Bid Details
WD-2845
Cathodic Protection for Transmission Pipelines at Various Locations, Phase 2

Bid due

08/18/2022
2:00 PM

  • Type Construction
  • Department Infrastructure Division
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Project Description
An electronic version of the bidding forms, contract specifications and drawings are available by request. To request these materials, email qbd@sfwater.org with this Contract No. WD-2845, the firm name, full address, email address, phone number, copy of contractor’s license or business card, and a copy of a government-issued identification. Visit https://webapps.sfpuc.org/bids/ for updates. Please be advised that prior to receiving these materials, all requestors will be required to complete, sign, and comply with a Confidentiality Agreement.

The objective of the project is to install impressed current cathodic protection system at 11 different locations for the existing Bay Division Pipelines Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 and the Palo Alto Pipeline at locations in Fremont, Newark, Redwood City, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto and Stanford. The work for each location includes the installation of AC power to the rectifier, 300-feet deep anode, excavation to expose the existing pipeline for the structure test lead connections, associated conduits and wirings, and restoration of the excavated areas to match existing.

Bid discounts may be applied as per San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 14B. The LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement is 3.00% and ONLY San Francisco (Local) Small & Micro-LBEs can be utilized to meet this requirement (Firms certified by SF Contract Monitoring Division). SFPUC-LBEs cannot be utilized to meet the 3.00% LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement. Majority of the contract work requires a C-57 specialty license. Further, anode columns are to be installed at 11 different locations and through the aquifer without jeopardizing safety of drinking water. As such, the LBE availability is limited for this contract. Please contact Jason Chow at 415-554-3103 and jason.chow@sfgov.org for further information. Subcontracting opportunities may include, but not limited, to the following major types of work: Traffic Control, Asphalt & Concrete Cutting & Coring, Patch Paving.

Interested Bidders are encouraged to attend by remote means a teleconference pre-bid and contractor networking conference to be held on June 15, 2022 from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM. To participate by remote means, please access the meeting at this website: https://sfwater.zoom.us. The Meeting ID is 898 4660 1571 and meeting Passcode is 346172. To join, enter Meeting ID and click Join. When prompted, enter the meeting Passcode. Or use: https://sfwater.zoom.us/j/89846601571?pwd=T1IzcytUYzN2Q3AxNWszdGh4cWJTdz09. To participate by phone, dial +1.213.338.8477 and enter the Meeting ID followed by # key. When prompted, enter the meeting Passcode and # key. Attendance of remote attendees will be completed at the end of the pre-bid meeting. Prime Bidder’s attendance at this conference is worth 15 points toward Chapter 14B “Good Faith Outreach” requirements. Documented attendance in the teleconference pre-bid meeting will satisfy this requirement. Bidders must achieve at least 80 points (out of a possible 100 points), as determined by CMD, to be deemed compliant with the “Good Faith Outreach” requirements, except those who exceed the above stated LBE subcontracting participation requirement by 35% under Section 14B.8(B) of the Administrative Code.

A site inspection will be held starting at 3534 Eugene St., Fremont at 9:00 AM on 6/16/2022. The site visit may extend beyond one day if necessary to complete the site inspection.

SFPUC encourages Bidders to submit a Safety Prequalification Form at least 3-weeks prior to the date of Bid opening. Bidders are required to pass the Safety Prequalification prior to SFPUC considering their bid submission complete. SFPUC will notify Bidders who have passed the Safety Prequalification prior to or on the date of Bid opening. Refer to Section 00 21 13 – Instructions to Bidders, “Bidder Qualifications” and Section 00 45 12 – Safety Prequalification for additional information.

Bidders are required to have Class “A” and “C-10” California Contractors Licenses in order to bid. Bidders or Bidders’ subcontractor shall have a valid California “C-57” license in order to bid. Furthermore, each listed subcontractor must possess appropriate active licenses for the work each subcontractor will be performing.

Request for proposal

  • ESTIMATED COST
    $3,900,000
  • DUE DATE
    08/18/2022
  • DUE TIME
    2:00 PM
  • DURATION
  • LOCATION
    https://sfwater.zoom.us/j/87811945391?pwd=Q0JOVzRCbnBCb0lFWlRJbUt2MWRudz09
  • CONTACT
    Contract Administration Bureau at QBD@sfwater.org

Pre-Bid Conference

  • DATE
    06/15/2022
  • TIME
    10:00 AM
  • ATTENDANCE
    Not Mandatory
  • LOCATION
    https://sfwater.zoom.us/j/89846601571?pwd=T1IzcytUYzN2Q3AxNWszdGh4cWJTdz09
  • ADVERTISEMENT DATE
    05/27/2022
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