The city of Richmond, California, has issued a public notice that all LED streetlight bids submitted to meet a January deadline earlier this year, have been rejected. A new Invitation for Bids for the $1.26 million LED streetlight program was issued on May 1, 2012.
This project involves the replacement of approximately 600 streetlight fixtures within the city of Richmond. Approximately 422 streetlight luminaires will be replaced with LED streetlights; approximately 171 traffic signal streetlight luminaires will be replaced with LED streetlights; and the remaining approximately eight decorative lights along Cutting Boulevard will be replaced with decorative LED streetlight fixtures. Photoelectric controls will be installed on cobrahead-style streetlights along 23rd Street. Fixtures specified in the bid document are manufactured by BetaLED/Cree of Sturtevant, Wisconsin, and LED Roadway of Nova Scotia, Canada.
All bidders must attend a mandatory pre-bidders meeting at 10:00 a.m. on May 9, 2012 the city’s engineering department. Contractors who attended the pre-bid meeting in January, are not required to attend the May meeting.
Complete bids must be submitted to the city of Richmond by 1:30 p.m on May 15, 2012. Questions or comments may be sent to Joel Camacho at email@example.com. Complete bid documents including project specifications can be found on the city of Richmond website.