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  Project/Contract No:  2015-009C-450.000  
  Title:  FRAL1 Levee Modification  
  Location:  The project is located along the left (east) landside bank of the Great Miami River FRAL1 Levee system behind residential properties located at approximately 29 S. River Street to approximately 198 W. Jackson Street.
  City:     Franklin
  State:  Ohio
  Zip Code:  45005
  County:  Warren
 Engineer's Estimate:  $279,221.00  
 Description:  The purpose of the FRAL1 Levee Modification is to enhance the safety of the levee by installing an underdrain collection system with sand and aggregate filters, flattening the landside levee slope, and adding fill to the landside levee toe. On-site drainage will be managed with a new storm sewer network constructed of HDPE piping including the associated manholes, catch basins, headwall, and an animal control screen. Additional activities include construction of a retaining wall, steps, a new concrete parking lot and driveway; fence and gate installation; planting trees; spreading topsoil, seed, and fertilizer at various locations; erosion control; and demobilization.
 Requirements:  Bids must be submitted on MCD Proposal Forms (pages 17–26 printed single-sided) and must be accompanied by a bid guaranty and Ohio Department of Insurance Certificate of Compliance. Do not submit the entire Contract Documents/Specs.

The chosen lowest and best bid Contractor will provide performance/contract bond, insurance, and Workers' Comp before Contract is awarded.

The Contractor and all Subcontractors will abide by the Contract Documents and all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to this project.

Ohio Revised Code:

State of Ohio Prevailing Wages:

Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4115: Wages and Hours on Public Works

The Contractor and all Subcontractors will abide by Ohio EPA Permit No. OHC000004—General Permit Authorization For Storm Water Discharges Associated With Construction Activity Under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System:

“Rainwater and Land Development, Ohio’s Standards for Stormwater Management, Land Development, and Urban Stream Protection,” (latest edition):

See Contract Documents (Specs) for all required submittals.
 Est. Completion Calendar Days:  120
 Pre-Bid Meeting Date:  
 Pre-Bid Meeting Time:  
 Pre-Bid Meeting Location:  N/A
 Bid Opening Date:  7/31/2015
 Bid Opening Time:  11:00 AM
 Bid Opening Location:  The Miami Conservancy District
38 East Monument Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402
Ph. 937-223-1271 or 937-223-1278, Ext. 3240
 Plan Review Locations:  The Miami Conservancy District
38 East Monument Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402
Ph. 937-223-1271 or 937-223-1278, Ext. 3240
 Legal Ad Paper(s):  Dayton Daily News
 Date 1st Published:  Thursday, July 16 2015
 Date 2nd Published:  Thursday, July 23, 2015
 Date 3rd Published:  
Legal Ad as published in Dayton Daily News:

The Miami Conservancy District


Sealed proposals will be received at the office of The Miami Conservancy District (MCD) 38 East Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45402-1265 until 11:00 AM local time, Friday, July 31, 2015, for Contract No. 2015-009C-450.000, FRAL1 Levee Modification project in Warren County, Franklin, Ohio.

Bids must be submitted on MCD Proposal Forms and must be accompanied by a bid guaranty to the benefit of The Miami Conservancy District. The bidder has an option of the bid guaranty. The bid guaranty may be a bid bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the amount of the bid. The bid bond shall be secured by a guaranty or a surety company licensed as surety by the Ohio Department of Insurance. The bid guaranty may also be a certified check, cashier’s check, or letter of credit in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid drawn to the Treasurer of The Miami Conservancy District. No bid will be considered unless it is accompanied by the required guaranty as a guarantee that the bidder after such acceptance will furnish an approved surety bond for the faithful performance of the Contract. The lowest and best bid will be accepted, except that the right is reserved to reject any or all bids and to waive any technical defects as the interests of MCD may require.

Plans, Specifications, and Proposal Forms may be examined and obtained on MCD’s website at under Construction Projects or examined in the office of the Chief Engineer of The Miami Conservancy District, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. MCD’s telephone number is 937-223-1271.


 Specs/Plan Cost:  N/A
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 Additional Notes:
 Plans, Contract Documents/Specs, and Proposal Forms may be printed free of charge from MCD website upon becoming a member of this project.

Per IB-2. Interpretations or Addenda in Contract Documents, “No oral interpretation will be made to any BIDDER as to the meaning of the Contract Documents or any part thereof.”

All questions must be made in writing or email.

You may email any questions to Vickie Test at or call 937-223-1278, ext. 3240, if you are having problems with MCD’s website. A company’s firewall or virus software could block an automatic email that comes immediately to verify a member’s account.

Accounts with incorrect or invalid information will be deleted.

Please review your Proposal and all documents before submitting. In order to compute the correct Total Estimated Cost, multiply the Quantity by the Unit or Lump Sum Price in the Schedule of Items and Prices. Math errors and missing information may cause time delays and may cause justification for rejecting a bid. Do not round your numbers.

Please check back for up to date information.

Thank you for your interest in this project!