There were only three (3) bidders on this project. The as-read bids received by DWSD are as follows:
- Lakeshore Global Corporation . . . . $ 7,383,786
- Major Cement Company . . . . . . . . . $10,908,851
- Inland Waters Pollution Control . . $11,220,902
All three of these contractors are Detroit Based Businesses.
The scope of work for Contract WS-693 includes the replacement of approximately 23,300 lineal feet of existing 8-inch, 12-inch, 16-inch, and 24-inch water mains.
Comment: Lakeshore's bid is quite low, more than 30% below Major Cement's bid. Lakeshore was also significantly low on the prior water main replacement project, Contract WS-691, which was bid in May, 2014. Major Cement was ultimately awarded the contract.
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