Invitation to Bid – Complete Streets Project

INVITATION TO BID

COMPLETE STREETS PROJECT

City of Ferndale Project No. ST2019-02

TIB Project No. C-W-985(001)-1

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by CITY OF FERNDALE that electronic .pdf copies of bid proposals will be received by the City of Ferndale via email to Public-Works@cityofferndale.org until October 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The opening and reading of the bids will then be live-streamed via Microsoft Teams for the Complete Streets Project. Live stream information can be found on the City of Ferndale’s project website at https://www.cityofferndale.org/completestreets.  Hard copies matching the electronically delivered bid proposals must be received at Ferndale City Hall by arranging to drop off via email at Public-Works@cityofferndale.org or via US mail attn: Ferndale Public Works Department, Complete Streets Project Bid, PO Box 936, Ferndale, Washington, 98248, (360) 384-4006, no later than October 14, 2020 at 5 pm.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This Contact provides for ADA improvements at the intersections of 1st Ave./Alder St.; 2nd Ave./Alder St.; 3rd Ave./Alder St.; ADA improvements and the installation of rectangular rapid flash beacons (RRFB) at the intersections of Thornton St./Maureen Dr.; and Vista Dr./Seamount Dr.  Work will include removal of existing ramps, storm drain modifications, installation of ADA ramps, installation of RRFB, and other work in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Bid Guaranty

All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier’s check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond and payment bond both in an amount of 100 percent (100%) of the contract price within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Ferndale.  All bidders and subcontractors shall have a contractor’s license to work in the State of Washington and a City of Ferndale Business License before starting work. All work performed on this project will be subject to prevailing state wage rates.

Project Documents 

Maps, plans, and specifications may be obtained electronically from the Ferndale Public Works Department, via download on the City of Ferndale website at https://www.cityofferndale.org/completestreets.  If you download the bid documents, you are required to contact the City via email at Public-Works@cityofferndale.org to be added to the plan holders’ list.

Pre-Bid Conference

Due to the nature of the project, the Contracting Agency will hold one pre-bid conference for all proposal holders for this project.  Subcontractors or other plan holders are encouraged to attend.

Those prospective bidders may attend a pre-bid conference with the Project Engineer.  The meeting will start on October 1, 2020, at 10:00 am.  The meeting will be held via Microsoft Teams.  Live stream information can be found on the City of Ferndale’s project website at https://www.cityofferndale.org/completestreets.  Bidders wishing to attend shall request a meeting invite.  See City webpage for additional information.  Attendance at this Pre-Bid Conference is not mandatory

The City of Ferndale in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 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 ensure 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.

The City of Ferndale is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Minority and Women-Owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.

Susan Duncan

City Clerk – City of Ferndale

Traffic Impacts on Hovander Road: Monday, September 21, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020

Traffic Impacts on Hovander Road: Monday, September 21, 2020 to Friday, September 25, 2020

Hovander Road, between Main Street and LaBounty Drive

Drivers should expect to utilize alternative routes as Hovander Road, between Main Street and LaBounty Drive, will be closed to thru traffic from Monday, September 21st to Friday, September 25th starting at 7:00 AM until end of day Friday. Homes and businesses located north of Scout Place will need to access from Main Street. For those with driveways south of Scout, residents will have access from Smith Road. Traffic will be detoured via LaBounty Drive in both directions as crews block all lanes of Hovander immediately south of Scout Place. This work is in association with the Nordic to Scout Water Main Extension Project, and the road will remain closed during nonworking hours for the duration of the week.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact Ferndale Public Works Department at (360) 384-4006.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, September 10, 2020 and Friday, September 11, 2020, 7am to 7pm

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, September 10, 2020 and Friday, September 11, 2020, 7am to 7pm

Heather Drive, between Sunshine Drive and Diamond Lane

Drivers should expect delays and consider alternative routes as Heather Drive, between Sunshine Drive and Diamond Lane will closed on Thursday, September 10, 2020 and Friday, September 11, 2020 between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM. Westbound traffic will be detoured via Shannon Avenue to Pine Drive to Sunshine Drive to Heather Drive. Eastbound traffic will be detoured Sunshine Drive to Pine Drive to Shannon Avenue to Heather Drive.

Flaggers will be on-site directing traffic. This work is to complete improvements associated with a private development project. Road will remain open during nonworking hours.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact Ferndale Public Works Department at (360) 384-4006.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 7am to Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7pm

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Thursday, August  27, 2020 at 7am to Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7pm

Fourth Avenue, between Vista Drive and Main Street

Drivers should expect delays and consider alternative routes as Fourth Avenue, between Vista Drive and Main Street will closed on Thursday, August  27, 2020 at 7 AM to Friday, August 28, 2020 at 7 PM. Westbound traffic will be detoured via Vista Drive to Washington Street to Sterling Avenue to Main Street to Fourth Avenue, or Main Street to Sterling Avenue to Washington Street to Vista Drive to Fourth Avenue. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Vista Drive to Third Avenue to Main Street to Fourth Avenue, or Main Street to Third Avenue to Vista Drive to Fourth Avenue.

This work is to complete improvements associated with a private development project. Road will remain closed during nonworking hours.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact Ferndale Public Works Department at (360) 384-4006.

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 and Thursday, August 13, 2020

Notice Traffic Revisions and Possible Delays: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 and Thursday, August 13, 2020

Intersection of Slater Road and Rural Avenue

Drivers should expect delays as traffic is reduced to single lane traffic on Slater Road at the intersection of Rural Avenue on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 and Thursday, August 13, 2020, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. Flaggers will be onsite to direct traffic. Road will remain open during nonworking hours. This work is to complete road improvements associated with a private development project.

If you have questions regarding this notice, please contact Ferndale Public Works Department at (360) 384-4006.

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