Non-Engineering Projects



Published Tuesday, April 02 & Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Wisconsin State Journal

The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD or the District) will receive sealed bids for the Underground W1 Piping Replacement Project.  Bids will be received at the office of the District, 1610 Moorland Road, Madison, Wisconsin 53713 until 1:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The project is located at MMSD’s Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1610 Moorland Rd., Madison, Wisconsin.

The Underground W1 Piping Replacement Project involves the removal and replacement of approximately 120 feet of 4 inch cast iron pipe with 4 inch ductile iron pipe.  The piping is located underground at a depth of 8 feet to 12 feet deep.  The project will also involve pavement removal, pavement replacement, curb and gutter removal and replacement, and restoration of unpaved surfaces. 

Bids shall be addressed to the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District; Erik Rehr, Maintenance and Reliability Manager; 1610 Moorland Road; Madison, Wisconsin 53713; and shall be marked “Sealed Bid, Thickener Overflow Piping Replacement Project.”  This project is exempt from State of Wisconsin sales and use taxes in accordance with Wisconsin Administrative Rule Tax 11.11 pursuant to Section 77.54(26) of the Wisconsin Statutes. Contract letting is subject to the provisions of Section 66.0901, Wisconsin Statutes.

All questions regarding the project shall be directed to Erik Rehr, Maintenance and Reliability Manager, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District.  Phone: (608) 709-1833, Cell (608) 514-3126, FAX (608) 222-2703, email:  

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at  Bidders may download the digital plan documents for $15 by inputting Quest project #6245735 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. No paper plan sets will be provided.

All bidders must be qualified for this specific work.  Before proposals will be accepted for the work contemplated herein, MMSD will conduct such investigation as is necessary to determine the performance record and ability of the 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.  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 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 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Bidders will be notified only of disqualification no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2019. If a Bidder has not filed the prequalification application, his proposal shall not be opened.

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

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 of 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 this nondiscrimination clause.

Bid security in an amount equal to at least 5% of the bid amount shall accompany each Bid in Accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The Bidder to whom a Contract is awarded shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in an amount equal to the Contract Price.

Published by authority of the Commissioners of the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District.

Erik Rehr, Maintenance and Reliability Manager
Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
608-221-1201 ext. 294