NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - CALL FOR BIDS
Jefferson County Road Departure Reduction Project
County Project No. 18020980
Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Jefferson County, State of Washington, will receive sealed bids up until the hour of 2:00 p.m. on Thursday August 3, 2023 at the Office of the County Commissioners, basement level of the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, Washington, 98368, for construction of the Jefferson County Road Departure Reduction Project, County Project No. 18020980. Sealed bids will be opened and read publicly shortly after 2 p.m., in the Jefferson County Commissioners Chambers, basement level of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Interested persons can attend the bid opening.
This Contract provides for removing existing signs and posts, installation of new traffic regulatory and warning signs along county-wide roads in Jefferson County, Washington. Work includes installation of approximately 578 new signs and 344 new posts, 1865 guideposts, 242 guardrail reflectors, project temporary traffic control, temporary erosion control, and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications. The Engineer’s Estimate is $574,980.
Bid Documents: Bids must be submitted in accordance with the plans and specifications in the bid documents. All bid documents including bid forms, plans, specifications, addenda, and plan holders list, are available on the Builders Exchange of Washington website www.bxwa.com. Click “Posted Projects”, “Public Works,” “Jefferson County Public Works” “Projects Bidding,” and “Project Bid Date.” Bidders must “Register as a Bidder,” to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to be placed on the “Bidders List.” Call BXWA at (425) 258-1303 if you need assistance.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a surety bond, postal money order, cash, cashier’s check or certified check payable to the Treasurer of Jefferson County in the sum of five (5%) percent of the bid amount, to be forfeited to Jefferson County by the successful bidder if he/she fails to enter into a contract and file an acceptable surety bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price within ten (10) calendar days of the award. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to accept the bid deemed most advantageous to Jefferson County and to waive all informalities in the bidding.
The Jefferson County Public Works, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Dated this 26th day of June, 2023
BOARD OF JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS