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City of Olympia Griswold's Building Demolition Project No. 1875I


Griswold’s Building Demolition
Project No. 1875I

Sealed bids for the above project will only be accepted from Contractors when submitted to the City of Olympia using the online Project Bid Portal hosted by eBuilder. Bids will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., January 18, 2022, at which time the bids will be opened and read. 

Bids will be opened at Olympia City Hall located at 601 4th Avenue E Olympia, Washington 98501. The public may join a virtual meeting to observe the bid opening using the following link.

Meeting ID: 867 5070 0324

Passcode: 334855

Use the link below to access the Project Bid Portal.

• Bid Portal Link:

• Please Note: To bid on the project, you will need to create a new account, even if you already have an e-Builder login. The Project Bid Portal is a separate platform within e-Builder.

• Bid Portal Video Tutorial Link:

Bidders are encouraged to log into the bid portal and submit a draft proposal at least 24 hrs. prior to bid opening. Bids can be withdrawn and resubmitted until the bid opening time shown above

For informational purposes, project plans and specifications can be downloaded directly from the Project Bid Portal or they can be viewed, purchased, or downloaded on the Builders Exchange website at after January 3, 2022.

You may also obtain project plans and specifications for City of Olympia projects via public records request. Please visit our Public Records webpage ( Public records fees apply. Please note:  If you obtain project plans and specifications through any process other than through the Project Bid Portal and “Accept” the bid package or by registration on Builder’s Exchange, you will NOT be added to the list of bidders who receive bid packet addenda and other information sent to those who register as bidders. 

This project provides for the demolition and removal of the Griswold’s Building at 308 4th Avenue E, Olympia, WA 98501 down to concrete slab, cutting concrete party wall down and installing cap, and sealing party wall and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Documents. The Engineer’s Probable Opinion of Cost ranges from $100,000 to $150,000.

This project does not have Federal Aid funding.

Although not mandatory, all prospective bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid meeting at job site on January 11, 2022, at 9:30 A.M., located at 308 4th Avenue E, Olympia, WA 98501.

The City of Olympia does not discriminate against any entity based on any status protected by law in consideration for award of a City contract. 

The prime contractor on a City contract of $50,000 or more shall comply with Olympia’s Equal Benefits Ordinance, Olympia Municipal Code Chapter 3.18.

All bids must be submitted on the forms furnished for that purpose, and each proposal must be accompanied by bid bond, or certified check made payable to the City of Olympia, in an amount of not less than (5) percent of the total bid amount. A photocopy of the bid bond or certified check may be uploaded through the Project Bid Portal, however, the physical copy must be received by the City at Olympia City Hall located at 601 4th Avenue East, Olympia WA, 98501 by 12:00 pm (noon) of the second business day following the bid submittal deadline. 

Any questions regarding the project can be directed to Craig Andersen, P.E., Project Engineer at (360) 753-8709.  If necessary, questions will be answered via an addendum.

Any questions regarding the use of the Project Bid Portal for bidding can be directed to Jim Rioux, at (360) 753-8484.

The City of Olympia reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive minor irregularities in the bidding process.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 30th day of December, 2021.

City Engineer


The Olympian, January 2, 2022, January 9, 2022
The Daily Journal of Commerce, January 5, 2022 

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
City of Olympia
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