City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PW13-0012F Public

City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PW13-0012F Public Works DepartmentEngineering Division South 25th Street Intersection Improvements The City of Tacoma is accepting SEALED BIDS for the above solicitation. Submittals will be received and time stamped only at the Purchasing Division, located in the Tacoma Public Utilities Administration Building North, Main Floor, 3628 South 35th Street, Tacoma, WA 98409. Bids will be received until 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at which time they 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. 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 http:// Prospective bidders will be required to pay reproduction costs. A list of vendors who registered for this solicitation is also available at their website. 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. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 27 at the Tacoma Municipal Building 747 Market Street, Room 537, Tacoma WA. The purpose of the pre-bid meeting is to answer questions about this solicitation and any special or technical requirements. Project Scope: This FHWA-funded project involves construction of one new traffic signal at S. 25th street and J street. The new signal will include vehicle and pedestrian signals, detection, and ADA sidewalk ramps. Upgrading the existing traffic signals on the S. 25th street at the intersections of Yakima Avenue and Tacoma Avenue. The upgrades will include vehicle detection and electronic signal controllers with conflict safety monitors. Installing Traffic signal interconnect on south 25th street and Yakima Avenue. 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 or national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Estimate: $695,000 Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Public Works Engineering Division, Project Manager Said Seddiki at 253-591-5204, or contact Chuck Blankenship, Senior Buyer, 253-5028163, for general purchasing information. CITY OF TACOMA /s/Kathy Katterhagen Procurement and Payables Manager /s/Chuck Blankenship Senior Buyer 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. March 19, 26