NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that I, Patrick Lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner, being Chair of the Montgomery Drain Chapter 20 Drainage Board, will receive construction bids for Montgomery Drain – Division IV until Tuesday November 22, 2022, at 11:00 a.m.  This will be a Virtual Bid Letting only and bids will only be accepted when submitted through Quest CDN. You may attend the Bid Opening in person or virtually. Information will be provided for the Bid Opening in an addendum.

Bids relative to Montgomery Drain – Division IV will then be publicly opened and announced on Tuesday November 22, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at the office of the Ingham County Drain Commissioner, located at 707 Buhl Avenue, Mason, Michigan 48854. After a meeting of the Montgomery Drain Drainage Board, bids will be publicly awarded for work to be undertaken in connection with a drain known and designated as the “Montgomery Drain.”

The major items of work in connection with construction of the Montgomery Drain and coordination of work for other permitted activities within Division IV include the following:


  1. 15”-48” Cured In Place Pipe – Approx. 4,300 Lin. Ft.
  2. Remove and Replace Manhole Castings and Sections – 4 Each
  3. Bypass Pumping
  4. Pavement Repair
  5. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
  6. Traffic Control

All quantities listed are approximate and final payment will be made on measured quantities.

One contract is being let for this work, which will include all material necessary to perform same. This Contract will be let in accordance with the Contract Documents and bids will be made and received in accordance with these documents.  

Bidders wishing to download the Plans and Specifications at a cost of $30.00 (which includes the cost of bid submission) may do so by going to the Bidding section of the Spicer Group, Inc. website at You may view and download the digital project bidding documents by entering Quest Project Number 8327927 on the website’s project search page. Please contact Quest CDN Customer Support at (952) 233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with the digital project information.

A NON-MANDATORY pre-bid conference will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.  This pre-bid conference will be conducted via a Microsoft Teams web conference available through the following link and telephone conference number:

Link for NON-MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference:

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device   Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 241 340 976 328   Passcode: Peg2Vj

Or call in (audio only)

+1 517-507-3834, 690413482#   United States, Lansing

Phone Conference ID: 690 413 482#


Representatives of the Ingham County Drain Commissioner and Engineer will be available at the pre-bid conference to discuss the Drain Contract. Prospective Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the pre-bid conference. Attendance will be taken. All prospective Bidders are required to submit a certification of compliance with Public Act 517 of 2012 prior to bid award. The Engineer will transmit to all prospective Bidders of record such Addenda as the Engineer considers necessary in response to questions. Oral statements may not be relied upon and will not be binding or legally effective. You must download the Contract Documents from QuestCDN to bid on the project, to be included on the plan holders list, and to receive Addenda. Bidders are responsible for ensuring all Addenda have been received and acknowledged prior to submittal of the bid. Bidders are responsible for paying the fee to receive bidding documents via QuestCDN. Use the Bid Worksheet on QuestCDN for submittal of bids.

Bid security in the amount of 5%, for and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders must be submitted through the QuestCDN site with each Bid. Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of 90 days after the actual date of opening thereof. This time-period may be extended by mutual agreement of the Ingham County Drain Commissioner and any Bidders. 

A Contract will be entered into with the successful Bidder giving adequate security for the performance of the work and meeting all conditions represented in the Instructions to Bidders. The Montgomery Drain Drainage Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to award the Contract to any Bidder for any reason, and to adjourn the letting to such time and place as it shall publicly announce. 

Bidders shall comply with the Ingham County policies regarding the payment of Prevailing Wages and Equal Opportunity/Nondiscrimination, as set forth in Ingham County Board of Commissioners Resolutions #02-263 and #02-283, respectively. The work must be substantially complete by October 13, 2023.



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