Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

Translation Disclaimer

Department of Public Works
Department of Public Works

Current Construction Project Bid Opportunities

Subscribe to this page to receive e-mail notification when new information is posted

Instructions for delivering bid responses for bidding firms, FedEx, UPS, other couriers:



Public bid openings will be at 2180 Milvia Street in the 1st floor conference room. The location of bid opening at the 1st floor conference room may change as needed to accommodate the number of attendees.

Staff will be present to direct the bidders to the bid opening, and staff will attend to the front door beginning 15 minutes prior to the bid opening.

Attendees at any public bid opening shall maintain recommended social requirements, such as maintaining face coverings and separation (six feet minimum), for the duration of the meet.


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, Public Works/Transportation Division or Parks, Recreation & Waterfront/Planning & Design Section.

Documents in .pdf format require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. Download a free copy from Adobe's website at www.adobe.com.

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.

20-11402-C - Aquatic Park Central Tide Tubes Maintenance Sediment Removal and Inspection Project
Bid Date: New(1)June 2, 2020   |   Addenda: No.1 - May 19, 2020New(1)No. 2 - May 21, 2020   |   Planholders List   |   Pre-Bid Meeting Agenda

20-11402-C - Aquatic Park Central Tide Tubes Maintenance Sediment Removal and Inspection Project

Scope of Work: The work done under these plans and specifications includes but is not limited to: maintenance activities including the removal of accumulated sediment within and around the tide tubes, tide gate structure and in the lagoon adjacent to the tide gates, removal of broken pipe fragments at the Bay side of the tubes, adjustment of the riprap along the shoreline, and replacement of the tide gate winches, as specified.

Required Contractor’s License(s): A California “A" General Engineering contractor’s license is required to bid this contract.



Plans and Specifications

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


20-11402-C Plans


20-11402-C Specifications

Planholders List: Bidders are responsible for notifying Taylor Lancelot, Associate Civil Engineer, via email at mtlancelot@cityofberkeley.info to be included on the Planholders List. Please include the following in the email subject header: “Planholders list for Specification No. 20-11402-C for Aquatic Park Central Tide Tubes Maintenance Sediment Removal and Inspection Project". In the body of the email, please state the Name of the Company Representative, Company Name, Address, Telephone Number, Fax Number, and Email Address.


No. 2 - May 21 2020

Addendum No.2 (.pdf)

No. 1 - May 19, 2020

Addendum No.1 (.pdf)

Sealed Bids Due:

2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Finance/General Services - Purchasing Division
2180 Milvia Street, 3rd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704

Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Site Visit: A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held for all contractors to visit and examine the tide tubes at the lagoon and Bay side. The meeting will take place at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, May 12th, 2020. Prospective bidders shall meet at Aquatic Park South Lot, Berkeley, CA. (https://goo.gl/maps/mkuvDzjeYCsQZD9K7). These work areas are accessible to the public during normal business hours and prospective bidders are encouraged to visit the site prior to submitting a bid. The working area on the bay side is submerged unless there is a low tide of -1.0’ MLLW or lower. Prospective bidders are highly encouraged to view the work area on the Bay side when it is fully exposed prior to bidding.

Attendees to the Pre-Bid Meeting must adhere to the City’s recommended current safety precautions, Order to Shelter at Place, and comply with “Social Distancing Requirements”, noting that public works construction is essential infrastructure under Section 13.f.v.4 of the Order.

Pre-Bid Meeting Agenda (.pdf)

Pre-Bid Meeting Sign-In Sheet (.pdf)


45 working days


The work is located at 2821 W. Bolivar Drive, and West Frontage Road, Berkeley. See the vicinity maps included in the plan set. The exact limits of work are shown on the project plans.


Questions concerning the anticipated work or scope of the project should be directed to the following Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department staff, no later than 10:00 AM, May 15 ,2020.

Taylor Lancelot, Associate Civil Engineer, mtlancelot@CityofBerkeley.info
Parks Recreation and Waterfront, Capital Projects, 1947 Center Street, 5th Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704.

Back to Project List


Home | Web Policy | Text-Only Site Map | Contact Us
Department of Public Works, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: publicworks@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-6300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903