Notice: The bid documents are provided for informational purposes only and not intended to replace the formal bidding process. If you download the bid package, it is your responsibility to ensure your company's name and address be added to the planholder's list. To be added to the planholder's list you must purchase the bid documents via mail as outlined below. Alternatively, documents may be obtained through Builders Exchange. No bid proposals will be accepted via email. Bidders must follow the instructions in the invitation to bid.
About the Project
Planned improvements to 8th Avenue East at its crossing of Muck Creek (CRP 5734) are intended to improve safety and replace the existing bridge. Improvements would include the following:
Remove the existing bridge
Reconstruct a new bridge and approach roadways
The new bridge will be constructed with pre-tensioned precast concrete girders
The new bridge will be two lanes with paved shoulders
8th Avenue East will be closed during construction
Bidder information via Builders Exchange of Washington, Inc.
Bidder information via Mail
Hard copy or CD of the plans and specifications may be purchased by mail by sending a check in the amount of $20.00 ($15.00 contract cost plus $5.00 mailing cost) for hard copy or $16.00 ($15.00 CD plus $1.00 mailing cost) for CD to:
Pierce County Planning and Public Works
4301 South Pine Street, Suite 628
Tacoma, WA 98409-7207
Phone: (253) 798-7250
All requests for plans and specifications shall require payment of the above costs prior to Pierce County furnishing the documents.
Bidders that obtain paper or CD copies are encouraged to "Register" online at http://bxwa.com in order to receive automatic addenda notification by email and to appear on the "Bidders' List" if they so desire. Bidders that obtain paper or CD copies by mail from Pierce County will be required to provide an email address to which Pierce County will send any addenda that may be issued for the project.
Notice to prospective bidders
In accordance with Section 1-02.4(1) of the Standard Specifications, it is Pierce County's policy that no contact with prospective bidders occur during the bidding process. Questions that are pertinent to bidding the contract and are not answered by information contained in the Standard Specifications, Contract Plans or Specifications, will be responded to by submitting them to:
Pierce County Planning and Public Works Attn: Kraig Shaner, P.E. - Bridge Supervisor Email:email@example.com Fax: (253) 798-4233
Emails and Faxes: Must be received at least 72 hours prior to the bid opening for a response. A notification confirming receipt of your question will be provided via email or fax. Please contact us via phone if you do not receive an immediate receipt notification.
County's Response: will be sent by email or fax approximately two days prior to bid opening, if possible, to everyone who has purchased plans.