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INVITATION FOR BIDS
RAIL REPLACEMENT PROJECT AT THE BROADWAY WYE
The SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SANDAG), 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101-4231, is requesting bids to perform the work, in general, as follows:
The work consists of rail replacement of the Broadway Wye located south of the Santa Fe Station and adjacent to Broadway Street in downtown San Diego. The work includes obtaining traffic control permit and implementing approved City of San Diego traffic control, removal and replacement of asphalt concrete and portland cement concrete pavement; installation of epoxy pebble strip; removal and replacement of existing rail with new head-hardened rail and restraining rail; install new concrete ties, pads, clips, and insulators; reconstruct, weld, surface, and align trackway; tamping and regulating new ballast; install island overlay track circuit; and procuring all materials (except SANDAG-furnished) and performing all the work necessary to complete the work in accordance with the Project LRT?1106100 plans and Special Provisions. The Engineers Estimate for this work is $440,000.
SANDAG may, at the Engineers direction, require the contractor to perform the following supplemental work, which consists, in general, of the reconstruction of the existing eastbound and westbound light rail transit (LRT) tracks and freight track at the L Street grade crossing in the City of Chula Vista, including but not limited to mobilization; traffic handling; removal of crossing material, rail, ties, and ballast; compacting subgrade; reconstruction of the track; preservation of the grade crossing warning devices; reconnection and testing of the grade crossing approaches and warning devices; and replacement of the grade crossing material. The price for supplemental work will be in accordance with Section 4-1.03, Changes, of the Standard Specifications, using contract unit prices as applicable.
A prebid meeting will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2006, at 2:30. The project manager is Chip Finch (619?235?2638, email@example.com). Questions should be addressed in writing to the project manager. The DBE availability advisory percentage for this project is 2%.
Plans, specifications, and bid forms may be purchased only at SANDAG, 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101-4231, attention: Engineering Proposal/Project Information (619?699?6999), at a cost of $35 (nonrefundable). Make your check or money order payable to SANDAG. (We dont accept credit cards nor cash.) If shipping is requested, you must provide your firms FedEx account number against which shipment is to be arranged. Ask for the Rail Replacement Project at Broadway Wye (LRT-1106100) bid package. Bid packages may be reviewed at SANDAG and/or the Contracting Opportunities Center (619?285?7020) located at 4007 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 210, San Diego, CA. See www.sandag.org and click on Contracts for more information.
Bids must be received by 2:30 p.m., on Thursday, October 12, 2006, at SANDAG, on the 7th Floor, attention: Louise Torio. Bids arriving later than 2:30 p.m., or at a location other than SANDAG, 401 B Street, 7th Floor, will not be considered.
SANDAG is an equal opportunity employer and, as a matter of policy, encourages the participation of small businesses that are owned and controlled by minorities and women. Joint ventures are also encouraged where feasible.
Pub. Sept. 11,18-00012556