Justin Burns

Bid Notice Update

Public Bidding

BID NOTICE: Gilbane Building Company, serving as Construction Manager for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS), is requesting bids from prequalified principal and specialty trade contractors to provide labor, materials, and equipment for the Brunson Elementary School project (Phase 2 – Construction).   


All bid documents are made available via a Public Facing Website If you have any issues with documentation access on the public facing website, please contact Justin Burns at jburns@gilbaneco.com.



A jobsite walk will be coordinated by Gilbane Building Company on December 11th at 2:00pm EST until 3:00pm EST. The address for the jobsite is 1201 Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Full compliance to wearing PPE is expected, persons who arrive without proper PPE will not be permitted on the jobsite. PPE required includes Safety toed footwear, helmets with chin straps fastened, safety glasses, reflective vest and gloves will be worn at all times while visitors are on site. Visitors will be required to sign in with the Construction Manager upon arrival. Parking on-site will not be provided.


The pre-bid meeting date for prequalified contractors will be held on December 11th at 3:30 PM EST at the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools Education Building. Attendees are encouraged to register through the invitation issued by Gilbane for proper arrangements to be provided.


Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) participation is strongly encouraged Please contact Justin Burns at jburns@gilbaneco.com, with any questions.  Bids received from non-prequalified bidders, or by any way other than sealed hardcopy at the due date and time above, will be rejected.  The CM and Owner reserve the right to add pre-qualified bidders.  The CM and Owner reserve the right to reject any and all bids.


The bid opening will be held at Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) Education Building, Tuesday January 16, 2024 starting at 3:30pm, at the below address:


WS/FCS Education Building

4801 Bethania Station Road

Winston-Salem, NC 27102



  • No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of ninety (90) days.
  • Performance and Payment Bonds for 100% of the contract amount will be an ADD ALTERNATE Price.
  • Gilbane Building Company and/or Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities or irregularities.
  • Bids may be delivered in person on the day of the bid or sent via mail (Please be sure to double envelope proposals), overnight delivery or courier to address and attention listed below. Any bids not delivered in person must be sent in time to arrive at the address listed below no later than 48 hours (January 12th, 2023 at 5:00pm) prior to the bid opening outlined above. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) and Gilbane are not liable for bids that are not properly packaged and delivered prior to the required deadline.


Bid opening event is scheduled for Sealed bids will now be opened and read aloud on Tuesday January 16, 2024, at 4:00pm for the following bid packages:  03A (Concrete), 04A (Masonry), 05A (Metals), 06A (Millwork & Casework), 07A (Waterproofing & Sealants), 07B (Wall Panels), 07C (Roofing and Roofing Accessories), 07E (Vapor Intrusion System), 08A (Hollow Metal Frames & Doors), 08B (Coiling Doors), 08C (Aluminum Frames, Glazing, Storefronts), 09A (Drywall & Framing), 09B (Tiling), 09C (Acoustic Ceilings), 09D (Flooring), 09E (Painting), 10A (Specialties), 10B (Signage), 11A (Food Service Equipment), 11B (Athletic Equipment), 12A (Window Treatments), 12B (Canopies), 12C (Stage Curtain), 14A (Elevators), 22A (Plumbing), 23A (Mechanical and Building Maintenance System), 26A (Electrical and Communications), 31A (Sitework), 31B (Retaining Walls), 31C (Aggregate Piles), 32A (Landscaping), 32B (Fencing). 


Mailed Bids that are not received prior to (January 12th, 2023 at 5:00pm) will not be accepted. Physical copies may be submitted in person on the date of sealed bid reading noted above. Mail Hard-Copy Bids, prior to the bid deadline to the below address:


TO:           Gilbane Building Company

ATTN:      Justin Burns & Chris Schermer

                  150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1100

                Raleigh, NC 27601

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