Request for Bids/ProposalsNOTICE INVITING BIDS for
Pacific Avenue Street Improvements 6th to 11th Streets
RECEIPT OF BIDS: Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Bremerton at the office of the City Clerk located at 345 6th Street, Suite 600, Bremerton, Washington 98337-1873 until 10:00 a.m. as shown on the wall clock in the City Clerk's office, on May 31, 2013, for the Pacific Avenue Improvements 6th Street to 11th Street project. Any Bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered. Bids must be clearly marked "Bid" with the name of the project on the outside of the envelope. Only sealed bids will be accepted. No facsimiles will be considered.
OPENING OF BIDS: The Bids will be publicly opened and read after 10:00 a.m. on May 31, 2013, in the office of the City Clerk at the above-mentioned office of the CITY.
COMPLETION OF WORK: The WORK must be completed within one hundred thirty eight (138) working days after the commencement date stated in the Notice to Proceed.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This contract provides for the improvement of Pacific Avenue between 6th Street and 11th Street and includes, but is not limited to, demolition and reconstruction of the roadway with cement concrete pavement; hot mix asphalt, and pervious pavements; cement concrete sidewalks, curbs, and gutters; landscaping complete with irrigation; installation of red brick pavers in the sidewalk area; construction of patterned concrete crosswalks; installation of a new streetlight system and other electrical systems including service cabinets, electrical lines, and junction boxes; installation of trees; installation of utility conduits, vaults, and trenching; installation of storm sewer, water, and sanitary sewer systems; and traffic control all in accordance with the Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.
PREVIEWING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Contract Documents may be previewed on printer ARC (formerly Reprographics Northwest) internet site before ordering (Go to www.repronw.com, click on Public Planroom, and select project).
PURCHASING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: The Contract Documents may be ordered from ARC. Payment is typically cost of reproduction (non-refundable). Contact Bid Services at ARC in Tacoma: 1(800) 337-8103; FAX (253) 272-4064; E mail: email@example.com. Please call for availability and fax your request prior to picking up. Will-call option is available at ARC Tacoma, Seattle, or Bellevue offices. Subcontractors and those needing additional sets or partial sets may be purchased at cost of reproduction (non-refundable) from ARC. Bid sets can be mailed upon request and after receipt of reproduction costs and a non-refundable shipping and handling fee. Bid documents will be available beginning May 13, 2013.
PROPOSALS: All bid proposals must be made on the blank forms furnished in the Contract Documents. Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be entitled: Pacific Avenue Improvements 6th Street to 11th Street.
BID SECURITY: Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier's check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. The failure to furnish a bid deposit of a minimum of 5 percent shall make the bid nonresponsive and shall cause the bid to be rejected by the Contracting Agency.
PERFORMANCE BOND: The successful bidder will also be required to provide a Performance Bond for 100 percent of the Contract Price. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Bremerton.
BIDS TO REMAIN OPEN: The Bidder shall guarantee the Total Bid Price for a period of seventy-five (75) calendar days from the date of bid opening.
FUNDS AVAILABLE: The City of Bremerton has $3,335,000 in grants and match for completion of the project.
WAGE RATES: The attention of Bidders is directed to the requirements and conditions of employment to be observed and the minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract.
PROJECT ADMINISTRATION: All communications relative to this WORK prior to opening bids shall be directed to:
Communication by phone/fax:
Eduardo Aban, P.E.
Telephone: (360) 473-2317
Facsimile: (360) 473-5398
Communication by mail:
Department of Public Works and Utilities
3027 Olympus Drive
Bremerton, WA 98310
ATTN: Eduardo Aban, P.E.
CITY'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The City of Bremerton reserves the right to reject any and all bids on any or all schedules or alternates or to waive any informalities in the bidding and shall determine which bid or bidders is the most satisfactory and responsible bidder and shall be the sole judge thereof.
No plea of mistake in the bid shall be available to the bidder for the recovery of his/her deposit or as a defense to any action based upon the neglect or refusal to execute a contract.
The City of Bremerton in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for an award.