Chetwynd Rehabilitation

NOTICE is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Township of Livingston (here­inafter called the “Owner”) for:


Sealed bids for the above-named Contract, which comprises the rehabilitation of the Chetwynd elevated steel water storage tank within the Township of Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey (“Owner”), will be received at the Municipal Building (at the Clerk’s Office) 357 S. Livingston Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey 07039 on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. prevailing time, at which time they will be publicly unsealed in the Council Chambers and the contents publicly announced.

The work includes the furnishing of all labor, materials and equipment necessary to complete the work as described in the Specifications.  The work consists of removal of existing coatings and application of new coating systems on the interior (wet) area and exterior of the tank, application of spot coating within the interior (dry) area, and steel repairs/modifications to comply with current codes and regulations.  The work is located adjacent to Chetwynd Terrace within a residential area of the Township of Livingston and includes:  site work, steel work, painting and general construction. The tank is a 0.75 million gallon steel watersphere, 125 feet high, built in 1987. Existing coatings are believed to contain lead and the work must be performed by a certified New Jersey Lead Abatement Contractor. A supplemental bid item for electrical improvements includes replacement of existing power distribution equipment, receptacles and lighting. The tank will be made available to the Contractor after completion of removal of existing telecommunications equipment (by others) and no earlier than March 1, 2018.  The tank shall remain in service between July 1st and September 1st. The work shall be completed within 120 calendar days of the Con­trac­tor’s receipt of written Notice to Proceed.

The Contract Documents may be reviewed online at no cost at or at the Township of Livingston Municipal Building, 357 S. Livingston Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey 07039, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

The Contract Documents may be obtained by any prospective bidder upon payment of the fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for each set of full-sized drawings with specifications by calling 1-877-424-3738 or by online request. Shipping charges are additional and variable depending upon the pick-up or delivery option selected by the purchaser.   Bid documents cannot be obtained at the Township of Livingston Municipal Building or at the Mott MacDonald office. The printing cost is not refundable.

 It is the purpose of this Notice to Bidders to summarize some of the more important provi­sions of the Contract Documents.  Prospective bidders are cautioned not to rely solely on this sum­mary, but to read the Contract Documents in their entirety.

Bidders are required to comply with the requirements of NJSA 10:5-31 et seq. and NJAC 17:27-1 et seq.