Skanska Ames Joint Venture (SAJV)

Is seeking qualified DBEs

Outreach Coordinator
Sunny Medrano

(951) 204-1307

(866) 401-0599

(866) 401-0599
Corona, CA 92881

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Project Name
I15 Express Lanes Project

Bid/Contract #
HMA - I15 Express Lanes

Awarding Agency
RCTC / kanska Ames, JV

Project Location
Corona, California County, CA

Bid Date
06/26/2019 at 12:00

Project Details


Bid Package No. HMA
RFP Out to Bid Date: June 19, 2019
Bids Due Date and Time: June 26, 2019
DBE NAICS CODE: 324121, 237130

Project Owner: Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)
Awarded Design Build Contractor: Skanska-Ames, A Joint Venture
Contract No.: 16-31-057-00

Skanska-Ames, a Joint Venture (SAJV) is interested in soliciting in Good Faith all subcontractors as well as certified DBE subcontractors related to the scope of work listed below for the I-15 Design Build Express Lanes Project. SAJV intends to issue a Subcontract Agreement to the selected Best Value / Responsive Bidder for scope identified in the bidding documents.
Subcontractor's Scope: SAJV is soliciting proposals for the installation of
HMA - I15 Express Lanes

The selected Best Value / Responsive Bidder for this bid package will be offered a Subcontract Agreement for the performance of this work.

All Bids are to be submitted by the bids due date and time and must be submitted electronically to:
Sunny Medrano: 951-204-1307

Project Description: Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is the design-builder for the referenced project. This project will provide development of an express lane network on Interstate 15 in Riverside County. The express lanes will be constructed between post mile (PM) 36.8 and PM 51.4, a distance of approximately 14.6 miles. The purpose of the project is to improve existing and future traffic operations and mainline travel times, expand travel choice, increase travel time reliability, and expand the express lanes network. The lane improvements will be located within Riverside County, and run through the cities of Corona, Norco, Eastvale, and Jurupa Valley as well as portions of unincorporated Riverside County. All proposed improvements involving addition of two express lanes each way will be constructed within the existing Caltrans right-of-way; the majority of the improvements will occur within the existing I-15 median. The project encompasses median paving and construction of 11 bridge widening's, 5 retaining walls, 8 sound walls, 15 overhead sign structures, and a number of specialty light poles.

Instructions to Bidders:
Submit a competitive bid by the bid due date and time.
DBE participation is highly encouraged to meet the Project Goal of 10%. If your Company is not a certified DBE, then minimum of 10% lower tier DBE participation is required, or provide Good Faith Effort documentation of all advertisements for requests for DBE quotes and communications.
Pricing and Production information provided by Bidders WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL by SAJV and only used for bid analysis and Best Value selection purposes.

Assistance: The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE) for the Project. Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is committed to assisting RCTC to attain their DBE goal of 10% for the Work. Qualifying DBEs must provide evidence of being registered with the State of California's DBE program. Likewise, Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is desirous of all its lower-tier firms to seek-out opportunity in their scope of work for participation by other lower-tier DBE firms whenever possible. RCTC recognizes the DBE certifications from the below-noted certifying entities:

California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and with applicable NAICS codes for the requested scope of work.

All DBE firms must submit current certifications with your bid. The website to use to find your certification is In addition to the proper certification, DBE's must also meet a Commercially Useful Function. Skanska-Ames Joint Venture intends to conduct itself in good faith with all DBEs and all other business enterprises regarding participation on this Project.

SAJV will assist qualified subcontractors, vendors, & suppliers in obtaining bonding, lines of credit, insurance, necessary equipment, materials and/or supplies. If you are a DBE Company, please provide your certification letter with your proposal. If you are a non-DBE, please indicate all lower-tier participation on your quotation as it will be evaluated with your price. In order to assist DBE subcontractors and suppliers, bid packages may be divided into smaller packages, tasks or quantities & establish delivery & construction schedules whenever feasible to permit maximum DBE participation. DBE Participation is encourage however is not a pre-requisite for bidding or selection.

Subcontracting Requirements: SAJV's insurance requirements are Commercial General Liability (GL): $1M ea. occ., $1M personal injury, $2M products & completed operations agg. & general agg.; $1M Auto Liability; $5M Excess/Umbrella and $1M Workers Comp. Endorsements and waivers required are the Additional Insured End., Primary Wording End., & a Waiver of Subrogation (GL & WC). Other insurance requirements may be necessary per scope or RFP requirement. All responsive subcontractors must possess acceptable insurance and a valid California Contractor's License. Subcontractors performing any onsite work must be signatory to the appropriate project labor agreements / unions. All agreements issued on behalf of this project must go through a Safety Pre-Qualification Application requirement. Quotations must be valid for the same duration as specified by the Owner for contract award. Conditions or exceptions in Subcontractor's quote are expressly rejected unless accepted in writing. SAJV is signatory to the Operating Engineers, Laborers, Cement Masons, & Carpenters Unions. Subcontractors must provide weekly, one original and one copy of all certified payrolls, including non-performance and fringe benefit statements if required by law or by the Prime Contract.

Skanska-Ames, a Joint Venture is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
Project Site Location: Corona, CA 92881 - Email:

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Outreach Coordinator
Sunny Medrano

(951) 204-1307

(866) 401-0599

(866) 401-0599
Corona, CA 92881

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