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Stephens Whitney Interior Remodel, Ellensburg WA





Sealed bid proposals will be accepted for the following project:


PROJECT NO:                                 14455-01


AGENCY:                                         Central Washington University


PROJECT:                                        Stephens Whitney Interior Remodel


SCOPE:                                            The work consists of the interior remodel of fifty-seven (57) student units and two (2) apartments, to include new finishes, fixtures and casework, and replacement of plumbing piping in the utilidor (Tunnel) and vertical chases (including buried piping under the first floor slab), from the Mechanical Room (H1) to all student units and apartments. Radiators, exhaust vents, plumbing fixtures and light fixtures will be replaced in kind. The work will be completed in two (2) phases, as represented in the drawings.


ESTIMATED COST:                         $5,600,00 - 6,200,000


TIME/DATE/LOCATION:                 Sealed Bids will be received up to 2:00 PM Pacific Time, Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Central Washington University’s Jongeward Plant Services Building, located at 205 E. 11th Avenue, Ellensburg 98926, Bids received after the day and hour above stated will not receive consideration and will be time/date stamped and returned to bidder unopened. 


                                                          Shortly after 2:00 PM Pacific Time, bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud.


If hand-delivered, the physical location is:

Central Washington University, Jongeward Plant Services Building

205 E. 11th Avenue, Ellensburg, Washington 98926


If delivery is by United States Postal Service, FEDEX or UPS, the address is:

Central Washington University, Jongeward Plant Services Building

400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7523


PREBID CONFERENCE:                The Project site is available for inspection by prospective bidders at a pre-bid site meeting and walk-through on Thursday, November 7, 2019, convening at the Residence Life Office conference Room, Sparks Hall (behind Barto Residence Hall), 900 East 12th Avenue, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.  Attendance at this pre-bid meeting is recommended but not mandatory as there will be limited opportunity for bidders to visit the Project site and ask questions concerning the Project subsequent to the meeting. Participants should get a temporary parking pass from the Public Safety Office, 1211 Wildcat Way, and park in Lot I-15.


Contractors may order plans and specifications (for a refundable deposit) from ARC Pacific Northwest, 2730 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle, WA  98134, telephone (206) 622-6000, fax (206) 382-4397. Bidders are solely responsible for insuring the completeness of their bids should they not obtain and review the entire set of plans and specifications.


To view the Contract Documents on-line, go to ARC Seattle’s webpage at: Scroll down to find the link to “Enter Public Planroom” and click on the link. To view files for the project, or to order hard copies or digital files of the bid documents, click on the project number located to the left of the project name. The documents may also be viewed at the office of Capital Planning and Projects Jongeward Plant Services Building, Room 101, 205 E 11th Avenue, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington 98926.


Plans and specifications may be viewed at the following plan centers: Abadan Reprographics & Imaging, Spokane, WA; Associated Builders & Contractors, Spokane, WA; Associated General Contractors, Boise, ID; Builder’s Exchange of Washington, Everett, WA; Daily Journal of Commerce Plan Center, Portland, OR; Daily Journal of Commerce, Seattle, WA; Hermiston Plan Center, Hermiston, OR; Contractor Plan Center, Milwaukie, OR; Ridgeline Graphics (Wenatchee Plan Center), Wenatchee, WA; Spokane Regional Plan Center, Spokane, WA; Tri-City Construction Council, Kennewick, WA; Walla Walla Valley Plan Center, Walla Walla, WA; Weekly Construction Reporter, Bellingham, WA; Yakima Plan Center, Yakima, WA.


The State of Washington prevailing wage rates are applicable for this public works project located in Kittitas County.  Bidders are responsible to verify and use the most recent prevailing wage rates.  The “Effective Date” for this project is the Bid Proposal due date above.  The applicable prevailing wage rates may be found on the Department of Labor and Industries website located at


Voluntary numerical MWBE goals of 10% MBE and 6% WBE have been established for this project.  Achievement of the goals is encouraged.  Bidders may contact the Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprise to obtain information on certified firms. No preference will be included in the evaluation of bids/proposals, no minimum level of MWBE participation shall be required as a condition for receiving an award or completion of the contract works, and bids/proposals will not be rejected or considered non-responsive on that basis.  Bidders may contact the Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprise to obtain information on certified firms. For assistance verifying certification, contact:  Office of Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises, PO Box 41160, Olympia, WA 98504-1160, telephone (866) 208-1064.


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 60 days.

The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019