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Melanie Dressel Park Improvements Project

Melanie Dressel Park Improvements Project

Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma #J2022-26

Project Description:

This project includes, but is not limited to, clearing and grading of existing surface materials; new playground with tower, bridge, slides, and log climbers; new comfort station building with community room; concrete paving, curbs, and walls; concrete and asphalt paving, ADA ramp in the right of way; Landscaping including but not limited to boulders, soil, irrigation and plants, etc; site furnishings of benches, tables, bicycle ramps, interpretive signage; site lighting and electrical; site utilities including stormwater management, new sewer and water connections

Location: Melanie Dressel Park, 1147 Dock Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

RFI: Please send all questions by Friday, September 23rd @ 2:00pm to

Engineers Estimate (with Additive Alternate): $1,800,000 – 2,500,000

Additive Alternate #1: Comfort Station

Additive Alternate #2: Tower Turf Surfacing

Additive Alternate #3: Log Jam

Schedule of Work:  Project to be completed 365 days from the written notice to proceed.  The intent to award a contract will be within 10 days after bid opening with the notice to proceed in November 2022.

Liquidated Damages: $500.00 for each consecutive calendar day

The project is submitted to Prevailing Wages on Public Works Project

Subcontractors/suppliers who are MWBE Certified (8% Goal) are encouraged to submit a bid.

BID DUE DATE & TIME:  Monday October 3rd, 2022 @ 1:00 PM

Proposals may be emailed to or faxed to 206-324-8063. Quotes are required at least 2 hours prior to bid time. Proposals received after the Bid Due Date and Time will NOT be considered.


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*Any subcontractors who are interested in submitting a quote for this project please be advised to review any proof of Covid Vaccination requirements for on-site workers before turning in a bid. All specifications (including those relating to Covid) apply to all subcontractors and suppliers.

Bid documents are provided for your reference only. Ohno makes its best attempt to provide subcontractors with the most complete and current project information for bidding purposes. However, Ohno is not responsible for the accuracy of the supplied bid documents. All takeoff quantities provided by Ohno are for your convenience only. Subcontractors and suppliers are responsible for obtaining all of the information necessary to provide a responsible and accurate quote. Please contact the Estimating Department for any questions.


By submitting a proposal, the bidder acknowledges and agrees to all of the following terms: Proposer has carefully examined ALL the bidding documents/addenda and that, from his/her own investigation, they have satisfied themselves as to the nature and location of the work. Ohno’s listing of a subcontractor is not an acceptance of any or all of that subcontractor’s conditions, qualifications, exclusions, or exceptions included in the subcontractor’s bid proposal. Ohno is relying on the price submitted in the subcontractor’s proposal as an all-inclusive price for its trade scope found in the plans and specifications regardless of qualifying language in the proposal. Inconsistent bid terms and conditions shall be void. Break outs of any portion of work is permitted as long as specifically and conspicuously called out on proposal. Any and all bids may be rejected at the sole discretion of Ohno Construction. If selected, proposer is prepared to sign a subcontract with Ohno per Ohno’s standard subcontract agreement. A copy of Ohno’s standard subcontract agreement is available at its office locations or upon written request. Ohno Construction reserves the right to request that performance and payment bonds assuring subcontractor’s obligations to Ohno in the amount of 100 percent of the bid to Ohno. Ohno will reimburse the bond premium at actual cost not to exceed 2 percent. The surety must be a Washington admitted surety. Insurance must name Ohno, the project Owner and any other parties so designated as additionally insured and be in the types and amounts required by the specifications. Please contact our office if you need assistance.

*An Addendume has been added to the project documents

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Ohno Construction
Point of Contact: 
Devon Sease