City of Tacoma REQUEST FOR BIDS Specification No. PW14-0453F Department of Public WorksEngineering South Tacoma Way Corridor 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, January 13, 2015, 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:// www.nwcontractorsnetwork.com. Prospective bidders will be required to pay reproduction costs. A list of vendors 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 www.TacomaPurchasing.org for public viewing. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 in the Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market Street, Room 708. The purpose of the pre-bid meeting is to answer questions about this solicitation and any special or technical requirements, as well as the City's HUB and LEAP goals. Project Scope: The project will provide an asphalt overlay from S. 66th St. to S. 56th St. and from S. 47th St to S. 43rd St. ADA ramps, sidewalk, curb and gutter and illumination will be provided where necessary. The project will also improve two sections of the Water Ditch Trail. It will improve the traffic signal at S. 58th St. by upgrading pedestrian access. The second section of the Water Ditch Trail will be improved by constructing the Trail from South Tacoma Way to the new Sounder Station. 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 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 in consideration for an award. Estimate: $2.7 Mil to 3.0 Mil Additional information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting, Chuck Blankenship, senior buyer, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. City of Tacoma protest policy, located at www.tacomapurchasing.org, 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. December 9, 16
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