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Projects in Washington and Oregon States

Click below for a list of projects and contact the MBDA-Tacoma Business Center for detailed project information.
The opportunities are updated every two weeks.

Construction Projects Bidding (Last updated: May 19, 2020)

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Projects include: Construction, Architecture & Engineering, Professional, Design-Build, Consultant, Small Works, and Goods & Services.

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View Current Solicitations, Future Solicitations, and register for Port of Seattle VendorConnect to be placed on rosters: Small Works (construction less than $300,000), Consulting Services, and Goods &Services.

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Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)

WSDOT Contract Ad & Awards
Call for bids, prequalify to bid on contracts, and view currently advertised & awarded contracts. WSDOT encourages contractors to submit bid proposals electronically via BidX.com. 

**GSA COVID-19 PPE Sources Sought

The General Services Administration (GSA), Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), Office of General Supplies and Services (GSS) and Central Office Acquisition Division’s seeking information related to how interested contractors could provide the following item(s):

Level 1 Surgical Masks
Nitrile Examination
Gloves Hand Sanitizers
Bottles (Cases) Bleach
Disinfecting  Wipes
Hospital Grade Disinfectant
Cleaner All-Purpose Cleaner
Antibacterial Bar Soap
Antibacterial Liquid soap
Female Sanitary Napkins
Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Trash Bags

Responses Due:  Continuously Open
Non TAA Compliant Materials are currently allowed under the current pandemic response. Questions: [email protected]

See GSA Page to fill out information about your company.
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Tacoma Challenge – Win $100K to locate your business in Tacoma

$100K to locate your business in Tacoma? If you’ve got a good idea, you might qualify!

The TACOMA CHALLENGE is intended to drive awareness of Tacoma as an outstanding place to grow your product, idea, or creation. Tacoma wants YOUR company and has the resources, network, space, and funding that you need to flourish. Visit Tacoma Challenge on their Facebook Live Stream or in person to meet the mentors and founders to learn how YOUR COMPANY can win it all.

More information on website: tacomachallenge.org

How it works:

1. Attend Informational Session in person or Live Stream on April 27, at Union Club Tacoma.
NOTE: This event has been POSTPONED until late 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic has made conditions safe for travel and public gatherings. We are tentatively scheduling the event for November.
2. Submit your application when available in late 2020.
3. Five founders will then be selected to receive a stipend to travel to Tacoma to pitch their ideas to our judges in .
4. The winning team receives $50,000 of equity-free cash, $25,000 in free co-working space, and $25,000 in in-kind services.
5. The two runner-up companies receive $5,000 of equity-free cash, $25,000 in free co-working space, and $25,000 in in-kind services.

*All winning teams must commit to moving their company headquarters to Tacoma for a minimum of 1 year.*

Fife School District – Fife High School Roof Replacement

Bids due: 1:30 pm May 26, 2020

Notes: All other subcontractors, vendors, and bidders can visit the web site https://order.e-arc.com/arcEOC/PWELL_PublicList.asp?mem=122 to view and order documents. Ordering sets and individual documents shall be at each subcontractors, vendors, and bidders expense and is non-refundable. Plans are also available for viewing at the Plan Centers listed in this Advertisement for Bids.
Pre-Bid Meeting: Mandatory meeting and site visit 10 am, May 12 at the site. Meet at the east side of the gymnasium, between the district office and Fife High School.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Wastewater Sewer Replacement – E Portland Ave & St Paul – ES20-0119F

Due date: June 2, 2020 11 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-bid conference call will be held from 10-11 am on May 26, 2020 to answer questions regarding the Equity in Contracting (EIC) and Local Employment and
Apprenticeship Training Program (LEAP) requirements included in the contract.
Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of removing and replacing 338 linear feet of 18-inch wastewater sewer main as well as associated pavement patching and restoration work.
Estimate: $405,000

This bid is distributed by the City’s designated plan distributor, ARC Document Solutions, Inc. Please click here for more information.

City of Tacoma – RFB – Vactor Sewer and Elgin Sweeper Support Services – PW20-0139F

Due Date: June 2, 2020 11 AM

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City) is soliciting bids to establish one or more contracts with qualified vendors to fulfill the City’s needs for factory-authorized Vactor and Elgin vehicle and equipment dealer to furnish warranty and non-warranty service, repairs, and parts on an as needed basis for up to five years. Contract(s) will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder(s) based on price, product quality and availability.
This product is used by Fleet Services shops located at 3639 South Pine Street Tacoma 98409 and 3510 S. Mullen Street Tacoma 98409.

Estimate: The estimated annual usage is $100,000, the estimate usage for the five year contract is $500,000. This is an estimated quantity only and does not guarantee a specific volume or dollar

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

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Port of Seattle – MC-03191 Major Construction Concourse New Power Center

Due: June 2, 2020 2:00 PM

Description: The Project includes a new Power Center (double-ended unit substation) on Concourse C. This new Power Center shall include buildout of a new electrical room with new walls, floor, mechanical cooling and positive pressurization. The new electrical room will be built via expansion of an existing space and include concrete floor removal and installation of new and modification of existing utilities within this space.

Contract Value: Approximately $ 4-8 Million

WMBE Aspirational Goal – 7%

For more information, please visit the Port VendorConnect.

City of Tacoma – RFB – 2020 GRW Culvert Replacements – WQ20-0168N

Due date: June 3, 2020 11 AM

Description: 2020 GREEN RIVER WATERWORKS CULVERT REPLACEMENTS – EIGHT (8) STREAM CULVERTS AND SEVEN (7) CROSS DRAIN CULVERTS. Prevailing wage is applicable to this project.
Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held at
9:00 am on May 29, 2020.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Mayfield Project Water System Replacement and Road Realignment – PG20-0140F

Due date: June 9, 2020, 11 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will be held via video/phone conference on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT.
Project Scope: Total replacement of the existing water distribution system. New supply piping will be installed between the existing ground-well and water storage tanks. New distribution piping throughout the Mayfield Hydro Project primarily in existing road-beds connect to existing service pipes (i.e. 1-inch to 2-inch service
lines that supply each building). While trenches are open for water pipe installation; conduits, communication vaults and electrical hand-holes will be installed to upgrade the infrastructure around the Mayfield Hydro Project. Six (6) fire hydrants will be installed throughout the Mayfield Hydro Project to bring it up to compliance
with local fire regulations.
Scope of work will also include the realigning of approximately seven hundred (700) feet of roadway to the West by cutting into the rock slope in order to move the road away from the step downslope where it continues to settle and slough. The goal is to cut into rock surface and slope it back to obtain a solid base for the
roadway and competent sloped wall on the inboard side.
Estimate: $1,600,000 – $1,800,000

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Scarsella Bros., Inc. – Landscaping Package, Port of Seattle Sites 23-25 Restoration Project

Bid Date: June 10, 2020, 1:00 PM

Description: Scarsella Bros., Inc. will be performing the majority of the work, but is requesting bids for work outside their scope. The project has a lot of subcontractor opportunities, many of which will be coming out to bid soon. Scarsella Bros., Inc. will receive the bids for this GC/CM contract.

Estimated value of this landscaping package is $1,400,000.

Bid Documents are available at: https://hosting.portseattle.org/sops/

For more information, contact Scarsella Bros., Inc. – Estimating Dept.:
Phone: 253-872-7173
Email: [email protected]

City of Tacoma – RFB – Tree Removal and Pruning – ES20-0083

Due date: June 16, 2020 11 AM

Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal bid conference will be held on June 2, 2020 via conference call at 1 p.m. Prospective Bidders are encouraged to call in at 1 p.m.
Project Scope: Tree removal work consisting of removing trees and/or stumps that are dead, diseased, and/or high risk trees, and tree pruning work to reduce risk or hazard to public property and/or infrastructure.
Estimate: $200,000

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Automated Testing Tool Solution Implementation – PI20-0098F

Due Date: June 16, 2020

Project Scope: Tacoma Public Utilities seeks an automated testing software solution to perform repeatable user-interface (UI) testing of its SAP implementation and other customer service applications on an as-needed basis for up to five years, to include software and implementation services.

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

Estimate: $225,000 to 255,000

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Washington State Parks & Recreation – Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail – Renslow Trestle Decking and Railing, Ellensburg WA

Due date: June 16, 2020 1:00 PM
Description: Project includes the construction and installation of new precast concrete deck panels and steel railing on top of the existing steel trestle over Interstate 90 along the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail.
Location: The project is located at the crossing of the Palouse to Cascades State Park Trail over Interstate 90 in Renslow, Washington (approximately 10 miles east of Kittitas, Washington). Physical address (not to be used for mailing or shipping) near the south end of the existing trestle is 4580 Boylston Road, Ellensburg, WA, In Kittitas County.
Prebid walkthrough: 1:00PM, Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Meet at the Laydown Area #2 Gravel Parking Lot, South of intersection of Stevens Road and Boylston Road.
Estimated bid range: $750,000 – $850,000

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Port of Tacoma – RFB – Marshall Avenue Auto Facility Pavement Maintenance 2020-2021 – 071296

Summary: The Work required for this Project includes providing all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for pavement surface sealing and joint sealing when requested by the Engineer on Port of Tacoma Property.

Pre-bid meeting: June 2, 2020 – 10:00am

Estimated Cost Range:  The contract amount is an estimated “Not To Exceed” (NTE) $200,000 per year for a total “Not To Exceed” amount of $400,000 for two years.

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Sound Transit – RFEI – Lake Forest Park Town Center BRT Station

Closing Date: June 30, 2020 5 PM

Overview: The Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) purpose is to solicit information on potential partnerships with public, private or non-profit entities to deliver the ST3 voter- approved 300-space parking garage at the Lake Forest Town Center station as part of the 145th and SR 522 Bus Rapid Transit project (BRT).

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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.

For More Information Click Here

Past Bid Opportunities

City of Tacoma – RFP – South Tacoma Way Corridor Safety Improvements Materials Testing – PW20-0154F

Due date: May 19, 2020 11 AM

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

Project Scope: Exact scope of work and project limits are subject to change and will be finalized post- selection. The work provided by the Consulting Firm should include all necessary materials testing and inspection services warranted by the project plans. South Tacoma Way testing will generally comply with the Record of Materials, but will vary based on the Contractor’s sequencing and sourcing. Testing methods and frequency should meet WSDOT requirements. The construction manager and/or lead inspector may request additional testing on a caseby-case basis. Deliverables will be based on testing services provided and will meet all required WSDOT reporting. Exact deliverables shall be identified post-selection. Submittal of deliverables may be phased to facilitate project schedule. Project plans, specifications for South Tacoma Way project, and Record of Materials (ROM), are posted on the City Website along with this RFP.

Estimate: Up to $45,000 (for budgetary purposes only)

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City of Tacoma – RFB – 2020 Stormwater CIPP Rehabilitation Project in Various Tacoma Locations – ES20-0053F

Due Date: May 19, 2020 11 AM

Project Scope: This Contract shall generally consist of rehabilitating approximately 9,773 linear feet of 10-inch to 30-inch diameter stormwater sewer pipes utilizing cured-in-place pipe technology. This Work shall also include cleaning sewer pipes, disposing of waste  materials, and performing CCTV inspections of the sewer pipes.

Pre-Proposal Meeting: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic a pre-proposal meeting will be held via conference call at 10:00 AM PST, Monday May 11, 2020. The phone number is 1-888-850-4523 and the conference code is 544766. Prospective Bidders are  encouraged to call in.

Estimate: $1.2M to $1.4M

This bid is distributed by the City’s designated plan distributor, ARC Document Solutions, Inc. Please click here for more information

Port of Tacoma – RFP – Information Technology Service Management Solution – 90144

Due date: May 13, 2020 2 PM

Summary: The Port’s current Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) is BMC Track-IT but we are seeking a Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) Standard Software as a Service (SaaS) Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) version 4 compliant ITSM solution. The Port intends to retire the existing ITSM solution without a data migration effort.

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Tote Track Upgrades – TR20-0141F

Due date: May 12, 2020 11 AM

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

Project Scope: This project shall generally consist of removing old worn rail and replacing it with
new 115lb RE rail. Work will also include the replacement of two crossovers, three driveways and
a minor amount of track replacement.

Estimate: $1,000,000.00

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City of Tacoma – RFP – Multi-Project Construction Inspection Support Services – PW20-0110F

Due date: April 12, 2020 11 AM

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

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma, Public Works Department, Engineering Division, intends to procure a Consulting Firm to provide construction inspection services in support of the City of Tacoma’s Capital Improvement Projects.

Estimate: $400,000

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Solid Waste Management SSI Compactor Maintenance – ES20-0024F

Due date: May 12, 2020 11 AM

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

Project Scope: The City of Tacoma (City), Environmental Services Department, Solid Waste Management Division is soliciting a Request for Bid (RFB) from qualified firms to furnish labor, materials, parts and supervision to perform maintenance, repair, renovation, and other mutually agreed upon work on the City’s East & West Compactor equipment at City of Tacoma, Solid Waste Management’s Resource and Transfer Station. The equipment includes two compactor systems manufactured by SSI Shredding Systems Inc., model number 4500 SPH. The contract resulting from this RFB will also allow for hiring the required craft and professional staff, and material and parts procurement as may be required by Solid Waste Management for this equipment maintenance.

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Port of Seattle – Docks and Diving Services IDIQ – P-00320238

Bid Due Date: May 21, 2020, 12 PM

Question Cut-off Date: May 11, 2020, 12 PM

Overview: The work of this IDIQ contract shall take place on facilities that may be owned, leased or to be leased, or managed by the Port of Seattle, and also the Northwest Seaport Alliance which has been formed by the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma for the purpose of jointly managing the marine cargo terminals and related functions for both ports. General scope of work will pertain to development, use or redevelopment of cargo and cruise facilities, piers, marina facilities, and marine terminals. Tasks shall be assigned in project specific service directives.

Estimate: The PORT intends on issuing multiple Agreements as a result of this solicitation. It is intended that two (2) contracts will be awarded at $1,000,000 each, for the duration of the Agreement (this includes the initial period of performance plus the options to extend).

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Port of Tacoma – RFQ – Terminal 3 / Terminal 4 Shore Power – 071356

Bids due: May 8, 2020

Summary: The Port of Tacoma (Port) is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from firms qualified and interested in providing engineering, design (including plans, specifications, and cost estimating), permitting, bidding and construction support services for the installation of shore power systems at Terminal 3 and Terminal 4. This project will be partially grant funded.

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Port of Tacoma – RFB – WUT Utility Vault Upgrades – 071347

Due Date: May 6, 2020 2:00 PM

Scope of Work: The Work required for this Project includes: Upgrading utility vaultsvin the drive aisle behind the pier at Washington United Terminal. Work includes, sawcutting, removal of existing pavement or concrete on / around the vaults, replacement of frames and cover lids, installation of formwork / falsework and placement of reinforced concrete collar slabs around the cover lids.

Bid Estimate: Estimated cost range is $685,000 to $750,000, plus Washington
State Sales Tax (WSST)

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City of Tacoma – RFB – Cushman Dust Control 2020-2023 – PG20-0167N

Due date: May 6, 2020 11 AM

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

Project Scope: The work in this contract includes all roadway traffic control and signage, road watering, road grading, and application of a dust control agent to a mile of USDA FS Road, beginning at mile 4.1 and ending at approximately mile 5.1. The existing road is a gravel road approximately 28 feet wide. The contractor shall rip, blade, and compact the travelled roadway to abate dust at the site. The contractor shall apply dust control agent after compaction.

Estimate: $100,000

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