City of Tacoma Public Works/ Engineering REQUEST FOR BIDS PW15-0035F

City of Tacoma Public Works/ Engineering REQUEST FOR BIDS PW15-0035F Prairie Line Trail- Phase 1A Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received and time stamped at this location only: City of Tacoma Procurement and Payables Division, Tacoma Public Utilities- Administration 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. After 1:00 p.m. the day of bid opening, preliminary submittal results and names of vendors submitting bids are posted to for public viewing. Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained at the City's plan distribution service provider, ARC, 632 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402, or by going to Prospective bidders will be required to pay reproduction costs. A list of vendors registered for this solicitation is also available at their website. Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street, Room 148, Monday, February 22, 2016 at 1:30 pm. Project Scope: This Contract provides for improvement of the Prairie Line Trail and shall generally consist of creating a 1/3 of mile addition to the trail. The project will construct a 14 foot wide concrete shared used bike path for a ~1/6 of mile over former BNSF right of way from Pacific Avenue to 15th Street and then improve the sidewalk over the 15th Street Bridge down to Dock Street. In addition, the project will install lighting, benches, crosswalks, directional signage, plants, retaining walls and construct a storm water swale along Hood Street. Estimate: $2,300,000 The following is applicable to Federal Aid Projects: The City of Tacoma in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. 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. IDX-682285 February 9, 16