Notice to Bidders
Whalehead Subdivision Drainage Improvements – Bonito Street

Sealed bids will be received by Currituck County at the:

Currituck County Historic Courthouse
Board of Commissioners Meeting Room, Second Floor
153 Courthouse Road
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

until 2:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, materials and equipment entering into the construction of:

Whalehead Subdivision Drainage Improvements – Bonito Street

The Project consists of 6” and 8” nominal dimension DIPS HDPE force main pipe to be installed by horizontal directional drilling (HDD).  Other site work includes lift stations, electrical work, grading, temporary shoring, excavation, installation of drain pipe and, pavement work, concrete work, plantings, and erosion control.

Sealed bids may also be mailed to:

Crystal Owens, Contract Purchasing Agent,
Currituck County,
153 Courthouse Road, Suite 101,
Currituck, North Carolina, 27929.

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

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

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

Crystal Owens, Contract Purchasing Agent
252-232-6000, ext. 4020

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No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 30 days.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 Statutes.  Small Business Entities, Women Owned Businesses, Minority Owned Businesses, Veteran and Service-disabled Veteran 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 non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at:

Whalehead Beach Bonito Street Public Parking Lot
located at the corner of Whalehead Drive and Bonito Street,
Corolla, North Carolina, 27927.  

The meeting will address project specific questions, issues, and bidding procedures.


Questions and/or requests for clarification shall be submitted in writing to Crystal Owens, Contract Purchasing Agent email to no later than 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

Important Dates
Public Notice:
Pre-Bid Meeting:
Questions Due:
Bids Opening:
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Wednesday, September 14, 2022,  11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 2:00 p.m.