Grove Park Field and Playground Renovations

Due Date:
Spec # Type Post Date Documents
22-11538-C Construction Additional Files

The City of Berkeley is soliciting invitations for bid for improvements to Grove Park between Oregon Street and Russell Street. The project consists of demolition and removal of existing play equipment, new play equipment in the 2-5 and 5-12 playgrounds, new play area surfacing, renovation of the picnic area, renovation of the sports field including turf replacement, improvements to the backstop, netting, fencing, dugouts, lighting controls and irrigation system, and pathway and access improvements in conformance with current ADA standards.

The cost estimate for the work is $2,100,000.

The specifications and selection process are summarized in this invitation for bid (IFB). Bids must be received no later than 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 20, 2022. All responses must be in a sealed envelope and have “Grove Park Field and Playground Renovation Project” and “Specification No. 22-11538-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 Street, 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 terms, the anticipated work, or scope of the project, please contact Wendy Wellbrock, Associate Civil Engineer, via email at no later than Monday, December 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM. 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 and 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.


Wendy Wellbrock, Associate Civil Engineer