• Bid Number: 6924837-ChichiltahWells
  • Office: Albuquerque
  • Project Manager: Ryan M Biehl
  • Deadline: 2021-10-22
  • Last Updated: 2021-10-20 17:42:32
  • Downloadable Files: 10 file(s) available


Owner: The Navajo Nation on behalf of Chichiltah Chapter

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the CHICHILTAH-VANDERWAGEN WATER SUPPLY WELLS PROJECT will be received by the OWNER at the office of the ENGINEER, Souder, Miller & Associates, until 2:00 PM (Local Time), FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22nd, 2021, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

Description: Work of the project consists of construction, development and testing of a municipal potable water supply well field, including the construction and discrete-interval zone sampling of one approximately 1,500-FT deep pilot well, followed by construction, development, and testing of up to five production wells which may range in depth from approximately 800-FT to 1,500-FT to provide potable water supply for the Vanderwagen community of the Chichiltah Navajo Chapter.

Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS in electronic media format at no cost may be obtained at the website of the ENGINEER, Souder, Miller & Associates:

The office of the ENGINEER is located at:
5454 Venice Avenue, N.E., Suite D
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 299-0942

Preference will be given in accordance with the Navajo Nation Business Opportunities Act, N.N.C. Title 5, Chapter 2. Bidders claiming preference shall submit evidence of their priority certification with their bid. All firms submitting bids under this solicitation must comply with all other qualification requirements referenced in the solicitation documents for their bid to be considered responsive.

A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE VISIT will be held on the grounds of the Chichiltah Chapter House, McKinley County, New Mexico on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 2021 at 10:30 am.

Directions to the pre-bid meeting, agenda for pre-bid meeting and site visit, as well as any other updates will be made available through the ENGINEER’s website:

Bidders are responsible for monitoring the website referenced above for notifications of changes and addenda related to this project.


Thank you for your interest in bidding the Chichiltah-Vanderwagen Water Supply Wells Project.

The mandatory pre-bid meeting and site visit will be held October 1st, beginning at 10:30a.m. with an outdoor meeting on the grounds of the Chichiltah Chapter House. Following the meeting, a bag lunch will be provided and the Engineer and Owner will lead bidders on a site visit tour of the proposed well sites and access routes. A link to the Chapter House location is provided here: https://goo.gl/maps/8wZC7ioDES49atjR9 . Additionally, a PDF print with driving directions from Gallup have been uploaded to this website.

Bid Documents for the project have been uploaded to this website for download by potential Bidders. The bid documents have been grouped and uploaded as six different Files. The contents of the files follow the order of documents as listed in the Table of Contents (TOC is included in File 1).

File 1: Cover page through Qualifications Statement

File 2: Notice of Award through Field Order

File 3: Appendices A, B & C

File 4: Exhibits A & B

File 5: Technical Specifications

File 6: Design Drawings

The planholders list, addenda (if applicable) and other updates or suppelemental files during the bidding process will similarly be provided via upload through this website.

New File: Pre-bid meeting agenda has been uploaded 09/30/21.

New File: Addendum No. 1 with attachments (zip file) uploaded 10/15/21.

New File: Addendum No 2 ChichiltahWells 102021.pdf uploaded 10/20/21.

Deadline for questions is now Friday, October 22nd, 5 p.m.

The Engineer of Record, Ryan Biehl, may be contacted at ryan.biehl@soudermiller.com with questions.

As modified by Addendum 2, Sealed Bids are due on Wednesday, October 27nd, 2:00p.m. at the location as described in the Advertisement for Bid. Addendum 2 also makes additions to bid documents allowing bids to be submitted in electronic format, see Addendum 2 for further details and requirements.