A Pennsburg contractor will do the work to convert the Upper Perkiomen Middle School to a center for fourth and fifth graders in East Greenville. Last week, the school board awarded the contract for general construction to Gordon H. Baver, Inc.
During the March 14 regular meeting, the members also approved contracts for plumbing and mechanical work at the school, located at 510 Jefferson Street, for a total $1.230 million. They also voted to reject a bid for electrical construction.
Daniel Cicala, a principal with Fidevia Construction Management and Consulting in partnership with Blackney Hayes Architects from Philadelphia, is providing the pre-construction and construction services for the work. He estimated the total cost of the project, including a contingency, at $2.414 million. The amount represents a decrease of nearly $900,000 from the Lititz company's initial estimate five months ago.
"We got a really good bid result," Cicala said during his presentation." You should be very happy."
Gordon H. Baver, Inc. provided the lowest of seven general construction bids and will be ...