RFB – 16″ Deep Raw Water Main Upgrade –
Southern Outer Banks Water System

Sealed bids, will be received by Currituck County until 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2020 and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, materials and equipment entering into the construction of:

16″ Deep Raw Water Main Upgrade – Southern Outer Banks Water System

The Project consists of 3,100 LF of 16” Raw Water Main installed by Direction Bore Methods.

Bids will be received at the front steps of:

Currituck County Historic Courthouse
153 Courthouse Road
Currituck, North Carolina  27929

until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2020.

Sealed bids may also be mailed to:

Currituck County
Attention: Rebecca Gay, Purchasing Agent
153 Courthouse Road, Suite 210
Currituck, North Carolina   27929.

It is the Bidder’s responsibility however, to make sure that its Bid is received at the bid opening location.

Bids will be received for single prime only. Bids shall be lump sum bids based upon the scope of work defined in the Contract Documents, Plans and Specifications.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or a certified check drawn on a bank or trust company authorized to do business in North Carolina, payable to the County of Currituck, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of the bid, as a guarantee that a contract will be entered into. In lieu of cash or a certified check, the Bidder may submit a bid bond in the form prescribed in N.C. Gen. Stat. § 143-129.

The Successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a performance bond and a payment bond for one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 30 days.

All bidders must meet the licensing requirements under Chapter 87 of the N.C. General Statues.  Small Business Entities, Women Owned Businesses and Minority Owned Businesses are encouraged to submit bids.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities, as it may deem to be in its best interest.

Pre-Bid Meeting

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held for all interested bidders at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020 in the parking lot of the

Southern Outer Banks Water Treatment Plant
734 Ocean Trail
Corolla, North Carolina, 27927.

The meeting will address project specific questions, issues, and bidding procedures. Attendance by prospective bidders is NOT mandatory.

Question or Request Contract Documents

Concerns and or questions should be related in writing to Eric Weatherly, County Engineer no later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

Complete plans and specifications in digital (PDF) format for this project can be obtained from:

Eric Weatherly, County Engineer
Phone: 252-232-6035


Notice to Bidder (PDF)