Sealed Bids for the supply of the Nappanee Water Main Material Project will be received by the City of Nappanee, at the office of the Clerk-Treasurer, Nappanee Municipal Center, 300 W. Lincoln St., Nappanee Indiana 46550, until 3:30 pm local time on February 14, 2022, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.  

The Project consists of constructing the following:

    The project includes furnishing and delivering water main pipe, valves, hydrants, and fittings to the City of Nappanee, delivered to the location of the City’s Wet Weather Treatment Facility.

    Bids will be received for a single prime Contract.  Bids shall be as shown in the Bid Form.

    The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Commonwealth Engineers, Inc., 7256 Company Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46237.  Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents via the Web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at

    Bidding Documents also may be examined at the office of the City of Nappanee at 300 W. Lincoln Street Nappanee, IN 46550, on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

    The Contract Documents, Specifications will be provided via the web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at  The plan holder will receive an email link to the PDF downloadable documents upon payment of a non-refundable fee of One Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($100.00) plus 7% sales tax, per project division desired.  

    One set of printed Contract Documents, Specifications may be obtained upon payment of an additional non-refundable fee of One Hundred Fifty and 00/100 Dollars ($150.00) plus 7% sales tax, per project division desired, via the web-based service of Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at  Requests for Contract Documents and Specifications must also include a return street address; post office box numbers are not acceptable.  

    Contract Documents will not be sold separate from the web-based service (i.e. All plan holders will be required to purchase through the web-based service). Partial sets of Contract Documents, Specifications are not available.  Questions pertaining to this project may be directed to Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at (317) 888-1177 or FAX at (317) 887-8641 or email to Ryan LaReau at Additional questions concerning access to the website may be directed to Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. at (317) 888-1177 or email to

    All addenda which may be issued for this Project will only be issued to each plan holder via email.  For those who also purchase printed Contract Documents, printed addenda will be provided as well.  All plan holders shall note that the printed documents are provided as a courtesy and do not preclude the plan holder from relying upon the web/email-based materials (i.e. delays in mail delivery will not be considered relevant due to all contract document holders access to materials via web/email).

    No refunds will be issued for this project.

    The BUYER reserves the right to reject any bid, or all bids, or to accept any bid or bids, or to make such combination of bids as may seem desirable, and to waive any and all informalities in bidding.  Any bid may be withdrawn prior to the above scheduled time for the opening of bids or authorized postponement thereof.  Any bid received after the time and date specified shall not be considered.  NO bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least sixty (60) days.  

    Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Owner: City of Nappanee

By: Gale Gerber

Title: Utilities Manager

Date: January 10, 2021

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