INVITATION TO APPLY FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADES The City of Covington is soliciting contractor's pre-qualifications for the construction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant EQ Basin, Pump Station, Generator and Plant Modification Project located at 711 W. Park Street, Covington Virginia 24426 Only contractors that have been pre-qualified in accordance with the procedures in the Pre-qualification Application will be eligible to submit bids for this project. Bids received from those who have not been pre-qualified will not be considered. Construction bids for this project are scheduled to be received on November 15, 2021. Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades project consists of constructing a 2.5MG Equalization Tank, installing a wet weather pump station and completing upgrades at the wastewater treatment plant consisting of following elements: Headworks Channel Modifications Clarifier Effluent Box Improvements New UV Channel Replace Generator Pad, Generator and Transfer Switch Electrical for Headworks Building Panel Modifications Electrical for Headworks Modifications to the Actuated Weir Gate Magnetic Flow Meter SCADA Improvements The General Contract for this project is anticipated to be advertised for bid on October 5, 2021. The projected contract award is planned for December 27, 2021, with an anticipated construction start in January 2022. The overall construction duration is planned to be 18 months. These are estimated dates and durations and are subject to change. The cost of this project is estimated to be $ 5 million. MBE/WBE firms are encouraged to submit pre-qualification proposals. Bidders must comply with the following: the President's Executive Order #11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President's Executive Orders #12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of MBE/WBE firms; the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Davis-Bacon Act; and Section 436 of P. L. 113-76, American Iron and Steel. Bidders must certify that they do not or will not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. Pre-qualification Applications will be received at the office of Thompson & Litton, 1105 Mercer Street, P.O. Box 5427, Princeton, WV 24740, until exactly 2PM, September 23, 2021. Applications received after this time will not be accepted. A hard copy of the Pre-qualification Application may be obtained commencing on August 30, 2021 from City of Covington, 333 W. Locust Street, Covington VA, 24426 Thompson & Litton, 1105 Mercer Street, P.O. Box 5427, Princeton, WV 24740; AGC of America, Blountville, TN; Contractor's Association of West Virginia, Charleston, WV; Mc-Graw-Hill Construction Dodge, Richmond, VA; Valley Construction News, Roanoke, VA; and Builder's Exchange, Inc., Knoxville, TN. A pdf version may also be downloaded from TRASCO or Thompson & Litton's website ( Any questions should be directed to Thompson & Litton. The City of Covington reserves the right to reject any and all Applications, and to waive informalities and irregularities in the Pre-qualification Application procedure. City of Covington (1253248)


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