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Bid Title: Fiber Extension to Water Resource Recovery Facility
Category: RFPs
Status: Closed


Indianola Municipal Utilities is now accepting proposals for the Fiber Network Extension to the Water Resource Recovery Facility Project, as described in the plans and specifications. Sealed proposals will be received at the IMU Office Building, located at 210 West Second Avenue, Indianola, Iowa, until 1:00 PM local time on February 7, 2022. Proposals will be opened at 3:00 PM local time on February 7, 2022 at the IMU Office Building. 

The location of the work to be done and the kinds and sizes of materials proposed to be used are as follows:


Construction of an optical fiber network which splices into an existing IMU fiber facility and extends the IMU fiber facility to a point outside of the Indianola Water Resource Recovery Facility. IMU will provide all fiber optic cable, handholes and splice cases/trays to complete this project.  The bid includes all other materials; conduit, fittings, locate test stations, marker posts, mule tape and other miscellaneous materials necessary for installation and all labor for installation of the support structure and fiber network including splicing and testing to complete the project.  Alternately, IMU may elect to complete the installation of the fiber cable, splice cases and fiber splicing using IMU’s technical staff. The project consists of a total running line footage of approximately 7,860 feet of HDD type construction. The project is to be completed by April 22, 2022.

Publication Date/Time:
1/25/2022 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
2/7/2022 1:00 PM
Bid Opening Information:
3:00 PM at 210 W 2nd
Contact Person:
All questions regarding the meaning or intent of the Contract Documents shall be submitted in writing via email to Bethany Kephart, Engineer of Record at and CC:
Contractors are allowed and encouraged to drive-out the project and inspect all areas to aid in an accurate bid and generate questions anytime through January 26th, 2022.

IMU will accept written bidders’ questions from January 11th to January 31th, 2022 and will post written responses to all bidders on or before February 2nd, 2022. Questions should be submitted by way of email addressed to Beth Kephart, Engineer of Record at with copy to

On or before January 14th, 2022, bidders are to notify the Engineer of Record of their intent to bid along with their qualifications.

A pre-construction conference will be held by or before March 1, 2022 with the winning bidder, before which a Notice to Proceed will officially be given.

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