Poulsbo to consider $15.3 million construction bid for roundabout project

Poulsbo to consider $15.3 million construction bid for roundabout project

The Poulsbo City Council will take up for consideration at Wednesday’s council meeting a contract with Active Construction Inc. to complete the first phase of the Johnson Parkway Roundabout Project.

The city bid out the project, which officials estimated would cost between $16 million and $19 million, in early May and opened them on May 22.

The council will consider the bid from Active Construction, Inc., a Tacoma-based company, which provided the lowest responsive bid of $15,323,323 out of a total of nine bids.

“We bid a little late in the season and we had the COVID issue to deal with,” said city engineer Diane Lenius, “but overall the contractors seemed to be pretty aggressive and interested in getting some projects on their plate for next year.”

The city opted to provide the flexibility of starting the project either later this summer or early next year, which likely helped in creating a competitive bid process. Of the nine bids received, three were under $16 million and the highest was $19.5 million.

The contract stipulates that work will begin within 14 days of the issuance of a Notice to Proceed and that all construction will be completed within 270 days after the Notice to Proceed date.

The entire Johnson Parkway project will be done in three phases, and once completed it will connect State Route 305 with Lincoln Road via Noll Road, Languanet Lane and Marantha Road, creating one continuous roadway.

Also to be discussed on Wednesday is a presentation from the engineering department about the city’s need to develop a comprehensive sewer plan as the region continues to grow and sewage needs change.

More in News

44 new cases of COVID confirmed in Kitsap

Over past two weeks, Kitsap’s positive case rate per 100,000 residents is 157.2

The Next Door’s new kitchen provides a space for studying with snacks and soda close at hand. (Ken Park/North Kitsap Herald photos)
Youth center, ‘The Next Door,’ opens across from NKHS

The Next Door, a youth center for teens, has opened across the… Continue reading

Soul-crushing COVID-19

A lonely, difficult - and educational - journey these 12 months for Kitsap’s small-business owners

Everette J Burd, 45, was convicted of attempted rape in 1997. (Courtesy Photo).
Convicted sex offender moves to Poulsbo

Another convicted sex offender has been placed in the “sex offender house”… Continue reading

Port Orchard Farmers Market kicks off this Saturday

Weekly event runs through Oct. 16

$12.5 million secured in Congress for rural Washington schools

Rep. Kilmer is key congressional player in securing money

‘Chat With The Chief’

Port Orchard police chief to host virtual town hall

SKFR board passes EMS levy resolution

District voters will be asked to renew levy on Aug. 3

Most Read