ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS ARLINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL REPLACEMENT Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the Office of the Purchasing Director, Tacoma School District #10, 3321 South Union Avenue, Tacoma, Washington 98409, for the Arlington Elementary School replacement. Base Bids and Subcontractor List will be received on Form of Bid Part 1 of 2 until 2:00 PM on April 12, 2016 stamped in and held. Alternate Bids and Unit Prices will be received on Form of Bid Part 2 of 2 until 3:00 PM April 12, 2016. Bids will be opened and publicly read following the time set for receipt of the Form of Bid Part 2 of 2. Estimated construction cost: $18,000,000. A pre-bid walk-through will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Arlington Elementary School, 3002 S. 72nd St., Tacoma, WA 98409 at 4:00 P.M. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the following plan centers: Builders Exchange, Everett; Small Business Incubator, Tacoma; CORA Inc. at Dodge Data & Analytics, Seattle; Southwest WA Contractors, Bremerton; Complete PDF Bid Documents are available for download free of charge at Northwest Contractors Network Beginning MARCH 7, 2016, a maximum of two (2) sets of drawings and specifications may be obtained by each General Contractor Bidder at the offices of ARC, 632 Broadway, Tacoma, Washington 98402, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, upon depositing the sum of $200.00 payable to Tacoma School District No. 10 for each set of documents. Contact the ARC Bid Services Department at 253-383-6363. The full amount of the bid deposit for two sets will be refunded on return of the drawings and specifications in good condition, to ARC, 632 Broadway, Tacoma, WA within ten (10) days of bid opening. Bid sets may be shipped or delivered upon request for a non-refundable shipping and handling fee paid to ARC. The Tacoma School District reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities. The right is reserved by the Tacoma School District to postpone contract award for the period of thirty (30) days after the bid opening. The Tacoma School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No bidder may withdraw the bid after the hour set for the opening thereof, or before award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding thirty (30) days. Dated this 29 day of February, 2016. STEVE DEMEL, DIRECTOR of PURCHASING TACOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 10 PIERCE COUNTY, WASHINGTON Bid No: B16015P IDX-686610 First Publication Date: March 7, 2016 Second Publication Date: March 14, 2016