NC DNCR - Parks and Recreation - Gorges State Park - New Campground Development, Sapphire, NC

Event Description

Sealed proposals will be received by NCDNCR - Parks and Recreation.

The sealed proposals shall be hand delivered or delivered by Courier. If delivered by courier, the sender shall require a receipt of delivery.

Sealed Proposals Delivery Location

Send to:
Justin Williamson
NCDNCR-Parks and Recreation Gorges State Park
Visitor Center
976 Grassy Ridge Rd. Sapphire, NC 28774
In the Auditorium

Deadline for Delivery
Proposals will be received up to 3 PM, December 4th, and immediately thereafter publicly opened and read for the furnishing of labor, material and equipment entering into the construction of:

Gorges State Park – New Campground Development
SCO ID#16-14406-01A

This project will provide a variety of camping options for Gorges State Park. The project includes construction of loop roads, RV campsites, tent campsites, cabin campsites and bath house.

Bids will be received for Contract Type – Single prime. All proposals shall be lump sum.

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting
An open mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held for all interested bidders on November 12th, 2019 @ 1 PM in the Auditorium at Gorges State Park Visitors Center 976 Grassy Ridge Rd., Sapphire, NC 28774. This meeting is mandatory for general contractors. General contractors not in attendance at this meeting will not be allowed to submit a proposal. The meeting will address project specific questions, issues, bidding procedures and bid forms. This is also an open meeting for presentation of performance standards for owner preferred brand alternates.

The pre-bid meeting will be divided into two periods.
1. Formal period: Period receive project-related questions and to address bid requirements, and preferred brand alternates.
2. Informal period: A tour of the site will be conducted for prospective bidders. Areas of work will be pointed out. No questions will be addressed during the tour.

Plans and Specifications
Complete plans and specifications for this project can be obtained digitally for download from Chanel Graham at Clark Nexsen at Ph: (828)-333-6280 or by email at

Physical copies can also be ordered and obtained at the offices of Clark Nexsen, 301 College Street, Suite 300, Asheville, NC 28801 during normal office hours after October 4th. Plan Deposit fee is three hundred and fifty dollars ($350.00) per set.

NOTE: The bidder shall include with the bid proposal the form Identification of Minority Business Participation identifying the minority business participation it will use on the project and shall include either Affidavit A or Affidavit B as applicable. Forms and instructions are included within the Proposal Form in the bid documents. Failure to complete these forms is grounds for rejection of the bid. (GS143-128.2c Effective 1/1/2002.)

All contractors are hereby notified that they must have proper license as required under the state laws governing their respective trades. General contractors are notified that Chapter 87, Article 1, General Statutes of North Carolina, will be observed in receiving and awarding general contracts. General contractors submitting bids on this project must have license classification for Unlimited Construction.

NOTE--SINGLE PRIME CONTRACTS: Under GS 87-1, a contractor that superintends or manages construction of any building, highway, public utility, grading, structure or improvement shall be deemed a “general contractor” and shall be so licensed. Therefore a single prime project that involves other trades will require the single prime contractor to hold a proper General Contractors license. EXCEPT: On public buildings being bid single prime, where the total value of the general construction does not exceed 25% of the total construction value, contractors under GS87- Arts 2 and 4 (Plumbing, Mechanical & Electrical) may bid and contract directly with the Owner as the SINGLE PRIME CONTRACTOR and may subcontract to other properly licensed trades. GS87-1.1- Rules .0210.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by a cash deposit or a certified check drawn on some bank or trust company, insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, of an amount equal to not less than five percent (5%) of the proposal, or in lieu thereof a bidder may offer a bid bond of five percent (5%) of the bid executed by a surety company licensed under the laws of North Carolina to execute the contract in accordance with the bid bond. Said deposit shall be retained by the owner as liquidated damages in event of failure of the successful bidder to execute the contract within ten days after the award or to give satisfactory surety as required by law.

A performance bond and a payment bond will be required for one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price.

Payment will be made based on ninety-five percent (95%) of monthly estimates and final payment made upon completion and acceptance of work.

No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of 30 days. The owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.

Clark Nexsen
301 College Street, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone # (828)-232-0608


NCDNCR Parks and Recreation

Gorges State Park Visitor Center

976 Grassy Ridge Rd.

Sapphire, NC 28774

Phone # (919) 707-9329