NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS PIERCE COUNTY CALL FOR BIDS STEILACOOM FERRY LANDING PRESERVATION PROJECT NO. 6951 FEDERAL AID NO. FDB-2853(003) AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON OR AFTER MAY 15, 2013 Project Summary Cost Range: $400,000 to $700,000 DBE: 0% (zero percent) Working Days: 30 and Utility Relocation Window Days: N/A 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 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. 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 7, 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, Rainer 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 the improvement of the Steilacoom Ferry Landing by repairing one dolphin, replacing an emergency back-up power system, replacement of the transfer span main lift hydraulic cylinder and hydraulic power unit, 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: LUMP SUM LS Dolphin Repair LUMP SUM LS Cleaning and Painting LUMP SUM LS Hydraulic System LUMP SUM LS Ventilator Repair LUMP SUM LS Generator 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. Brian J. Ziegler, P.E., Director Pierce County Public Works and Utilities May 16