Bid Number: 2223-67-38c
Bid Title: Arcata South I Street Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project (REBID)
Category: Engineering - Construction Projects
Status: Awarded
Bid Recipient: Mercer-Fraser Company


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Addendum no. 1, posted 02/17/2023

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Engineer’s Estimate ($633,000)

The City of Arcata is soliciting bids for WORK consisting of furnishing all labor, materials, equipment, incidentals and performing all work required to install a boat launch, concrete abutment, concrete abutment, concrete walk, parking improvements, accessibility improvements, and a precast concrete vault toilet. The project includes, but is not limited to: clearing and grubbing, water management, excavation and grading, installation of a boat launch and landing, rock slope protection, installation of aggregate base, installation of concrete, installation of asphalt, installation of piles, installation of a vault toilet, revegetation, and traffic control.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 3, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.  The meeting will begin at the Arcata City Hall in the Council Chamber (736 “F” Street, Arcata, CA 95521), and may be followed by a project site walk-through.

Questions regarding this solicitation should be submitted in writing to: Danielle Allred, Contracts & Special Projects Manager: . The deadline for submitting questions is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Questions received after the deadline may not be answered. 

Sealed bids will be received by the City Manager’s Office, 736 F Street, Arcata, CA 95521, until the hour of 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, 2023, at which time they will be transferred to the City Council Chambers where they will be publicly opened and read aloud by the City Engineer or his designated representative. Said bids will be referred to the Arcata City Council for consideration at their next regularly scheduled meeting on or after March 15, 2023. 

This CONTRACT is subject to State contract non-discrimination and compliance requirements pursuant to Government Code, Section 12990. 

The City of Arcata hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises 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, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award. 

The above project is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the Department of Industrial Relations.  Each contractor or subcontractor listed on the bid proposal must be registered with the Department of Industrial Relations pursuant to Labor Code section 1725.5.

Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the Director of California Department of Industrial Relations has determined the general prevailing rate of wages. Bidders should contact the Department of Industrial Relations at (415) 703-4281 for General Prevailing Wage Rates on specific job classifications. Future effective wage rates, which have been predetermined, are on file with the California Department of Industrial Relations. Bidders are advised that if they intend to use a craft or classification not on file in the general wage determinations, they may be required to pay the wage rate of that craft of classification most closely related to it as shown in the general determinations. 

The above project is subject to uniform construction cost accounting procedures as set forth in the California Public Contracts Code, Section 22000 et seq., the Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act.

All bidders shall be licensed in accordance with the laws of the State of California

Pursuant to California Public Contracts Code Section 22300, CONTRACTOR may substitute securities in place of any funds retained by the City for WORK performed on this project.

The City of Arcata reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Publication Date/Time:
1/25/2023 9:30 AM
Publication Information:
Legal Ad to Publish 1/25/23 and 2/1/23
Closing Date/Time:
2/23/2023 11:00 AM
Submittal Information:
See Bid Documents
Bid Opening Information:
02/23/23, 11 AM
Addendum Date/Time:
Pre-bid Meeting:
02/03/23, 10 AM
Contact Person:
Danielle Allred
Contracts & Special Projects Manager
(707) 825-2101
Download Available:
No fee to download.
Plan & Spec Available:
PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND PROPOSAL forms for bidding this project will be available:
• For download from the City’s Website under “Bids,” and on the Humboldt Builder's Exchange website:
• For purchase at City Manager’s Office, 736 "F" Street, Arcata, CA 95521. A printing charge of $40.00 shall not be refundable, plus a shipping and handling fee of $35.00 for mailing of PLANS and SPECIFICATIONS. Checks payable to the City of Arcata and shall be mailed or delivered in person to the Contracts and Special Projects Manager.
• For viewing at the City Manager’s Office, 736 "F" Street, Arcata, CA 95521
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Monday - Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM
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CONTRACTOR shall possess a Class “A” license at the time this contract is bid or a combination of classes required by the categories and type of work included in this contract. All bidders shall be licensed in accordance with the laws of the State of California.
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