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Projects in Washington and Oregon States

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Construction Projects Bidding (Last updated: December 10, 2019)

Architecture & Engineering Projects (Last updated: December 10, 2019)

King County Upcoming Capital Projects

King County Upcoming Capital Projects
Projects include: Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Professional, Design-Build, Consultant, Small Works, and Goods & Services

Sound Transit – SOQ – Bus Base North DBPM Services – AE 0204-19

Due Date: December 11, 2019 5:00 PM

Estimate: $25,000,000.01

Scope: The Bus Base North project will construct a bus base to accommodate up to 120 buses for operation of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service on I-405 and SR 522/NE 145th and ST Express bus service operating in Snohomish County/East King. A mix of 80 BRT buses and 40 ST Express buses is under consideration for the fleet size. The BRT Bus Base North project will include development of approximately 12.5 Acres, and ROW improvements. Project completion is planned for 4th Qtr. 2023. The facility will be used for acceptance of the BRT bus fleet and preparation for BRT service initiation in mid-2024.

Key elements of the Bus Base North project include:
– Approximately 66,000 sqft. Bus Maintenance facility
– Hardstand parking for up to 120 buses
– Fuel and wash facilities for the buses
– Parking for non-revenue vehicles and staff
– Related Right of Way improvements (sidewalk and street improvement)

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Taylor Way Rehabilitation – PW19-0262F

Due Date: December 17, 2019 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Tacoma Municipal Building,747 Market Street, Room 243, November 12, 2019, at 1:30 PM.

Project Scope: The project will improve the Taylor Way corridor from the Fife/Tacoma border (approximately 300 feet east of SR 509), to the intersection at E. 11th St. and Alexander Ave. Improvements include reconstructing the roadway surface to heavy haul standards (from/including the Taylor Way/SR 509 intersection to E. 11th St.), asphalt overlay from SR 509 to Fife/Tacoma border, widening the SR 509/Taylor Way intersection to include dedicated thru and turn lanes, removing or upgrading existing railroad crossings, upgrading traffic and pedestrian signals, installation of communication fiber, new street lighting, sidewalks, upgrading non-compliant curb ramps, upgrading utilities (storm, wastewater, water, etc.), rechannelization of E. 11th St./Alexander Ave., and other intelligent transportation system (ITS) improvements, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Estimate: $20,940,000, not including sales tax.

City of Seattle – RFP – Department of Transportation Technology Plan – 19-071

Due Date: December 17, 2019 4:00 PM

Estimate: $375K

The scope of this initiative consists of three primary phases, as outlined in this section, with additional details of the scope/objectives included in Section 3 (Solicitation Objectives). The three phases, and their relationship to the overall project schedule are as follows:

  • Phase 1: Inventory of current technology systems, services and capabilities used by SDOT
    • Visioning Work Session (Outlined in Section 2) within 1 week from NTP.
    • Draft deliverable provided within 3 weeks from NTP.
    • Final/approved deliverable within 6 weeks from NTP.
  • Phase 2: Recommended future state of technology systems, services and capabilities required by SDOT
    • First draft deliverable provided within 8 weeks from NTP.
    • Second draft deliverable provided within 12 weeks from NTP.
    • Final/approved deliverable within 15 weeks from NTP.
  • Phase 3: Roadmap to achieve desired future state via a comprehensive Transportation Technology Plan
    • First draft of TTP delivered within 18 weeks from NTP.
    • Second draft of TTP delivered within 22 weeks from NTP.
    • Final/approved deliverable (TTP) within 26 weeks (6 months) from NTP.

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Temporary Staffing Master Services – IT19-0441F

Due Date: December 17, 2019 11 AM

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Information Technology Department is soliciting proposals to establish one or more contracts with qualified firms to provide  supplemental support and professional services on an as-needed basis for up to five years at predetermined rates.

Estimate: $7,000,000


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City of Seattle – RFB – East Montlake PS and FM Upgrade – 2019-051

Due Date: December 18, 2019 2:00 PM

Estimate: Sch 1+2:$2,855,000 Sch 1+3: $2,650,000

1. Improvements to the Pump Station, including:
a. Replace two existing pumps,
b. Replace existing mechanical piping and fittings,
c. Replace existing valves inside the pump station,
d. Replace existing inflow maintenance hole,
e. Upgrade existing electrical and SCADA systems,
f. Upgrade ventilation system,
g. Abate lead-containing paint from the dry well,
h. Install new painting and coating in the dry well,
i. Complete minor structural modifications,
j. Install new bypass vault, and
k. Other improvements as indicated

2. Abandon-in-place the existing 8-inch diameter force main and replace it with a new 12-
inch diameter force main, either by open cut installation or horizontal directional drilling
installation methods, and connect to the existing gravity sewer pipe.

3. Right-of-way pavement restoration and improvements as necessary.

4. Installation of cured in place pipe liner in the existing 12-inch diameter gravity sewer
main, which terminates in the 114-inch diameter King County tunnel.

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Port of Tacoma – RFB – Building Demolition Project – 071166

Due Date: December 19, 2019 2:00 PM

Pre-Bid Due: December 6, 2019 9:00 AM

Description: The Work required for this Project includes: Demolition of four buildings including surrounding landscaping, proper disposal of demolition debris, and regulated building material abatement.

Estimate: $1,220,000 – $4,412,000 plus Washington State Sales Tax (WSST)

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Cowlitz Trout Hatchery Ozone Treatment Plant Process Piping (Re-Bid) – PG19-0468N

Bid Due: December 19, 2019 11 AM

Project Scope: This project includes the construction of piping systems for the Ozone Treatment Plant at the Cowlitz Trout Hatchery in Toledo, Washington

Estimate: $80,000 – $150,000

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Wastewater Storm Water 2020 On-Call Sewer Repairs – ES19-0452F

Due Date: December 24, 2019 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at Center for Urban Waters at 326 East D Street, Tacoma, Washington, 98421-1801 at 9:00am on December 16, 2019.

Project Scope: This project consists of wastewater and storm water repairs on an as-needed basis over a three year contract with optional one year extentsion. See Description of Work in the specification for more details.

Estimate: $800,000.00

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Safe Routes to School Pedestrian Safety Videos – PW19-0420F

Due Date: December 31, 2019 11 AM

Project Scope: The goal of the project is to produce three, 3-5 minute videos that demonstrate to youth safe walking skills. While the primary message is showing how to walk safely to school, the secondary message is encouraging more youth to walk to school or local destinations. This means the tone and message of the video needs to be positive towards walking and should not illicit fear of walking.

Estimate: $35,000.00


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Port of Seattle – Airport Dining and Retail Marketing Program Services – Solicitation 00320099

Proposals Due: January 3, 2020 12 PM

Pre-Proposal Conference: December 18, 2019, 9 AM, Sea-Tac Office Center (STOC)

Overview of Project: The Port of Seattle (Port) invites written proposals from qualified firms, or teams of firms, interested in providing services related to Airport Dining and Retail (“ADR”) Marketing Program Services. Consultant shall manage Marketing Program Services for ADR, including graphic and web designer and maintenance, advertising, overall ADR brand re-design and special campaigns, photography, media buys, videography, kiosk branding, and music program branding.

Estimated Project Fee: Not to Exceed: The fee for this contract is not to exceed (NTE) $4,000,000.

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City of Seattle – RFQ – On-Call Disaster Debris Monitoring Services – 19-112-S

Due Date: January 7, 2020 3:00PM

Estimate: $2,000,000

Description: Seattle Public Utilities is seeking to award one on-call contract to a Consultant Team with expertise in disaster debris monitoring and waste processing to supplement and coordinate closely with the City of Seattle Debris Recovery Operation Management Team in the event of an emergency. When a disaster event occurs that produces large amounts of debris the Consultant Team will monitor debris sites and provide effective coordination with the State and FEMA to ensure that debris removal operations are efficient, effective and eligible for FEMA Public Assistance grant funding.

The on-call contract will be for a not to exceed amount of 2 mil for a five-year term limit. There is no guarantee of work. The performance schedules for individual projects and delivery dates for deliverables will be detailed in Work Assignments authorized under the on-call contract.

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City of Seattle – RFQ – On-Call Construction Management Support Services – 19-139-S

Due Date: January 15, 2020 2:00PM

Estimate: $5,000,000

Description: The City of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is requesting qualifications from qualified consultants who can provide construction management support services on an on-call, as needed basis during peak workload for various programs and projects. Services expected to be performed may include construction management services, quality assurance construction inspection, and constructability reviews.

Consultant teams on this contract will act as Resident Engineers and assist SPU Resident Engineers while out in the field during Construction for SPU’s Construction Management Division (CMD). Support will be expected on both Capital Improvement Projects and Non-Capital Improvement Projects. The majority of this work will address the unpredictable and sporadic nature of construction work and will also serve as a gap measure when staff are out of the office for long durations.

SPU will select up to five (5) Consultant teams and issue contract(s) based upon qualifications received for the services requested. Work Assignments that define the work being requested will be issued to a selected Consultant who will be expected to meet with SPU’s Contract Manager to negotiate the level of effort, schedule and not-to-exceed fee based on pre-approved Consultant billing rates. The estimated combined total value for all Work Assignments under the executed contracts is $5,000,000 for a period of five (5) years.

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Tacoma Public Utilities – Application – Tacoma Power Trade Ally (conservation installer) Program: Insulation, window replacement, lighting, ductless heat pump, duct leakage testing and sealing

Due Date: Continuous

Tacoma Power trade allies are valuable in helping us promote power conservation and energy savings within our communities. Our programs help customers save money and energy while helping you grow your business.

As a Tacoma Power trade ally, you will benefit from:

  • The ability to offer valuable incentives to your customers to motivate their purchase.
  • The consumer confidence in the Tacoma Power brand.
  • Tacoma Power’s program marketing.
  • An opportunity to be part of our published contractor list.
  • Ongoing training opportunities.
  • A dedicated Tacoma Power contact to help you navigate the process.

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Past Bid Opportunities

City of Seattle – RFQ – Greenlake (URM) – 2019-1113

Due Date: December 6, 2019 4:00 PM

Description: Green Lake Library Historical Carnegie Building Renovation & Structural Upgrade of Unreinforced Masonry Building (URM)

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Sound Transit – RFP – Procurement Services Temporary Staffing and Consulting – RP 0213-19

Due Date: December 5, 2019 2:00 PM

Scope: The Sound Transit Procurement and Contracts Department (PCD) is requesting proposals to provide temporary staffing. PCD is also requesting proposals to provide consulting services. The services are for various architectural & engineering or public works procurement projects. Sound Transit has a large portfolio of projects over the next decade and beyond where timely procurement of those projects are of the utmost importance. The consultant shall provide services that encompass the variety of procurement and project delivery methods utilized at Sound Transit, including Small and Limited Public Works, Job Order Contracting, Design-Bid-Build, Design Build, General Contractor/Construction Manager, and Qualifications Based Selections. Additionally, the consultant shall provide services to support contract administration and other functions performed by PCD.

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City of Seattle – RFP – Enterprise Document Management System – SCL-24364

Due Date: December 5, 2019 3:00 PM

Estimate: $700,000

Description: Seattle City Light (SCL) seeks to create an On-Call pool of expert, experienced, and professional Consultant firms with expertise in Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and automation of workflows. SCL’s ECM program is implementing multiple solutions throughout the utility in support of business area needs listed in Section 5 with content repositories, automated workflows, and in some cases, development of employee portals that integrate their needs for their work in one user interface.

The term of these contracts shall extend from the date of execution by the General Manager and CEO of Seattle City Light, or designee(s) through December 31, 2021. Budget for these On-Call Expert Information Technology Consultant Services will be identified per a work authorization issued with individual scopes of work and a Fixed All-Inclusive hourly rate. The total of the work done under these contract(s) is not to exceed Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($700,000) for the entire project and may be split between multiple Consultants. Seattle City Light may, at its option, amend the original contract for scope, time, and funding, subject to the continuing appropriation authority by the Seattle City Council.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – South Tacoma Way Corridor Safety Improvements – PW19-0371

Due Date: December 3, 2019 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at 747 Market Street in the Tacoma Municipal Building in Room 148 at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, to answer questions regarding the Underutilized Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (UDBE) requirements
included in the contract. Prospective bidders are urged to attend.

Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of installing new signal heads; installing accessible countdown pedestrian signals and push buttons; demolition of curbs, pavement, and sidewalk; construction of concrete curbs and gutters, curb ramps and sidewalk panels; upgrading of signs; adjustment and relocation of existing utilities; roadside restoration and incidental work as necessary, all in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Estimate: $551,704

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Eastside and Hilltop Feasibility Study – LB19-0357

Due Date: December 3, 2019 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City) and Tacoma Public Library (TPL) seeks proposals for a feasibility study that will help to determine the scope of need for current and future library services in the Hilltop and Eastside neighborhoods.

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Addendum No. 1 – 10/30/2019

City of Tacoma – RFP – Crisis Community Response Team (Rebid) – NC19-0434F

Due Date: November 26, 2019 11:00 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.

Project Scope: The City is seeking proposals for a crisis intervention provider to oversee the process of providing trauma-informed post-crisis services in the community after a traumatic incident.

Estimate: $117,000

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Sound Transit – RFP – Relocation Consulting and Moving Services – RP 0178-19

Due Date: November 20, 2019 2:00 PM

Scope: This scope of work is for Relocation Consultant Services for Sound Transit’s Human Resources department. Sound Transit is seeking a turnkey service that effectively delivers a cost-effective, flexible, and equitable relocation service. (See bid documents for more information)

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Sounds Transit – RFP – “Cyclorama” Lightbox Fabrication and Installation Services – RP 0236-19

Due Date: November 19, 2019 2:00 PM

Scope: Fabricate and install a 20 foot diameter by 3 feet 6 inches tall, internally lit, cylindrically-shaped lightbox
(“Cyclorama”). The Cyclorama will be installed in the east entrance of the Bellevue Downtown Station,
part of Sound Transit’s East Link Extension project. (See bid docs for more details)

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Port of Seattle – RFB – Baggage Optimization – Phase 2 – MC-0319501/WP#U00424

Due Date: November 19, 2019 2:00 PM

Scope: Please see bid documents for scope.

Estimate: $90 Million – $180 Million

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Port of Tacoma – RFQ – On-Call Environmental Support Services – 071184

Due: November 12, 2019 2:00 PM

Scope: Services to be provided under this contract are listed under the following THREE CATEGORIES which will be contracted separately. Teams interested in submitting for more than one scope category shall submit a separate SOQ per scope category and clearly state in the cover letter which category the team is submitting qualifications for. (For additional scope details, please see job listing)

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