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Whatcom Co; Bid #23-42 Marine Drive Emergency Levee Repair

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by Whatcom County Administrative Services Finance/Purchasing at their office on the fifth floor of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue Suite 503, Bellingham WA 98225 for the following:

Marine Drive Emergency Levee Repair

UNTIL: 2:30 PM Tuesday, June 6, 2023

At which time and place the bids will be publicly opened (live via GoToMeeting) and read aloud. All bidders and any other interested people are invited to be present. Late submittals will not be considered.

Whatcom County Flood Control Zone District (WCFCZD) requests bids for the Marine Drive Emergency Levee Repair, Project No. 720004, FEMA No. 073-99073-00, 157462. This project includes the repair of approximately 1.8 miles of earthen levee along the eastern bank of the Nooksack River, between Slater Road and Marine Drive. Work to be performed under this contract shall include clearing and grubbing, installing levee fill material, general earthwork, seeding, and installing erosion control geotextile and other work, as further described in the bid documents.

Further information is contained in the bid forms and specifications, which may be downloaded at no charge from the Whatcom County Purchasing website at, see “Related Documents” at the bottom of the bid posting page. If you are unable to download the bid documents, contact Purchasing at (preferred), or phone (360) 778-5330.

Award will be made to the lowest qualified bidder. WCFCZD reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any irregularities. WCFCZD encourages disadvantaged, minority and women owned firms to respond.

WCFCZD, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

As required by law, the E-Verify System may be required.

Publication Dates: Wednesday(s) May 17 and 24, 2023.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Whatcom County
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