NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS PIERCE COUNTY CALL FOR BIDS HRRRP COUNTYWIDE GUARDRAIL IMPROVEMENTS CRP 5781 Federal Aid No. HSIP000S(321) AVAILABLE FOR PUCHASE ON OR AFTER MAY 22, 2013 Project Summary Cost Range: $250,000 to $750,000 DBE: 0% (zero percent) Working Days: 25 and Utility Relocation Window Days:0 Hardcopy or CD of the plans and specifications may 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 22, 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, JUNE 14, 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: This contract provides for the improvement of five separate locations by the installation of beam guardrail, removal of existing guardrail, construction of a spiral nail wall and other work in accordance with and as described in the Plans and Specifications. The project includes, but is not limited to, the following items of work: 468 LF Removing Guardrail 220 Ton Crushed Surfacing Base Course 600 SF Spiral Nail Wall 175 LF Beam Guardrail Type 31 8 Ft. Long Post 369 LF Beam Guardrail Type 31 9 Ft. Long Post 25 LF Beam Guardrail Type 31 11 Ft. Long Post 1,919 LF Beam Guardrail Type 31 16 Each Beam Guardrail Type 31 NonFlared Terminal 232 Each Vactor Post Excavation 690 Hour Flaggers and Spotters ALL REQUESTS FOR PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS SHALL REQUIRE PAYMENT OF THE ABOVE COSTS PRIOR TO PIERCE COUNTY FURNISHING THE DOCUMENTS. Pierce County, 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. Pierce County Public Works and Utilities Brian D. Stacy, P.E., County Engineer May 23