Town of Richlands - 4.0 MDG WWTP Upgrades & Improvements


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date1/10/22 10:00am

Bid Date2/23/22 2:00pm


Thompson & Litton


425, Plant Road, Richlands Virginia, 24641

Separate sealed Bids for the Town of Richlands – 4.0 MGD WWTP Upgrades and Improvements for the
Town of Richlands, which generally consists of the following:

Influent pump station rehabilitation including influent and sludge pumps & VFDs, valve
replacements, new walkway, monorail & electric hoist, painting, replacement windows &
doors, LED lighting and HVAC Upgrades; Pretreatment building including demolition and replacement of existing pre-engineered metal building, mechanical screen and compactor, grit classifier/cyclone, grit system diffused air system, pumps, blowers and VFDs, belt conveyor, valve and gate replacements;
New septage receiving station; Primary clarifiers mechanism rehabilitation, valve replacements and primary sludge pumps & VFDs; Secondary Clarifiers mechanism rehabilitation, valve replacements, RAS/WAS Pumps, and sluice gate replacements in influent box; Aeration basins, VFSs and controls for aerators, 2 replacement aerator motors & gearboxes, mud valve replacements and sluice gate replacements in influent box; UV disinfection system replacement; Effluent and non-potable water system rehabilitation with replacement post-aeration blowers, effluent pumps & VFDs, non-potable pumps and diffused air system & valves; Gravity thickeners including thickener mechanism rehabilitation and telescopic valve replacement; Anaerobic digesters: new digester mixing system, replacement of digester safety vents, valve replacements, sludge transfer & recirculation rumps and cleaning of the digesters, including removal and disposal of sludge & grit and power washing tank interiors; Dewatering/shop building improvements including replacement of belt Press, new sludge cake conveyor, replacing processed sludge pumps, valve replacements; Instrumentation including DO, ORP and pH Meters (9 each), replacement of plant flow meters and pressure gauges, and new laboratory equipment; Rehabilitation/upgrade of Raven Doran lift station including new pumps, VFDs, valves, second wetwell, and bypass piping; and Including miscellaneous replacement of sump pumps, yard piping, automatic samplers, provision of bypass pumping during construction, electrical & controls, SCADA Update (software, interfaces, PLCs), replacement of 8 ft. chain link fence with barbed wire, 1.5-inch pavement overlay of access road & parking lot, chain link fence swing gate replacement and
associated items.

Bids will be received by John O’Daniel, Town Manager, at the office of Town of Richlands, 200
Washington Square, Richlands Virginia 24641, until 2:00 P.M., local prevailing time, on February 23,
2022, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

Copies of the Contract Documents (electronic and/or hard copy) are available for purchase through

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on January 10, 2022, at 10:00, A.M. All interested parties
are required to meet the Engineer at the Town of Richlands Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at
425, Plant Road, Richlands Virginia, 24641, at that time.

Withdrawal of bids shall be according to procedure (i) of the Virginia Public Procurement Act and to the
Code of Virginia (§ 2.2-4330).

Bids must be accompanied by Bid security as specified in the Instructions to Bidders.

Each Bidder must be licensed as a Class A contractor in the State of Virginia; Bidders are instructed to
review the Code of Virginia, Title 54.1, Chapter 11, prior to bidding.

All Contractors are hereby advised that a portion of this project is funded from the Virginia Clean Water
Revolving Loan Fund (VCWRLF). Bidders must comply with the President’s Executive Order #11246
prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin and
Executive Orders #12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms; and the Civil Rights Act of
1964. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any
facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. Bidders must also
comply with the Davis-Bacon Act and other requirements more particularly described in the Bid

The Owner does not discriminate against faith-based organizations in accordance with the Code of
Virginia, § 2.2-4343.1.

MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit Bids.

The Contract(s) shall be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible Bidder(s).

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids if it appears in its best interest to do so.