The City of Charleston is seeking an engineering firm to provide engineering services to support Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) project delivery for stormwater pump station refurbishment and upgrades. The project is located on the Charleston Peninsula at 316 Concord St. adjacent to the International African-American Museum (IAAM). An existing pump station provides drainage service to approximately 240 acres of urban area from Meeting St. to Market St. The project is to refurbish/replace the pump station main pumps, replace dewatering pumps, improve the lifting method of the dewatering pumps, update electrical components, provide necessary structural rehabilitation, update monitoring equipment, update controls and SCADA to be compatible with improvements, potential outfall rehabilitation, and maintain partial pump station operation during improvements. The City’s consultants have previously developed a Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) for proposed improvements for the Concord Street Pump Station. Work is expected to include familiarization with the pump station equipment, understanding the pump station operation and the intent of the operations, understanding tidal influence to the pump station’s conveyance system, developing CMAR contracting documents, assistance in procurement of contractor, providing engineering services following open-book construction management practices, and providing any required inspection services. The Consultant should have the ability to meet Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) criteria established by the City. The City will receive electronic submittals until August 12, 2021 @ 4:00 pm via email at . All related documents will be available on this website, www.charleston-sc.gov, (Business, Bidline, Stormwater), or may be obtained by submitting a request to Joe Swaim at or 843-724-3764.
There will be a Mandatory Pre-Submittal Meeting and following Pump Station Site Tour will be held July 6, 2021 @ 11:00am at 2 George Street, Ste. 2100, Charleston, SC 29201. Consulting teams are limited to two (2) representatives on the pump station tour and must provide their own transportation to 310 Concord St. (Pump Station). Personal Protective Equipment including safety boots, safety vests, hard hat and safety glasses should be worn on the pump station tour.