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RECEIPT OF BIDS: Sealed Bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of the City of Bremerton, located at 345 6th Street, Bremerton, Washington 98337 until 10:00 A.M. PST as shown on the wall clock inside the City Clerk's office on April 22, 2014, for the project Lower Wheaton Way Improvements. Bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered.

OPENING OF BIDS: The bids will be publicly opened and read after 10:00 AM on April 22, 2014, in the office of the City Clerk at 345 6th Street, Bremerton, Washington 98337.

COMPLETION OF WORK: The WORK must be completed within one hundred and thirty (130) working days after the commencement date stated in the Notice to Proceed.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Lower Wheaton Way Improvements provides for the rehabilitation of Lower Wheaton Way from the Manette Bridge to Lebo Boulevard, a project length of approximately 4,900 feet. The work shall include, but is not specifically limited to, clearing and grubbing, grading, storm drainage improvements, water system improvements, sanitary sewer system improvements, retaining walls, pavement planing, asphalt overlay, cement concrete curb and gutter, concrete sidewalk, signing, pavement marking, street lighting, signal modifications, traffic control, and other related items of work.

PREVIEWING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Contract Documents may be previewed on printer ARC (formerly known as Reprographics Northwest) website ( Go to, click on the 'Public Planroom' tab and scroll down to find the 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, WA: 1(800) 337-8103; FAX (253) 272-4064; E-mail:

PROPOSALS: All bid proposals must be made on the blank forms furnished in the Contract Documents. Sealed envelopes containing bids shall be entitled: LOWER WHEATON WAY IMPROVEMENTS.

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.

PROJECT COMMUNICATION: All communications related to the project shall be directed to the City prior to opening of Bids:

Communication by phone/fax:
Gunnar Fridriksson
Telephone: (360) 473-2354
Facsimile: (360) 473-5398

Communication by mail:
Department of Public Works and Utilities
Engineering Division
3027 Olympus Drive
Bremerton, WA 98310
ATTN: Gunnar Fridriksson

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.

Financing of the Project has been provided by City of Bremerton, Washington and the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board.