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Proposal & Bid Notice Details:



Project Specs:

Notice ID #: 6388

Bid Date: 05/14/2020

Type Of Notice: Invitation to Bid
Location: CA: San Mateo

Contact: See Notice Summary for details on how to respond to this notice.

Notice Summary:




1.01        Notice Inviting Bids:  Owner will receive sealed Bids for the Street Rehabilitation Project (CIP 301-689) at City Hall located at 610 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, California 94404 until 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 14th, 2020. In light of the State of Emergency related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), electronic submittal of Bids is required. The City will allow electronic submittal of Bids until 2:00 pm on Thursday, May, 14, 2020. Hard copies must follow and must be post marked on or before May 14, 2020.  Bids that are not submitted timely in both electronic and hard copy forms will not be considered. The public work is as follows:







1.02        Project Description:  The Work shall include full depth reconstruction of roadway, excavation, grading, pavement grinding, localized asphalt concrete repair, surface overlays, slurry seal, curb and gutter repair, curb ramp retrofitting, installation of traffic striping and markings, installation of traffic signage, monument re-establishment, and utility adjustments. Work shall be completed within 90 Calendar Days from the date when Contract Time commences to run.

1.03      Procurement of Bidding Documents: Bidding Documents contain the full description of the Work. Bidders may examine a complete hard-copy set of the Bidding Documents at the City’s Public Works Department, located at 610 Foster City Boulevard, Foster City, California 94404. 

For online viewing, please go to  under “doing business” and “rfps and bids”

Bidders may obtain bidding documents from BarkerBlue Digital Imaging by calling (650) 696-2100 or Toll Free at (866)347-1011; Faxing at (650) 696-2199, or emailing to on or after April 15, 2020.

Bidding Documents need not be returned to City. Bidder is responsible for printing any and all of Bidding Documents.

1.04      Instructions:  Bidders shall refer to Document 00 2113 (Instructions to Bidders) for required documents and items to be electronically submitted no later than the time and date set forth in Paragraph 1.01 above.

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Bidders are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the electronic submittal fields required.  Late bids will not be accepted. 

Hard copies shall be post marked by the date set forth in Paragraph 1.01 above and delivered in a sealed envelope to the following address:

City of Foster City, Public Works Department

Attn: Francine Magno

610 Foster City Boulevard,

Foster City, California 94404


Bid Opening:  The bid opening will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday May 14, 2020 by ZOOM conference.  Bidders who have submitted electronic bids, will be sent a link to the ZOOM conference meeting by 2:30pm to the email provided within their electronic submittal. The apparent low bidder will be declared, subject to receiving the hard copy of the documents.

1.05      Mandatory Pre-Bid Site Visit:  Owner will conduct a Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference at 10 am on Thursday, April, 23, 2020 via Conference Call. The Pre-Bid Conference will last approximately one hour.

            Bidders may call in or join the webinar using the following information:

            Dial-in info: +1(650) 286-2555

            Extension: 2555

            Participant Code: 705-482-89

            Webinar Link:

1.06      Bid Preparation Cost:  Bidders are solely responsible for the cost of preparing their Bids.

1.07      Reservation of Rights:  Owner specifically reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any or all Bids, to re-bid, or to waive inconsequential defects in bidding not involving time, price or quality of the work.  Owner may reject any and all Bids and waive any minor irregularities in the Bids.

1.08      Portion of Work to be Performed by Contractor:  The successful bidder shall self-perform no less than 25% of the Work described in the Contract Documents utilizing its own work force, excluding Specialty Items.  Specialty Items will be identified in the Contract Documents. 


2.01        Required Contractor’s License(s):  A California “Class A” contractor’s license is required to bid this contract.  Joint ventures must secure a joint venture license prior to award of this Contract.  Specialty work may require a specialty contractor’s license “Class C” held by Bidder or a listed subcontractor.

2.02        Required Contractor and Subcontractor Registration

  1. Owner shall accept Bids only from Bidders that (along with all Subcontractors listed in Document 00 4330, Subcontractor List) are currently registered and qualified to perform public work pursuant to Labor Code Section 1725.5.
  2. Subject to Labor Code Sections 1771.1(c) and (d), any Bid not complying with paragraph 2.02A above shall be returned and not considered; provided that if Bidder is a joint venture (Business & Professions Code Section 7029.1) or if federal funds are involved in the Contract (Labor Code Section 1771.1(a)), Owner may accept a non-complying Bid provided that Bidder and all listed Subcontractors are registered at the time of Contract award.

2.03        Bid Alternates: 

  1. See Bid Form.
  2. The determination of lowest bid shall be based upon:
  3. Base contract bid plus those alternates specifically identified on the bid form as being used for the purpose of determining lowest bid


2.04        Non-Substitutable Materials, Products, Things, or Services


2.05        Substitution of Securities:  Owner will permit the successful bidder to substitute securities for any retention monies withheld to ensure performance of the contract, as set forth in Document 00 6290 Escrow Agreement For Security Deposits In Lieu Of Retention and incorporated herein in full by this reference, in accordance with Section 22300 of the California Public Contract Code.

2.06        Prevailing Wage Laws:  The successful Bidder must comply with all prevailing wage laws applicable to the Project, and related requirements contained in the Contract Documents.  Copies of the general prevailing rates of per diem wages for each craft, classification, or type of worker needed to execute the Contract, as determined by Director of the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, are on file at the City’s Public Works Department, may be obtained from the California Department of Industrial Relations website [] and are deemed included in the Bidding Documents.  Upon request, Owner will make available copies to any interested party.  Also, the successful Bidder shall post the applicable prevailing wage rates at the Site.

2.07        Prevailing Wage Monitoring:  This Project is subject to prevailing wage compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.


Dated: 4/6/2020                                     By:       /s/

Norm Dorais, P.E.

Director of Public Works/City Engineer

City of Foster City

Foster City, California 94404




Published:4/15/2020                              By:       /s/

Priscilla Schaus

City Clerk

City of Foster City

Foster City, California 94404

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