Request for Proposal

Sewer Repair Project

RFP Status

RFP: Closed

RFP Number

2022-02 Sewer Repair Project

Start Date


Close Date


Project Description

The project consists of the following work:

Schedule A:  55th Avenue NE Sewer Replacement. The project will consist of bypass pumping, installing a new manhole and installation of approximately 100 LF of new 12-inch pipe to the existing downstream manhole, connection of two side sewers to the new main, and asphalt restoration.

Schedule B: Casa Juanita Sewer Main Repair.  This schedule consists of bypass pumping, installation of one new manhole and approximately 100 LF of 8-inch ductile iron sewer main, connection of three side sewers to the new main, and connection to the existing system. The project requires trenching underneath an existing pile-supported structure that is 6-feet wide with 24-inch casing.  The casing will be approximately 15-feet long.  Due to soil conditions, the proposed manhole and sewer main will be pile-supported. The proposed order of work:  1. Install TESC; 2. Set up by pass pumping; 3. Install pipe piles; 4. Install new down stream SMH; 5. Install 24-inch Casing under causeway; 6. Install new sewer main and connect side sewers; and 7. Restoration.

Schedule C:  55th Avenue NE and 60th Avenue NE Side Sewer Repairs.  This project includes repair of side sewer services in a neighborhood experiencing root intrusion.  The repair will include removal of the roots, installation of a LMK Tee-liner system, and installation of cleanouts. There are nine side sewer, six services will require a new cleanout for District access at the right of way.

Schedule D:  124th Avenue Manhole Adjustments.  This project includes replacing damaged sewer frame, cover and adjustment rings. Thirteen structures will replace the grade rings, frame and cover. Six structures will require a new manhole section, new cone, adjustment rings, frame and cover in order to bring it up to district standards. the project will include excavation and road restoration. This portion of the work must be completed by March 15, 2023, in order for the City of Kirkland to overlay the road.

Approximate locations of the proposed improvements are shown on the project construction plans.

The engineer’s construction cost estimate is $679,000.00 including sales tax.

Free-of-charge access to project bid documents (plans, specifications, addenda, and Bidders List) is provided to Prime Bidders, Subcontractors, and Vendors by going to and clicking on “Posted Projects”, “Public Works”, and “Northshore Utility District”.  This online plan room provides Bidders with fully usable online documents with the ability to: download, view, print, order full/partial plan sets from numerous reprographic sources, and a free online digitizer/take-off tool.  It is recommended that Bidders “Register” in order to receive automatic email notification of future addenda and to place themselves on the “Self-Registered Bidders List”.  Bidders that do not register will not be automatically notified of addenda and will need to periodically check the on-line plan room for addenda issued on this project.  Contact Builders Exchange of Washington at (425) 258-1303 should you require assistance with access or registration.

Each bid must be submitted on the “Proposal” forms provided in Section 5 of the “Specifications, Proposal and Contract Documents” and shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in the form of a surety bond, postal money order, cashier’s check or certified check made payable to King County Treasurer, King County, Washington for a sum of not less than 5 per cent of the total bid.  A bid shall not be considered unless accompanied by such bid proposal deposit.


A contract, if awarded, will be based upon the lowest responsive and responsible bid or bids as defined in more detail in the bid documents.

Northshore Utility District reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to delete portions or all of the work, to substitute alternative bid item prices for base bid item prices, to waive any informality in bidding, and to make the award deemed to be in the best interest of the District. Proposals received after the time announced for the opening will not be considered.  No bidder may withdraw its bid after the time announced for the opening or before the award and execution of the contract(s) unless the award is delayed for a period exceeding sixty (60) calendar days.

Notice is hereby given that Northshore Utility District (“District”) will receive sealed bids for the following construction project. Bids will be received at the District office, located at 6830 – NE 185th Street, Kenmore, Washington, by mail or other courier up to the hour of 2:00 PM on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, after which all bids will be publicly opened and read to determine the apparent lowest bidder.

The public bid opening will be conducted remotely and bidders may attend the Bid Opening online by using the following link or by dialing into the conference call at the phone number listed below:

Or Call-in phone number: 1 253-328-7749
Phone Conference ID: 869 019 920#

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