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Bid Title: 2018 Safe Routes to School
Category: Engineering - Construction Projects
Status: Awarded
Additional Status Information: Awarded by City Council 11/7/18
Bid Recipient: RAO Construction Co. Inc.


Bid Summary Posted 10/31/18 Click Here

The City of Arcata is soliciting bids for WORK consisting of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, incidentals and performing all work required to improve pedestrian facilities on streets surrounding Arcata Elementary School in Arcata, California. The project includes, but is not limited to: construction of speed humps, traffic calming circle, new sidewalk infill and replacement; installing new school zone signage, pavement markings, and ADA ramps in the City of Arcata.  Engineer’s Estimate: $500,000.00-$600,000.00

A mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 24th, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.  The meeting will begin at the Arcata City Hall in the City Council Chamber (736 “F” Street, Arcata, CA 95521),  and will be followed by a project site walk-through.

Sealed bids will be received until the hour of 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018, at which time they will be transferred to the City Council Chambers where they will be publicly opened and read aloud by the City Engineer or his designated representative. Said bids will be referred to the Arcata City Council for consideration at their next meeting on or after November 7th, 2018. The construction for the project will begin on or after December 3, 2018. No work shall occur within 400 ft of the Arcata Elementary School until June 17, 2019. 

The above PROJECT is Federally-funded and is subject to special terms and conditions pertaining thereto.  Consequently, the contractor is advised to be completely familiar with the special documentation and contract procedures associated with federal projects.  Contractor non-compliance with Federal requirements will result in non-payment for work performed.

The PROJECT has a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 6.7%.

Addendum No. 1 Posted 10/26/18 

DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD.  Simply follow the link below to view Related Documents.

Publication Date/Time:
9/26/2018 1:00 PM
Publication Information:
Legal Ad to be published 9/26/18 & 10/17/18
Closing Date/Time:
10/31/2018 10:00 AM
Submittal Information:
Sealed bids due at Arcata City Manager's Office, 736 F St., Arcata, CA 95521.
Bid Opening Information:
10/31/18, 10:00 am
Pre-bid Meeting:
Wed. 10/24/2018 at 10:00am
Contact Person:
Katie Marsolan, Property and Special Projects Manager, 707-825-2101,
Download Available:
Yes. Free to download.
$100 for printed set
Plan & Spec Available:
PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND PROPOSAL forms for bidding this PROJECT can be downloaded for free. Or obtained at the office of the City Manager, 736 "F" Street, Arcata, CA 95521. The printing service charge is $100.00

The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:

• City of Arcata, City Hall, 736 "F" Street, Arcata, CA 95521;
• Humboldt Builder's Exchange, 1213 5th Street, Eureka, CA 95501.

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fax Number:
Plan Holders List:
Contractors that attended the Mandatory Pre-Bid on 10/24/18 are listed on the Pre-Bid Sign In Sheet (with related documents below).
CONTRACTOR shall possess a Class "A" license at the time this contract is bid or a combination of classes required by the categories and type of work included in this contract.
Related Documents:
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