Contract No. 1100, Project No. 345

PIERCE TRANSIT is a municipal corporation with administrative offices located at 3701 96th Street SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499-4431. Bid proposals are being solicited from bidders to furnish labor, equipment and materials to complete the Building 4 Interior/Exterior Improvements.

Scope of Work

Interior renovations and improvements at Pierce Transit’s main lobby, general ceiling tile, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) modifications and associated work. Exterior improvements for exterior coating at mechanical penthouse.

Alternative No. 1: Replacement of interior general lighting in-kind.

Alternative No. 2: Exterior flagpole replacement.

The Engineer’s Estimate is $875,000 to $1,100,000. COVID-19 Safety Precaution Requirements

Pierce Transit is committed to ensuring our staff and visitors comply with the Governor’s orders and follow social distancing and prevention measures established by the United States Department of Labor’s Guidance. To ensure a safe public Pre-Bid Conference and public Bid Opening, every attendee at either event must comply with the following safety protocols:

1. Temperature checking at the door

2. A mask must be worn while in the building

3. Maintain 6 feet distance between others

4. One representative from each company preferred

The above protocols are subject to change as conditions and requirement dictate.

PRE-Bid Conference and Walk Through

A Pre-Bid Conference and walk-through will be held November 2, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. commencing in the Training Center Building, Rainer Conference Room, located at 3720 96th St. SW across from the Bus Lot. Parking is available in the Visitors Lot on the east end of the Building.

Following the meeting, attendees will be invited to a walk-through. Tour of the facility will not be provided before or after the Pre-Bid Conference. See attached Visitor Parking Map.

Bid Submittal

Sealed bids will be received at Pierce Transit’s Headquarters until 10:00 a.m. on November 12, 2020 at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Hand-delivered sealed Bids shall be delivered to Pierce Transit’s Training Center Building, located at 3720 96th St. SW, on the south side of 96th St. SW across from the Bus Lot in Lakewood, WA 98499. Parking is available in the Visitors Lot, on the East side of the building.

Mailed Bids shall be addressed to Pierce Transit, 3701 96th St. SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 attention Naomi Graham, Contract Coordinator.

All inquiries regarding the contents and requirements of this Bid must be in writing and directed to Naomi Graham, Contract Coordinator via-email ngraham@piercetransit.org. Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bid Bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Bid. This Project will be funded in part by a grant from the Federal Transit Administration, all applicable federal rules and regulations apply. In accordance with Federal requirements, Pierce Transit has determined that this Contract has subcontracting possibilities and encourages the use of firms owned and controlled by Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). Pierce Transit does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or handicap in consideration for a project award.

Pierce Transit reserves the right to reject any and all bids, waive technicalities or irregularities and to accept any bid if such action is believed to be for the best interest of Pierce Transit.

Plans, specifications, addenda, reference documents, and plan holders list for this project are available on-line through Builders Exchange of Washington, Inc. at http://www.bxwa.com. Click on: “Posted Projects”; “Public Works”, “Pierce Transit”, and “Projects Bidding”. Bidders are encouraged to “Register as a Bidder”, in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to be placed on the “Bidders List”. This service is provided free of charge to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, & Vendors bidding this project. This online plan center provides bidders with fully usable online documents, including time saving on-line digitizer/take-off tools; automatic addenda notification; viewing and or printing plans, details, & specifications at your own desk top printer, plotter, or from multiple reprographic houses utilizing on-line print order form. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at 425-258-1303 should you require further assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Contractor will be required to comply with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity laws and regulations.


Naomi Graham

Contract Coordinator


October 22, 2020