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SAN DIEGO UNIFIED PORT DISTRICT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Notice is hereby given that the General Services & Procurement Department, General Services Building, First Floor, of the San Diego Unified Port District will receive electronic bids at 1400 Tidelands Avenue, National City, California, until _2:00 P.M.
on the 26TH
day of JUNE 2012
Specification No. 2011-40 - Drawing No. 2263
B-STREET PIER CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM UPGRADE
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
The Work includes removal and replacement of approximately 400 linear feet of fire water supply main located under the pier deck at the west end of the pier; removal, disposal and replacement of sprinklers; installation of additional fire sprinkler system; removal, disposal of fire alarm systems and replacement with a voice evacuation style fire alarm system; and other works as shown on the drawings and as described in the specifications. All work for the fire sprinklers and fire alarm system shall be done by an appropriately licensed Contractor.
The total contract duration is 240 calendar days.
The Engineer's Construction estimate for this work is $680,000.00.
The bidder must possess a valid California State Contractors License, General Engineering License A or General Building Contractor, License B at the time the contract is submitted.
Bids will be opened in public at or about that hour at 1400 Tidelands Avenue, National City, California, all as more particularly contained in Document No. 58954 on file in the office of the Clerk of the District. No Bidder may withdraw a bid after the date set for bid opening.
Plans and specifications are available for download on Port of San Diego website, http://vendors.planetbids.com/sdupd/quicksearch.cfm?stage=bidding.
For assistance in downloading these documents feel free to contact the General Services & Procurement Department at 619-686-6392.
Bidders must register as a vendor at the following website in order to download specification, Bid Proposal Package, plans, and prospective bidders list, and to receive addendums and notifications when issued. http://vendors.planetbids.com/SDUPD/vendor_registration.cfm
Bidder shall submit their original Bid Proposal Package to the General Services & Procurement Department, 1400 Tidelands Avenue, National City, California 91950 within the date stated on the Contract Documents page after electronic bidding (See Section 4.0, Instruction to Bidders).
A pre-bid conference will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on June 6, 2012, in Section A, B-Street Pier Cruise Ship Terminal, 1140 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, California 92101. The District's representative will be present at the pre-bid conference to receive questions. An addendum will be issued, if necessary, to respond to questions raised. At the end of the conference, interested parties may visit the job site or, if indicated in the Supplementary Requirements, make an appointment to visit the site. Submission of a Bid Proposal Package shall be evidence that the bidder has visited the jobsite and is satisfied with the conditions to be encountered if awarded the contract.
In accordance with the provisions of the California State Labor Code, the District has obtained the general prevailing rate of wages (which rate includes employer payments for health and welfare, vacation, pension and similar purposes) applicable to the work to be done, for straight time, overtime, Saturday, Sunday and holiday work. All labor employed on this project shall be paid no less than such minimum rates of wages. These wage rates are available for inspection at the office of the General Services & Procurement Department of the San Diego Unified Port District.
It is the policy of the San Diego Unified Port District that certified Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of District Contracts. Certified SBEs with qualifying experience are encouraged to respond to the request for proposals/bids/quotes, etc.
Award of the contract, if made, will be within 120 calendar days after bid opening date. A bid guarantee in accordance with Subsection 5.6.2 of the General Condition is required with submission of a bid. No Bidder may withdraw a bid after the date set for bid opening.
Bidder shall file the bonds as required by the Contract and Civil Code section 3247. The provisions of Public Contract Code section 22300 apply to this Contract.
Bidders are hereby notified that the successful Bidder will be required to provide insurance in accordance with Subsection 5.6.1, Contractor's Insurance, of the Section 5.0, General Condition.
A Notification Regarding Environmental Conditions has been included as Exhibit A in the project specifications. This notification will serve as the District's disclosure regarding potential hazardous materials that may be encountered during grading, excavation, trenching, and/or other ground penetration.
In the public interest, the District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or to waive any informality in a bid.
DATE: May 22, 2012
GENERAL SERVICE & PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT
Spec. No. 2011-40
Advertised: May 23, 2012 -00099292