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Disclaimer: The City of Berkeley is not liable for damages or costs incurred in connection with the use of, or any reliance upon, any information contained herein. The information provided herein is subject to typographical error in the transcribing or printing of its contents. Information is intended only as a notification of available bidding opportunities. When discrepancies occur, the information contained in the bid documents shall prevail.

The following information is not a complete listing of City of Berkeley projects. It includes only projects that are managed by the Public Works/Engineering Division or Parks, Recreation & Waterfront/Planning & Design Section. Plans and specifications may be examined at the Engineering Division, 1947 Center Street, 4th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704, (510) 981-6400 unless otherwise noted.

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For current solicitations for City of Berkeley non-construction Bids and RFPs, please see General Services - Procurement: Current Bid & Proposal Opportunities.

Follow the links below for more information on a specific project. Please visit the Construction Project Bid Results page for information on recently opened projects.

Specification No. - Project Name

New15-10879-C - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Parker Street (Bayer Healthcare Easement)
Bid Date: November 4, 2014   |   Planholders List

15-10879-C - Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation - Parker Street (Bayer Healthcare Easment)

Scope of Work: The work to be done consists, in general, of rehabilitation and construction of approximately 963 linear feet of 10-inch diameter sanitary sewer, construction of manholes, manhole rehabilitation, excavation, replacement of approximately 135 linear feet of 4-inch and 6-inch diameter sewer laterals, and related work.

California Contractor License Classification required: A General Engineering, or C-34 Pipeline, or C-42 Sanitation System

Notice to Bidders (.pdf)



Plans and Specifications:

Plans and Specifications are available from the .pdf links below. Hard copies are no longer made available for purchase or shipping.


Specifications - Parts A-D
Specifications - Details and Appendices



Bidders are responsible for notifying Evelyn Chan, Associate Civil Engineer, via email at to be included on the Planholders List. Please include the following in the email subject header: “Spec. 15-10879-C – Request to be included in project Planholders List”. In the body of the email, please state the Company Name, Address, Telephone Number, and Fax Number.


None as of October 21, 2014.

Sealed Bids Due:

2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Finance/General Services - Purchasing Division
2180 Milvia Street, 3rd Floor
Berkeley, California 94704

Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference:

a. Contractors are encouraged to attend an onsite Pre-bid Conference of the planned scope located within the Bayer Healthcare Site. The conference is scheduled on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. The guest entrance to the facility is located at 800 Dwight Way, at the intersection of Dwight Way and Sixth Street in Berkeley, CA 94710.

b. Contractors should arrive by 11:00 A.M. to check into the Bayer Guest Trailer. The group will walk from the Bayer Guest Trailer to the job site at 11:15 A.M. Late attendees cannot be accommodated. If there are no contractors in attendance by 11:10 A.M., the conference will be cancelled and contractors will no longer have access to the site.

c. Pictures of the site are provided herein for reference only and may not be used for other purposes without Bayer’s written consent. It is the Contractor’s responsibility to verify field conditions prior to bidding and performing the work.

d. All questions must be received in writing no later than 10:00 A.M. Thursday, October 30, 2014. See Notice to Bidders for additional information regarding questions and addendums.


30 days


The work is located throughout the City of Berkeley. See location map and street plan.


a. General information or plan holder’s list: (510) 981-6400.

b. Questions concerning the anticipated work or scope of the project should be directed to the following Engineering Division staff no later than 10:00 A.M. Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Kenneth Emeziem, P.E., Supervising Civil Engineer, at (510) 981-6444 or, or

Evelyn Chan, Associate Civil Engineer, at (510) 981-6430 or

Engineering Division, 1947 Center Street, 4th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704, at (510) 981-6400.

c. It is the bidder’s responsibility to check for answers to questions or any addenda on the City of Berkeley’s website at:

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