September 03, 2020





Separate sealed Bids for the construction of the Clear Creek Waterline Replacement Project - Phase III will be received by Fred L. Ramey Jr., City Manager, at the City of Norton Administrative Office, 618 Virginia Ave, NW, Norton, Virginia 24273 until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The Project consists of the replacement of approximately 1,174 lf of 6-inch, 775 lf of 4-inch, 1,050 lf of 3/4 inch waterline, four (4) 6-inch gate valves, two (2) 4-inch gate valves, (2) fire hydrants, 31 services reconnections and associated appurtenances.

Bids will be received for a single prime Contract. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis. The Project is funded through the Virginia Department of Health.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: The Lane Group, Inc., 316 East 5th Street South, PO Box 452, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219, Phone 276.523.3771, e-mail


Prospective Bidders may examine and obtain the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Prospective Bidders may also examine copies of the Bidding Documents provided by the Issuing Office at the locations identified below.

MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit bids. Bidders must comply with the following: the President's Executive Order # 11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President's Executive Orders # 12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms; the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act; and Section 436 of P.L. 113-76 American Iron and Steel. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin.

Bidding Documents also may be examined at:

• City of Norton, 618 Virginia Ave. NW, Norton, Virginia 24273

Online at, (subscription required):

• Valley Construction News

• Builders Exchange of Tennessee

• Construct Connect

Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of $200.00, (non-refundable) for each set. Contractors have the option to purchase an electronic set of bidding documents (Adobe PDF Format) for a $50.00 non-refundable fee. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to The Lane Group, Inc. Upon request and receipt of the document deposit indicated above plus a non-refundable shipping charge, the Issuing Office will transmit the Bidding Documents via delivery service. The shipping charge amount will depend on the shipping method selected by the prospective Bidder. The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the Bidder's date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. 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.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Thursday, September 24th at the City of Norton Administrative Office, 618 Virginia Ave NW, Norton, Virginia 24273. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged; however, it is not mandatory.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

City of Norton

Fred L. Ramey Jr.

City Manager

September 4, 2020

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