By Wayne Allen
December 24, 2013
PDT Staff Writer
The bids for the final piece of the Minford Sewer Project came to the Scioto County Commissioners last week and the low bidders for several phases of the project have been obtained by the Daily Times.
There were a total of nine company that put in bids to construct a waste water treatment plant. The apparent low bidder was Mechanical Construction of Portsmouth, with a bid of $4,491,756.
According to the bid specifications, the work will consist of construct of the waste water treatment plant, including influent screen facility, oxidation tank, two circular clarifiers, ultraviolet disinfection, post-aeration, aerobic sludge digestion, an operations building a sludge pump station, a scum pump station and a plant drainage pump station, access drive and related site work and electrical work.
The engineers estimate for the project was $4.800,000. The estimated completion date on the project is one year.
Recently the commissioners received bids on the other aspects of the project.
The Minford contract will consist of the construction of a sanitary sewer collection system for Muletown, Minford and surrounding communities.
The engineer’s estimate is $12 million with an estimated completion time of a year. There were five bidders for the project, with the apparent low bidder being Tri-State Pipeline Inc., coming in with a bid of $6,370,350.
The Clarktown contract will consist of the construction of a sanitary sewer collection system for the community of Clarktown and several adjacent neighborhoods.
The engineer’s estimate is $7 million. The estimated completion time for this contract is one year. There were seven bidders for this contract from around the region. The apparent low bidder on the contract was Tri-State Pipeline Inc., with a bid of $4,004,250.
The Rubyville contract consists of the construction of a sanitary sewer collection system for the community of Rubyville and several adjacent neighborhoods.
The engineer’s estimate is $5 million. The estimated completion time for this contract is one year. There were seven bidders on this contract, with the apparent low bidder Enyart and Sons for a bid of $2,735,318.80.
Each of the bids were referred to Scioto County Sanitary Engineer Joe Delong for review.
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