Notice is hereby given that the City of Fircrest, Pierce County, Washington does hereby invite sealed proposals for the Fircrest Stormwater Pretreatment Outfall Project as described and in accordance with the Bid Documents.

Bid Documents will be available beginning July 18, 2022. Free-of-charge access to project Bid Documents (plans, specifications, addenda, and Bidders List) is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors by going to and clicking on “Posted Projects”, “Public Works”, and “City of Fircrest”. This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable online documents with the ability to: download, view, print, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free online digitizer/take-off tool. It is recommended that Bidders “Register” in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the “Self-Registered Bidders List”. Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued on this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration.

The scope of work consists of completion of missing links of sidewalk on Emerson Street from South Orchard to Alameda Avenue, provide street trees and planter strips, upgrade the existing signal at Emerson and Alameda Avenue to provide ADA compliant pedestrian heads and push buttons, provide ADA compliant curb ramps at all intersections within the project limits, and all related work as shown on the Plans and as described in the Project Manual.

Estimated Bid Range:

Proposals for this work must be sealed, marked “CITY OF FIRCREST – FIRCREST STORMWATER PRETREATMENT OUTFALL PROJECT”, and returned to the City of Fircrest City Hall at 115 Ramsdell Street, Fircrest, WA 98466-6999 by 10:00 AM August 8, 2022, where and at which time the proposals will be opened and read aloud.

Direct questions regarding the project to Jeff Coop, P.E., Parametrix, Ph: (253) 604-6676. All work performed on this project will be subject to Washington State prevailing wage rates. The City of Fircrest is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid bond, in the amount not less than 5% of the bid amount, with a corporate surety licensed to do business in the State of Washington, and no bid will be considered unless accompanied by such a bond. At time and place named, such bids will be opened and read, and the City of Fircrest staff will proceed to canvas the bids and may award the project Contract to the lowest responsible bidder. The City of Fircrest reserves the unqualified right in their sole and absolute discretion to reject any and all bids, and to accept the bid which, in their sole and absolute judgment will, under all circumstances, best serve the interest of the

City of Fircrest.

It is anticipated that this project will be funded in part by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to any contract or any subcontract resulting from this solicitation for bids.


Scott Pingel, City Manager

DATE: July 18, 2022


The Tacoma Daily Index, July 18, July 25, and August 1, 2022

The Daily Journal of Commerce, July 18, July 25, and August 1, 2022

OPENING: 10:00 AM August 8, 2022


July 18, 25, August 1, 2022