Wythe County, Virginia, is seeking bids for the construction of a 32,000 square foot utility barn.  The work is classified as Use Group Utility & Miscellaneous (Barn) and includes, but is not limited to: site work, pre-engineered metal building structure (160 foot building span), concrete foundations, and asphalt floor on grade.   

Alternate bids will be considered. Alternate bid #1 is a 16,000 square foot utility barn.  Alternate bid #2 is a 32,000 square foot building utilizing alternative construction materials while meeting the prescriptive design criteria for wind, live loads, snow loads, seismic, minimum soil bearing capacity, etc.  Alternate bid #3 will be for 16,000 square foot building utilizing alternative construction materials as in Alternate #2.  

Depending upon the final award scenario, the construction run time for this project to substantial completion will be 180 days. 

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is:  Office of the County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia  24382, phone (276) 223-4500, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Prospective bidders may examine and obtain bidding documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.  Contract drawings and specifications are available on the Wythe County website at the following link: https://cloud.wytheco.org/nextcloud/s/AqRsxGxc8jdxE8B

Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of $30 (non-refundable) for each set.  Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to Treasurer, Wythe County.  The Owner will not be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. 

A pre-bid meeting will be held at the Wythe County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 until 10:00 a.m. local time Wednesday,July 3, 2019, where they will be opened and publically read aloud.  Envelopes will be clearly marked with the designation of “APEX UTILITY BARN” and contain the submitting contractor’s name, address, and contractors’ license number.  Responsive bids will include:  bid form; bid bond; acknowledgment of any addenda; and copy of contractor’s license. Bidders shall comply with Virginia Code Section 54.1-1112 regarding information required with Bid.  

Withdrawal of bids due to error shall be in accordance with Virginia Code Section 2.2-4330.B 

Wythe County encourages the participation of MBE/WBE type firms. 

Wythe County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids. 

By Order of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator