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Bid - Basin Street (SR 29( Water Main Replacement, Ephrata WA


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Sealed Proposals will be received by the undersigned at the City of Ephrata, 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata, Washington 98823, up to 11:00 AM; local time on March 22, 2018, for furnishing the necessary labor, materials, equipment, tools, and guarantees thereof to construct the Basin Street (SR 28) Water Main Replacement - Rebid.

this Contract provides for the construction of approximately 20,000 feet of 12-inch PVC C900 water main, approximately 700 feet of 8-inch PVC C900 water main, approximately 1,500 feet of 6-inch PVC C900 water main for fire hydrant, gate valves, fire hydrants, water services, appurtenances, traffic control, and surface restoration, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, Special Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

It is anticipated and required that the Contractor shall have two crews on site to complete the Work in the Contract time allowed.

The Contractor shall note that either (1) No more than 2,000 feet of water main trench shall be left unpaved at any given time or (2) All unpaved water main trenches shall be paved every 20 working days.  All costs associated with meeting this Contract requirement, to include, but not be limited to, any additional mobilization/demobilization costs, shall be merged in the various unit price and lump sum bid items as found in the Proposal.

The bidder shall submit a list of all subcontractors to be used together with the following:

  • Subcontractor’s name and point of contact;
  • Subcontractor’s mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • Subcontractor’s status as an MBE/WBE firm or non-MBE/WBE firm.

The list of subcontractors shall be submitted with the bid proposal.

The Work shall be substantially complete within 90 working days after the commencement date stated in the Notice to Proceed.  All bidding and construction is to be performed in compliance with the Contract Provisions and Contract Plans for this project and any addenda issued thereto that are on file at the City Hall of the City of Ephrata, Washington.

The Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud shortly after the time and date stated above.  Proposals are to be submitted only on the form provided with the Bid Documents.  All Proposals must be accompanied by a certified check, postal money order, cashiers check, or Proposal bond payable to the “City of Ephrata” and in an amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total Proposal amount.

Contract Provisions and Contract Plans may be examined at the City Hall of the City of Ephrata, or the office of the Project Engineer, Gray & Osborne, Inc.  Contract Provisions and Contract Plans for this project are available free-of-charge at the following website:  “”.  Bidders are encouraged to “Register” in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to be placed on the “Bidders List”.  For assistance, please call (509) 453‑4833.  Contract questions shall be directed only to the office of the Project Engineer.

Any questions regarding the Contract Documents can be directed to Larry Julius, P.E., Project Engineer at Gray & Osborne, Inc.’s Yakima office ((509)-453-4833).  If necessary, questions will be answered via addendum.

  1. A Prebid Conference is scheduled for March 15, 2018.  The conference will begin at the City of Ephrata City Hall, 121 Alder Street SW, Ephrata, Washington at 11:00 AM (local time).  Prospective bidders are encouraged to participate. 
  2. All work performed on this project will be subject to the higher of the prevailing state or federal Davis-Bacon wage rates.
  3. The City of Ephrata is an equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.
  4. Small, Minority, and Women-owned firms are encouraged to submit bids.
  5. Buy-American requirement of P.L. 113-76 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 for American Iron and Steel.
  6. All Contractors must be licensed in the State of Washington to conduct business.

Financing of the Project has been provided by City of Ephrata, Washington and the Washington State Drinking Water State Revolving Fund program with federal funds from the Environmental Protection Agency.  The City of Ephrata expressly reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals and to waive minor irregularities or informalities and to Award the Project to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder as it best serves the interests of the City of Ephrata.

(Signed)              Leslie Trachsler   



Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018