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SCWWTP Thickening and Settlement Improvements
PROJECT ID NO. 10262005
This bid is designated as an electronic bid per CMC 321-24. The bid will NOT be read publicly. No hard copies of bids will be accepted. Bidders must submit bids electronically through the City’s Vendor Self Service website. Bidders must be registered to submit a bid. Bidders can register, find instructions and submit bids at:  
UNTIL 12:00 PM on Wednesday,
December 14, 2022
at which time said bids will be compiled, reviewed and then later posted at  
Bidders may download Bid Documents from the Open Data Cincinnati website and should frequently return to the site to monitor for project-specific updates and addenda.  
Questions on this project or any part of the Contract Documents and other project documents must be sent via e-mail to by the established deadline. The deadline for questions is 12:00 PM local time on Friday, December 2, 2022.
The City will conduct a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting for this Project. The Pre-Bid meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday November 15th at 10:00 AM. Bidders should email for the invitation.
The City will conduct a non-mandatory pre-bid site visit for this Project. The Pre-Bid site visit will be held on Wednesday November 16th at 10:00 AM at the Sycamore Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, 9273 Old Remington Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.
In the Work consists of expansion of thickening capacity at the plant, increase flexibility for plant operations, replace aging equipment, mitigate plant odors around gravity thickeners, and improve sludge settleability. The Work includes demolition, removal, replacement, installation of new equipment and/or modifications to existing equipment to the following areas and processes: Addition of openings at the water surface elevation and baffles to the aeration basins to mitigate foam trapping; Installation of aluminum flat panel cover on Gravity Thickener 2, connect Gravity Thickener 2 to odor control and install new WAS feed piping to Gravity Thickener 1; New precast valve vault; Demolition and removal of existing odor control system and installation of new carbon adsorption odor control system, new foul air ducting, and new instrumentation; demolition and removal of 4 existing thickened sludge pumps and installation of 4 new progressive cavity thickened sludge pumps; Building modifications to the Thickened Sludge Building and installation of new exhaust fan; Installation of VFD panels for existing WAS pumps.
LOCATION: Sycamore Creek WWTP, 9273 Old Remington Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
The estimated cost of construction for this project is: $3,887,000
If a contract is awarded, it will be done so in accordance with the Contract Documents, including the method of award identified in Section H of the Instructions to Bidders in Section 00 21 13. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive technicalities, or to advertise for new bids, if the best interests of the City will be promoted thereby.
This project will utilize Water Pollution Control Loan Fund (WPCLF) funding. As such, as a condition of receiving capitalization grants from U.S. EPA for the WPCLF and the Water Supply Revolving Loan Account (WSRLA), the Ohio EPA negotiates “fair share” Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) objectives with U.S. EPA. The current negotiated goals for construction related activities are 1.3% of all contracts to MBEs and 1.0% of all contracts to WBEs. Bidders are cautioned to read, understand, and complete the WPCLF forms in their entirety. Failure to do so may render the bid non-responsive.
Cincinnati, Ohio. November 10, 2022.
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Electronic or sealed proposals will be received at the Hamilton County Purchasing Department, 138 East Court St., (Room 507) Cincinnati, OH 45202, until 11:00 A.M. on December 8, 2022 and will be read at that time for ITB# 101-22 – Forensic Information Management System (FIMS).
Proposal forms, specifications, etc. may be obtained upon application at the Hamilton County Purchasing Department, or they may be electronically retrieved by accessing the following web site:
Cincinnati, Ohio. November 10, 2022.
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