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 Posting Number: BID 15-03
 Project Name: SE 40th Street Overlay Project
 Opening Date: 5/4/2015
 Opening Time: 8:30:00 AM
 Due Date: 5/18/2015
 Due Time: 2:00pm
 Status: Open
 Description: Advertisement for Bids
SE 40th Street Overlay Project
DATE OF BID OPENING:  May 18, 2015
TIME: 2:00 PM
Sealed bids for the 2015 SE 40th Street Overlay Project will be received by the City of Mercer Island at the DSG Permit Counter, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington 98040 up to 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on May 18, 2015 and will then and there be opened and publicly read.  Bids received later than 2:00 p.m., May 18, 2015 will not be considered.
The work includes furnishing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for the construction of roadway improvements on SE 40th Street, between 78th Avenue and Island Crest Way.  Work consists of temporary traffic control; pavement removals and pavement repairs; asphalt planing; new concrete curb and gutter, sidewalks, and ADA curb ramps; resurfacing of asphalt walkways; hot mix asphalt overlay; storm drainage repairs and extensions; shoulder and landscape restoration; utility adjustments; and pavement markings. 
A single contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder submitting the lowest bid, taking into account the Bidder’s Qualifications.  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.  The bidder agrees that, if awarded the contract, Final Completion of the entire project will be achieved by October 1, 2015.
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.
All bidding and all construction shall be carried out in compliance with the Plans and Specifications for this project.
Bids are to be submitted only on the forms provided in the Specifications, and all bids shall be accompanied by the required Bid Guaranty Bond.  Bids shall remain opened for a period of sixty (60) calendar days from the opening of the Bid.  The City reserves the right to postpone the date and time for opening of bids.
The City expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive minor informalities and to award the contract to the responsible bidder that submits the lowest responsive bid.
Plans, specifications, addenda, bidders list, and plan holders list for this project are available through the City of Mercer Island’s on-line plan room.  Free of charge access is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors by going to: and clicking on:  “Posted Projects”, “Public Works”, “City of Mercer Island”, and “Projects Bidding”.  Bidders are encouraged to “Register” in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to be placed on the “Bidders List.”  This on-line plan room provides Bidders with fully usable on-line documents, with the ability to:  download, print to your own printer, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free on-line digitizer/take-off tool.  Please contact Builders Exchange of Washington at 425-258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration.
Bidder questions are to be directed to Clint Morris, Street Engineer, by email at or via phone at 206-999-8041.
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
Published in:
Mercer Island Reporter – May 6, 2015 and May 13, 2015
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce – May 4, 2015 and May 6, 2015



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