Open Procurements

KT IFB 17-563 Invitation for Bids - Transmissions

KT IFB 17-563 (pdf)

KT 16-555 Small Passenger-Only Ferry Vessel Construction

KT 16-555 IFB (pdf)
KT 16-555 Contract Drawings and Technical Specifications
KT 16-555 Planholders List
KT 16-555 Pre-Bid Meeting Presentation
KT 16-555 Addendum 1
KT 16-555 Addendum 2
KT 16-555 Addendum 3
KT 16-555 Addendum 4
KT 16-555 Addendum 5
KT 16-555 Addendum 6
KT 16-555 Addendum 7
KT 16-555 Addendum 8
KT 16-555 Addendum 9
KT 16-555 Addendum 10

Kitsap Transit is seeking sealed bids (IFB) from qualified sources to deliver the small passenger ferry described below. All bids must be physically received by Kitsap Transit NO LATER THAN 9:00 A.M. on April 7, 2017, and, immediately thereafter, will be opened in the Harborside Conference Room at Kitsap Transit, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA. All bids must be clearly marked:


A new passenger-only ferry has been designed for Kitsap Transit by Seattle-based Naval Architecture firm, Glosten. Kitsap Transit operates passenger-only ferry service between Port Orchard, Bremerton, and Annapolis, WA. The design drawings and specifications describe the technical requirements for the construction and delivery of one (1) passenger-only ferry. Kitsap Transit’s new passenger-only ferry will be, certified and used to transport up to150 passengers between the existing ferry terminals at Bremerton, Port Orchard, and Annapolis. The vessel shall be provided with two (2) BAE HybriDrive propulsion systems, or equivalent, to power propulsion and ship service loads.  The new hybrid vessel shall be delivered to Kitsap Transit as a documented USCG Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 46 Subchapter T – “Small Passenger Vessel” less than 100 gross tons. 

This vessel construction project is funded in part with Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds; therefore, the rules and regulations of the FTA shall apply to this Contract and any subcontracts resulting from this solicitation.  Excluding non-negotiable Federal Clauses, Kitsap Transit reserves the right to make changes and additions to other terms and conditions prior to contract execution.

All Bids must include a Bid Bond made only on an Owner-provided form for a sum equal to 5% of the Total Bid Amount.  Bids shall only be submitted on the forms provided in the Project Manual.

A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled for 10:00 am on February 2, 2017 at the Kitsap Transit’s Harborside Building, 60 Washington Ave Suite 200, Bremerton, WA 98337. Teleconference capabilities will be provided for those unable to attend is person.

Copies of the IFB may be obtained by contacting Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com. Bidders downloading the IFB from the website must contact Patrick Rogers at the email above to be placed on the Plan Holders’ list to receive addenda/clarifications automatically.

All questions, requests for information, and Pre-Bid material substitutions, must be submitted in writing on the Owner-provided form in the Project Manual (Section 5) and received by 5:00 PM  on February 22, 2017 at:  Kitsap Transit, Attn:  Patrick Rogers, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA 98337; or by e-mail:  patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

Contracts Pending Award

Currently, there are no pending contract awards.

Recently Awarded Contracts

KT 15-524: Annapolis Park & Ride Asphalt Overlay was awarded to Northwest Asphalt by Resolution 15-77 on November 3, 2015
KT 16-530: Charleston Base Eco Lift Project was awarded to Shape Construction by Resolution 16-14 on March 1, 2016
KT 16-531: George's Corner Park & Ride Lot Improvements was awarded to New Line Services by Resolution 16-16 on March 1, 2016
KT 16-536: Commercial Printing Services was awarded to Tumwater Printing by Resolution 16-19 on April 5, 2016
KT 16-542: Pressure Washer Trailer was awarded to AMB Tools and Equipment in August, 2016

Small Works and Consultant Roster Application

Kitsap Transit maintains our Small Public Works Roster and Consultant Roster in MRSC Rosters online database.  Businesses interested in working with Kitsap Transit on projects using a roster contracting process must register at www.mrscrosters.org and select Kitsap Transit in their application. 

If you have roster registration questions, please contact MRSC Rosters at mrscrosters@mrsc.org.  For questions regarding a specific project, please contact Kitsap Transit at 360.479.6960.

A list of projects awarded using the small works process is available upon request. To request a copy of the list, contact Patrick Rogers at patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

Transit Advertising

Kitsap Transit offers interior and exterior bus advertising through a media agency.  For information and pricing, please contact:

Tammi Boggan
VP & General Manager
719 2nd Avenue, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-762-2531
Fax: 206-762-2532

Federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program

Kitsap Transit has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26.  Kitsap Transit has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, Kitsap Transit has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.

It is the policy of Kitsap Transit to ensure that DBE’s defined in part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT–assisted contracts.  It is also our policy:

  1. To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts;
  2. To create a level playing field on which DBE’s can compete fairly for DOT-assisted contracts;
  3. To ensure that the DBE Program complies with applicable laws;
  4. To ensure that only firms that fully meet 49 CFR Part 26 eligibility standards are permitted to participate in the DBE Program;
  5. To help remove barriers to the participation of DBE’s in DOT assisted contracts;
  6.  To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the market place outside the DBE Program.

Upcoming Federally Funded Procurement Opportunities:

Expected Procurement Opening Project Project Type
2nd Quarter A-Float/BTC Dock Security Safety & Security Improvements     
2nd Quarter Fast Ferry Procurement Design/Build
3rd Quarter George's Corner Park & Ride Lot Improvements
3rd Quarter Annapolis Dock Upgrade Final Design

How to participate:
Kitsap Transit encourages participation by all firms wishing to participate in Kitsap Transit contracting opportunities. Firms seeking to be certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) should contact the state of Washington Office of Minority and Women's Business Enterprises (OMWBE).

How do I become certified as a DBE?
Contact the Office of Minority and Women Business Enterprises in Olympia, Washington for information on the eligibility criteria, instructions and certification materials.

Check their website at www.omwbe.wa.gov/ (external link) or call the OMWBE at 360.664.9750.

DBE Program (PDF)
FY 2015 - 2017 DBE Goal is 2.05% (PDF)

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