2017 Watermain Improvements, EW-0231, Bid # 53b-2017 Project, Bellingham WA
CITY OF BELLINGHAM
Notice to Bidders
Sealed proposals for the construction of the 2017 WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENTS, EW-0231, BID # 53b-2017 project, will be received by the City of Bellingham, 2221 Pacific Street, Bellingham, Washington, 98229 at the Purchasing Office until January 10, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., and thereafter will be publicly opened and read.
The improvement consists of: Replacement of aging water main on Donovan Avenue between Old Fairhaven Parkway and Connelly Creek, east of 24th Street. Project includes installation of ductile iron water main, reconnecting water services, excavation, paving and restoration work.
Price Range: $2,200,000 to $2,600,000
Plans, specifications, special provisions, basis to be used in comparing bids, proposal and contract can be viewed at the City of Bellingham website (http://www.ebidexchange.com/bellingham) or seen at the Purchasing Office, 2221 Pacific Street, Bellingham, Washington, phone (360) 778-7750.
All proposals must be upon the Bid Proposal form provided by the City of Bellingham and must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, cash, money order or bid bond payable to the Finance Director in an amount equal to or exceeding five percent (5%) of the total bid. No other form of bid security is acceptable. A one hundred percent (100%) payment and performance contract bond will be required. A one hundred percent (100%) payment and performance contract bond will be required; provided that for projects of thirty-five thousand dollars ($35,000) or less, at the contractor's option, retainage of fifty percent (50%) will be held until releasable under RCW 39.08.010 in lieu of a payment and performance contract bond.
The right is reserved to postpone making the award for a reasonable length of time, to reject any and all bids, or to waive irregularities not affecting substantial rights.