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Sonja Sommerfeldt

Project Estimator

Jack Miller/Spencer McClymont

Contact Information

12775 Westview Drive
Dallas, OR 97338


(503) 623-5373


(503) 623-9117

James W. Fowler Co.
is seeking qualified DVBEs, SBEss

Project Name

City Trunk Line South - Unit 3

Bid/Contract #

IFB/RFP 7701

Awarding Agency

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Project Location

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA

Bid Date

01/24/2019 at 14:00

Project Details

The CTLS Unit 3 project will consist of installing approximately 10,250 feet of 60-inch welded steel pipeline along Whitsett Avenue between Vanowen Street and Magnolia Boulevard, located in the North Hollywood area of the City of Los Angeles. The majority of new pipeline, approximately 6,510 feet of the alignment will be constructed using conventional cut and cover methods. The depth to the springline along the cut and cover segments range between 8 and 12 feet below ground surface (bgs). Approximately 3,740 feet, of pipeline will be installed in jacked casing using horizontal boring methods at three locations. The horizontal boring will be performed in 5 segments, and six receiving/jacking pits and two intermediate jacking pits will be constructed. The depth to the springline along the horizontal boring drives range between 25 to 30 feet bgs. Figure 2 presents an overview of the proposed alignment.

Specifications are available to download, however, plans and geotechnical report are available only by signing a Confidentiality Agreement. The Confidentiality Agreement is available to download. Please email your signed Confidentiality Agreement to: estimating@jwfowler.com and we will send you a link to a share file with the plans and geotechnical report.

Subcontracting and supplier opportunities are available but not limited to the following categories of work:

-Quality Control Testing
-Traffic Control
-Concrete Cutting
-Cathodic Protection
-Geotechnical Instrumentation & Monitoring
-Asphalt Paving
-Aggregate Supply
-Pavement Marking/Striping
-CCTV (for sewer)
-Trucking (Dump Trucks)

James W. Fowler Co. is an equal opportunity employer and we are requesting qualified subcontractor and supplier bids from all interested firms, including disadvantaged veteran, small, and other business enterprises. Where economically feasible, we are willing to divide total contract requirements into smaller portions or quantities to permit maximum participation by DVBE/SBE firms. Please contact us to discuss opportunities available.

James W. Fowler Co. will assist DVBE/SBE subcontractors in obtaining necessary equipment, supplies, or materials. We are also available to provide assistance in obtaining bonding, lines of credit and/or insurance to DVBE/SBE subcontractors. Please complete all negotiations 24-hours prior to bid opening. We also encourage the utilization of apprentices for this project.

Bid documents can be obtained from Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) or from James W. Fowler Co. by clicking on the link below. The plans and specs are available at no cost on the James W. Fowler Co. website at www.jwfowler.com. For more information, please contact James W. Fowler Co. at (503) 623-5373. Quotes may be faxed to (503) 623-9117 or emailed to estimating@jwfowler.com.

Visit James W. Fowler Co. Website at www.jwfowler.co

Please follow the below link for Plans/Specifications/Addenda issued for this project:


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