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Bid Title: Structural Seawall Repairs at Webhannet Drive
Category: Invitations to Bid
Status: Closed

The Town of Wells Maine is requesting the services of Qualified Contractors to reconstruct areas of damaged Seawall along Webhannet Drive from 40 feet north of utility pole #11/90 to approximately 100 feet south of Eldridge Road. The area is 800 feet in length and will include approximately 540 feet of wall to be repaired and reconstructed.  The scope may be increased or decreased dependent on available funds for the project. 

The demolition and reconstruction of a concrete seawall along Webhannet Drive to include the following:

      Demolition:  Existing reinforced concrete seawall to be saw-cut and removed by a small hoe-ram or jackhammer. Minimal disturbance to the existing seawall base to occur during removal. Material to be removed and properly disposed of by the Contractor.

      Restrictions:  Due to the requirements of the Maine DEP, the following shall be adhered to:

  1. The height of the replacement wall shall not exceed the height of the existing wall;
  2. The location of the replacement wall shall be the same as the existing wall;
  3. The dimensions of the replacement wall cannot exceed the dimensions of the existing wall.

      Benchmarks have been provided on each utility pole to insure compliance.

      No work to occur between June 26 through September 6.

      Construction:  Installation and fabrication of the epoxy coated rebar to be per the design drawings and notes. Forms to be assembled and set to match original wall dimensions. Provisions to be made for drains at low spots of the road pavement, similar to the existing. Concrete shall be 5,000 psi, (ASTM C618, Class F) for special exposure requirements meeting ACI 318, ACI 212 and ASTM C260. Forms to be maintained in place for a minimum of 24 hours. The finished edges shall be beveled to prevent sharp edges. Attachment to existing wall segments shall be by drilling into the existing concrete, insertion of a minimum 6 inch length of rebar. Existing wall segments to be retained, to be saw cut to provide clean edge/surface. New wall concrete to be placed in one pour.

See plans and typical seawall repair section details/drawings and notes. Construction to meet the requirement of the International Building Code (IBC). 

Publication Date/Time:
3/31/2017 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Weekly Sentinel; Portland Press Herald; Portsmouth Herald
Closing Date/Time:
4/26/2017 10:00 AM
Contact Person:
The Town of Wells is accepting bid proposals for Structural Seawall Repairs on Webhannet Drive, Wells, Maine. Proposal packets outlining the project and restrictions are available from the town’s website at or from the Town Manager’s Office by emailing Bid proposals are due to the Town Manager no later than 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 208 Sanford Road, Wells, Maine 04090.

Jonathan L. Carter
Town Manager

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