DISCLAIMER: The information provided below is a summary of the project. Addenda and other bid changes will be distributed by email only to Plan Holders with email addresses, and will be posted on the DPW Electronic Bid Documents Download Site.
DPW is not liable for damages or costs incurred in connection with the use of, or any reliance upon, any information contained on this website. The bid information is subject to typographical error.

Contract Details

Public Works ID NO:

Request for Bids or Qualifications/Proposals

Estimated Cost/Contract Amount:
In excess of $1,000,000.00
Due Date:
Due Time:
Bid/Proposal Submission Location:
Bids will be received online via file upload until 2:30:00 p.m. on September 9, 2020, after which they will be publicly opened and read online.
180 consecutive calendar days
Project Zip Code:
Advertisement Date:


Contact Type Contact Name Contact Email
Project Manager Michelle Woo michelle.woo@sfdpw.org
Local Business Enterprise (LBE) Antonio Tom antonio.tom@sfgov.org
City's Surety Bond Program bond@imwis.com

Pre-Bid/Pre-Proposal Conference

Please refer to the Project Manual for link.
8/20/2020 12:00:00 AM


Insurance Type Amount

Project Links

1000016597 - Advertisement
1000016597 - Proposed Subcontractors Form
1000016597 - Tabulation of Bids
Bid Documents
DPW Electronic Bid Documents Download Site

Project Scope

Project Description
The Work is located on the southwest corner of 16th Street at Treat Street and consists of sidewalk, paving, drainage, street light, traffic signal, site improvement, landscape, traffic routing, and all related work to construct a sidewalk bulb-out plaza.

Bid Documents or RFQ/P Package

  1. Digital files of the Plan Holders List, Subcontractor Requests, Pre-Bid Sign-In Sheet, Project Addenda, and other relevant Bid Documents may be downloaded at no cost at San Francisco City Partner page website address: https://sfcitypartner.sfgov.org/pages/index.aspx. . Please Note: The Legal Notice/Advertisement may be downloaded from the Project Links section of this page.
  2. Digital files of Bid Documents, Plan Holders Lists, and Addenda may be downloaded at no cost from the Public Works Electronic Bid Documents Download site at www.sfpublicworks.org/biddocs.
  3. Please visit the Contracts, Bids and Payments webpage at www.sfpublicworks.org for more information (click on Resources > Contractor Resources).
  4. Notices regarding Addenda and other bid changes will be distributed by email to Plan Holders.


  1. On July 1, 2014, the registration program under section 1725.5 of the California Labor Code went into effect. The program requires that all contractors and subcontractors who bid or work on a public works project register and pay an annual fee to the California Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”).
  2. No contractor or subcontractor may be listed in a bid or awarded a contract for a public works project unless registered with the DIR as required by Labor Code section 1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code section 1771.1(a)].
  3. This Project shall incorporate the required partnering elements for Partnering Level 1. Refer to Section 01 31 33 for more details.
  4. Pursuant to San Francisco Administrative Code (“Administrative Code”) Section 6.25 and Chapter 25 of the Environment Code, “Clean Construction” is required for the performance of all work.
  5. This Contract is subject to the requirements of Administrative Code Chapter 12X, which prohibits the City from entering into any Contract with a Contractor that has its United States headquarters in a state (“Covered State”) with laws that perpetuate discrimination against LGBT populations or where any or all of the work on the contract will be performed in any of those states. A list of states on the Covered State List can be found at: https://oag.ca.gov/ab1887.
  6. The Specifications include liquidated damages. Contract will be on a Unit Price basis. Progressive payments will be made.
  7. The Contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible responsive bidder.
  8. A bid may be rejected if the City determines that any of the bid item prices are materially unbalanced to the potential detriment of the City.
  9. Bid discounts may be applied as per Administrative Code Chapter 14B. LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement is 20%. Call Antonio Tom at 415-558-4059 or Antonio.Tom@sfgov.org for details. In accordance with Administrative Code Chapter 14B requirements, all bidders shall submit documented good faith efforts with their bids, except those who exceed the above stated LBE Subcontracting Participation Requirement by 35%. Bidders must achieve 80 out of 100 points to be deemed responsive. Bidders will receive 15 points for attending the pre-bid conference, if scheduled. Refer to CMD Form 2B.
  10. Class "A" license required to bid.
  11. For information on the City’s Surety Bond and Finance Program, call 415-986-3999 or bond@imwis.com. A corporate surety bond or certified check for ten percent (10%) of the amount bid must accompany each bid. Administrative Code Section 6.22(a) requires all construction greater than $25,000 to include performance and payment bonds for 100% of the contract award.
  12. In accordance with Administrative Code Chapter 6, no bid is accepted and no contract in excess of Threshold is awarded by the City and County of San Francisco until such time as the Mayor or the Mayor’s designee approves the contract for award, and the Director of Public Works then issues an order of award. Pursuant to Charter Section 3.105, all contract awards are subject to certification by the Controller as to the availability of funds.
  13. Minimum wage rates for this project must comply with the current General Prevailing Wage as determined by the State Department of Industrial Relations. Minimum wage rates other than applicable to General Prevailing Wage must comply with Administrative Code Chapter 12P, Minimum Compensation Ordinance.
  14. This Project is subject to the requirements of the San Francisco Local Hiring Policy for Construction (''Policy'') as set forth in Administrative Code Section 6.22(g). Bidders are hereby advised that the requirements of the Policy will be incorporated as a material term of any contract awarded for the Project. Refer to Section 00 73 30 of the Project Manual for more information.
  15. Bidders are hereby advised that the Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded must be certified by the Contract Monitoring Division as being in compliance with the Equal Benefits Provisions of Chapter 12B of the Administrative Code within two weeks after notification of award.
  16. If a bidder objects on any ground to any bid specification or legal requirement imposed by this Advertisement for Bids, the bidder shall, no later than the 10th working day prior to the date of Bid opening, provide written notice to the Contract Administration Division, San Francisco Public Works, setting forth with specificity the grounds for the objection.
  17. Right reserved to reject any or all bids and waive any minor irregularities.

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