, or in the digital format.
Flash Drive containing Bidding Documents in portable document format (PDF)
Electronic download of Bidding Documents by email (PDF)
For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders, and if applicable Supplemental Instructions to Bidders, that are included in the Bidding Documents.
Note l: The Engineer assumes no responsibility to supply Builders Exchanges and similar plan review rooms with all addenda issued. An attempt will be made to do so; however, only registered plan holders will be notified by fax or email of expected addendum with short preparation times.
Note 2: Prequalification of BIDDERS - Dixon Engineering will review qualifications of all Contractors and determine their status. Contractors will be prequalified for different sized tanks and towers based on experience, workmanship, successful Project completions with DIXON and Contractor’s financial data. All information shall be submitted on DIXON’s Prequalification Form. Any Contractor who has any projects in dispute or unfinished because of Contract problems will be considered NOT prequalified.
CONTRACTORS wishing to be prequalified must submit their latest financial statement and a list of ten (l0) similar sized projects using similar coating systems. Failure to submit may result in rejection of bid. A prequalification status may be upgraded or downgraded during the course of the season, and possible during the Bidding period, as a result of new data submitted, resolution or origination of project conflicts. Disqualification will not result in the return of any handling fee for Bidding Documents.
SCHEDULE, LIQUIDATED DAMAGES and SPECIAL DAMAGES
The Contractor shall abide by the following schedule:
Commence work on or after April 19, 2021.
Substantial Completion by August 1, 2021 including cure and disinfection time.
The tank may be out-of-service a maximum of 55 days.
For liquidated damages, 55 days out-of-service establishes Substantial Completion date. Liquidated damages at $1250/calendar day shall apply after this date. Ready for Final Payment Date shall be thirty (30) days after date Substantial Completion was scheduled or adjusted by Change Order, or earlier if actual date. Liquidated damages after Ready for Final Payment Date of $250/day shall apply. Liquidated damages are cumulative if damages from Substantial Completion and Ready for Final Payment overlap. In addition, Special Damages may also apply per Bid/Agreement Form.
SCOPE of WORK
The structure is a 2,000,000 gallon hydropillar elevated water storage tank with a low-water level of 108 ft. and a diameter of 100 ft. located at 2851 Corporate Drive in DeKalb, Illinois.
The work includes:
Exterior: High pressure water clean (5,000 to 10,000 psi), spot power tool clean to a
SSPC-SP11 standard, and apply a three (3) coat epoxy urethane system.
Wet Interior: Abrasive blast clean to a SSPC-SP10 near-white metal standard and apply a three (3) coat zinc epoxy system. The work is to include the interior of the wet riser.
Dry Interior: Abrasive blast clean the entire top of the top platform, the entire access tube, and spot failures throughout to a SSPC-SP6 commercial standard. Apply a three (3) coat epoxy system to the access tube and a spot two (2) coat epoxy system to the rest of the prepared surfaces.
Pit Piping (two pits): Abrasive blast clean to a SSPC-SP6 commercial standard and apply a two (2) coat epoxy system.
Foundation: Water clean and apply a two (2) coat epoxy system.
Cathodic Protection: Install an impressed current cathodic protection system.
1) Replace riser and bowl manway gaskets.
2) Replace wet interior roof hatch.
3) Replace access tube roof hatch.
4) Install hatch at the top platform.
5) Modify the overflow pipe discharge and install a flap gate.
6) Adjust the wet interior ladder fall prevention device.
7) Replace damaged wet interior ladder rungs.
8) Replace vent with a frost-free roof vent.
9) Install roof handrail with painter’s rail.
10) Relocate antennas to the handrail.
11) Replace dry interior and aviation light bulbs.
- Note that this project is locally funded.