The Village of Mechanicsburg has contracted with J & J Schlaegel for a $2.2 million dollar water main replacement project. This project is being paid for with grants, loans, and local matching dollars from both the Village and Goshen Township. Ohio Public Works and Ohio Water Development Association are the state entities providing low or no interest loans and grants to the Village.
This project includes water mains on the following streets: East and West Sandusky, Walnut St, W Race St, N Main St, and a portion of N Pleasant St. The water mains will be placed under the sidewalks rather than the streets which makes for cheaper repairs, less disruption to traffic and significant savings. Water meters, fire hydrants, and water valve replacements are included in this project.
This project will probably go until winter and pick back up again in the spring. Supply chains have put us a little behind and not sure how or what will take place at different times through the project. It may impact Trick or Treat, bus routes, trash pick-ups, etc. but the Village will work through these issues as they arise.
We ask for your cooperation and patience while we make these EPA mandatory improvements to our water system. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us through our website mechanicsburgvillage.com and check the website for all updates on the project.
The Village of Mechanicsburg has a major water project due to start early to mid-September. The project will replace water lines, water valves, fire hydrants, and water meters on Walnut St, W Race St, a small part of Pleasant, N Main and all of Sandusky. This may cause some inconvenience and we ask for your cooperation during construction.
Sealed bids will be received by the Village of Mechanicsburg 18 N. Main St. Mechanicsburg, OH 43044 at its offices until 1:00 P.M. on Thursday May 11th, 2023, and will be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter for the “WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS – PHASE II – 2022”
The Project work shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment in accordance with the contract documents. Project cost estimate is $2,000,000.00.
Electronic Bid documents may be obtained for a non-refundable registration fee of $100.00 per set, at the following location:
DLZ Ohio, Inc.
30661 Red Rock Court, Logan, Ohio 43138
Monday – Friday / 8:00 A.M – 5:00 P.M.
Plans will be on file for review at:
Dodge Reports (Plan Room) Village of Mechanicsburg
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Guaranty and Contract Bond as required by Section 153.54 of the Ohio Revised Code in an amount equal to the sum of the bid submitted by each contractor. In lieu of posting the bond, a bidder may use a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check or Letter of Credit for ten percent of the Contractor’s bid as bid security. When a check or letter of credit is used, the bidder shall be required to post a 100 percent Performance Bond and a 100 percent Labor and Material Payment Bond, upon the signing of the contract.
Federal Prevailing Wage Rates and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements are applicable to this project.
The proposed work is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and the implementing regulations at 24 CFR part 75. The criteria for determining eligibility as a Section 3 business concern can be found in 24 CFR 75.5 and the selected Contractor’s Section 3 obligations, as described at 24 CFR 75.19.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, and the right to accept the lowest and best bid, the right to waiver minor irregularities on any bid, and the right to accept the bid proposal which promotes the best interest of the Owner.
Failure to submit the Bid Guaranty Bond and the required notarized affidavits with the bid shall be cause for considering the bid submission incomplete and for the rejection of the bid. Each bid must contain the full name of the party or parties submitting the bid and all persons interested therein. Each bidder must submit evidence of its experiences on projects of similar size and complexity. All contractors and subcontractors involved with the project will, to the extent practicable use Ohio Products, materials, services, and labor in the implementation of their project. Additionally, contractor compliance with the equal employment opportunity requirements of Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 123.2, the Governors Executive Order of 1/27/72, and Governor’s Executive Order 84-9 shall be required.
DOMESTIC STEEL USE REQUIREMENTS AS SPECIFIED IN SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE APPLY TO THIS PROJECT. COPIES OF SECTION 153.011 OF THE REVISED CODE CAN BE OBTAINED FROM ANY OF THE OFFICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.
By Order of the Village of Mechanicsburg
Publication dates: 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 2023
The contractor shall provide the following scope of work including all material, labor, and equipment required to perform the work to replace the filter media for three 7’ diameter filters located within the Village of Mechanicsburg water treatment plant. The work shall include drain down of filters, observation for signs of channeling in filter media, removal of filtration media and support gravel, visual inspection of interior coating for signs of wear or failure, inspection of influent distribution system and distributors on baffle plate, re-bedding of each filter with 50 cu ft of OEPA Approved support gravel and 96 cu ft of MARIS media, disinfection and startup of filter units once work is complete. Contractor to coordinate work with Village to ensure proper operation of the plant.
Contractor will be required to submit approval letter to the OEPA-SWDO for approval of the MARIS media.
The Owner will provide suitable location for disposal of the existing filter media and support gravel.
Any recommendations for interior work will be made at the time of initial inspection with any additional work being approved by the owner as needed.
Any questions contact Cameron Britenstine at (614) 381-6538.
Bids will be received until 5:00pm on April 15, 2022 at the Village of Mechanicsburg office at 18 N. Main Street, Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044.
The Village will be flushing fire hydrants week of March 14-18, 9am-3pm. Flushing is done to remove sediment from the pipes in order to maintain water clarity and quality in the distribution pipes. Your water is safe to drink. Occasionally, water becomes discolored after hydrant flushing. If this happens, run your cold water tap for a few minutes until the water clears. If it doesn't clear the first time, wait a few minutes and run the water again. You should avoid washing clothes until the water clears.
There will be a Street and Utility Committee meeting on Monday January 10, 2022, at 1pm, to discuss options for funding the Phase II Water project.
There will be a Safety Committee meeting on January 25, 2022 at 3:30pm.
On Tuesday, December 7, Mechanicsburg was notified that we were awarded $955,520 of the Ohio Builds Water Infrastructure Grant. This grant will help the Village with the replacement of aging water lines. The Village is seeking more financial assistance through OPWC program to implement Phase ll of water line replacement program. Phase l Water Line replacement was completed in 2018. Phase ll of the water line replacement program would replace water mains, service connections, fire hydrants and water meters on Walnut, North Main, West Race, and Sandusky Streets. This will serve approximately 140 residences directly and the remainder of the Village providing better water flow through the system. We are grateful to have received the grant and thank the State for their investment in our community.
The Village will be flushing fire hydrants week of October 11-15. Flushing is done to remove sediment from the pipes in order to maintain water clarity and quality in the distribution pipes. Your water is safe to drink. Occasionally, water becomes discolored after hydrant flushing. If this happens, run your cold water tap for a few minutes until the water clears. If it doesn't clear the first time, wait a few minutes and run the water again. You should avoid washing clothes until the water clears.
The Mechanicsburg Water Department is happy to announce online bill pay for our customers. Customers now have access to manage their accounts 24/7 anywhere any time on any device.
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