Invitation For Informal Bids Phase I Graham Recreation Complex – February 23, 2016

Sealed proposals will be received by the City of Graham, 201 South Main Street, PO Drawer 357, Graham NC 27253 until 11:00 AM, EST on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, for Phase 1 of the new Graham Recreation Complex, Jim Minor Road, Graham, North Carolina.

At that time, in the Council Chambers of the Graham City Hall, 201 South Main Street, Graham NC, bids will be opened and read aloud.

Informal bidding rules, as permitted by North Carolina Statutes, will be followed.

Separate bids will be received for five (5) Contracts for Construction, as follows:

  • Contract No. 1 – Grading Work
  • Contract No. 2 – Water Improvements
  • Contract No. 3 – Sewer Improvements
  • Contract No. 4 – Paving Work
  • Contract No. 5 – Picnic Shelter (all trades), plus all Electrical Work


Contractors may bid on one or more than one of these Contracts.  In any event, each Contract will be awarded separately.

Bidders for Contract 5 will be required to comply with MWBE requirements, as outlined in the Project Manual.

As specified in the Contract Manual, bid security will be required for Contracts 1, 4 and 5, and performance and payment bonds will be required for Contracts 1, 4 and 5.

An open pre-bid meeting will be held for all prospective bidders beginning at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 11, 2016 in the Council Chambers of the Graham City Hall.

Complete plans and specifications for this project can be obtained from Alley, Williams, Carmen & King, Inc., Architects & Engineers, 740 Chapel Hill Road, Post Office Box 1179, Burlington NC 27216, (Telephone: (336) 226-5534).

Electronic copies of the plans and specifications are also available from the Architect/Engineer.

Digital plans may be accessed by clicking:

Persons downloading files may forward electronic files to subcontractors and material suppliers for the purpose of providing quotes.  Any prospective Prime Bidder shall notify the Architect/Engineer of their Intent to Bid not less than 24 hours prior to bid opening.

The Owner reserves the unqualified right to reject any and all bid proposals.