The  Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility hereby gives notice that sealed proposals will be received in the Utility’s office at 170 W. Drexel Avenue, Oak Creek, Wisconsin, 53154.




The work, officially known as Project No. 01103, 36” EAST – WEST TRANSMISSION MAIN PROJECT, consists of constructing the following approximate quantities:


item description


12” water main

137 LF

36” water main

9,525 LF

Bore and jacking 60” casing

205 LF

12” gate valve

4 EA

36” butterfly valve

6 EA

30” butterfly valve

3 EA

Hydrant assembly

2 EA

Erosion mat

2,000 SY

Silt fence

10,960 LF

Pulverize, shape & compact asphalt pavement

3,750 SY

Asphaltic pavement

1,100 TN

Traffic Control





Proposals must be received by the Utility Engineer no later than 10:00 a.m., Friday November 5, 2004, at which time and place the proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.



Proposal blanks and contract documents may be obtained from Bonestroo, Rosene, Anderlik, and Associates 12075 N. Corporate Parkway, Mequon WI 53092 (  A non-refundable deposit of $75.00 is required. Plans, specifications, and bidding documents are on file for inspection at the Utility’s office, 170 W. Drexel Avenue, Oak Creek, Wisconsin. All bidders shall bid in accordance with, and shall bid upon, the forms included in the construction documents.



The Contract letting shall be subject to the provisions of Section 62.15, 66.0901, 66.0903, 144.06 and 779.16 Wisconsin Statutes.  The minimum wage scale to be paid on this project shall be in accordance with the prevailing minimum wage as determined by federal or state law, whichever applies, and such wage is incorporated by reference, as it may be amended from time to time.  If the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development or State of Wisconsin, Department of Workforce Development has issued a wage rate determination, then it shall apply.



A certified check or bank draft payable to the Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility, or a satisfactory bid bond, in an amount not less than 5% of the bid shall accompany each bid as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute and file the proposed contract and bond within 10 days after the award of the contract.  In case the bidder fails to file such contract and bond within the time set by the Utility, the check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the Utility as liquidated damages pursuant to SS.62.15(3).



The Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.



The Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility Commission reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive any informalities in bidding, or to accept the bid or bids, which best serves the interest of the Utility.



No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of 30 days after the scheduled opening of the bids without the consent of the Oak Creek Water & Sewer Utility Commission.



Plans, specifications and bidding documents shall be available at the office of Bonestroo, Rosene, Anderlik & Associates, 12075 N. Corporate Parkway, Mequon, 53092. Bidding documents shall also be available via the internet at A copy of the bidding documents shall be available to review at the Utility office on October 14, 2004.