City of Tacoma PUBLIC WORKS ENGINEERING REQUEST FOR BIDS PW16-0203F UWT Jefferson Avenue Street Improvement Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, May 24, 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-Bid Meeting: A pre-bid meeting will be held at 747 Market Street in the Tacoma Municipal Building in Room 148 at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2016, to answer questions regarding the Small Business Enterprise Program (SBE) and Local Employment and Apprenticeship Training Program (LEAP) requirements included in the contract. Prospective bidders are urged to attend. Project Scope: This project is located along Jefferson Avenue between South 17th Street and South 19th Street. The project shall generally consist of HMA pavement removal, grading, and full road section construction, including installation of street light and conduits; curbs, curb ramps, and channelization pavement markings. Also included in this project is the construction of a 60" diameter reinforced concrete storm water sewer and water supply line. Estimate: Between $250,000 and $300,000 Paid Leave and Minimum Wage: Effective February 1, 2016, the City of Tacoma requires all employers to provide paid leave and minimum wages, as set forth in Title 18 of the Tacoma Municipal Code. For more information visit Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contactingJoe Parris, 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-698680 May 10