NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS PIERCE COUNTY CALL FOR BIDS 122ND STREET EAST SEWER AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS FACILITY FRONTAGE / ACCESS ROAD CRP 5802 AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON OR AFTER MAY 15, 2013 Project Summary Cost Range: $750,000 to $1,500,000 Working Days: 60 Hardcopy or CD of the plans and specificationsmay be purchased by mail by sending a check in the amount of $20.00 ($15.00 contract cost plus $5.00 mailing cost) for hard copy or $16.00 ($15.00 CD plus $1.00 mailing cost) for CD to: Pierce County Public Works and Utilities 2702 South 42nd Street, Suite 201 Tacoma, WA 98409 Phone: (253) 798-7250 To view or purchase plans and specifications in person on or after May 15, 2013, go to: Pierce County Public Works and Utilities 2401 South 35th Street, Room 150 Tacoma, WA 98409-7485 Bidders that obtain paper copies are encouraged to "Register" on-line at, in order to receive automatic addenda notification by email and to appear on the "Bidders List" if they so desire. Informational copies of plans and specifications are available for viewing on-line at: crp . Plans, specifications, addenda, bidders list, and plan holders list for this project are also available through Builders Exchange of Washington. Free-of-charge access is provided by going to and clicking on: Posted Projects, Public Works, Pierce County, and Projects Bidding. Bidders are encouraged to "Register" in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the self registered "Bidders List". Bid Opening Time and Date: 1:00 P.M., FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013 Only original, paper bids will be accepted. Bids received after 1:00 p.m. on this date will not be considered. Deliver original paper Bids to: 930 Tacoma Avenue South County-City Building, Rainier Room, 7th Floor Tacoma, WA 98402-2176 State Sales Tax–Rule 171 The Contractor shall include Washington State Retail Sales Tax in the various unit bid item prices or other contract amounts, including those that the Contractor pays on the purchase of the materials, equipment, or supplies used or consumed in doing the work. Description of Work: Group 1–122nd Street East (Sewer and Traffic Operations Facility Frontage / Access Road) This work provides for the construction of approximately 800-feet of new roadway for 122nd Street East from 94th Avenue East to 800-feet west of 94th Avenue East. This work includes, but is not limited to, crushed surfacing base course, hot mix asphalt, porous HMA, storm drainage system, cement concrete traffic curb and gutter, cement concrete sidewalks, traffic signal system, Group 2–Pedestrian Trail (122nd Street East to 126th Street East) This work provides for the placement of storage aggregate and paving of approximately 1,534 feet of new porous asphalt trail from 122nd Street East to 126th Street East. This work includes, but is not limited to, porous HMA, coarse crushed rock, washed gravel shoulder rock, Group 3–Traffic Signal Interconnect (112th Street East to 122nd Street East) This work provides for the installation of aerial and underground fiber optic interconnect cable from the 112th Street East/86th Avenue East Intersection to the 122nd Street East/94th Avenue East Intersection. This work includes but is not limited to, 72-strand fiber optic cable, conduit, tree trimming, and other work in accordance with and as described in the Plans and Specifications. ALL REQUESTS FOR PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS SHALL REQUIRE PAYMENT OF THE ABOVE COSTS PRIOR TO PIERCE COUNTY FURNISHING THE DOCUMENTS. Pierce County hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Minority and Women's 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, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Brian D. Stacy, P.E., County Engineer May 16