CALL FOR BIDS – PUBLIC WORKS IMPROVEMENT
Sealed bids will be received up to the hour of 2:00 PM, local time, on August 23, 2018 by Jeff Harrington, Public Works Director, at his office, third floor, City Hall, 1095 Duane, Astoria, Oregon 97103, for the following work:
Bond Street Retaining Wall Project
The intent of this contract is to construct a mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall within the Bond Street right-of-way that would allow the roadway to be re-opened to two-way traffic. The following is a summary of the major elements of Work that are to be provided by the Contractor.
1. Removal of existing concrete blocks
2. MSE retaining wall construction
3. Curb, sidewalk and roadway demolition
4. Construction of new curbs, sidewalks, and ADA ramps
5. Street reconstruction (excavation, base and asphaltic concrete paving)
6. Street striping, markings and legends
7. Temporary traffic control
8. Erosion control
Project Substantial Completion shall be 75 days from Notice to Proceed and Project Final Completion shall be 90 days from Notice to Proceed.
A MANDATORY pre-bid meeting will be held on August 16, 2018, at 10:00 AM, local time, in the Astoria Walldorf Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1095 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon, 97103. Bids will be accepted only from bidders attending the pre-bid meeting. If a bid is submitted by a contractor having not attended the pre-bid meeting, it will not be accepted and will be returned unopened. A project site tour will follow the pre-bid meeting.
Any bids received after the above specified time will not be considered. The carrier, including the United States Postal Service, is considered an agent of the bidder.
Solicitation Documents may be reviewed and/or obtained from the City Engineer’s Office, Astoria City Hall, 1095 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon, 503-338-5173. A non-refundable fee of $50.00 will be charged for a paper copy of these documents.
Questions regarding the project during the bid period shall be submitted to Nathan Crater, P.E., City of Astoria via phone at 503-338-5173 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bids will be publicly opened and read by the Public Works Director at 2:00 PM, local time on August 23, 2018 in the Astoria Walldorf Conference Room. All bids must be accompanied by a certified check, a cashier’s check or bid bond in an amount equal to at least 5% of the total bid.
If the total bid exceeds $50,000.00 the contract will be subject to Prevailing Wage Statute ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870. The contract is NOT subject to federal prevailing wage rates under the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq).
Prequalification of bidders is required. Forms may be obtained from the Engineering Division Office, 1095 Duane Street, Astoria, OR 97103, (503) 338-5173. Prequalification applications must be received at the above location no less than seven (7) calendar days prior to bid opening. Required minimum prequalification class(es) of work for the Contractor (or Contractor in combination with proposed subcontractor(s)) for this contract are:
— Aggregate Base
— Asphaltic Concrete Paving
— Curbs and Sidewalks
Prior to submission of its bid, bidder shall be registered with the Oregon Construction Contractor’s Board as required by ORS 701.055, and thereafter comply with the requirements of ORS 701.035 to 701.055.
Bidders shall be qualified in accordance with the applicable parts of ORS 279C in order to submit a bid for public works in Oregon.
By: Jeff Harrington, Public Works Director
City of Astoria, Oregon
Published: August 9th & 14th, 2018