Downtown Corridor Improvements – Phase 3, City Of Longview

Closing Date:  March 21, 2017

Description:  

CITY OF LONGVIEW

CALL FOR BIDS

DOWNTOWN CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENTS – PHASE 3

Notice is hereby given that separate sealed bids will be received by the City Manager, City of Longview, City Manager’s Office, City Hall, until 10:30 AM on Tuesday March 21, 2017, and then publicly opened and tabulated for the Downtown Streetscape Phase 3 project. 

Project will construct streetscape improvements in the 1200 block of Commerce Avenue and the intersection of Hemlock Street including installation /replacement of pedestrian bulb-outs, ADA ramps, sidewalk, permeable pavers, pervious concrete crosswalks, defective pavement, street trees, biofiltration planters, irrigation, furnishings, lighting and stormdrain facilities.  Work also includes pedestrian and traffic control and any other incidentals necessary to complete the specified work in accordance with the contract, plans, special provisions and standard specifications.

The official clock will be the time/date stamp clock located in the executive office reception area.

Bid documents may be examined in Owner’s office, City of Longview Engineering Division, 1525 Broadway, Longview WA.  Bid documents may be obtained from Builder’s Exchange of Washington at http://bxwa.com.  Click on Posted Projects, Public Works, City of Longview and Project Bidding links.  These are available for viewing, downloading and printing on your own equipment free of charge.  You may also link to the Builder’s Exchange website through the City of Longview’s Projects Open for Bid page at http://www.mylongview.com/index.aspx?page=532.

It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to learn of Addendum, if any.  Such information may be obtained from the Builder’s Exchange of Washington web site, http://bxwa.com. The City of Longview accepts no responsibility or liability and will provide no accommodation to bidders who fail to check for addendums and submit inadequate or incorrect responses.

It is anticipated that this project will be funded in part by the Washington State Department of Ecology. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to any contract or any subcontract resulting from this solicitation for bids.

This project is partially funded by the City of Longview Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program under a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

All work performed on this project is subject to the higher of state or federal prevailing wage rates.

The Successful bidder will be required to conform to the wage requirements prescribed by the federal Davis-Bacon and Relate Acts which requires that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors and subcontractors performing on contracts funded in whole or in part by SRF appropriations in excess of $2000 pay their laborers and mechanics not less than the prevailing wage rates and fringe benefits, and determined by the Secretary of Labor, for corresponding classes of laborers and mechanics employed on similar projects in the area.

At bid opening, all bidders must be enrolled in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal E-Verify program.

The City of Longview requires that at the bid opening, each Bidder must be a registered training agent in good standing with an apprenticeship program approved or recognized by the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council. For each labor trade employed on the project, the Successful Bidder and all Subcontractors shall provide at least fifteen percent (15%) of the total labor hours for that labor trade, to apprentices enrolled in apprenticeship programs approved or recognized by the Washington State Apprenticeship and Training Council.

Cash, cashier’s check, certified check and/or bid bond in an amount equal to at least 5% of the total bid price shall accompany all bids.  Bids must be sealed with the outside of the envelope boldly marked to indicate it contains a sealed bid, the bid opening date, and the specific project involved.

The City of Longview 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 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 Longview is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Small, Minority and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.

The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable provisions of the 2016 WSDOT Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal Construction, 2012 Ecology Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington (as amended in 2014), Special Provisions, HUD/CDBG Specifications and City of Longview Standard Specifications.

The City Council reserves the right to:  reject any and/or all bids; accept the bid deemed in the best interest of the City; waive any informalities in the bidding; delay the award of the bid until a regular Council meeting.

Bids must be sealed with the outside of the envelope boldly marked to indicate that it contains a sealed bid, the bid opening date, and the specific project involved.

Technical questions regarding the Plans and Contract Documents should be directed to the City of Longview Project Engineer Amy Blain at amy.blain@ci.longview.wa.us.

For information regarding this bid call or the bid results, phone Public Works at 360.442.5200 or FAX to 360.442.5953.