INVITATION TO BID: AIR CARGO ROAD
SOLICITATION NO. 2015-6301
Bids due: February 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Sealed bids for the Portland International Airport Air Cargo Road Rehabilitation project will be received at the office of the Manager, Contracts and Procurement, of The Port of Portland,
7200 N.E. Airport Way, 8th Floor, Portland, Oregon 97218 (mailing address: Post Office Box 3529, Portland, Oregon 97208) until, but not after, 2 p.m. on February 18, 2016, and thereafter
publicly opened and read.
The work includes but is not limited to: Rehabilitation of Air Cargo Road with asphalt concrete pavement starting from a quarter mile west of the intersection at N.E. 82nd Avenue and Air Cargo Road
and continuing to the west for approximately 1/2 of a mile. Portions of this rehabilitation include a 6-inch mill and inlay, while the remainder includes complete reconstruction of the existing asphalt pavement section.
Prequalification is not required for this work.
The contractor or a subcontractor need not be licensed for asbestos work under ORS 468A.720.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on January 21, 2016, in the Anchor Room on the first floor of the Port of Portland Headquarters Building, 7200 N.E. Airport Way, Portland, Oregon, to discuss
all phases of the work. From Airport Way, follow the signs to park in the long-term parking garage. Use the garage elevators at the east end of the garage to enter the Headquarters Building at the first floor
level. Parking validation is not available.
Contractors, subcontractors, consultants, and suppliers are strongly encouraged to register through the Port’s online bidding system, which can be accessed at www.portofportland.com under “Business Opportunities.” All firms can view current business opportunities. Registered firms may receive electronic notification of Port solicitations, and have access to view, download, or request
copies of solicitations, addenda, and solicitation-holders lists.
Questions must be submitted electronically using the “Q&A” feature in the Port’s online bidding system.
The project manual and drawings may be examined at Port offices (address above); however hard copies of drawings and specifications are not available directly from the Port. Registered firms
may download the project manual and drawings or order them for the cost of reproduction through the Port’s online bidding system.
The Port may reject bids that do not comply with applicable public contracting procedures and requirements. The Port may reject for good cause any or all bids if the Port finds that doing so is in the
public interest. Bidder compliance for this project includes the following:
A. Bids must be on the Port’s bid form and must be accompanied by bid security made payable to The Port of Portland in an amount equal to at least 10 percent of the total amount bid.
B. In accordance with ORS 279C.370, bidders must submit the enclosed First-Tier Subcontractor Disclosure Form within two working hours after bid opening.
C. The Port will not receive or consider a bid unless the bid contains a statement by the bidder that the bidder will comply with the provisions of ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870 (regarding payment of
prevailing wage rates on public works projects over $50,000). Current wage rates determined by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) may be obtained from BOLI’s web site at
D. Bidders are hereby alerted that public works contractors generally must file a public works bond with the Construction Contractors Board, as provided in ORS 279C.836.
E. No bid will be considered unless the bidder is registered with the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board to the extent required by ORS Chapter 701, prior to submitting a bid.
F. Bids must identify whether the bidder is a resident bidder, as defined in ORS 279A.120.
Apprentice Opportunities on Port Projects: The Port requires contractors to provide on-the-job training opportunities for approved and registered apprentices on construction projects over $500,000.
The Port’s overall target for registered apprentice participation is 15 percent of total labor hours. The Port supports efforts to build a diverse and skilled workforce for the construction industry and to
increase the representation of diverse apprentices on Port projects.
Small Business Participation Program: The Port is committed to increasing small
business participation in Port contracts. The Port’s small business participation goal for this contract is 9 percent of the total amount bid (excluding additive alternates, if any). This contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and otherwise responsible bidder who either demonstrates its commitment to meet the goal by properly submitting the Small Business Goal Compliance Report and associated Confirmation of Participation forms or who, upon request of the Port, submits adequate evidence that it made good faith efforts to meet the participation goal. See the Supplementary Instructions
to Bidders for more information related to small business participation.
THE PORT OF PORTLAND
Craig Johnsen, Manager
Contracts and Procurement
Published Jan. 19, 2016.