Northwest Trek: 7 contractors bid on half-acre Kids’ Zone project

Seven contractors have bid on a project to create a children’s play area at Metro Parks Tacoma’s Northwest Trek Wildlife Park.

According to a legal notice published last month in the Tacoma Daily Index (see “Half-acre Kids’ Zone planned for Northwest Trek Wildlife Park,” Tacoma Daily Index, Oct. 7, 2014), the project involves clearing a half-acre site in order to create a so-called Kids’ Zone and install a variety of amenities that include artificial trees, climbing walls, streams, playground equipment, and a picnic shelter. The project budget is approximately $850,000 to $900,000. The bid deadline expired at 10 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 30. Metro Parks Tacoma hosted two pre-bid meetings at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, located at 11601 Trek Drive E., in Eatonville on Thurs., Oct. 9, at 10 a.m., and on Tues., Oct. 14, at 10 a.m.

The contractors that submitted bids include Lake Tapps Construction (Bonney Lake, Wash. — $1,297,900); Alutiq Manufacturing Contractors (Fife, Wash. — $1,394,000); Edge Concrete (Kirkland, Wash. — $1,750,000); Ceccanti (Tacoma, Wash. — $1,792,000); Northwest Cascade (Puyallup, Wash. — $1,820,665); NOVA Contracting (Olympia, Wash. — $1,910,000); and Westmark Construction (Tacoma, Wash. — $2,014,000).

More information is available online here and here.