The Implementation RFP the Osborn & Caywood Ditch Company, and Boulder & Larimer County Irrigating and Manufacturing Ditch Company can be found here.

The Q&A document to the RFP and Pre-Bid Meeting can be found here. We recognize that producing three original hard copies of the proposal and having them couriered is time consuming. In order to give all potential bidders the maximum amount of time to develop their best proposals, we are altering the deadline requirements for the hard copy proposals. The electronic proposals still must be submitted to by the deadline listed in the RFP, 5:00 PM Wednesday, April 25, 2018. However, the hard copy proposals can follow within 48 hours. In other words, be delivered to the office of O&C Ditch Company at 492 S Youngfield Ct, Lakewood, CO 80228 by 5:00 PM Friday, April 27, 2018.

The Osborn & Caywood Ditch Company (O&C Ditch Company) and the Boulder & Larimer County Irrigating and Manufacturing Ditch Company (B&L Ditch Company), collectively known as the ditch companies will receive proposals for the federally-funded Colorado Department of Local Affairs Community Development Block Grant- Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) PROJECT for a design/build irrigation diversion and sediment transport improvement project at their respective diversions. The proposals for one or both projects must be received in person, electronically or by mail by the Osborn & Caywood Ditch Company no later than 5:00 pm April 25, 2018.
Three Hard copies should be sent to the office of the O&C Ditch Company at 492 S Youngfield Ct. Lakewood, CO 80228 while digital copies, in PDF format, should be sent to

The RFP can also be found on Rocky Mountain Ebids. Proposal documents are available on the Colorado Department of Local Affairs’ website at


The ditch companies will receive, date, and time stamp all proposals. No proposal will be considered which has not been received by the deadline set forth above. The ditch companies are not responsible for delays occasioned by the U.S. Postal Service or other means of delivery employed by the proposer. The ditch companies reserve the right to reject any and all Proposals, in part or in whole, and to award the Proposal(s) to the most responsive and responsible design-build firm(s) as deemed in the best interest of the ditch companies; further, the right is reserved to waive any formalities or informalities contained in this RFP.

For additional information regarding this RFP, please contact:
Scott Lewis
(303) 919-7097

Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting and Site Visits: A pre-proposal meeting will be held on April 4, 2018 and 1:00 pm at the Berthoud Community Center at 248 Welch Ave. Berthoud, CO 80513 followed by site visits to both diversions. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss this Request for Proposal (RFP) and to provide assistance to consultants in the interpretation of this RFP or any terms and conditions. The proposal must be accompanied by a bid guaranty (bond), which shall not be less than 5% of the amount of the bid.