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Bid No. B11721 Leschi and Lowell Elementary Schools Seismic Improvements and Exterior Door Replacement, Seattle WA

Seattle School District No. 1

Bid No. B11721

Project Title: Leschi and Lowell Elementary Schools Seismic Improvements and Exterior Door Replacement

Date of Bid Opening: March 8, 2018


Sealed Bids will be received by Seattle Public Schools (“SPS” or “Owner”) through and including 2:00 p.m. on March 8, 2018 at the Seattle Public Schools’ John Stanford Center, Contracting Services Section, 2445 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134 for Leschi and Lowell Elementary Schools Seismic Improvements and Exterior Door Replacement Project. The work will include, but not be limited to, asbestos abatement, selective demolition, various interior and exterior structural work for voluntary seismic improvements, framing, drywall, replacement of equipment and finishes disturbed or removed during seismic work, exterior door, frame and hardware replacement (Lowell only), miscellaneous mechanical and electrical work, and related work. The cost range is $500,000 to $750,000. Shortly after 2:00 p.m. bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the day and hour stated above will not receive consideration. Owner reserves the right to postpone the Bid opening.

The Project sites are available for inspection by prospective bidders at pre-bid site meetings and walk-throughs at both sites on February 20, 2018, first at Leschi and then at Lowell. Meet in the front parking lot at Leschi Elementary (off Yesler Way) at 9:00 am on February 20, 2018, located at 135 32nd Ave., Seattle WA 98122. This will be followed by a meeting at Lowell Elementary at 11:00 am on February 20, 2018 located at 1058 E. Mercer St., Seattle WA 98102. Meet at the southeast corner of Lowell near the intersection of Mercer St. and 11th Ave. E. Any questions relating to the project or this advertisement should be directed to Contracting Services, (206) 252-0571.

Seattle Public Schools requires that all contractors, vendors, suppliers or providers of services comply with all applicable laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in employment, public accommodation, and educational programs. Seattle Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages participation by minority and women owned businesses.

A surety company bid bond on a form acceptable to Owner, a cashier’s check or a certified check payable to the order of Seattle Public Schools shall accompany each bid in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the Base Bid. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bids received.

No bidder may withdraw its bid after the hour set for the opening thereof, unless the award of the contract is delayed for a period exceeding ninety (90) days.

Bid documents are available beginning February 7, 2018 in the following ways:

  1. On-Line Plan Center

Bid documents, associated addenda and Bidders List are available at no charge at Builders Exchange of Washington, Inc. On-line Plan Center ( To access documents on-line with Builders Exchange, go to “” and click on “Posted Projects,” “Public Works,” “Seattle Public Schools” and “Projects Bidding.” It is recommended that bidders “Register as a Bidder” in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda, to download addenda, and to be placed on the “Bidders List.” Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued for this project. Contact Builders Exchange at (425) 258-1303 if additional assistance is required.

  1. Reprographic Outlet

General contractors may pick up a maximum of two complete sets of Bidding Documents, and mechanical and electrical subcontractors may obtain one complete set of the Bidding Documents for a refundable deposit of $150.00 per set, by business or cashier’s check only, made payable to Seattle Public Schools at the office of:

Arc Reprographics
2730 Occidental Ave So.
Seattle, WA 98134

between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Said deposit will be fully refunded upon the return of complete, unmarked and non-mutilated Bidding Documents to Arc Reprographics within 30 days after the Bid Opening date.

The Bid Notification will also be available on the Seattle Schools website at:, click on “Additional Links” then “Current Solicitations.”

Closing Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018