Construction Inspection & Testing Services RFQ Print

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking proposals from qualified companies for “Owner Provided” inspection and testing services for the Appalachian Regional Exposition (APEX) Center in Wythe County, Virginia. The project consists of the construction of a 90,000 square foot exposition facility and adjacent site improvements. The work is classified as assembly use group A-4 and includes, but is not limited to: site work, pre-engineered metal building structure (210 foot main building span with two shed-type side wings), concrete foundations and associated anchor wall, concrete slab on grade, lap seam corrugated metal siding and roofing panel enclosure, split-face masonry rustication wall, fixed aluminum windows, aluminum storefront system, gypsum drywall partitions, door and frame assemblies, coiling doors and counter shutters, interior finishes, toilet partitions and accessories, miscellaneous metals, and related plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work.  Examples of the required services include, but are not limited to: aggregate base material compaction testing;  asphalt pavement compaction testing; soil compaction testing and inspection; underground utility backfill compaction testing; concrete strength testing and in-place strength evaluations; testing of LID components, including bio-swale soil mixtures. Owner provided inspection and testing requirements are enumerated in the construction specifications found at the Wythe County website via the following link:

Per the contract specifications section 014000 (Quality Assurance) interested firms are requested to demonstrate their capabilities and experience by providing proof of qualifications in the form of a recent report on the inspection of the testing agency by a recognized authority.

Basis of selection will be lump sum quote for all owner provided inspection and testing required by the contract technical specifications.

Additional information regarding this project may be found at the above referenced web site or from the County Engineer, William E. Vaughan, PE, at (276) 223-4500.

Quotes will be received at the office of Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 until 2:00 p.m. local prevailing time Friday, October 27, 2017.

Wythe County encourages MBE/WBE firms to submit proposals.

By Order of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator