Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 9, 2017
May 9, 2017 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #25

Invitation for Bid (IFB) 16-3094OV, Force Main 13A Rehabilitation, Bradenton, FL


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Olga Valcich, Financial Management Department, Procurement Division, Ext 3055

Michael Sturm, Public Works Department, Project Management Division, Ext. 7332

Action Requested

Authorization to award IFB 16-3094OV, Force Main 13A Rehabilitation to the lowest, responsive, and responsible bidder, Woodruff & Sons, Inc., Bradenton, FL for a total of $5,854,306.04 based on a construction completion time of 660 calendar days (Bid "B").

Authorize the County Administrator, or his designee, to execute the Agreement and accept and date the Performance and Payment Bonds.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Code of Laws.

Background Discussion

This project consists of replacement force main piping on the existing Lift Station 13A site, including a new flow meter and meter assembly, coating an aerial force main along the north right-of-way, and coating the water main along the south right-of-way of 63rd Avenue Bridge, adjacent to the Lift Station 13A.

Construction  shall also include the installation of approximately 8,735 linear feet of 24-inch PVC pipe by means of open cut, additional installation of 2,555 linear feet of 24-inch HDPE pipe by means of directional drilling, and 720 linear feet of 36-inch HDPE casing pipe by means of directional drilling for an FDOT crossing.

Contractor shall also install approximately 1,500 square yards of sidewalk along 12th Avenue West and 60th Avenue Terrace West and shall restore all pavement and concrete that will be disturbed due to construction of force main, horizontal directional drills, and existing force main connections.

Final work shall also include the replacement of header piping and valves in Lift Station 13A.

Formal competitive sealed bid procedures were followed resulting in a total of seven (7) bidders submitting a sealed bid for consideration per the attached tabulation of bids.

On March 17, 2017, Project Management Division staff recommended award to the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder, Woodruff & Sons, Inc., Bradenton, FL in the amount of $5,854,306.04, based on  a construction time of 660 calendar days (Bid "B").

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please provide a copy of the agreement to Woodruff & Sons, Inc., PO Box 10127, Bradenton, FL 37282, Attn: DebbieS (debbies@woodruffandsons.com).

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
4166049181-534000-6049181-0004 / 40460449191-534000-6049181-0004, Utility Rates

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs