Notice for Bidders for
Ocean Sands North & Crown Point Phase I, Segments 1 & 2 Improvement Project

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., local time on Friday, February 9, 2024, and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, materials and equipment entering into the construction of:

Ocean Sands North & Crown Point Phase 1
Segments 1 & 2 Improvement Project

The Project consists of:

  • trench excavation;
  • support of excavation and dewatering;
  • support and protection of existing utilities;
  • furnishing and installing transmission piping and appurtenances, construction of the discharge basin, backfill;
  • and all incidental work necessary to construct and complete the work as indicated on the plans and as specified.

An alternate bid item for additional work consists of the installation of approximately 835 feet of 18-inch diameter HPDE transmission main in Currituck County, North Carolina.

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 shall be lump sum base bids with alternates based upon the scope of work defined in the Contract Documents, Plans and Specifications.

Complete plans and specifications in digital (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No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 30 days.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 for all interested bidders on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at the:

Southern Outer Banks Water Plant Parking Lot
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.


Questions and/or requests for clarification shall be submitted in writing to Crystal Owens, Contract Purchasing Agent email to no later than 10:00 a.m.. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

All questions requiring additional information will be responded to in an addendum no later than Friday, February 2, 2024. All addenda shall become part of the Contract Documents.

Important Dates
Public Notice:   
Pre-Bid Meeting:
Questions Due:
Addenda Due:
Bids Due:
Friday, January 12, 2024
Wednesday, January 24, 2024  | 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 31, 2024  |  10:00 a.m.
Friday, February 2, 2024
Friday, February 9, 2024  |  2:00 p.m.