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Bid Title: RFB for Construction of Chris Andrews Boat Ramp
Category: Invitation to Bid Opportunities
Status: Open


The City of Portland (Owner) is requesting Bids from firms interested and qualified to construct the Chris Andrews Boat Ramp.  Bids for the construction of the Project will be received at the Portland City Hall located at 1900 Billy G. Webb Dr., Portland, TX 78374, until Tuesday, 12/07/2021 at 2:00 pm local time (Central Time).  At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. 

The project will consist of constructing a boat launch area into Nueces Bay along the Highway 181 frontage road between Portland, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. Project elements include a 30 ft wide boat ramp, timber docks, fish cleaning facility, parking lot and access driveways, and lighting. Construction can be completed using land-based equipment but it is also allowable to use a work barge for construction of project elements in the water. The project site limits are near environmentally sensitive areas. This work includes mobilization, site fill/excavation and grading above and below water, installation of geotextile fabric and surface preparation above and below water, installation of pre-cast concrete panels in water, installation of timber piles in water, parking lot paving (approximately 4011 SY), signing and striping, installation of water services, installation of site lighting and associated electrical components. The project includes a Base Bid and Alternate Bid Items.

For all further requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, please download the Bidding Documents and refer to the Instructions to Bidders that are included in the documents.

Publication Date/Time:
11/4/2021 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Please download and review RFB Documents for details.
Closing Date/Time:
12/7/2021 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Please refer to the RFB for complete submittal instructions
Bid Opening Information:
Refer to RFB for details
Addendum Date/Time:
Please refer to RFB
Pre-bid Meeting:
Yes, refer to RFB for details
Contact Person:
Please refer to Addendum 1 for contact information.
Download Available:
select “Related Documents"
Plan & Spec Available:
Please refer to RFB Documents for spec details or reach out to Daniel E. Garza, PE at
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Please refer to the RFB documents for the required qualifications.
Special Requirements:
Bidder shall submit all questions about the meaning or intent of the Bidding Documents in writing to the project Engineer: Daniel E. Garza at
Owner on its own initiative may issue Addenda to clarify, correct, supplement, or change the Bidding Documents.
Related Documents:

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