ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
VARIABLE LANE USE CONTROL
SUBMITTAL OF SEALED BIDS: Notice is hereby given that the City of Federal Way will receive sealed bids
through March 27, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the City Hall Finance Department at 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal
Way, Washington 98003. Proposals received after said date and time will not be considered. All timely bids will
be opened and read publicly aloud in the Hyleobos Conference Room, City Hall 33325 8th Avenue South,
Federal Way, Washington 98003 at 10:05 a.m. on March 27,2020.
This project shall consist of: the implementation of Variable Lane Use Control at four locations within the City of
Federal Way. The lane assignments for certain lanes will vary based on the detected demand and by time-of-
day. In support of this, signal modifications at each of the intersections will be needed, including the installation
of new mast arm poles, blank-out signs, signal heads, detection, and re-wiring of existing intersections. Three of
these locations will also be operating on the City's upcoming SCOOT adaptive signal control system.
The City anticipates awarding this project to the successful bidder and intends to give Notice to Proceed as
soon as the Contract and all required documents are executed in full. Regardless of the date of award or Notice
to Proceed, the Contractor must complete all work within 90 working days.
BID DOCUMENTS: Plans, Specifications, Addenda, and plan holders list are available on-line through Builders
Exchange of Washington at www.bxwa.com. Click on: “Posted Projects,” “Public Works,” and “City of Federal
Way.” It is recommended that Bidders “Register” in order to receive automatic e-mail notification of future
addenda and to place themselves on the “Bidders List.” Bidders that do not register will need to periodically
check on-line for addenda issued on this project. Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303
if you require assistance with access or registration. An informational copy of plans, specifications, and
addenda are available for viewing only at the City of Federal Way Finance Department.
QUESTIONS: Any questions must be directed to John Mulkey, P.E., Senior Capital Engineer, by email at
email@example.com, or by letter addressed to same. Questions must be received by the City no
later than 5:00 p.m. three business days preceding the bid opening to allow a written reply to reach all
prospective Bidders before the submission of bids.
PRE-BID MEETING: An informational meeting will be held Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Hylebos
Conference Room, City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue S, Federal Way, Washington, to discuss the project. All
prospective bidders are strongly encouraged to attend.
OTHER PROVISIONS: All bids and this Project shall be governed by the Contract, as defined by the
Washington State Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge, and Municipal
Construction 2020 (Standard Specifications), which is incorporated by this reference as though set forth in full.
All bid proposals shall be in accordance with the Contract and all bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid
deposit or bond in the amount required in the Contract. Forfeiture of the proposal bond or deposit to the City
shall be in accordance with the Contract.
The City, 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 C.F.R., 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 ensure 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 City encourages minority and women-owned firms to submit bids
consistent with the City’s policy to ensure that such firms are afforded the maximum practicable opportunity to
compete for and obtain public contracts.