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Bid Number: 22-55
Bid Title: 22-55 Highway 231 Aerial Water and Force Main Replacement Project
Category: Construction
Status: Awarded
Additional Status Information: Awarded 8/2/2022 to Accurate Drilling Systems, Inc.



The Bay County Board of County Commissioners (County) seeks bids from qualified vendors to provide a new 24-inch C900 watermain and 10-inch C900 sanitary sewer force main crossing Bayou George along Highway 231. Water main and force main shall be installed via Horizontal Directional Drilling. The project also consists of the demolition of the existing aerial pipe crossings. Work shall be performed in accordance with the Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. Design Documents shown at Exhibit 1 and the Project Drawings shown at Exhibit 2.


The project may be reimbursed by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) It is imperative that Respondents examine and become familiar with the Federal Regulations Contract Requirements.  Funding for the project may be made possible through this grant and is contingent on strict conformance to the federal regulations. Respondents will comply with the Federal Regulations Contract Requirements shown at Exhibit 4.



ELECTRONIC/SEALED BIDS for ITB NO: 22-55 Highway 231 Aerial Water and Force Main Replacement Project will be received by the BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAY COUNTY, FLORIDA at the Purchasing Department 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, FL 32401 up until 2:00 pm (CDT) on Thursday, June 30, 2022. Bids will be publicly opened immediately following the deadline. Each bid shall be valid to Bay County for a period of ninety (90) days after the bid opening. ANY BID RECEIVED AFTER THE SPECIFIED TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. 


Bids for this solicitation will be accepted electronically via the Purchasing Department’s Bonfire Web portal until 2:00 p.m., local time, on the bid date. 


SEALED PAPER Bids shall be delivered to the Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department, at 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, Florida 32401, no later than the bid deadline. Bidders should submit one (1) original bid package. Bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the title of the work, the name of the bidder, and the date for opening. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to ensure that the bid is received on time. The County will check the bids and notify the selected bidder at the earliest opportunity.


Special Accommodation:  Any person requiring a special accommodation at a Pre-Bid Conference or Bid opening because of a disability should call the Purchasing Department   at (850) 248-8270 at least five (5) workdays prior to the Pre-Bid Conference or Bid opening.   For Hearing Impaired, Dial 1-800-955-8771 (TOO), and 1-800-955-8770 (Voice). 

Publication Date/Time:
5/27/2022 12:00 AM
Publication Information:
Bay Bullet 5/27/2022
Closing Date/Time:
6/30/2022 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
One Original Bid Package
Pre-bid Meeting:
06/07/2022 10:00 AM
Contact Person:
The County Purchasing Department will be the only point of contact for this ITB. Under no circumstances may a bidder contact any County Commissioner, County Administrator, or County employee concerning this ITB until after award. Any such contact may result in disqualification as per Bay County Code Section 2-124.

Bidders shall submit all questions, in writing, to the Purchasing Department via email, the Bonfire portal, or FAX to (850) 248-8276. All questions shall be submitted no later than 5:00 pm (CDT) on Monday, June 20, 2022.

Plan & Spec Available:
Electronic versions of the solicitation documents are available via Purchasing Department's Bonfire web portal

Bid documents, plans, blueprints, or other materials may also be obtained by contacting the Bay County Purchasing Department,, 840 West 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, FL 32401, (850) 248-8270.

For those projects with separate plans, blueprints, or other materials that cannot be accessed through the internet, the Purchasing Department will make a good faith effort to ensure that all registered bidders (those who have been registered as receiving a bid package) receive the documents.

Business Hours:
8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday
Fax Number:
Vendors shall be licensed in trades if licenses are required. Vendors shall identify subcontractors that are providing services requiring a license under Florida law. Bids may be deemed nonresponsive if not accompanied by proof of any required State of Florida license.
Special Requirements:
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 10:00 am (CDT) on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 in the Purchasing Conference Room, 840 W. 11th Street, Suite 2500, Panama City, FL 32401.

Note: Respondents shall attend the pre-bid meeting. Any Respondent who fails to attend will be deemed non-responsive and automatically disqualified from further consideration. The purpose of this meeting is to familiarize respondents with the project and answer questions. All Respondents must be present and signed in prior to the start of the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting. The convener of the meeting will collect the sign in sheet(s) and the meeting will “Officially” start. Anyone not signed in at the “Official” start of the meeting will be considered late and will not be allowed to propose on the project. Please allow 10 to 15 minutes to sign in prior to the start of the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting.

In the event that any discussions or questions at the pre-bid meeting or afterward require additional clarification the COUNTY will issue a written summary of questions and answers as an addendum to this Invitation to Bid.

Estimated Budget: $3,800,000.00
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