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February 11, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting
17. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Construction of the Force Main for Travis Field Water Reclamation Facility with Ruby-Collins, Inc. in the Amount of $7,992,950 (Event No. 8192)
Strategic Priority

Recommend approval to award a contract for construction of the force main for Travis Field Water Reclamation Facility to Ruby-Collins, Inc. in the amount of $7,992,950.

The contract is for the construction of a new 17,000-foot-long, 30-inch-diameter force main. This main is necessary to convey treated effluent from Travis Field Water Reclamation Facility, currently under construction, to the Savannah River. Construction of the new Travis Field Water Reclamation Facility was awarded on August 29, 2019. The proposed force main will parallel Pipe Maker’s Canal and will be installed within an existing utility easement located in the canal right-of-way. The methods of construction will include direct bury, jack and bore, and horizontal directional drill. The approximate location of the proposed force main is shown on the attached project vicinity map.

The bid was advertised, opened and reviewed. Delivery: As needed.

The bidders were:

L.B.     Ruby-Collins, Inc (Smyrna, GA)(D)                                        $7,992,985.00

            BRW Construction Group. LLC. (Savannah, GA)(D)      $18,899,940.00

            Astra Grading & Pipe, LLC (Savannah, GA)(D)              $9.990,000.00

            R.H. Moore Company, Inc. (Murrells Inlet, SC)(D)          $14,735,626.00

            C.A. Murren & Sons Heavy Civil (Grayson, GA)(D)         $12,620,621.87

            Garney Companies, Inc. (Alpharetta, GA)(D)                       $12,320,777.00

(A) Indicates local, DBE business, (B) Indicates a non-local, DBE business, (D) Indicates non-local, non-DBE business. Recommend approval.

Local vendors notified via the supplier portal? Yes

Total sent: 755

Total received: 6



Heath Lloyd, Chief of Infrastructure and Development
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $7,992,985 from the Capital Improvement Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Purchasing Summary - Travis Field Force Main.pdf
Exhibit 2: Funding Verification - Travis Field Force Main.pdf
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