Port of Portland - Hillsboro Airport Taxiway A Rehabilitation 03/23/21
THE PORT OF PORTLAND
TAXIWAY A REHABILITATION
Bids due: March 23, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
INVITATION TO BID
AIP NO. 3-41-0025-029
SOLICITATION NO. 2021-9030
Bids for the Hillsboro Airport Taxiway A Rehabilitation project will be received electronically through the Port’s online bidding system until, but not after, 2 p.m. on March 23, 2021, and thereafter publicly opened and read aloud via Microsoft Teams. A meeting invite will be sent to all prospective bidders listed for the project in the Port’s online bidding system. See the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders for more information on electronic submission.
The work includes but is not limited to:
Reconstruction and rehabilitation of Taxiway A, construction of a new runway connection at Taxiway Connector A6, and reconstruction of runway connections on Taxiway B to Runway 31L. The work includes constructing stormwater treatment strips, stormwater collection and piping, electrical pavement lighting and electrical signage, pavement stripping, and other temporary measures.
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 via Microsoft Teams at 9:30 a.m. on March 10, 2021, to discuss all phases of the work. To attend, bidders must RSVP through the Port’s online bidding system no later than 24 hours before the pre-bid meeting. A Microsoft Teams meeting invite will be sent to all bidders who RSVP, with instructions on attending the meeting remotely.
Contractors, subcontractors, consultants, and suppliers are strongly encouraged to register through the Port’s online bidding system, which can be accessed at https://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=15598. 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 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 labor and civil rights requirements in the Bid, Bid Supplements, and Supplementary Conditions apply to this work. The proposed contract is under the subject of Executive Order 11246 on Nondiscrimination Under Federal Contracts, September 24, 1965, and as amended; and 49 CFR Part 26, on Participation By Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in United States Department of Transportation Programs, March 4, 1999, as revised.
D. Title VI Solicitation Notice: The Port, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the regulations thereunder, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
E. Oregon law requires that the higher of either the state prevailing wage rates or federal Davis- Bacon rates be paid to workers on projects in Oregon subject to both the state prevailing wage rate law and federal Davis-Bacon Act.
F. 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).
G. 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.
H. 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.
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.
DBE Participation Contract Goal: The Port is committed to increasing Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in FAA-funded Port contracts. The Port’s DBE participation goal for this contract is 15 percent of the total amount bid (excluding additive alternates, if any). This contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder with the lowest responsive bid who either demonstrates its commitment to meet the goal by properly submitting the DBE Goal Compliance Report and associated Confirmation of Participation forms or who, upon the Port’s request, submits adequate evidence that it made good faith efforts as provided in 49 CFR 26.53 to meet the goal. See the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders and the Supplementary Conditions for Federally Assisted Contracts for further information on bidding and contracting requirements for DBE participation.
As described in more detail in the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders, as a condition of bid responsiveness the bidder will be required to submit the following information via the DBE Goal Compliance report and associated Confirmation of Participation forms: (1) the names and addresses of DBE firms that will participate in the contract; (2) a description of the work that each participating DBE firm will perform (to count toward meeting a goal, the participating DBE firm must be certified in a NAICS code applicable to the type of work described); (3) the dollar amount of the participation of each DBE firm; (4) a written statement from the bidder attesting to their commitment to use the identified DBE firms; (5) a written statement from each DBE firm confirming its participation in the type and amount of work described for that firm by the bidder; and (6) if the bidder cannot meet the DBE participation contract goal, evidence of good faith efforts as provided in 49 CFR 26.53 to meet the goal.
THE PORT OF PORTLAND
Contracts and Procurement
February 22, 2021
Published February 23, 2021.