Trader Jakes – Issue 833-April 12, 2019
“In God we trust” Page 9
Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids in duplicate (one original plus one (1)
copy) and one (1) electronic PDF copy on Compact disk (CD) or flash drive
for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment for the construction of
US-1 SANITARY SEWER CARRIER PIPE AND MANHOLE REPLACEMENT
IFB # 41-0-2019/SB
will be received at the Office of the Procurement Department, City Hall
Municipal Complex, 120 Malabar Road SE, Suite 200, Palm Bay, Florida
32907, no later than Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Electronic copy is
optional, but preferred. Bids received after the above time and date will not
be accepted. Any uncertainty regarding the time a Bid is received will be
resolved against the Bidder.
NOTE: Bids will not be opened on the same date and time as identified
above.The Bids will be opened and read aloud in a public meeting which will
be conducted at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.The location of the
opening and reading will be the Procurement Department, Conference
Room, 120 Malabar Road, SE, Suite 200, Palm Bay, FL 32907.
Description of Project:
The project consists of the replacement of sanitary sewer carrier pipe and
two manholes located on US-1 approximately 170’ north of Anglers Drive NE
in Palm Bay. The work includes, but is not limited to, bypass piping, removal
and replacement of sanitary pipe, manhole, fittings and site restoration.
Scope of Work:
The project includes the removal and replacement of two sanitary sewer
manholes, approximately 125 LF of 8” gravity main and the abandonment
of a casing pipe under US-1 (State Road #5). The existing casing pipe will be
grouted and abandoned in place. The new facilities will be constructed fif-
teen (15) feet south of the existing facilities. Sewer bypassing will be
required for the duration of the project.
• Temporary Bypass: Prior to the start of demolition, the Contractor must
construct a temporary bypass of the existing 6” force main utilizing approx-
imately 40 L.F. of fully restrained 6” C900 DR25 PVC, bends and couplings as
necessary. The Contractor will construct a reverse thrust block south of the
proposed bypass tie-in to protect the temporary force main. The Contractor
will install a plug in the northwest invert of the southern manhole west of US
Highway 1 to remain and pump out sewage as necessary. Peak flow is esti-
mated to be ten gallons per minute into this manhole.
o Removal of Sidewalk: The Contractor will remove approximately 30 L.F. of
6’ concrete sidewalk on the east side of US Highway 1. The Contractor will
adhere to FDOT Index #660 for the closure of sidewalks.
o Removal of Parking Pavement: The Contractor will remove approximately
200 S.F. of pavement on the west side of US Highway 1 for the removal of
sanitary sewer features. The Contractor will remove approximately 300 S.F.
of pavement for the jack and bore receiving pit on the west side of US
o Excavation:The contractor will excavate an approximate area of 10’ by 20’
on the west side of US Highway 1 and an approximate area of 10’ by 20’ on
the east side of US Highway 1 for the removal of existing sanitary features.
There shall not be any excavation closer than 8’ from the edge of the road-
o Pipe Removal: The Contractor will remove 10 L.F. of existing 6” PVC force
main south of the east manhole and 10 L.F. of 8” V.C.P. sanitary sewer main
south of the west manhole. The Contractor will remove the existing 8” CIP
sanitary sewer pipe from the casing crossing beneath US Highway 1.
o Manhole Removal: The Contractor will remove two manholes, one on the
east side of US Highway 1 and one on the west side of US Highway 1.
• Existing Casing: The Contractor will fill the existing 18” casing crossing
beneath US Highway 1 with flowable fill.
• Jack and Bore:The Contractor will excavate two receiving pits for the jack
and bore of the casing. The receiving pit on the west side of US Highway 1
will be 30’ by 10’ and approximately 7.5’ deep.The receiving pit on the east
side of US Highway 1 will be 30’ by 10’ and approximately 9’ deep. The
Contractor will jack and bore approximately 117 L.F. of 18” steel casing
beneath US Highway 1 giving the casing 4’ of space between the opening
and the wall of each manhole.
• Installation of Sanitary Sewer Pipe: The Contractor will install 125 L.F. of
8” PVC SDR 35 sanitary sewer pipe utilizing the 18” steel casing to cross
beneath US Highway 1. The Contractor will install 20 L.F. of 8” SDR 35 san-
itary sewer pipe north of Manhole #2. The Contractor will connect the new
pipe to the existing V.C.P. with a Fernco Coupling.
• Manhole Replacement:The Contractor will install two new sanitary sewer
manholes. Manhole #1 will be installed on the west side of US Highway 1
with a high solids epoxy coating. Manhole #2 will be installed on the east
side of US Highway 1 with Raven coating or an approved PE Liner. The
Contractor will tie all new pipes into the manholes at the correct inverts.The
rim and invert elevations can be found on the plan set. The Contractor will
remove the temporary bypass and make the new force main connection to
the manhole with approximately 13 L.F. of 6” C900 DR 25 PVC and bends as
• Site Restoration:
o Sidewalk Replacement: The contractor will replace approximately 30 L.F.
of 6’ concrete sidewalk. The Contractor will install stabilized subgrade
beneath the sidewalk. The Contractor will construct the sidewalk 6” thick
with a minimum concrete strength of 3000 PSI.
o Parking Pavement Replacement:The Contractor will replace approximately
500 S.F. of pavement on the west side of US Highway 1. The Contractor will
match the thickness of the existing pavement.
o Sodding: The Contractor will sod all disturbed areas that will not be
replaced with concrete or pavement. This includes approximately 290 S.F.
on the east side of US Highway 1.
The contractor will strictly adhere to the requirements set forth in the City of
Palm Bay Utilities Department Policies, Procedures, and Standards Handbook
as well as the City of Palm Bay’s Public Works Manual.
The following Technical Specifications are hereby incorporated by reference
to the document herein:
Please use the following links:
City of Palm Bay Utilities Department Guidelines for Developers, Engineers &
City of Palm Bay Public Works Manual:https://www.palmbayflorida.org/government/departments/public-
The work shall be constructed in accordance with the plans and specifica-
tions which are available on-line, from Public Purchase athttp://www.pub- licpurchase.com
; or from DemandStar athttp://www.demandstar.com
Links to both sites can be obtained through the City of Palm Bay web page
CD copies can be made
available, upon request, by contacting the Procurement Department at 321-
All addenda to the original plans and specifications will be electronically
posted to the websites identified above. Bidders must acknowledge that
they examined all addenda as set forth in Section 00300(3)(A) of the Bid
form. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to ensure that Bid submittals are in
accordance with all addenda issued. Failure of any Bidder to receive any
such addendum or interpretation shall not relieve such Bidder from its terms
A non-mandatory Pre-Bid meeting will be held on Monday,April 22, 2019 at
9:00 a.m. in Bldg. C located at 1105 Clearmont St NE, Palm Bay, Florida
Bids will be received for the project as set forth on the Bid Form, and the
award, if made, will be made to the lowest responsible and responsive
Bidder whose qualifications indicate the award will be in the best interest of
the City of Palm Bay.
Bids shall be:
1. Submitted on standard forms which will be furnished with the specifica-
2. Accompanied by a certified or cashier’s check (drawn in favor of the City
of Palm Bay, Florida) or by a Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of
the total Bid.
3. Irrevocable after the time and date for the opening of Bids and for a period
of ninety (90) days thereafter;
4. Submitted in sealed envelopes marked:
US-1 SANITARY SEWER CARRIER PIPE AND MANHOLE REPLACEMENT
BID # 41-0-2019/SB
In addition, the Bidder’s name, address and Florida Contractor’s License
Number shall be shown on the outside of the sealed envelope. If submitted
by mail, the sealed envelope shall be enclosed in a separate mailing enve-
lope with the notation "SEALED BID ENVELOPE ENCLOSED" on the face
The City of Palm Bay reserves the right to waive technicalities, irregularities
or formalities; to reject any or all Bids; and to accept that Bid which is in the
best interest of the City of Palm Bay.
Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Orders Nos. 11246 and
11375 which prohibit discrimination in employment regarding race, creed,
color, sex or national origin.
Bidders must certify that they do not, and will not, maintain or provide for
their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color,
creed or national origin.
Bobbye Marsala, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
Chief Procurement Officer
City of Palm Bay
INVITATION FOR BID