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Bid Title: 2014 South Boulder Creek Diversion Rehabilitation Project
Category: Public Works
Status: Open


Sealed Proposals will be received by the City of Lafayette, 1290 South Public Road, Lafayette, Colorado 80026 until 10:00 a.m. local prevailing time on Friday Feb 14, 2014 for the construction of the South Boulder Creek Diversion Rehabilitation Project in accordance with the Plans, Contract Documents and Specifications prepared by McLaughlin Water Engineers, a Division of Merrick and Company.

The diversion is located just inside the El Dorado State Park on South Boulder Creek.  The pipeline portion of the project extends from the diversion east to El Dorado Springs.

The Work includes, but is not necessarily limited to furnishing labor, materials and equipment for the construction of the following:

Demolition of the existing City of Lafayette South Boulder Creek Diversion Structure, construction of a new diversion structure consisting of: cast in place reinforced concrete walls and slabs, grouted boulders, a coanda intake screen, a secondary coarse rack intake, installation of an Obermeyer overshot sluice gate, removal and replacement of approximately 115 lf of 16” ductile iron pipe - including valves and fittings, installation of approximately 25 feet of 12” ductile iron pipe and fittings, installation of approximately 1,130 lf of CIPP and connections to the existing system. 

            Estimated Cost of Construction: $ 600,000.00  

The Contract Documents may be inspected at the following locations:

City of Lafayette
Department of Public Works
1290 South Public Road
Lafayette, Colorado 80026

The Daily Journal Plan Room
2000 S. Colorado Blvd., Suite 2000
Denver, CO 80222

Contract Documents may be obtained from the Engineer, at Merrick and Company,
2420 Alcott Street Denver CO, 80211
after 10:00 AM,  February 3, 2014 at a non-refundable fee of $75.00  per set
No partial sets will be issued.

As an alternative, you may pay a $10 fee to be on the bidders list, Merrick will then send you a pdf file of the contract documents.

Questions regarding the documents may be directed to Jim McLaughlin – McLaughlin Water Engineers at (303) 964-3333.

IV.       BONDS
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guarantee bond, or a certified or cashier's check payable to the order of the City of Lafayette in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid as a guarantee that the bidder will execute the Contract, if awarded, in conformity with the bid form.

The bidder to whom a Contract is awarded shall be required to furnish both a Performance Bond and Payment Bond acceptable to the City of Lafayette for 100% of the Contract Price for each bond, in accordance with the requirements of the Contract Documents.

The Contract will be awarded or bids rejected no earlier than February 18, 2014.  The City of Lafayette may reject any and all bids.  The City of Lafayette reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, waive any informalities in bidding or to accept the Bid or Bids, that best serve the interest of the City.

Time for completion of the Work as proposed by the Contractor will be as required in the Contract Documents.  The current schedule calls for award of the Contract on or about March 1, 2014.  The Contract Time shall commence to run on the date specified in the Notice to Proceed.  The Contract Time will be 120 calendar days,  but work in the stream will be done earlier. 

A pre-bid conference will be held at the City of Lafayette on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM.  Bidders are invited to attend and voice questions regarding the Contract Documents.

Bradley S. Dallam, P.E.
Assistant City Engineer
303-665-5588 x3326

Publication Date/Time:
1/28/2014 10:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Contracted
Bid Opening Information:
Sealed Bid
Pre-bid Meeting:
February 7, 2014 at 10:00am
Contact Person:
Bradley S. Dallam, P.E
303-665-5588 x3326
Plan & Spec Available:
Contract documents available for $75 per set from Engineer, Merrick & Co

Bidder's list for $10, Merrick & Co will email a pdf file

Bid opening: Friday, February 14, 2014
Award of contract: no earlier than Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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