Bid Opportunities


FHWA – BROS-2011(053)

Franklin County Public Works is inviting and requesting bid proposals for CRP 630 – Ironwood Bridge #636-4.87 Replacement.

The project replaces the Ironwood Road Bridge over South Columbia Basin Irrigation District’s Eltopia Branch Canal. The new bridge will be in the same general footprint with a wider driving surface to meet current standards and functional requirements, increasing from 24’ in width to 32’ in width, containing two (2) 10’ travel lanes and 6’ shoulders. The bridge length is 90 feet between pavement seats and completely spans the existing earth canal. The project also includes installing guardrail, HMA paving, and other work. The project is located 17 miles north of the City of Pasco (46.519638°, -119.149629°).

This project has a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 13.0%.

Sealed bids shall be marked with the project name and number and be addressed to the Franklin County Public Works Department. Bids will be received at the Office of the of County Engineer, Franklin County Public Works Department, 3416 Stearman Avenue, Pasco, Washington, 99301 until 9:30 AM, Wednesday, August 23, 2023and will then and there be opened and publicly read aloud.  Bids shall be submitted only on the proposal form provided with the specifications. 

 All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier's check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total contract amount.

 Complete digital project bidding documents are available at Interested bidders may view the plans and specifications at no charge by signing up for an account and inputting Quest Project #8608968 on the websites Projects Search Page. Firms who intend to submit a bid should download the digital plan documents, specifications, contract documents and bid proposal for twenty-two dollars ($22.00).  Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership, registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

 Informational copies of maps, plans and specifications are on file for inspection in the Office of the County Engineer of Franklin County and the Office of the Franklin County Commissioners both in Pasco, Washington.

 The following is applicable to Federal-aid projects:

 Franklin County in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, (78 Stat. 252, 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

 The Franklin County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities or irregularities, and after careful consideration of all bids and factors involved make the award to best serve the interests of Franklin County.

 Signed this 3rd day of August 2023. 

 Franklin County, Washington

 Craig B. Erdman, PE, Director/County Engineer