Engineering Projects for Bid


Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District will receive proposals for the construction of the West Interceptor Shorewood Relief Phase 1, Contract WI-SR-2020. Bids will be received until 2  p.m. (CST) on
Thursday, December 17, 2020, at which time all proposals will be made publicly available. All interested parties are encouraged to attend the bid opening virtually as follows:

WI-SR-2020 Bid Opening
Thursday, December 17, 2020, 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (CST). Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
(For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly.)
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211
One-touch: tel:+17865353211,,279298317#
Access Code: 279-298-317
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Major components of the project include the following:  Supply and installation of 2,330 linear feet of 30‑inch sanitary sewer interceptor and 3,357 linear feet of 36-inch sanitary sewer interceptor; supply and installation of 16 precast concrete manholes with coatings; construction of one cast‑in‑place manhole structure; construction of approximately 1,000 linear feet of asphalt multiuse trail; asphalt roadway restoration; traffic control; bypass pumping; and miscellaneous site and restoration items.

The project is located in the City of Madison and the Village of Shorewood Hills.

For this project, bids will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service through To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click the online bidding button at the top of the advertisement.

A mandatory pre‑bid online virtual meeting will be held at 2 p.m. (CST) on Thursday, December 10, 2020. This virtual meeting can be joined by the following methods:

WI-SR-2020 Pre-Bid Meeting
Thursday, December 10, 2020, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (CST). Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

You can also dial in using your phone.
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United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
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Access Code: 998-904-653
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All prospective prime bidders are required to attend. Bids submitted by prime bidders who do not attend the prebid meeting will be considered unresponsive and will not be opened.

All prime bidders must be qualified for this specific work. Before proposals will be accepted for the work contemplated herein, the OWNER will conduct such investigation as necessary to determine the performance record and ability of the prime bidders/subcontractors to perform the size and type of work specified in the Contract Documents. All prospective prime bidders must submit qualifications for review and approval by the District. Prequalification applications will be distributed with the Contract Documents or can be obtained from the District. Prime bidders who have already submitted prequalification documentation to the District within the current calendar year need not resubmit, but must notify the District in writing by the prequalification due date (using the form provided) of their desire to prequalify for this specific work. Prequalification applications must be completed and submitted to the District office no later than 5 p.m. (CST) on Friday, December 4, 2020. Bidders will be notified only of disqualification no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. If a Bidder has not filed the prequalification application, his proposal shall not be opened.

Complete digital Project Bidding Documents are available at Download the digital Bidding Documents for $30 by inputting Quest project number 7389474 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at (952) 233‑1632 or for assistance with free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

All Prime Bidders submitting a Bid shall obtain the Bidding Documents from

All questions regarding the project shall be directed to Eric Hjellen, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District.  Phone (608) 222‑1201, x348,

The Bid must be accompanied by Bid security made payable to Owner in an amount of 5% of the Bidder’s maximum Bid price.

The District reserves the right to reject any or all proposals or to waive any technicality and accept any proposal that may, in its opinion, be advantageous to the District.

Contract letting is subject to the provisions of Section 66.0901, Wisconsin Statutes.

Bidders shall comply with federal wage rates. Bidders shall comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity as amended.

The award of a Contract under this Advertisement for Bids is contingent upon the OWNER receiving a loan from the Wisconsin Clean Water Fund. This procurement will be subject to regulations contained in NR 162, Wisconsin Administrative Code and appropriate State Statutes and the “use of American Iron and Steel” requirements as contained in Section 436 of H.R. 3547, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014.

Any Contract awarded under this Advertisement for Bids must demonstrate positive efforts to utilize disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE), including women‑owned business enterprises (WBE) and minority‑owned business enterprises (MBE). WBE and MBE are encouraged to submit Bid Proposals. The Contract will be subject to the provisions of NR162. Failure to comply with these provisions could result in the termination of the Contract.

In connection with the performance of work under this contract, the contractor agrees not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, or national origin. This provision shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff and termination; rates or pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training, including apprenticeship. The Contractor further agrees to post in conspicuous places, available for employees and applicants for employment, notices setting forth the provisions of the nondiscrimination clause.
Published by authority of the Commissioners of the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District.

                       Mary Swanson, Secretary
             November 17, 2020 and November 24, 2020
             Madison, Wisconsin