INVITATION TO BID

FOR

THORNTON STREET OVERPASS PROJECT

City Project No. ST1998-03 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by CITY OF FERNDALE that sealed bid proposals will be received by the City of Ferndale at Ferndale City Hall, 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, Washington, 98248, (360) 384-4006, until November 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., and will then and there be opened and publicly read for the Thornton Street Overpass Project. 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This contract provides for the construction of a roadway and bridge over the BNSF Railroad Tracks.  Project limits are from the vicinity of the Thornton/Malloy intersection, then easterly and southerly to the north leg of the 2nd Avenue Roundabout.  Work will include a preload settlement period, trench excavation; utility work, construction of a bridge; and other work in accordance with the Contract Plans, Special Provisions, the Standard Specifications, including the amendments thereto, and Standard Plans.

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 from the Ferndale Public Works Department, located at Ferndale City Hall upon payment in the amount of $50 for specifications and plan sets.  Informational copies of maps, plans and specifications are on file for inspection at 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, Washington 98248.  An electronic version of the project plans and specifications are available for download on the City of Ferndale website at www.cityofferndale.org/thorntonoverpass. 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 planholders’ list.

Questions regarding the information contained within the Project Documents shall be directed to Reichhardt & Ebe Engineering, Inc. at (360) 354-3687, attention Luis Ponce, P.E. and/or Aric Smathers, P.E.

Pre-Bid Conference

Bidders, prior to submittal of a bid, may attend a pre-bid conference with the Project Engineer.  The meeting will start on November 7, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Ferndale City Hall, 2095 Main Street, Ferndale, Washington 98248.  A jobsite visit may follow upon request.

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

Published October 23rd and 30th, 2019

Ferndale Record Journal

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

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