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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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Specification No. - Project Name

16-10996-C - Center Street Parking Garage
Bid Date: New(1)April 28, 2016   |   Addenda: No. 1 - March 25, 2016No. 2 - March 30, 2016No. 3 - April 6, 2016No. 4 - April 12, 2016No. 5 - April 14, 2016, New(1)No. 6 - April 21, 2016

16-10996-C - Center Street Parking Garage

Project Description: Demolish the existing 440 parking space garage and construct a eight-story, 248,000 square foot parking garage structure with approximately 720 parking spaces, and ancillary work in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Contract Documents.

Required Contractor’s License(s): A California B (General Building Contractor) contractor’s license is required to bid this contract. Joint ventures must secure a joint venture license prior to award of this Contract.

Notice Inviting Bids (.pdf)

Instructions to Bidders (.pdf)


$29.73 million

Plans and Specifications:

Plans and Specifications are available from the .pdf links below.

16-10996-C Specifications

16-10996-C Reports:

Phase 1 - Part 1
Phase 1 - Part 2
Haz Mat

16-10996-C Drawings

1 - Cover Civil Landscape
2 - Architectural
3 - Architectural
4 - Architectural
5 - Structural
6 - Plumbing Mechanical Electrical

16-10996-C Appendix:

Existing Garage Part 1
Existing Garage Part 2
Guidance cut sheets
PARCS plans


No. 6 - April 21, 2016

Addendum No. 6

Document 004113 Bid Form


Document 000110 Table of Contents

Document 000115 Drawings Tables Schedules Revised

Appendix 2 - Asbestos and Lead Abatement Specifications
Appendix 2 - Instructions to All Bidders
Appendix 2 - Lead and Asbestos Existing Drawings

16-10996-C Drawings
Architectural Drawings
Civil Drawings
Electrical Drawings

No. 5 - April 14, 2016

Addendum No. 5


Document 00 0110 Table of Contents

Document 00 0115 Drawings, Tables, Schedules, Revised

16-10996-C Drawings
Architectural Drawings
Structural Drawings
Electrical Drawings
Plumbing Drawings

No. 4 - April 12, 2016

Addendum No. 4

Document 00 0115 Drawings Tables Schedules Revised
Structural Drawings

No. 3 - April 6, 2016

Addendum No. 3

Construction Noise Standards

Document 00 0110 Table of Contents

160406 Technical Specifications

Document 00 0115 Drawings, Tables, Schedules, Revised

Appendix 3 Bike Coffee Cut Sheets #1
Appendix 3 Bike Coffee Cut Sheets #2
Appendix 3 Bike Coffee Cut Sheets #3
Appendix 4 Green Garage Spec Review Matrix

16-10996-C Drawings
R Architectural Part 1
R Architetural Part 2
R Architectural Part 3
R Architectural Part 4
R Food Service Drawings
R Structural Part 1
R Structural Part 2
R Structural Part 3
R Mechanical
R Plumbing
R Electrical Part 1
R Electrical Part 2

No. 2 - March 30, 2016

Addendum No. 2

Document 00 0110 Table of Contents

09 05 01 - Acoustical Ceiling
26 31 00 - Photo Voltaic Power System
28 40 10 - Parking Guidance System
Appendices - Asbestos-Lead Abatement

Document 00 0115 - Drawings, Tables, Schedules Revised

16-10996-C Drawings
1 Cover Civil Landscape
2 Architectural
3 Architectural
4 Architectural
5 Structural
6 Plumbing Mechanical Electrical

No. 1 - March 25, 2016

Addendum No. 1

Document 00 00115
Community Workforce Agreement
Summary Sheet - Community Workforce Agreement

Sealed Bids Due:

2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2016
Finance/General Services - Purchasing Division
2180 Milvia Street, 3rd Floor
Berkeley, California 94704

Mandatory Pre-Bid Site Visit: City will conduct a Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Civic Center Building, 2180 Milvia Street, 6th Floor (Redwood Conference Room), Berkeley, CA 94704. The Pre-Bid Conference and Site Visit will last approximately two hours.

Pre-Bid Meeting Attendance

Pre-Bid Meeting Minutes


260 days


Center Street Parking Garage, 2025 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704.


For information pertaining to the Bidding Documents, please contact, Lorin Jensen, Senior Engineer, Pakpour Consulting Group, Inc., C/O Engineering Division, 1947 Center Street, 4th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704, by Email or by Telephone at (925) 784-8286.

Bidders must direct all questions about the meaning or intent of Bidding Documents to City’s Project Management Team in writing. Interpretations or clarifications considered necessary by City in response to such questions will be issued by written Addenda emailed, mailed or emailed delivered to all parties recorded by City as having received Bidding Documents. City may not answer questions received less than seven days prior to the date for opening Bids.

Only questions answered by formal written Addenda will be binding. Oral and other interpretations or clarifications will be without legal effect, and Bidders shall not rely on oral statements.

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