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700 County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Tuesday May 31, 2005


County of San Diego
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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The County of San Diego, Owner, invites sealed bids for construction of Lakeside Sewer Interceptor Replacement, Oracle Project No. 1000117, ARMS Activity No. UJ2243, (RFB 741). Sealed bids will be received at the Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Lobby Front Desk, County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, Suite 1111 (Bldg 11), San Diego, California, 92123-2149, until 2:00 p.m. on June 16, 2005, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Work to be Done consists in general of installing, 42" P.V.C. sewer pipe, manhole, temporary sewer by-pass system, installing 24" reinforced concrete pipe, pole barrier, providing trench safety and shoring of excavations, importing and placing borrow, relocating sign, providing temporary gravel bag, curb inlet filter, silt fence, stabilized construction entrance, concrete washout facility, preparing water pollution control program, and providing water pollution control. The Contractor shall possess, at the time of submitting the bid, a California contractor's license, Classification A, General Engineering Contractor or C-42, Sanitation Contractor. Project is located in the vicinity of Santee. The cost of construction is estimated to be from $625,000.00 to $675,000.00. Contract Documents, including reduced Plans only, Specifications and Proposal Forms, may be examined or purchased for the sum of $14.00 (including tax) per set at the County of San Diego, Office of Purchasing and Contracting, Cashier, Suite 1111, (Bldg 11, MS O32), County Operations Center, 5555 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123-1249. Full-size plans may be obtained at the Department of Purchasing and Contracting, referenced above, at an additional cost of $0.50 per sheet (including tax). Only complete sets of full-size plans will be sold. Full-size plans will not be sent to full-size plan holders when plans are revised and issued as addenda unless re-ordered. Only revised reduced plans will be issued as necessary with addenda. Full-size plans will contain only the revisions made to the plans at the time of issuance. Documents will be available on Tuesday May 31 after 1:00 pm. Mail service is available only to those prospective bidders outside a 30 mile radius of the County Operations Center and at an additional cost of $3.50 per set of documents. Contact cashier at (858) 694-2150 to arrange mail service. Make checks payable to County of San Diego; no refund will be made. A Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) goal of three percent (3%) has been established for this project in accordance with Board of SupervisorÕs Policy B-39a. The list of certified DVBEs is available at the following website:
http://www.osmb.dgs.ca.gov/bis_queries/bis_queries_menu.asp. Bid security of no less than 10% is required at time of bid. Payment and Performance Bonds: successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of the contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply. For complete bid information, go to County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting website at http://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/
Contact Roberta Lamp, Procurement Contracting Officer at 858-694-2160, (email Roberta.Lamp@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Bldg. 11, San Diego, CA 92123
Pub. May 27, 30, 31, June 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9-k114098




County of San Diego
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
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The County of San Diego is soliciting responses to a Request For Statement of Qualifications (RFSQ) 740 from qualified General Engineering Contractors to provide debris removal, installation of stormwater pipe and culverts, excavation and repair of slopes, sinkholes and slopes.
During the months of January and February 2005 the County experienced severe rain events that have caused major damage to County roads, drainage structures, channels, slopes, culverts, floodwalls, and drainage pipes. The list of qualified contractors established from this RFSQ will then be used for bidding out needed repair work at approximately 40 individual sites; each site will vary in dollar value; sites may be bundled for bidding purposes. Estimated total cost for all repairs ranges from $5-$7 million. Multiple contracts will be awarded from the list. Only pre-qualified prospective bidders will be invited to bid individual site-work. County objective is to have all work completed before the next rainy season begins. Work to be Done consists in general of removing debris and silt from flood control channels and culverts, constructing floodwalls, retaining walls, and placing erosion control material (rip rap, etc.), installing stormwater pipes and culverts, repairing or constructing new drainage structures, excavating soil and repairing slopes, slides, slipouts, and repairing sink holes and washouts. Contractors shall possess a California contractor's license, Classification A, General Engineering Contractor. Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) participation: The County of San Diego, as a manner of policy, encourages participation of disadvantaged and disabled veterans business enterprises. The list of certified DVBEs is available at the following website: http://www.osmb.dgs.ca.gov/bis_queries/bis_queries_menu.asp. Bid security of no less than 10% is required at time of bid. Payment and Performance Bonds: successful bidder shall provide Payment and Performance Bonds for 100% of each contract amount. Prevailing Wage rates apply. Statement of Qualification submittals due no later than June 2, 2005. Work on first bid package awarded to commence in July 2005. Complete information including the RFSQ packet, is available for review and/or download at the County of San Diego Purchasing and Contracting Buynet website at http://buynet.sdcounty.ca.gov/
Contact Roberta Lamp, Procurement Contracting Officer at 858-694-2160, (email Roberta.Lamp@sdcounty.ca.gov) County of San Diego Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5555 Overland Avenue, Bldg. 11, San Diego, CA 92123
Pub. May 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25 26, 27, 30, 31-k114033




SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
NOTICE INVITING BIDS
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FOR
PIPELINE 4 RELINING BLACK MOUNTAIN RANCH TO BLACK MOUNTAIN VENT

SPECIFICATION 558B
1. Date of Opening Bids:
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the San Diego County Water Authority by mail or in its office at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233, until June 30, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. for the foregoing project. The bids so submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time.
2. Form of Bid: The bid shall be made on the following forms provided by the Water Authority: Bid Proposal; Bidding Sheet; Noncollusion Affidavit; Bidder's Bond (not required if cash or certified or cashier's check accompanies bid); Bidder's Plan for Construction; Subcontractor List (Schedule B-1); and Vendor/Supplier and Service Provider List (Schedule B-2). These documents shall constitute the bid. By the close of business, two business days after the date of bid opening, submit Welded Steel Pipe Manufacturer Qualifications.
3. Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program: The San Diego County Water AuthorityÕs Small Contractor Outreach and Opportunities Program is designed to maximize participation of diverse local qualified prime contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers seeking to do business with the Water Authority. The Contractor hired to complete the scope of work identified in this request for bids will be determined, in part, by the ContractorÕs demonstrated effort in conducting effective outreach to small contractors. Effective implementation of the Water AuthorityÕs SCOOP is a requirement. If the apparent low bidder does not satisfy these SCOOP requirements, the bidder will be deemed non-responsive.
4. Location of Work: The project site is located in three separate areas as follows:
Pipeline 4 Reline from Black Mountain Ranch to Black Mountain Vent
The project site is located north of Carmel Valley Road in the City of San Diego, and proceeds in a southern direction to north of State Route 56 (Ted Williams Parkway) and north of Laurentian Drive in the City of San Diego, along the Water AuthorityÕs Second Aqueduct. Access to the site is limited to public streets and the Water AuthorityÕs access roads. See Thomas BrotherÕs Guide (2005 Edition) page 1169, Grid C7, D7; and page 1189, Grid D1, D2.
Carmel Valley Road Pipelines 3 and 4 Grading
The project site is located south of Carmel Valley Road and east of Black Mountain Road in the City of San Diego, along the Water AuthorityÕs Second Aqueduct. Access to the site is limited to public streets and the Water AuthorityÕs access roads. See Thomas BrotherÕs Guide (2005 Edition) page 1189, Grid D1.
Oviedo Street Man Way Improvements
The project site is located in the middle of Oviedo Street, east of the intersection of Stargaze Avenue and Oviedo Street, in the City of San Diego, along the Water AuthorityÕs Second Aqueduct. Access to the site is limited to public streets and the Water AuthorityÕs access roads. See Thomas BrotherÕs Guide (2005 Edition) page 1189, Grid E3.
5. Description of Work: The work is as follows:

Pipeline 4 Reline from Black Mountain Ranch to Black Mountain Vent
The work generally consists of the construction of approximately 5,800 feet of 93 inch outside diameter collapsed welded steel liner inside of an existing 96 inch inside diameter prestressed concrete cylinder pipe and the installation of up to 200 feet of 93 inch O.D. welded steel pipe at four access portals. The work includes environmental fencing and flagging, clearing and grubbing, dewatering, temporary erosion control, excavation, shoring and bracing, temporary sound walls, temporary fencing, cutting and demolition of existing prestressed concrete cylinder pipe, fabrication and installation of steel liner sections, fabrication and installation of replacement steel pipe sections, welding, grouting between the liner and the existing prestressed concrete cylinder pipe, placing field-applied cement mortar lining, installing cathodic protection systems, placing reinforcing steel and concrete encasement, backfill, access road restoration, hydro seeding, revegetation, and all other appurtenant work.
Carmel Valley Road Pipelines 3 and 4 Grading
The work generally consists of the excavation, backfill, and possible disposal of soil within the Water AuthorityÕs easement. The work includes environmental fencing and flagging, clearing and grubbing, temporary erosion control, excavation, backfill, access road restoration, permanent erosion control, hydro seeding, revegetation, and all other appurtenant work.
Oviedo Street Man Way Improvements
The work generally consists of the demolition of existing asphalt concrete pavement, excavation, demolition of an existing concrete structure lid, sawcutting and demolition of existing 72 inch I.D. concrete structure rings, construction of a 72 inch I.D. cast in place concrete ring joint, a pre-cast concrete lid with hatch, backfill, and the installation of asphalt concrete. The work includes excavation, backfill, demolition, pre-cast concrete, asphalt concrete, cast in place concrete, and all other appurtenant work.
6. Plan Review: Plans showing the character of the work may be seen at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233. Contract Documents may be purchased at the non-refundable amounts shown below.
The work shall be performed in accordance with the Water Authority's General Conditions and Standard Specifications, 2005 Edition, as amended and as modified by the project "Contract Documents." The prices for plans and specification documents are listed below.
Document Pickup Price
Contract Documents $5.00
General Conditions and Standard Specifications $15.00
Full Size Plans (22 inch by 34 inch) $30.00
Reduced Sized Plans (11-inch by 17-inch) $5.00
To order Plans and Specifications or to request general information, please contact Diana Martinez at phone (858) 522-6807, fax (858) 268-7802, or email at dmartinez@sdcwa.org. An additional charge of $5.00 per document will be charged for U.S. mailing.
7. Alternative Schedule: None.
8. Bid Security: Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, certified or cashier's check, or bid bond in the amount of 10 percent of the total bid price payable to the Water Authority as a guarantee that the bidder, if the bid is accepted, will execute the agreement and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.
9. Award of Contract: All terms and conditions contained in the Contract Documents shall become a part of the Contract. No bidder may withdraw its bid for a period of 90 days after the time set for the opening thereof. The contract shall be awarded within 90 days after the opening of bids, if it is in the interests of the Water Authority to do so. The Water Authority reserves the right, after opening bids, to waive any informality in any bid, to reject any or all bids, to make an award to the lowest responsive responsible bidder, as determined by the Water Authority, and reject all other bids as may be in the best interest of the Water Authority. A bidder to whom an award is made will be required to execute the agreement and provide the required bonds, certificates of insurance, and endorsements within 15 days of the receipt by the bidder of the Notice of Award.
10. Prevailing Rates of Wage: In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, the Water Authority has obtained from the Department of Industrial Relations the general prevailing rates of wages in the locality in which the work is to be performed, and it shall be mandatory upon the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded and upon any subcontractor to pay not less than the specified rates to all workers employed in the execution of the contract. The Contractor shall cause a copy to be posted at the job site. Copies of the prevailing rates of wages are on file and available for review by any interested party at the offices of the Water Authority, 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233.
11. Substitution of Securities: Pursuant to Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code, the Contractor may request the Water Authority to make retention payments directly to an escrow agent or may substitute certain securities for money withheld by the Water Authority to ensure performance under the contract, as provided in the General Conditions of the Contract Documents.
12. ContractorÕs License: The Water Authority has determined that the Contractor shall possess and maintain a valid Class "A" General Engineering Contractor license at the time the contract is bid. Failure to possess the specified license shall render the bid as non-responsive and shall act as a bar to award the contract to any bidder not possessing said license at the time of bid. All subcontractors shall have and maintain a current and valid contractor license of the required classification from the State of California.
13. Site Review: As identified in the "Bidder's Plan for Construction," prospective bidders are encouraged to conduct a site review of the project prior to bid. The Water Authority will conduct a site visit on June 8, 2005 immediately following the Prebid Meeting. Prospective bidders are required to provide their own transportation during the site visit.
14. Prebid Meeting: Prospective bidders are encouraged to attend a Prebid meeting relative to the proposed project. It is not mandatory for the Bidder to attend the Prebid Meeting. The Water Authority will conduct the meeting at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2005. The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Water Authority located at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, California 92123-1233.
15. Exploratory Excavations or Borings: Prospective bidders may perform exploratory excavations or borings at the site with written approval from the Water Authority. Approval may be granted in locations where in the opinion of the Water Authority, soil boring activities will not be in non-compliance with project environmental permit requirements, and will not pose a threat to the existing pipelines. Access to the site is restricted to public streets and the Water AuthorityÕs patrol road. Water Authority personnel must escort bidders to the site and observe excavating, borings, and backfilling. Prospective bidders shall also obtain all necessary environmental clearances and agency permits, notify Underground Service Alert, protect all utilities and facilities, provide traffic control, and restore excavations to original conditions to the Water Authority's satisfaction. Exploratory excavations or borings are at the sole expense and risk of the bidder.
16. Project Administration: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to:
San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123
Attention: Jack Neely, Engineer (P.E.)
Telephone: (858) 522-6852
Fax: (858) 268-7802
SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
/s/ Michael T. Stift
Assistant Director of Engineering
Pub. May 31, June 6-k114113




700 County of San Diego
PUBLISHED: Tuesday May 31, 2005


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