Bids opened for new wastewater facility on Eva Road

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W.C. Mann

Representatives from the City of Cullman and the architectural firm Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood begin opening bids at Cullman City Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.

CULLMAN – On Tuesday afternoon at Cullman City Hall, the City of Cullman opened sealed bids solicited earlier this year for a new Cullman City Water/Wastewater Department facility on Eva Road. Designed by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood of Birmingham, the new 28,000-plus-square-foot structure will consist of three buildings housing administrative offices, a maintenance shop and truck bays.

Bidding officially closed at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, and the sealed bid envelopes were opened by Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood Project Manager Matthew Smith. 

Six companies submitted base bids for the main construction project plus bids for three alternate projects:

  1. Three covered parking bays adjacent to the maintenance bay
  2. Four covered parking bays adjacent to the maintenance bay
  3. A fence and three gates along the road

The bids were as follows:

  • Boatner Construction Co., Inc., Gadsden
    •    Base $3,198,000 / 1) $84,700 / 2) $100,500 / 3) $53,000
  • Carmon Construction, Inc., Guntersville
    •    Base $3,068,844 / 1) $82,600 / 2) $95,500 / 3) $42,000
  • Consolidated Construction Co., Huntsville
    •    Base $3,170,000 with a noted $104,000 deduction / 1) $57,000 / 2) $74,000 / 3) $54,000
  • Eidson & Associates, Cullman
    •    Base $3,200,000 with a noted $28,100 deduction / 1) $85,100 / 2) $97,500 / 3) $41,200
  • Freeman & Associates, Columbus, Georgia
    •    Base $3,315,000 / 1) $96,550 / 2) $110,455 / 3) $40,500
  • Lee Builders, Inc., Huntsville
    •    Base $2,868,796 with a noted $100,000 addition / 1) $69,556 / 2) $67,060 / 3) $56,194

After all bids were read, Smith announced a planned project budget of $2,500,000.  He closed the meeting by stating that the mayor and city council will take these bids under advisement as they plan the next step in the project.

 

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