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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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Specification No. - Project Name

15-10940 - Fire Drill Tower Repair Phase I
Bid Date: June 2, 2015    |  Addenda: NewNo. 1 - May 27, 2015   |   Planholders List

15-10940 - Fire Drill Tower Repair Phase I

Scope of Work: Work of Contract comprises all work on drawings listed in Document 00004, List of Drawings, and the specifications, including, but not limited to the following: removal and replacement of all T1-11 and vertical siding with the exception of North side of tower around fire escape; install a waterproof membrane prior to installation of new siding nailing at 6” O.C.; renail existing wood siding at 6” O.C., set and putty all nail locations, new and existing, and spot prime putty; remove all loose paint; prime and repaint new and remaining siding, all exterior metal elements, and concrete foundation; replace dry rotted siding and framing as necessary; install flashing as necessary at the Drill Tower at Fire Station No. 6 located at 999 Cedar Street, Berkeley and ancillary work in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contract Documents.

Scaffolding will be furnished and installed by the City, see Section 01000 – Summary of Work.

A California “B” contractor's license is required to bid this contract. Joint ventures must secure a joint venture license prior to award of this Contract.

Invitation and Instructions to Bidders (.pdf)



Plans and Specifications:

The project plans and specifications may be downloaded from the .pdf links below. Bidders are responsible for notifying Taylor Lancelot, Assistant Civil Engineer by email at to be included on the Planholders List.

Drawing 1


No. 1 - May 27, 2015

Addendum No. 1 (.pdf)

Sealed Bids Due:

2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Finance/General Services - Purchasing Division
2180 Milvia Street, 3rd Floor
Berkeley, California 94704

Non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit - City will conduct a non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit at 2:00 PM, Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 999 Cedar Street (8th Street side), Berkeley, to clarify such matters as Bidders may request.

 Pre-Bid Sign-In Sheet (.pdf)


Substantial Completion - 30 days
Final Completion - 40 days


The work is at Fire Station No. 6 located at 999 Cedar Street, Berkeley, California.


Questions should be directed to the following staff:

Taylor Lancelot, Assistant Civil Engineer, (510) 981-6421,

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

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