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 Posting Number: BID 15-09
 Project Name: Sub Basin 52 Drainage Improvements Project in Sandy Cove
 Opening Date: 7/21/2015
 Opening Time: 8:30:00 AM
 Due Date: 8/4/2015
 Due Time: 10 am
 Status: Open
 Description: Advertisement for Bids
Sub Basin 52 Drainage Improvements Project in Sandy Cove (WD106R)

DATE OF BID OPENING:  August 4, 2015
TIME: 10:00 AM
Sealed bids for the Sub Basin 52 Drainage Improvements in Sandy Cove Project will be received by the City of Mercer Island at the DSG Permit Counter, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington 98040 until 10:00 AM local time on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at which time bids will be opened and publicly read. 
Work to be performed under this contract includes furnishing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for the construction of the following improvements:
Work consists of tight-lining a day lighted seasonal channel reach which has been eroded due to high flow events. The new pipe will be a HDPE pipe, approximately 220 LF long. Work includes but is not limited to connecting the new pipe to both new and existing structures, dewatering, minor soil displacement, erosion control and site restoration.
A mandatory on-site pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 by the ROW area at 4300 block of East Mercer Way. Safety vest are required for the site visit. Attendees are also advised to wear gloves and hiking foot wear. The City reserves the right to cancel this meeting at any time. A single contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder submitting the lowest responsive bid for the schedule(s) selected by the City after bid opening and prior to award. Each bidder, by submission of the proposal, acknowledges and understands the rights reserved by the Owner in awarding the contract and the Owner’s right to modify the size of the project. 
Bids are to be submitted only on the forms provided in the Project Manual.  All bidding and all construction shall be carried out in compliance with the Plans and Specifications for this project.
Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier’s check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of such bid proposal.  Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the same time stated in the Specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to the City of Mercer Island.
The City expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive minor informalities and irregularities in the bidding process. Bids shall remain open for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of Bid opening and no bidder may withdraw their bid during this period.
Free-of-charge access to project bid documents (plans, specifications, addenda, and Bidders List) is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors by going to and clicking on "Posted Projects", "Public Works", and "City of Mercer Island".   This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable online documents with the ability to: download, view, print, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free online digitizer/take-off tool.  It is recommended that Bidders “Register” in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the “Self-Registered Bidders List".  Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued on this project.  Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration.
Bidder questions are to be directed to Fred Gu, Project Manager, by email at , by phone at 206-275-7803 or by fax at 206-275-7814.
As part of the City’s affirmative action effort, the City encourages the participation of certified disadvantaged businesses and women’s business enterprises to act as prime contractors as well as subcontractors on this project.
Ali Spietz
City Clerk
City of Mercer Island
Mercer Island Reporter- July 22nd, 2015
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce – July 21st and July 27th, 2015



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