Segment B1 and B2 Update

The Surface Water Supply Project is currently advertising Segment B1 and B2 Construction Project. The Scope of Work includes construction of approximately 14,500 linear feet of 84-inch diameter and 40,000 linear feet of 96-inch diameter waterlines with all necessary valves and appurtenances, from west of Brittmoore Road to west of I-45. The proposed waterline installation will be primarily installed with Open-Cut construction methods. The tunnels will cross Harris County roads, TxDOT roads, Union Pacific Railroad, BSNF Railroad, Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) drainage systems, and private pipelines. Details of this work are provided in the Construction Drawings and Project Manual. This project is a part of the overall Surface Water Supply Project.
Contractors have been pre-qualified to bid on this project. Only those Prequalified Prime firms listed below are eligible to submit a bid for the contract. All other bids will be disregarded.

  • Oscar Renda Contracting
  • Garney Construction
  • Harper Brothers Construction
  • Thalle Construction Company
  • S.J. Louis Construction of Texas Ltd
  • Five Companies, LLC

Sealed Bids, addressed to West Harris County Regional Water Authority, will only be received electronically using the “E-Bidding” function on the CivcastUSA website (www.CivcastUSA.com) until 2:00 PM, Local Time, January 19, 2021. More information is available at https://www.civcastusa.com/project/61966ac26427f699c81a1cef/summary.

Segment B3 (Long Tunnel) Update

The Surface Water Supply Project is currently advertising the Segment B3 (Long Tunnel) Construction Project.

The Scope of Work includes construction of approximately 23,000 linear feet of 96-inch diameter water lines with all necessary valves and appurtenances, from west of I-45 to the south side of Hopper Rd. The proposed water line installation will be primarily installed with tunneling construction. The tunnel will cross Harris County roads, TxDOT roads, Union Pacific Railroad, BSNF Railroad, Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) drainage systems, and private pipelines. Details of this work are provided in the Construction Drawings and Project Manual. This project is a part of the overall Surface Water Supply Project.

Contractors have been pre-qualified to bid on this project. Only those Prequalified Prime firms listed below are eligible to submit a bid for the contract. All other bids will be disregarded.

  • Granite Construction Company
  • JAY-DEE Contractors, Inc.
  • McNally Tunneling Corporation/Kiewit JV
  • Michels Corporation
  • SAK Construction, LLC
  • Super Excavators, Inc.
  • Triad Engineering & Contracting Co. – TMM JV

Sealed Bids, addressed to West Harris County Regional Water Authority, will only be received electronically using the “E-Bidding” function on the CivcastUSA website (www.CivcastUSA.com) until 2:00 PM, CST, January 12, 2022.

More information is available at civcastusa.com

Segment B (B1, B2, B3)

Approximately 14.8 miles of 96-inch diameter pipeline.

B1 – Brittmoore Road to White Oak Bayou

  • Pipeline Diameter: 96″
  • 5.8 Miles long

Anticipated Construction Program Schedule

DESIGN

Ended – Spring 2021

BID

Fall 2021

CONSTRUCTION

Spring 2022 – Winter 2024

Design Consultant: Black & Veatch

Contractor: (To be posted)

PDF Map: SWSP – Segment B1

Contractor Notice to Proceed: (To be posted)

Project Completion: (To be posted)

Dates are subject to change

SWSP - Segment B1

B2 – White Oak Bayou to IH-45W

  • Pipeline Diameter: 96″
  • 4.6 Miles long

Anticipated Construction Program Schedule

DESIGN

Ended – Spring 2021

BID

Fall 2021

CONSTRUCTION

Spring 2022 – Winter 2024

Design Consultant: Black & Veatch

Contractor: (To be posted)

PDF Map: SWSP – Segment B2

Contractor Notice to Proceed: (To be posted)

Project Completion: (To be posted)

Dates are subject to change

SWSP - Segment B2

B3 – West of IH-45 to Hopper Road (Long Tunnel)

  • Pipeline Diameter: 96″
  • 4.4 Miles long

Qualified Contractors

The Board reviewed the submittals for Construction of the Segment B3 Long tunnel. Black & Veatch and Dannenbaum provided recommendations. Nine submittals were received, and seven of the nine were determined to meet the minimum qualifications detailed in the RFQ. The list below is the Prequalified firms for the B3 Construction.

  1. Granite Construction Company
  2. JAY-DEE Contractors, Inc.
  3. McNally Tunneling Corporation/Kiewit JV
  4. Michels Corporation
  5. SAK Construction, LLC
  6. Super Excavators, Inc.
  7. Triad Engineering & Contracting Co. – TMM JV

Anticipated Construction Program Schedule

DESIGN

Ended Spring 2021

BID

Winter 2021

CONSTRUCTION

Spring 2022 – Fall 2024

Design Consultant: Black & Veatch

Contractor: (To be determined)

PDF Map: SWSP – Segment B3

Contractor Notice to Proceed: (To be determined)

Project Completion: (To be determined)

Dates are subject to change

SWSP - Segment B3