The Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce (CREST) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Palensky Wildlife Underpass – Construction project, located in Multnomah County, OR. The project primarily involves the installation of a wildlife underpass beneath Highway 30, along with the construction of channelizing walls designed to guide wildlife towards the crossing. CREST requires a contractor with specific roadway infrastructure expertise, trenchless installation experience, and experience working adjacent to and within waterways and wetlands. This project is scheduled to commence April 1 – September 15, 2024. A mandatory pre-bid site visit will be held on November 28, 2023. Proposals are due in electronic form by 4:00 PM on December 21, 2023.
This is a prevailing wage contract that meets all federal and state contracting guidelines. Applicants must be registered and in good standing with the federal SAM (System for Award Management). Furthermore, contractors will be asked to state that they have been prequalified, registered, and in good standing with the Construction Contractor’s Board (CCB), and not been debarred, suspended, or otherwise excluded. The project is sponsored by CREST and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) with additional support from Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, Oregon Wildlife Foundation, and Metro.