2013 WT Trail Construction RFQ

The Whitefish Trail Committee is requesting quotations from interested contractors for trail construction in the Woods Lake area during the spring and summer of 2013. Specifications and guidelines will be available by 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 22 at Whitefish Parks & Recreation Department at 510 Railway St., Whitefish, MT, or online here – WT Trail Construction Specs.

Interested contractors will be required to attend a mandatory walk-through on Tuesday, May 28 at 9:30 am. A follow-up walk-through will be scheduled for contractors unable to attend the May 28 date. Specifications and guidelines will also be available at the walk-through.

Quotations will be due by 5:00pm on Thursday, June 6 with work slated to begin in early  to mid-June.  Trail work must be completed no later than August 7.

Bids must be for a cost per lineal foot of trail construction, including both machine work and hand work. Final trail lengths will be determined with a measuring wheel. All tasks are outlined in the Scope of Services and Trail Construction Specifications document. Please also include an hourly rate for additional excavator work (based on machine hour meter), and hand crew labor rates.

Trail construction will be separated into two bids – Woods Lake West and Woods Lake East. Bids should be submitted to the Whitefish Parks & Recreation Department referencing Whitefish Trail Construction – Woods Lake West or Woods Lake East. For questions, please contact Greg Gunderson at 261-8407 or greg@forestoration.org.

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 Published Whitefish Pilot, Wednesday May 22, 2013