Project Bid Opportunities

Project Bid Opportunities

Construction Contract Projects for the Valley Center Municipal Water District are advertised and awarded in accordance with provisions of the Public Contract Code. Projects are advertised in Newspapers of general circulation in the area of the project and also in various Construction Trade Journals and Newsletters. Contracts are awarded to the lowest responsible bidder as required by the Code. The following Construction Contracts are currently out for bid:

  • Project Name: Cool Valley Reservoir Stormwater Removal System

[Project No. 01-06-78-51520]

Bid Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. 

Engineers Estimate:  $550,000

Addendums: There are no addendums for this project.

Information on obtaining Addendums, Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents:

The project generally consists of the installation of buried storm drain piping, electrical conduits and asphalt concrete (AC) pavement within the District’s existing Cool Valley Reservoir (Reservoir) and off-site AC pavement improvements within Miller Road between Wilhite Road the Reservoir site and within the existing District access road between Wilhite and Miller Road.  Storm drain and electrical improvements include the installation of approximately 1,991 linear feet (LF) of 4- and 6-inch diameter buried polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pressure and gravity storm drain pipe, pressure pump discharge connections, 4,995 LF of 1- and 2-inch diameter buried electrical conduit, and associated appurtenances including but not limited to storm drain boxes, electrical pull boxes, and concrete pedestals.  All electrical wire and cable to be installed by others.  On-site AC pavement improvements include pulverizing approximately 48,412 square feet of existing asphalt concrete (AC) paving, scarifying, compacting, grading subgrade,  removing and disposing of excess material, and placing 3” AC pavement with seal coat to the grades shown on the drawings.  Off-site AC pavement includes remedial pothole repair, pulverizing approximately 23,164 square feet of existing AC paving, scarifying, compacting, grading subgrade, placing 3” AC pavement. Installation of a 6”- inch berm, and placing approximately 28,060 square feet of type II seal coat in areas as shown on the drawings. 

Two separate “MANDATORY” Pre-Bid Conferences will be held at Cool Valley Reservoir, 30597 Miller Road, Valley Center, CA 92082 on the following date(s) and time(s):  Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and Thursday October 5, 2017 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Each and every Bidder “MUST” attend one of the Pre-Bid Conferences.  Prospective bidders “MAY NOT” visit the Project Site without making arrangements through the Project Manager.  Bids “WILL NOT” be accepted from any bidder who did not attend one of the above scheduled the Pre-Bid Conferences.

All work shall be completed within ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY (120) calendar days of the date of the Notice to Proceed.

Bidders may obtain copies of the Contract Documents from the District Engineering Department at: 29300 Valley Center Road, Valley Center, CA 92082, telephone number (760)-735-4500 (Contact: Dennis Williams). Electronic copies are available at no cost. Physical copies are available for the sum of twenty-five dollars ($25). A non-refundable charge of fifty dollars ($50) will be required of any bidder who requests that the Contract Documents be mailed within California (costs for out-of-state mailings will be higher).  The District will also make the Contract Documents available for review at one or more plan rooms. Digital copies of the Contract Documents shall be made available only through Valley Center Municipal Water District offices at no cost.    

Bidders must register as planholders with the District Office in order to receive any updates and should check back regularly for addenda. For further information, contact Dennis Williams by email at or 760-735-4577.

The Bidder is solely responsible for obtaining all project bid documents – no time extensions or other considerations will be given for non-receipt or acquisition of bidding documents. The District will also make the Contract Documents available for review at one or more plan rooms.