Aquatic Park Paddling & Rowing Club Improvements Project

Due Date:

The City of Berkeley is soliciting invitations for bid for improvements to Aquatic Park Paddling & Rowing Club. The work done under these Plans and Specifications includes but is not limited to: mobilization, traffic control, public convenience, construction phasing, erosion control, clearing, grubbing, tree protection, root pruning, excavating and pulverizing an existing asphalt concrete parking lot, minor concrete building pad and ADA parking spot, asphalt concrete with stabilized base, porous flexible paver parking area, minor header board wall, importing topsoil for conform area, striping, parking markings, installing accessible parking sign, adjusting a quick-coupling valve box, salvaging and reinstalling wood wheel stops, header at AC and porous flexible paver, while maintaining access and public use of the Paddling and Rowing Club Boathouse and dock, as specified.

Estimate: (Cost)
Base Bid Items Cost: $327,400

The specifications and selection process are summarized in this invitation for bid (IFB). Bids must be received no later than 2:00 pm on Thursday February 2, 2023. All responses must be in a sealed envelope and have “Aquatic Park Paddling & Rowing Club Improvements Project” and “Specification No. 22-11514-C” clearly marked on the outer most mailing envelope. Please submit one (1) unbound original and one (1) copy of the bid as follows:

Mail or Hand Deliver To:

City of Berkeley
2180 Milvia St 3rd floor
Berkeley, Ca 94704

No bids will be accepted after the date and time stated above. Submittal of response by fax is NOT acceptable. Incomplete bids and bids which do not conform to the requirements specified herein, will not be considered. Issuance of the IFB does not obligate the City to award a contract, nor is the City liable for any costs incurred by the bidder in the preparation and submittal of bids for the subject work. The City retains the right to award all or parts of this contract to several bidders, to not select any bidders, and/or to re-solicit proposals. The act of submitting a bid is a declaration that the bidder has read the IFB and understands all the requirements and conditions.

For questions concerning the listing of items, the anticipated work, or scope of the project, please contact Robert Chan, Assistant Civil Engineer, via email at no later than 10:00 am on Monday, January 23, 2023. Answers to questions will not be provided by telephone or email. Rather, answers to all questions or any addenda will be posted on the City of Berkeley’s site at Bid & Proposal Opportunities. It is the vendor’s responsibility to check this site. For general questions concerning the submittal process, contact purchasing at (510) 981-7320.


Robert Chan, Assistant Civil Engineer