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James W. Fowler Co.

Is seeking qualified DBEs, MBEs, WBEs, DVBEs, SBEs



Outreach Coordinator
Sonja Sommerfeldt

Project Estimator
Randy Stebner

Telephone
(503) 623-5373

Fax
(503) 623-9117

Address
12775 Westview Drive
Dallas, OR 97338


Project Name
Chehalem Ridge Nature Park Trailhead and Overlooks Construction

Bid/Contract #
3767

Awarding Agency
Metro

Project Location
Gaston, Washington County, OR

Bid Date
01/16/2020 at 02:00

Project Details
Metro requires the services of an experienced site development contractor to construct park site improvements such as, but not limited to: grading and earthwork, utilities, an automated gate, asphalt and gravel parking lots, welcome plaza and walkways, stormwater infrastructure, plumbed restroom facilities, sanitary leach fields, pre-fabricated shelter structures, site furnishings, stone walls and steps, restoration and landscape planting, and regulatory and wayfinding signs. The construction of the trailhead and overlooks will overlap with the ongoing construction by separate contractors constructing the trail network, bringing power service to the site, and building a pole barn. Consistent communication and coordination with the other contractors will be essential to the successful and timely completion of the Chehalem Ridge Nature Park. Nature park improvements and services must meet all conditions set forth in the Construction Contract, Project Specifications, Construction Drawings, and regulatory permits for the duration of the project. Those improvements and services include but are not limited to:
Erosion control, tree protection and demolition
Site grubbing, grading and earthwork (tree clearing by Metro)
Electrical service including new meter base, trenching, vaults, conduit runs, wiring, controllers and electrical appurtenences within the shelters, automated gate, well pump, prefabricated restroom building and extending power service from approximately 3,750 feet away.
Stormwater drainage facilities with associated piping system
Paving materials
- Asphalt site entry and access
- Asphalt pavement (passenger vehicle parking lot)
- Gravel paving (equestrian parking lot and maintenance access)
- Concrete pavement (welcome plaza, ADA parking spaces and circulation areas)
- Crushed rock surfaces, stone accents and pavers
Site preparation, backfill and electrical work associated with the prefabricated plumbed toilet building to be delivered, placed and assembled on site by the manufacturer.
Site furnishings installation
Stone masonry seatwalls and steps
Regulatory and directional signs
Automated entry gate installation with Contractor Furnished Contractor Installed (CFCI) motors, circuitry, key pads, presence sensor loops, and associated concrete pads for control appurtenances
Fencing and site security (split rail fence, manual access gate, chain link security fence and slide gate)
Large picnic shelter
Small picnic shelter
Riparian overlook
Tualatin Valley overlook
Restoration, landscape materials, lawn, planting and seeding
Drilling work, casing, and testing of a groundwater well have been conducted at the site. Contractor to establish a fully functioning well system, including: provision and installation of a HP 10 GPM Grundfos well pump and motor, 82 gal Flex-lite pressure tank (or approved equal), controller and control box, pitless adapter, sample tap, pipe, hardware, services and assembly.
Existing conditions at the new access driveway, maintenance spur and groundwater well have changed since the site survey was completed. Bids shall include the effort to establish final elevations indicated on the drawings. Also, 390 tons of 2 - 4" rock is available on site for reuse.
Owner Furnished Contractor Installed (OFCI) work (Contractor to coordinate with the Metro project manager for delivery times and provision of onsite storage prior to installation):
- Auto entry gate arms and posts with associated foundation connection hardware. All assembly and installation of, gate arms, posts, concrete foundations, pads, motors, sensor loops, keypad and emergency access "Knox Box" will be performed by the successful bidder
- Trash and recycling receptacles
- Bike racks
- Unassembled picnic table kits to be assembled and installed by the successful bidder
- Preassembled wood kiosks - assembled roof to arrive separate from posts and panel, roof to be attached to assembled and installed posts and panel by Contractor
- Preassembled benches - bench installation including concrete footings by Contractor
- Operations and maintenance pole barn building

Subcontractor and suppliers opportunities are available but not limited to the following categories of work: Flagging/Traffic Control; Surveying; Rebar; Cast-In-Place Concrete; Concrete Cutting & Boring; Sawcutting; Signage; Plumbing; Electrical; Clearing & Grubbing; Fill & Backfill; Excavation; Dewatering; Erosion Control; Asphalt Paving; Aggregate Supply; Curbs, Gutters, & Sidewalks; Pavement Striping; Fencing; Site Furnishings; Irrigation; Landscaping; Underground Utilities; Trucking (Dump Trucks).

James W. Fowler Co. is an equal opportunity employer and we are requesting qualified subcontractor and supplier bids from all interested firms, including COBID certified disadvantaged, minority, women, and other business enterprises. Where economically feasible, we are willing to divide total contract requirements into smaller portions or quantities to permit maximum participation by COBID certified D/M/W/ESB firms. Please contact us to discuss opportunities available.

James W. Fowler Co. will assist COBID certified D/M/W/ESB subcontractors in obtaining necessary equipment, supplies, or materials. We are also available to provide assistance in obtaining bonding, lines of credit and/or insurance to COBID certified D/M/W/ESB subcontractors. Please complete all negotiations 24-hours prior to bid opening. We also encourage the utilization of apprentices for this project.

Bid documents can be obtained from the Metro or from James W. Fowler Co. by clicking on the link below. The plans and specs are available at no cost on the James W. Fowler Co. website at www.jwfowler.com. For more information, please contact James W. Fowler Co. at (503) 623-5373. Quotes may be faxed to (503) 623-9117 or emailed to estimating@jwfowler.com.

Please follow the below link for plans, specifications, and addenda issued for this project:

http://www.jwfowler.com/bidopportunities/

How to get in touch


Outreach Coordinator
Sonja Sommerfeldt

Project Estimator
Randy Stebner

Telephone
(503) 623-5373

Fax
(503) 623-9117

Address
12775 Westview Drive
Dallas, OR 97338