The City of Arcata is a General Law city, following the laws of the State of California for all bids and requests for proposals.

All pending bids and requests for proposals are noticed in the local paper and on this site.  If you are interested on bidding on any current bid for goods or services, please contact the Purchasing Office at (707) 825-2101 for details.

**Bidders or proposal submitters who contact the City of Arcata Purchasing Office regarding the current requests for proposals will receive the addenda and updates from the City of Arcata.**

Current Projects Out to Bid/Requests for Proposals:


The project descriptions and contract documents below are provided for informational purposes only. Any contractor submitting a bid for any project listed below MUST contact the City of Arcata Contracts and Procurement Specialist at (707) 825-2101, or email hmiller@cityofarcata.org to obtain a current, authorized bid packet. 

While every effort will be made to keep the information on this page current, the City of Arcata cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions in bid proposals resulting from information obtained from this page. 


City Project Title Project Description Project Status

2015 CDBG Arcata Bay  Crossings Streetscape Improvement Project

The City of Arcata is soliciting bids for the 2015 Arcata Bay Crossings Streetscape Improvement Project. The work consists of, but is not limited to, various drainage and concrete improvements at 3rd and E Streets in Arcata, CA, including removal of existing asphalt and concrete pavement and miscellaneous items/structures, placement/construction of concrete curbs and gutters, sidewalk, and driveway apron, asphalt and concrete pavement, storm drain piping and inlets, trench drain, sidewalk underdrain, pavement markings and striping, landscaping, and other facilities as shown on the plans in the City of Arcata. 

A pre-bid meeting will be held on Friday, May 15, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Arcata City Hall, 736 F Street, Arcata, CA, to be followed by a site visit. Prospective Contractors are requested to attend. The Federal provisions will be specifically addressed during the meeting. A visit to the project site will follow for those interested.

Sealed bids will be received until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Bids will be referred to the Arcata City Council for consideration at their next regularly scheduled meeting on or after June 3, 2015.

Questions regarding the project may be directed to, or a site tour may be arranged, by contacting the Arcata Public Works Engineering Department at (707) 825-2128.

Full Plans & Specifications

Addendum 1


Sealed bids will be received until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

IMPORTANT: Printing of project plans and specifications has been delayed. 

For more information please contact Harold Miller, Contract & Procurements Specialist at (707)825-2101.




Current Construction Projects

Completed City Projects