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Request for Bids: 47th Ave. & York St. Pedestrian Bridge for 2015 Integrated Construction Program

The Department of Public Works, City and County of Denver and Kiewit Infrastructure Co. (KIC), have issued a Request for Bids for the 47th Ave. & York St. Pedestrian Bridge project.

Documents will be available for download at All Proposal Documents and Subcontract Documents are available on SmartBidNet. Account information can be obtained by contacting Jessica Brown at or 303-649-6815.

Printed Responses are due at 9:00 AM MST February 12, 2019, delivered to Department of Public Works 4th floor, in room 4.J.2, Attn: Brian McLaren, 201 W. Colfax, Denver, CO  80202

A mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in room 1.D.1 on 1st floor of the Webb Municipal Building, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO  80202. Interested firms are required to attend. Proposers are responsible for any information conveyed at this meeting.

General Description of Services and Project: This project falls under the North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC), a coordinated effort created by Mayor Michael B. Hancock to strategically align planning among converging projects in Denver’s Globeville, Elyria, Swansea and River North neighborhoods.

The project includes the construction of a bicycle and pedestrian bridge with stairs and ramps crossing over the Union Pacific railroad line, south of the existing crossing at 47th Avenue and York Street. The bridge will be constructed on unoccupied property south of 47th Avenue. Improving this connection and crossing was identified as a top priority and transformative concept in the 2015 Elyria Swansea Neighborhood Plan and the community continues to champion this. The project is a critical mobility improvement focused on improving safe bicycle and pedestrian connections between Elyria and Swansea Neighborhoods, and between Swansea Elementary School and the Valdez-Perry Branch Library.

Prequalification: Each bidder must be prequalified in either work category 1(A) General Civil or 1(G)(1) Bridge at the $9,000,000.00 monetary level in accordance with the City’s Rules and Regulations Governing Prequalification of Contractors

Each proposer must have submitted a prequalification application a minimum of ten (10) calendar days prior to the proposal opening date. Applications must be submitted to the Department of Public Works, Prequalification Section, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Department 614, Denver, Colorado 80202. To view the Rules and Regulations and to obtain a prequalification application, please visit our website at or call 720-865-2539 for prequalification information ONLY. 

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Participation: The Disadvantaged Business Goal for this project is 9%.