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Bid - T100 Tacoma Link Extension, Tacoma WA

Walsh Construction Company II, LLC, as a prime contractor, is requesting bids from subcontractors and suppliers, including certified DBE and SBE firms, for the following:

T100 Tacoma Link Extension

Sound Transit

Bid Date: 10 a.m. PDT, May 23, 2018

Subcontractor and supplier bids requested 24 hours prior to bid date

Project Introduction

This project includes constructing 2.4 miles of light rail transit (LRT) service, six new stations and one relocated station, and four traction power substation (TPSS) sites. It also includes expanding the existing Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) and demolishing an existing warehouse at the OMF site. Two-way train tracks will be in existing road lanes shared with cars and buses, and will be compatible with on-site parking and existing bicycle facilities.

Work Scopes

The work includes demolition, contaminated soils removal and disposal, minor asbestos abatement, piling, building civil, structural, mechanical and electrical work, new rail yard, modifications to existing maintenance facility, procurement of pre-fabricated paint booth and vehicle wash, at grade center platform stations, architectural finishes, mechanical, electrical and lighting systems, traffic signals, traction power, overhead catenary system, special track work, new water main, sanitary and storm sewer relocation, temporary utility outages, storm water management, street grading and paving, modifications to curb ramps, driveways and sidewalks, new retaining walls, traffic control, and systems installation and commissioning.

Major subcontracting opportunities include:

Sawcutting                                           Landscaping                            QA/QC Program

Sidewalk                                              Curb/Gutter/Ramps                Driveways

Yard SD and SS                                   Yard Waterline                         Yard Systems

Storm Drainage and Sewer                  Water Lines                              Jack and Bore Utilities 

System Ductbank Installation              Survey                                     Concrete Paving          

Colored/Stamped Concrete                 Asphalt Paving                         Maintenance of Traffic

Temporary Erosion Control                   OMF Demolition                       OMF Structural Steel

OMF Doors and Hardware                    OMF Drywall                             OMF Painting

OMF Ceiling                                          OMF Ceramic Tile                     OMF Relites

OMF Glass/Glazing                              OMF Skylights                          OMF Fire Suppression

OMF HVAC System                               OMF Plumbing System             OMF Electrical

OMF Pile Driving                                   OCS Pole Foundations             Traffic Signals

Station Concrete                                  Station Electrical                      Station Lighting


DBE/SBE Goals and Requirements

The project has an SBE goal of 8% and DBE goal of 4%.  Walsh intends to negotiate with all certified SBE and DBE firms to encourage project participation, including consideration of quotes for any item of work, portion of an item, or combination thereof.

Bonding and Insurance

Performance and payment bonds with a surety company, subject to the approval of Walsh, are required of subcontractors with subcontracts for $250,000 or more. We will reimburse bond premiums up to 2%. For questions/assistance regarding bonding, insurance, credit, equipment, supplies, materials or related services, please call our office at 206.392.7300. Your bonding rate must accompany your bid.

Plans and Specifications

Plans can be viewed on the Sound Transit website at:

or at our Seattle office located at: 16400 Southcenter Parkway, Suite 501, Seattle, WA  98188

To schedule an appointment to view plans, please call (206) 394-7300.

Submitting a Bid

Please fax your bid to (206) 394-7398 or email Mark Michalak /

Not Bidding?

If you are choosing not to submit a bid for work, we would greatly appreciate you letting us know by emailing us at  If we do not hear from you within 10 days, we will follow up by phone, mail or email to see if additional information or assistance is needed.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Walsh Construction Company II

WALSH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY II, LLC, Is An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018