City of Tacoma Tacoma Rail REQUEST FOR BIDS TR15-0215F SR-509

City of Tacoma Tacoma Rail REQUEST FOR BIDS TR15-0215F SR-509 Track Improvements Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received and time stamped at this location only: City of Tacoma Procurement and Payables Division Tacoma Public UtilitiesAdministration Building North, Main Floor 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409 Submittal Opening: Sealed submittals in response to a RFB will be opened by a Purchasing representative and read aloud during a public bid opening held in Conference Room M-1, located on the main floor in the same building. Submittals in response to an RFP or RFQ are recorded as received but are not typically opened and read aloud. After 1:00 p.m. the day of bid opening, the names of vendors submitting proposals are posted to the website for public viewing. Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at * Register for the Bid Holders List to receive notices of addenda, questions and answers and related updates. * Click here to see a list of vendors registered for this solicitation. Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Tacoma Rail Main Conference Room, 2601 SR 509 North Frontage Road, Tacoma at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 4, 2015. Project Scope: This contract shall generally consist of removing old and worn 85# and 90# jointed rail, and installing approximately 2400 track feet of AREMA 115# jointed new domestic head hardened rail with concrete ties and other track materials (OTM). The contractor shall replace two #7 switches as part of this work. Estimate: $1,175,000 Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Chuck Blankenship, senior buyer, by email to Protest Policy: City of Tacoma protest policy, located at, specifies procedures for protests submitted prior to and after submittal deadline. Meeting sites are accessible to persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities can be arranged with 48 hours advance notice by calling 253-502-8468. April 20