Notice to Bidders – Olean Creek Levee Reconstruction and Sewer Replacement


Olean Creek Levee Reconstruction
And Sewer Replacement

The City of Olean Department of Public Works is seeking bids for improvements to the levee structure and the replacement of a 15” sanitary sewer main in Olean. Sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Director of Public Works; Room 206 of the Olean Municipal Building, 101 East State Street, Olean, NY, 14760 until 1:30 pm, Thursday, July 11, 2024, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud inside the Olean Municipal Building, Room 211.

Bidder information, plans and specifications may be obtained from the Olean Municipal Building, Public Works Department, Room 206, 1010 East State Street, Olean, NY 14760, mailed or emailed as requested, by calling (716) 376-5650 or emailing [email protected].

There will be an onsite pre-bid meeting for this project on Monday July, 1 from 10-11am on the levee behind 639 N. Union St. Ext. Please contact Brad Camp, Water & Sewer Superintendent with questions at (716) 376-5659 or [email protected]

Bids must be submitted on the prescribed Proposal Form and must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond for not less than five (5) percent of the gross amount of bid. Each bidder shall submit their bid in a sealed envelope marked on the outside thereof: “Levee and Sewer Reconstruction”.

A Bond for the full amount of the Contract will be required of the successful Bidder to secure faithful performance of the Contract and for the payment of all persons performing labor or furnishing materials in connection therewith. A Bond in a similar amount will be required as guarantee of the work for one year after completion.

An executed Non-Collusive Bidding Certification shall accompany each proposal. Failure to provide this certification will result in not having the bid read. No Bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of 45 days after opening. The City of Olean reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive technicalities, or re-advertise if the best interest of the City of Olean will be served thereby.

Under New York State Labor Law, contractors and subcontractors must pay the prevailing rate of wage and supplements (fringe benefits) to all workers under a public work contract. To access the PDF file of the prevailing rate schedule, click on or you may find it online at the NYSDOL website utilizing the Prevailing Rate Case Number, which is PRC# 2024006217.