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Publications iconKansas Register

Volume 41 - Issue 31 - August 4, 2022

State of Kansas

Department of Agriculture
Division of Conservation

Notice to Contractors

Sealed bids for the construction of a 72,000 cubic yard earth fill floodwater retarding dam Site 9C in Rice County, Kansas will be received by the Upper Little Arkansas River Watershed Joint District No. 95, at PO Box 95, 265 Main St., Little River, KS 67457, until at 2:00 p.m. August 18, 2022, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Description of Work

Construct an earth dam having a maximum height of approximately 23 feet and consisting of approximately 72,000 cubic yards of earth fill. Install a principal spillway consisting of a 48-inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe riser and a 24inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe. Install other pipe conduits and appurtenant structures. Construct an earth auxiliary spillway for the dam. Complete seeding and other work shown on the construction drawings and described in the construction specifications.

Work Timing

The work is to commence within fifteen (15) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed is issued. Substantial completion of the work is desired within 180 days after such notice.

The project manual which includes construction drawings, construction specifications, bid documents, and other contract documents area on file and available for viewing at the office of KLA Environmental Services, Inc, 1700 E. Iron Ave., Salina, KS 67401, phone 785-823-0097.

Contractors desiring the project manual for use in preparing bids may obtain copies from Salina Blueprint & Micrographic Systems, 209 S. Santa Fe Ave., Salina, Kansas, via online planroom at for the non-refundable fee listed in the planroom. The project manual must be obtained no later than seven days prior to the bid opening.

All bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or a bid bond for not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid price (including alternates), made payable to Upper Little Arkansas River Watershed Joint District No. 95.

Award of the contract will be made on the basis of the lowest total bid price that is responsible and responsive. Payment for work under this contract will be made in cash on the basis set forth in the general conditions. The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities therein.

Andrew Lyon
Executive Director

Doc. No. 050395