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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Picnic Shelter BID# J2017-28, Metropolitan Park Dist of Tacoma, WA



Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Picnic Shelter

BID# J2017-28


The Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma will receive sealed bids for Bid# 2017-28, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Picnic Shelter, at the office of Planning, Design & Development, Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma, 4702 S 19th Street, Tacoma WA 98405 until 1 p.m., January 03, 2018. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud at 1:15 p.m. Bids received after the appointed time set for receipt will be returned unopened.

The project includes, but is not limited to: Construction of a new picnic shelter to serve the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, including concrete pad, foundation and asphalt paving, pre-fabricated metal building, plumbing and utility connections as shown in the Contract Drawings, and any other miscellaneous elements required to complete the Work as shown on the Drawings.

Prevailing Wage Rates and the Metro Parks Tacoma Apprenticeship Training Program requirements will apply. 183 apprentice hours are estimated for this project.

Minority & Women Owned Enterprises (MWBE) participation will apply.

Metro Parks Tacoma encourages an MWBE goal of eight percent (8%) on a Public Works PROJECT ESTIMATED AT $20,000.00 OR MORE including Subcontractors: The Washington State Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises (OMWBE) certifies firms that are owned and controlled by minorities or women, and can provide information regarding the certification process. Information about the certification status of a particular firm is available at the following OMWBE website address, or by contacting OMWBE at (360) 664-9750, 1110 Capitol Way S., Suite #150, PO Box 41160, Olympia, Washington 98501.

The base bid estimate range is $280,000 - $310,000. Time of completion is 90 calendar days.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium , 5400 N. Pearl Street, Tacoma WA 98407 on December 27, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. Bidders are encouraged to visit the site prior to the pre-bid conference.

Bid documents may be viewed at the following plan centers:

1. Builders Exchange of Washington, Everett WA, 425-258-1303 (electronic only)

2. Contractor Plan Center, Milwaukie OR, 503-650-0148

3. DJC Plan Center, Seattle WA, 206-622-8272 (electronic only)

4. DJC Plan Center, Portland OR, 503-274-0624 (electronic only)

5. McGraw-Hill Construction/Dodge, Seattle WA, 206-223-0320 (electronic only)

6. Southwest WA Contractors Association, Vancouver, WA, 360-694-7922 (electronic only)

7. Small Business Incubator, Tacoma WA, 253-722-5800

8. Valley Plan Center, Seattle WA, 206-420-3871

9. Construct Connect, Cincinnati, OH 800-364-2059

Bid documents will be available December 20, 2017 at ARC Tacoma., 632 Broadway, Tacoma WA 98402. Please order bid documents online at or call (253) 383-6363 or (800) 337-8103 for availability prior to picking up documents. Project information and plan holders list is also available online. A non-refundable check for $25.00 (per set) payable to Metro Parks Tacoma for purchase of bid documents is required (accounts with ARC may not be used to purchase the bid documents). If you would like them mailed, please contact ARC for additional shipping costs, payable to ARC (accounts with ARC may be used for shipping costs). Questions may be directed to Fred Ramey, Operations Manager, at or (253) 305-1031.


Closing Date: 
Wednesday, January 3, 2018