Beckley, WV – The Raleigh County Commission will receive sealed bids on a general construction contract for the construction of a rail trail in Raleigh County, West Virginia. The work includes clearing, earthwork,
grading, drainage, construction of an aggregate trail, and other incidental construction as indicated on
the drawings and specifications.
Bids will be received in the offices of the Raleigh County Commission, 116 1⁄2 Heber Street, Beckley, West
Virginia 25801, until 10:00 AM, local time on February 21, 2023. Bids will be opened and publicly read
aloud at that time.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 11:00 AM on February 2, 2023, at the Whitesville
Volunteer Fire Department, 1103 Raleigh Street, Whitesville, WV 25209. A tour of the project site will
immediately follow the conference. Bidders are responsible for providing their own transportation. An
ATV or similar off-road vehicle is recommended. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is mandatory for
the prime bidders only.
Bidding documents may be obtained from the offices of Chapman Technical Group, 200 Sixth Avenue,
St. Albans, West Virginia 25177 for a non-refundable fee of $100.00 per set. Bidders may also obtain
bidding documents through Chapman Technical Group’s Plan Room on its website at
www.chaptech.com. Bidding documents may be examined at one of the following locations during
regular business hours:
Chapman Technical Group Raleigh County Commission
200 Sixth Avenue 116 1⁄2 Heber Street
St. Albans, WV 25177 Beckley, WV 25801
The bid prices shall include the costs for furnishing labor and materials and performing all work set
forth in the Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Form of Proposal, General Conditions of the
Contract for Construction, Supplemental General Conditions and Detail Specifications and Drawings
prepared by Chapman Technical Group. Immediately following the scheduled closing time for the
reception of bids, all proposals which have been submitted in accordance with the required provisions
will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, made payable to the owner, in the amount of five percent
(5%) of the base bid, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. All bidding documents shall be
submitted in a single envelope addressed to the Owner marked with the following information in the
lower left-hand corner:
“Name and Address of Bidder”
Clear Fork Rail Trail
To be opened at 10:00 AM, LPT, February 21, 2023
No Bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the time of the opening of the Bids. Any
Contractor submitting a Bid on this project hereby certifies, indicates, and acknowledges that he has a
valid WV Contractor’s license and meets all the qualifications required by the statutes of the State and
subdivision in which the work is to be performed. The Raleigh County Commission reserves the right to
reject any or all Bids.
Pursuant to WV Code 21-11-11, Bidders are hereby notified that a current and valid WV Contractor’s
License Number shall accompany their bid proposal in order for their bid to be considered. Prospective
Bidders are advised that the contract awarded under this bid is to be funded in whole or in part by the
Raleigh County Commission and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection –
Abandoned Mine Lands Economic Revitalization (AMLER) Program.