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NOTICE IS HEREBY that Kitsap Transit (KT) announces this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from interested, qualified and experienced firms to prepare the final design and construction bid package for the Bremerton Dock Improvements project.

Proposals [one (1) original plus (4) copies] must be submitted in accordance with requirements set forth in the RFQ NO LATER THAN 2:00 p.m., February 28, 2019. When the official clock reads 2:01 PM, submissions are considered late and will not be considered.

The scope of work requires the consultant to develop 50%, Environmental and Project Permitting, and 100% final design drawings with corresponding specifications. Design elements required by environmental permitting conditions are expected to include the use of grated decking over any new surface. If necessary, the consultant will be responsible for preparation of additional information related to coordination with applicable tribal representatives and environmental permitting agencies.

RFQ KT 19-632


NOTICE IS HEREBY that sealed Bids will be physically received by Kitsap Transit until 2:00 P.M. on February 25, 2019 February 27, and, immediately thereafter, will be opened in the Harborside Conference Room at Kitsap Transit, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA for the following project:


The Contract provides for the fabrication, delivery and installation of new passenger only ferry loading ramps in accordance with the provided plans.  All work to be completed within 60 calendar days of the Notice to Proceed.

The Contractor will comply with all applicable requirements of Chapter 39.12 RCW.  Bids shall be submitted only on the forms provided in the Project Manual. 

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.

A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and site visit is scheduled for 10:00 AM on February 15, 2019 at the Kitsap Transit Harborside Building located at 60 Washington Ave Suite 200 Bremerton WA 98337.

All questions, requests for information, and Pre-Bid material substitutions, must be submitted in writing on the Owner-provided form in this Project Manual (Section 5) and received by 5:00 PM on February 20, 2019 at:  Kitsap Transit, Attn:  Patrick Rogers, 60 Washington Ave., Ste. 200, Bremerton, WA 98337; or e-mail:  patrickr@kitsaptransit.com.

IFB #KT 19-631

Addendum 1

Contracts Pending Award


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:

Matt Pellitteri
Sales Manager - Seattle
719 2nd Avenue, Suite 425
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-315-7927
Fax: 206-770-6200

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:


2019 Quarter


2019 Quarter

Bainbridge Island Bike Barn PL 1st Bremerton & POIT Dock Ramps 1st
Preventative Maintenance 1st POF Preventative Maintenance 1st
Bainbridge Island Bike Barn CN 2nd Bremerton Dock Improvements 2nd
Preventative Maintenance 2nd POF Preventative Maintenance 2nd

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 2018 - 2020 DBE Goal is 2.93% (PDF)

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