Brookhaven, GA, January 31, 2017 – by Anna Williams for The Post – The City of Brookhaven is accepting bids from qualified vendors to make improvements to Murphey Candler and Briarwood Park pools. A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 a.m., EST. February 3, 2017 at the Murphey Candler Pool located at 1529 W Nancy Creek Dr. NE.
The conference will include a review of the Bid Documents, and a question and answer period. Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is mandatory for interested vendors, and is required. Bidders are expected to be familiar with the Bid Documents and to provide the City with any questions regarding the Bid Documents at the Pre-Bid conference.
At Briarwood Park, work will consist of:
- Replace 4 butterfly valves in pump room
- Saw cut bolts and remove 4 6”backwash valves
- Previous fittings are not to be cut out unless necessary. New valve should be sized to fit within current fitting space
- Pool Filter System
- Remove sand from leaking TR-140 filter and replace leaking flanges on filter system and fill sand back in filter and start system to ensure no leaking.
At Murphey Candler Park, the work includes:
- Re-marcite (plaster) the pool
- Re-marcite the pool
- Sand Blast paint off the entire pool and prep the surface beneath the paint.
- Saw cut any cracks in the pool and apply a structural epoxy material.
- Sound test the entire pool for delaminated areas and remove all delaminated plaster as required.
- Saw cut plaster adjacent to all tiles and chip back plaster (1”-2”) to ensure minimum 3/8” plaster thickness throughout entire pool.
- Saw cut around main drains and prepare for resurfacing.
- Replace all damaged tile (sandblasting may require all tile replacement).
- Apply Kover Krete Pre-Kote System or Multi-coat 2000 bond coat system.
- Before plastering the pool, a representative from the City will inspect and sign off on all preparation work.
- Apply white plaster mix (minimum 3/8” thick) and trowel to a smooth finish. Plaster mix will be reviewed and approved by the City prior to application.
- Minimum warranty on material and workmanship will be one (1) year
- City of Brookhaven maintenance staff will maintain proper water chemistry to keep the warranty in place.
- City of Brookhaven maintenance staff will brush the pool for approximately 2-3 weeks to ensure proper curing of new plaster. The pool will be vacuumed frequently and the pH will be maintained at 7.0-7.2 for the first 30 days.
- Contractor is responsible for applying for DeKalb county modification permit
- Contractor shall ensure all drains in deep end and zero entry are VGB compliant
- Install mushroom structure in center of pool
- Remove existing spray feature in center of pool
- Saw cut floor of pool and re-pipe to one 6” line
- Install a new 6” diameter mushroom
- Mechanical Room/Pump Discharge
- Remove the valve and check valve on pump discharge of the two recirculation pumps
- May require saw cutting bolts as they are rusted
- Install new 6” Valves and Six sets of bolt kits
- Re-use existing check valves, assuming they are operational
- Leak detection and repair of spray feature
- Find leak underground for spray feature and repair to account for additions of the mushroom for the center of the pool and to keep the fountains in the shallow end of the zero entry.
The City of Brookhaven says work is expected to commence on or about February 20, 2017, once the vendor is selected.
More details can be found here.