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West Clarkston Heights FTTH (WCH-FTTH)

Project: West Clarkston Heights FTTH (WCH-FTTH)
Invitation to Bid Date: 04/27/2022
Bid Due Date: 05/23/2022 BY 12:00 P.M. PST

Bids for the West Clarkston Heights FTTH fiber optic cable project for the Port of Clarkston will
be received at 849 Port Way, Clarkston, WA 99403 (Port Administrative Building) until 12:00 p.m.
(PDT), May 23, 2022. Bids received after this time will not be accepted.

DESCRIPTION: The project is an aerial and underground build from existing fiber lines in
Asotin County near Clarkston, Washington through the northwest side of Clarkston
Heights as identified by the map in Attachment A. This bid addresses construction to the
FTTH site and making connections to individual homes/buildings at Clarkston Heights
west of Scenic Way and north of Ben Johnson Road. The aerial construction will be done
according to the Avista Utilities’ (pole owner) specifications in accordance with approved
pole attachment plans included within the aerial design component attached.

Underground construction will be buried at depths of 3-4 feet in the right-of-way. In these
instances, conduit placed will be 1 ¼” HDPE SDR 11. Handholes placed will be limited to
transitions and access points and will be placed in the right-of-way.

The work on this project includes, but is not limited to the following:
Furnishing all labor, equipment and some materials (see list of supplied materials in Attachment B)
necessary for the construction of a fiber optic connections within the specified area, including but
limited to completing all permitting as required. Contractor is responsible for all make ready work
except Avista Utilities’. Avista will do its own make ready work, on which completion is expected
early May 2022. Contractor will be responsible for coordination with Port of Clarkston’s hired
archeologist for monitoring ground disturbance and adherence to the Port’s inadvertent discovery

Please refer to the following attachments to this bid for further information:

  • Attachment A – Map of project area
  • Attachment B – List of supplied materials
  • Attachment C – Unit Pricing Sheet
  • Attachment D – Sample Certification Assuring Compliance with Wage Payments
  • Attachment E -- Copy of Route Application to Avista showing: 1) new pole contacts and 2)
  • overlashed contacts
  • Design Doc #1: Clarkston Heights FTTH Aerial Set approved by Avista Utilities
  • Design Doc #2: Clarkston Heights FTTH Strand Count and Buried Set
  • Attachment F -- Port of Clarkston Inadvertent Discovery of Cultural Resource Policy
  • Attachment G – Sample construction contract

Work must commence as soon as possible after June 12, 2022. All work must be completed
no later than April 30, 2023. No weather days are allowed, and there is no flexibility in the
project end date.

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Invitation to Bid West Clarkston Heights FTTH project for Port of Clarkston

A bid guaranty bond of 5%, and payment and performance bonds will be required for this project.
There will be an optional pre-bid meeting at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 9. Zoom meeting connection: Bidders
should inspect or investigate the site of Work prior to submitting a Bid.

Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud immediately following the specified closing time. All
interested parties are invited to attend. Bid documents may be examined at the Port of Clarkston,
849 Port Way, Clarkston, WA 99403.

The Port reserves the right to reject any or all offers if such action is in the best interest of the Port
and waives informalities and minor irregularities in offers received. Bids may be faxed, delivered by
mail, or delivered in person.

Closing Date: 
Monday, May 23, 2022
Port of Clarkston
Point of Contact: