Advertisement for Bids & Notice of Public Meeting for Proposed Alternate Bids for Preferred Products- Steam Repairs Phase VIIIC

Sealed proposals will be received by NC State University, Attention Laura L. Zaytoun, until 3:30 PM on March 2, 2021, in conference room 301, Administrative Services III Building 2601 Wolf Village Way, Raleigh, NC 27695, and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material, and equipment for the construction of:

North Carolina State University
Steam Repairs Phase VIIIC
SCO# 18-19647
NC State# 201720153

This project will complete upgrades to the steam and condensate piping running from the North Campus walkable steam tunnel into the mechanical rooms of DH Hill Library.  The scope includes asbestos abatement; removal of steam pipe and condensate pipe, and relocation of a Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) station from inside the tunnel; excavation over the trench located south of the Atrium; installation of new 150 psi steam and condensate pipe, structural supports; installation of insulation around the new 150 psi steam pipe; installation of new PRV stations in the mechanical rooms.  This project will include all site work and grading and paving.

Bids will be received for single prime bid contracts.  All Proposals will be lump sum.

The following General Contractors have been pre-qualified to bid for this job:

  1. Mechanical Maintenance……………………………….Climax, NC
  2. Mid Atlantic Infrastructure Systems……………………Winston-Salem, NC
  3. Muter Construction..…………………………………….Zebulon, NC
  4. Pipeline Utilities Inc………..…………………………….Raleigh, NC
  5. Superior Mechanical Services…………………………Greensboro, NC

Bid documents are available for examination in the plan rooms:

  1. iSQFT; handles Associated General Contractors plan room.
  2. The local North Carolina offices of Dodge Data and Analytics;
  3. The Eastern Regional Offices of CMD Group in Norcross, GA;
  4. The offices of the Designer: RMF Engineering;
  5. The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development, Inc. (NCIMED) Plan and Resource Center at 114 W. Parrish St., 6th Floor, Durham, NC; 919-956-8889 or 919-287-3036
  6. The Hispanic Contractors Association of the Carolinas (HCAC) in Winston-Salem, Charlotte, and Raleigh Areas – 877-227-1680;

Complete plans and specifications for this project in electronic format can be obtained from Mike Wilkins, RMF Engineering, 8081 Arco Corporate Dr., Ste. 300, Raleigh, NC  27617, 919-941-9876 during normal office hours after February 1, 2021. Email requests for the electronic documents may be sent to

Partial or full printed copies of the project documents may be purchased from Arc Document Solutions, 951 Aviation Parkway, Ste 700, Morrisville, NC  27560. Phone number for ordering is 919-388-9900. Documents may also be purchased from Document Imaging Systems, Inc. at 231 East Johnson Street, Units E, F, &G, Cary, NC 27513. Phone number for ordering is 919-460-9440.

The State reserves the unqualified right to reject any and all proposals.

North Carolina State University has an affirmative policy of fostering, promoting, and conducting business with minority-owned enterprises.  Minority contractors are encouraged to participate in the bidding process.

The bidder must include completed minority business subcontractor documentation form(s) with their proposal or the bid may be considered non-responsive and invalid.

Pre-Bid Meeting
A virtual pre-bid meeting will be held for all interested bidders on February 10, 2021, at 2:00 PM via  The meeting will address project-specific questions.  Site visits will be pre-scheduled with each of the prequalified GCs.  Attendance at the pre-bid meeting and site visit is mandatory.

Notice of Public Meeting for Proposed Alternate Bids for Preferred Products
A virtual open public meeting will be held on February 10, 2021, at 1:45 PM via  The meeting is to identify preferred brand alternates and their performance standards pertinent to this project. 

In accordance with GS133-3, Section 64. (C) and State Construction Office procedures the following preferred brand items are being considered as Alternates by the owner for this project:

Condensate flow meter; Steam pressure reducing valve; Steam traps in vaults

A copy of pertinent sections of the performance standards may be obtained by contacting the designer at the address or phone number noted above.

Laura L. Zaytoun
North Carolina State University
Capital Project Management