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 $250,000.00
Due Date:
Due Time:
Bid/Proposal Submission Location:
Quotations will be received by email at contractadmin.staff@sfdpw.org until 2:30 p.m. on January 4, 2020. There will be no public bid opening and no protest period.
19 consecutive calendar days
Project Zip Code:
Advertisement Date:


Contact Type Contact Name Contact Email
Project Manager Bill Pressas
SF Real Estate Division Chris Anderson

Pre-Bid/Pre-Proposal Conference

There is no pre-bid conference. Site visits can be scheduled by appointment only. Contact Chris Anderson at 415-676-9688.


Insurance Type Amount

Project Links

0000004818 Invitation for Quotations
0000004818 - Tabulation of Quotes
Bid Documents
DPW Electronic Bid Documents Download Site

Project Scope

Project Description
The Work is replacement of steam pipe and around the intersection of Larkin Street and McAllister Street, including traffic control, excavation and shoring, street restoration, hazardous materials abatement, removal and replacement of steam pipe, permits, fees, and all associated work. The time allowed for completion is 19 calendar days. The Engineer’s estimate is approximately $250,000. Bid Quotations in excess of $600,000 may not be awarded through this informal bidding process.

Bid Documents or RFQ/P Package

  1. 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 https://bsm.sfdpw.org/ContractAdmin/Login.aspx.
  2. Please visit the Contracts, Bids and Payments webpage at https://stgint.sfdpw.org/Pages/Contract.aspx for more information. Notices regarding Addenda and other bid changes will be distributed by email to Plan Holders.


  1. 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)]. This Contract is subject to the requirements of Administrative Code Chapter 12X, which prohibits contracting in states with laws that allow discrimination. The City is prohibited from entering into any Contract with a Contractor that has its United States headquarters in a state on the Covered State List or where any or all of the work on the contract will be performed in any of those states on the Covered State List. Administrative Code Chapter 12X and a list of states on the Covered State List can be found at: http://sfgsa.org/chapter-12x-anti-lgbt-state-ban-list..
  2. The Specifications include liquidated damages. Contract will be on a Lump Sum Bid Items basis. Progressive payments will be made.
  3. 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.
  4. Class "A" license required to bid.
  5. Minimum requirements of San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 6 Sections 6.21 and 6.22 requires bidders to include with their quotes information concerning their experience and financial qualifications.
  6. Pursuant to Charter Section 3.105, all contract awards are subject to certification by the Controller as to the availability of funds.
  7. 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 SFAC Chapter 12P, Minimum Compensation Ordinance.
  8. Right reserved to reject any or all bids and waive any minor irregularities.

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