ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS – Construction Of The Landfill Class III Cell B Closure Project



The Jefferson County Finance Department will receive separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Landfill Class III Cell B Closure Project. Sealed bids must be labeled “Landfill Class III Cell B Closure Project” and either mailed to the Jefferson County Finance Department to the attention of Finance Director Langdon Potts, at P.O. Box 1749, Dandridge, Tn. 37725 or dropped off at 1244 Gay St., Dandridge, TN 37725 before 2:00 p.m. (Local time), March 11, 2019, and then, at said time, will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the specified time will be returned unopened. 

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations: 

  1. LDA Engineering. – 110 Tyson Boulevard, Suite 200, Alcoa, Tennessee 37701, (865) 573-7672;
  2. Jefferson County Landfill, 650 Grove Road, Dandridge, TN 37725,
    (865) 397-3544;
  3. Knoxville Builder’s Exchange, 300 Clark Street, Knoxville, TN 37921, (865) 525-0443;
  4. Tennessee AGC & IsqFt, 3015 Airways Blvd, Memphis, TN 38131, (800) 364-2059 x 8013.

Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of LDA Engineering, 110 Tyson Boulevard, Suite 200, Alcoa, Tennessee 37701. Contract documents will be transferred through Info Exchange in .pdf format, no deposit required. Paper copies of the documents may be purchased upon payment of $100.00 for each set, non-refundable. Requests for Contract Documents should be forwarded to  Bids will be accepted from plan holders obtaining the Contract Documents from the Issuing Office only

Bid Security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Bid must accompany each Bid.  No bid may be withdrawn within ninety (90) days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of Bids.

The Jefferson County reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities in the Bids, and to determine the lowest responsible Bidder.

Questions concerning the Contract Documents will be directed (in writing) to the Engineer:  LDA Engineering, 110 Tyson Boulevard, Suite 200, Alcoa, Tennessee 37701, Telephone: 865-573-7672, Email:  Questions must be received by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019.

All Bidders must be licensed Contractors as required by the Contractor’s Licensing Act of 1994 (Latest Revision).  Bidder’s name, address, license number, expiration date, labeled “Closure Project”  andthat part of classification which applies to the Project(s) and the name, address and licensing information for Plumbing, HVAC, Masonry, and Electrical Contractors if applicable, must be on the sealed envelope containing the executed Bid Proposal.  All required items must be listed, with any item(s) that are not applicable to the Project in accordance with the Regulations to be marked “not applicable to this project”.  In compliance with the act, sealed envelopes will not be opened unless all required information is properly displayed.  Contractors must comply with all “Drug-Free Work Place” requirements.  All Bidders must comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

            The work in general consists of the following:

  1. Approximately 20,000 CY of compacted clay landfill cap.
  2. Approximately 13,500 CY of top soil placed over the compacted clay.
  3. Approximately 11 Acres of seeding.
  4. Approximately 700 LF of drainage pipe.
  5. General pond improvements.
  6. All other appurtenances required to form a complete, functional system. The allotted time for the construction is 90 days.

A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 1:00 p.m, March 5, 2019, at
650 Grove Road, Dandridge, TN 37725.