Natural Resources

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Monitor Side Channel Restoration Project:

Chelan County Natural Resource Department solicits an Invitation to Bid for the improvement of fish and aquatic habitat in the Monitor Side Channel which flows parallel to the mainstem of the lower Wenatchee River from approximately River Miles 6.1 to 6.7. The work includes, but is not limited to: water management and dewatering; permanent and temporary improvements of access routes; clearing and salvage of trees and shrubs for use in Engineered Log Jam (ELJ) construction; in-water site isolation, control of in-water turbidity; temporary bridge stream crossing; furnishing all necessary materials for and performing construction of ELJ habitat structures; salvage and placement of habitat boulders as identified on the Contract Plans; temporary traffic control as needed to safely deliver, handle, and stage equipment and materials. All work shall be in accordance with the Contract Documents and the 2021 Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction, State of Washington, Department of Transportation, and addenda thereto.

Performance period is July 1-September 30, 2021.  In-water work window is July 15-September 30. Engineers estimate is $250k-$310k.

Pre-Bid Walkthrough Information:  An optional Pre-Bid conference walkthrough with representatives from the CONTRACTING AGENCY will be held on site on Wednesday April 7th at 9:00 A.M.  Potential bidders attending the optional Pre-Bid conference shall anticipate the meeting to be held in an open air, socially distanced environment with all current COVID safety guidelines to be followed.  The project site is located within the Wenatchee River, adjacent to Highway 2/97, approximately a mile west of the intersection of Easy Street and the highway outside of Monitor, Washington and is accessible only via Eastbound lanes of Highway 2/97.  Project Area access and anticipated staging is a WSDOT parking area located ½ mile past milepost 114. The project area is open to independent examination by prospective bidders at any time.

Sealed bids will be received by Chelan County at the Board of County Commissioners Chambers, Chelan County Administration Building, 400 Douglas Street, Wenatchee, Washington until Monday, April 26th, 2021 at 11:00 AM PDT for the Chelan County Natural Resources Project, “MONITOR SIDE CHANNEL RESTORATION”.

Hard Copies of the Project Manual and Bid Package are available upon request and can be picked up from Chelan County Natural Resource Department, located at 411 Washington Ave, Suite 201, Wenatchee Wa 98801.  Questions regarding the project can be submitted to Pete Cruickshank via email at pete.cruickshank@co.chelan.wa.us 

Project Manual and Downloads:

Posted: 03/16/2018 01:31 PM
Last Updated: 04/09/2021 10:25 AM

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