NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
CALL FOR BIDS
The Board of County Commissioners of Cowlitz County, Washington will receive sealed bids until February 20, 2018, prior to 11:00 a.m ., for the following work:
2018 GUARDRAIL REPAIR PROJECT.
Work performed under this contract consists of the following:
Replacing damaged guardrail, replacing guardrail terminals, raising guardrail, and other work.
At that time all bids will be publicly opened and read in the Board's hearing room. Bids must be addressed to:
Board of County Commissioners
Attn: Clerk of the Board
207 Fourth Avenue North
Kelso WA 98626
Project bid documents (Plans, specifications, addenda, bid documents, bidders list and plan holders list) for this project are available online for inspection during the bidding period through the Builders Exchange of Washington (BXWA) website at www.bxwa.com. Click on Posted Projects, then Public Works, then Cowlitz County and then Projects Bidding. These documents are available for viewing, downloading and printing on your own equipment free of charge. This service is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors bidding on this project. Bidders will need to "Register as a Bidder" through the BXWA in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future addenda and to be placed on the Bidders List. Bidders should contact Builder's Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 for questions regarding access or registration.
It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to obtain Addenda, if any. Addenda information will be available on the BXWA web site at www.bxwa.com. Cowlitz County accepts no responsibility or liability and will provide no accommodation to bidders who fail to check for addenda and thereby submit inadequate or incomplete responses.
Cowlitz County will not provide paper copies of the Project bid documents for this project for bidding purposes. A copy of the plans and specifications may be reviewed at the office of the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners.
All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier's check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to Cowlitz County.
All documents received in response to this invitation to bid will become a matter of public record and subject to the Washington public disclosure act under chapter 42.56 RCW.
Cowlitz County, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any immaterial irregularities or informalities in any bid or in the bidding.
DATED this 30th day of January, 2018.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF COWLITZ COUNTY, WASHINGTON
Feb. 5, 12, 19 600528