INVITATION TO BID FOR CONSTRUCTION

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

CHEAT RIVER TRAILHEAD

PRESTON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

FRIENDS OF THE CHEAT

 

Sealed Bids for the construction of the Cheat River Trailhead will be received by the Friends of the Cheat located at 1343 North Preston Highway, Kingwood, West Virginia  26537 until Wednesday July 6, 2022 at 2:00 PM local time at which time all proposals which have been submitted in accordance with the conditions of this project will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Project consists of furnishing labor and materials and performing all work set forth in the Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid and Bid Schedule (Bid Form including Unit Price Basis of Bid), General Conditions, Supplementary Conditions, Specification Special Conditions, Technical Specifications and Plans (Drawings) prepared by Potesta & Associates, Inc., and all addenda issued prior to receipt of Bids.

The Work to be bid upon is generally described as follows:

Site preparation, earthwork/drainage, utility installation, paving, and miscellaneous construction to develop public rail-trail and river access at an approximate 6-acre site owned by Friends of the Cheat on Route 72 between Kingwood and Rowlesburg in Preston County, West Virginia.

Prospective Bidders are advised that the contract awarded under this bid is to be funded in whole or in part by the Friends of Cheat and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection – Abandoned Mine Lands Economic Revitalization (AMLER) Program.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Potesta & Associates, Inc. located at 125 Lakeview Drive, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508.  Please contact Everett Mulkeen, P.E. at 304-225-2245 or eemulkeen@potesta.com to purchase Bidding Documents.  Bidding Documents will be released upon payment of $30 for an electronic set and $200 for each hard-copy set of documents.

Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

Bidding Documents also may be examined at The Contractor’s Association of WV, 2114 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25311 or at the Friends of the Cheat office, located at 1343 North Preston Highway, Kingwood, West Virginia  26537.

A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM local time on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the City of Kingwood Council Chambers, 313 Tunnelton St, Kingwood, WV 26537. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is mandatory.

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