Today’s Date: December 4, 2007
District: District 6 – Fresno
Contact: Sherri Martin, Contracts Administrator Phone: (559) 453-5023 / email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE STATE ROUTE 180 EAST BIDS OPENED TOAY FRESNO-The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans opened bids today on the State Route 180 East, Clovis to Temperance project. There were seven bidders and all bids were below the Caltrans Engineers Estimate ranging from $48,772,505 to $59,368,245. The apparent Low Bidder is Security Paving from Sun Valley, CA with a low bid amount of $48,772,505.00 which is 25.6% below the engineers estimate. The Second lowest bidder was Diablo Construction from San Ramon, CA with a bid of $54,934,370, which is 16.2% below the engineers estimate.
The bid summary is listed below:
BID SUMMARY: 400 working days 3% DVBE
Number of Bidders: 7 Engineer’s Estimate: $67,000,000
Bid Rank Bid Total Bidder Information (Name/Address/Location)
1 $48,772,505.00 Security Paving, Sun Valley, CA
2 $54,934,370.00 Diablo Construction; San Ramon,CA
3 $56,754,547.00 MCM Construction; North Highlands (?), CA
4 $56,994,575.60 Aggie Construction Corp; Clovis, CA
5 $57,655,922.50 Granite Construction; Watsonville, CA
6 $57,935,864.00 FCI Construction; Benicia, CA 7 $59,368,245.00 R&L Brosamer; Walnut Creek, CA
Caltrans will go through the bids and announce the official award within the week. Construction could begin at the beginning of next year, weather permitting.