Sealed BIDS for construction of Town of Paonia 2017 Water System Improvements will be received at the offices of the Town of Paonia at 214 Grand Avenue, Paonia, Colorado 81428, until 2:00pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The project generally consists of:

The replacement of approximately 5800 LF of potable waterline and appurtenances in and along 3rd Street between Grand Ave and the Railroad Tracks, Railroad Tracks to Lamborn Ave to 2nd Street, and Box Elder between 2nd and 4th Streets.  The majority of work is in paved sections which will require asphalt repair.  Separate individual Bid Schedules are provided for the three waterline segments referenced as Segment 1 Bid Schedule, Segment 2 Bid Schedule, and Segment 3 Bid Schedule.  Contractors may elect to bid on one Bid Schedule, a combination of Bid Schedules, or all three Bid Schedules for which they are qualified to execute the Work.

All bids must be submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.  Bids will only be accepted from qualified general contractors that have demonstrated experience in construction projects of this type.

A Bid Bond, in the amount of 5% will be required and must accompany the bid.  Performance and Payment Bonds will be required upon contract award.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 am, Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at the offices of the Town of Paonia at 214 Grand Avenue, Paonia, Colorado 81428.

Copies of Drawings, Specifications, and other Contract Documents for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from the Engineer after January 25, 2017.  Electronic documents may be obtained by emailing Brandyn Bair, P.E. at SGM ( and cc. Joan Preisner with SGM at (  The email subject line shall read: Request for Electronic Bid Documents – Town of Paonia 2017 Water System Improvements.  The email shall contain the following information: Name, Company, and Phone Number.  FTP site login information will be sent via email to the requested once adequate information has been provided.  Hard copies are available at cost for each set of Contact Documents.  Payment is to be made to Engineer, whose mailing address is: 118 West 6th Street, Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.  All payments made for Drawings, Specification, and other Contract Documents are nonrefundable.

Copies of the Drawings and Project Specifications are also on file and may be examined at Engineer’s address during normal working hours after January 25, 2017.

This project is subject to the State of Colorado’s Revolving Loan Fund (SRF) requirements, including the Davis Bacon for prevailing wages, Buy American provisions for all iron and steel products, and DBE requirements as further described in the Contract Documents.

All technical questions should be directed in writing to Brandyn Bair, SGM, 118 West 6th Street, Suite 200, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 (, or 970-945-1004).

Town of Paonia

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