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Skanska Ames Joint Venture (SAJV)
is seeking qualified DBEss

Project Name

I-15 Express Lanes Project

Bid/Contract #

62-A Precast Concrete Girders

Awarding Agency

Skanska-Ames, A Joint Venture

Project Location

Corona, Riverside County, CA

Bid Date

03/27/2018 at 10:00

Project Details



Owner: Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)
Contract No.: 16-31-057-00
Website: www.skanska-ames.com

Skanska-Ames, a Joint Venture (SAJV) is interested in soliciting in Good Faith all subcontractors as well as certified DBE subcontractors related to the scope of work listed below for the I-15 Design Build Express Lanes Project.
Precast Concrete Girders
2nd Street Bridge, 3rd Street Bridge, Riverside Avenue Bridge.

Bid Package No. 62-A

If you have not received an invitation from BuildingConnected.com for this Bid Package and would like to request an invitation to bid & register as a bidder, please email us:

All Bids and requested backup documents are due by March 27, 2018 by 10:00am.
Award determinations will be made by end of business on April 20, 2018.

Subcontractor's Scope: SAJV is soliciting proposals from Precast Concrete Fabrication Companies for the Fabrication and Delivery of Precast Concrete Girders for all of the structures listed above. Once a Best Value Bidder has been selected they will receive an offer to enter into a Subcontract Agreement. All work will be performed in strict accordance with Owner Specifications, the terms and conditions of the proposed agreement between SAJV and the successful bidder, and all policies and procedures associated with the subject Project, and all applicable Local, State and Federal laws and requirements. Please reference the bid documents for the full list of scope and bid requirements. Precast Girders for remaining Bridges on the Project will be bid as a separate bid package (62-B).

Project Description: Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is the design-builder for the referenced project. This project will provide development of an express lane network on Interstate 15 in Riverside County. The express lanes will be constructed between post mile (PM) 36.8 and PM 51.4, a distance of approximately 14.6 miles. The purpose of the project is to improve existing and future traffic operations and mainline travel times, expand travel choice, increase travel time reliability, and expand the express lanes network. The lane improvements will be located within Riverside County, and run through the cities of Corona, Norco, Eastvale, and Jurupa Valley as well as portions of unincorporated Riverside County. All proposed improvements involving addition of two express lanes each way will be constructed within the existing Caltrans right-of-way; the majority of the improvements will occur within the existing I-15 median. The project encompasses median paving and construction of 11 bridge widenings, 5 retaining walls, 8 sound walls, 15 overhead sign structures, and a number of specialty light poles.

Required Documents for a Responsive Bid:
The following documents are to be turned in with all responsive bids:
- Competitive Pricing in the requested format
- Subcontractor Pre-Registration Form (form provided in "Files" within Building Connected)
- Bidder Consent Form and any attachments identifying your proposed exceptions to the scope or boilerplate contract. (Consent form is provided in "Files" within Building Connected)
- List of Projects performed with Skanska or Ames.
- Subcontractor Management Plan (form provided in "Files" within Building Connected)
Submitting all of the above requested documents will help expedite the selection of the competitive, responsive bids and execution of a Contract.

Instructions to Proposers:
• The selected Best Value Bidder for this bid package will be in good faith extended a Subcontract Agreement to be executed for this work. All Bridge locations listed herein will be included in the Subcontract Scope.
• Submit a competitive bid by the bid due date and time through BuildingConnected.
• Contract Documents and Bid Materials will be accessible in BuildingConnected.
• Ensure all requested documents are included with your bid.
• All RFI's and electronic communications should be sent to SAJV through BuildingConnected's messaging module.
• Any RFI's you wish to remain confidential should be labeled as such. SAJV may share and publically answer any RFI's not labeled as confidential.
• A BuildingConnected User Guide will be provided to assist in asking RFI's or submitting bids.
• Any confidential innovations or ATCs included in your proposal must be labeled as such. SAJV may share publically and request other bidders to price any innovations not labeled as confidential.
• DBE participation is highly encouraged to meet the Project Goal of 10% but is not a prerequisite requirement for bidding or issuance of a Subcontract.
• Pricing and Production information provided by Bidders WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL by SAJV and only used for bid analysis and Best Value selection purposes.
• Fabrication yards are exempt from the Project's Union requirements.

Assistance: The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE) for the Project. Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is committed to assisting RCTC to attain their DBE goal of 10% for the Work. Qualifying DBEs must provide evidence of being registered with the State of California's DBE program. Likewise, Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is desirous of all its lower-tier firms to seek-out opportunity in their scope of work for participation by other lower-tier DBE firms whenever possible. RCTC recognizes the DBE certifications from the below-noted certifying entities:

California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and with applicable NAICS codes for the requested scope of work.

All DBE firms must submit current certifications with your bid. The website to use to find your certification is http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/find_certified.htm. In addition to the proper certification, DBE's must also meet a Commercially Useful Function. Skanska-Ames Joint Venture intends to conduct itself in good faith with all DBEs and all other business enterprises regarding participation on this Project.

SAJV will assist qualified subcontractors, vendors, & suppliers in obtaining bonding, lines of credit, insurance, necessary equipment, materials and/or supplies. If you are a DBE Company, please provide your certification letter with your proposal. If you are a non-DBE, please indicate all lower-tier participation on your quotation as it will be evaluated with your price. In order to assist DBE subcontractors and suppliers, bid packages have been divided into into smaller packages, tasks or quantities & establish delivery & construction schedules which will permit maximum DBE participation wherever feasible.

Subcontracting Requirements: SAJV's insurance requirements are Commercial General Liability (GL): $1M ea. occ., $1M personal injury, $2M products & completed operations agg. & general agg.; $1M Auto Liability; $5M Excess/Umbrella and $1M Workers Comp. Endorsements and waivers required are the Additional Insured End., Primary Wording End., & a Waiver of Subrogation (GL & WC). Other insurance requirements may be necessary per scope or RFP requirement. All responsive subcontractors must possess acceptable insurance and a valid California Contractor's License. Subcontractors performing any onsite work must be signatory to the appropriate project labor agreements / unions. All agreements issued on behalf of this project must go through a Safety Pre-Qualification Application requirement. Quotations must be valid for the same duration as specified by the Owner for contract award. Conditions or exceptions in Subcontractor's quote are expressly rejected unless accepted in writing. SAJV is signatory to the Operating Engineers, Laborers, Cement Masons, & Carpenters Unions. Subcontractors must provide weekly, one original and one copy of all certified payrolls, including non-performance and fringe benefit statements if required by law or by the Prime Contract.

Skanska-Ames, a Joint Venture is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer
Project Site Location: Corona, CA 92881 - Email: I-15.bids@skanskaames.com

The requirements and terms are outlined in the detailed bid package included on buildingconnected.com

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