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Office of Engineers General Notices

Posted on: November 16, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Notice to Contractors


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for the 31st Ave SE & 5th St SE Signal Controls be received at the City of Puyallup, City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 333 South Meridian (4th Floor), Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington 98371 until 2:00 p.m., December 7, 2017. Bids will be opened, read, and tabulated immediately following in the City Council Chambers, at 333 S Meridian (5th Floor), Puyallup, Washington. Proposals received after the time fixed for opening will not be considered. Bids are to be submitted only in the form provided in the Project Manual, and all bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, payable to the “City of Puyallup” of value not less than five percent (5%) of the total amount bid.

The improvements for which bids will be received are described as follows:

Project Description:  Construction of a new traffic signal at the intersection of 31st Avenue SE and 5th Street Southeast. Additional improvements include an adaptive signal controls system, fiber optic interconnect to adjacent signalized intersections, ADA compliant curb ramps, sidewalk, channelization, restoration and other work.

All work shall be physically complete within 45 working days of receiving a Notice to Proceed. Time extensions may be granted for rainfall days that prevent work that is already in progress. The City of Puyallup reserves the right to accept a proposal of the lowest responsible bidder, reject any or all bids, and to waive irregularities in the bid or in the bidding.

All bidders must download the digital plans as indicated in Section C, Online Access. Hard copies WILL NOT BE SOLD for this project.  The Project Manual (Bid Documents) may be examined at locations noted in A and B below, and are available for viewing and purchase as outlined in C below:


A.      City Clerk’s Office City of Puyallup – City Hall, 333 South Meridian (4th Floor), Puyallup, Washington 98371.  One set of bid documents will be available for review purposes only at the City Clerk’s Office at 333 South Meridian, 4th Floor, Puyallup, WA 98371.

B.      Corporate Yard City of Puyallup – Corporate Yards, 1100 39th Avenue SE, Puyallup, Washington 98374. One set of bid documents will be available for review purposes only at the City Corporate Yards Office at 1100 39th Avenue SE, Puyallup, WA 98374.

C.      Online Access Complete digital Project Manual is available online for viewing at:  You may also download the digital plan documents at this website for $40 by registering.   Reference Job No. 5429822 on the website’s Project Search page.


Financing of the Project has been provided, and payment to the Contractor by regular monthly payments for labor and materials furnished will be by City check. The City expressly reserves the right to reject any and all Bids and to waive minor informalities.

The Engineer’s estimated range for this project is between $900,000 and $1,050,000 (RANGE IN $50,000 INCREMENTS IF GREATER THAN $500,000)

For technical information, contact Ted Hill at 253-841-5463.

Dates of publication in the Tacoma News Tribune: 11/16/2017 and 11/27/2017.

Dates of publication in the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce: 11/16/2017 and 11/27/2017.

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