Last updated 4/5/2023 at 2:41pm




General Notice

Town of Coulee Dam (Owner) is requesting Bids for construction of the West Coulee Dam Lift Station Project. Bids for construction of the Project will be received by the Owner via electronic submission only, until 2:00 PM, April 12, 2023 local time. Bids will be opened and read aloud virtually via the following link:

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(US) +1 505-445-2467 PIN: 694 455 289

A bid summary will be issued after opening, emailed to all bidders and posted on the Varela website.

The Project includes reconstruction of the Town of Coulee Dam’s West Coulee Dam Lift Station. Major elements of work generally include: temporary bypass pumping, demolition of existing facilities, new precast concrete wet well and valve vault, duplex submersible pump system, retrofitting of existing concrete Imhoff tank, electrical and controls, new backup generator, piping and valving, connection to existing force main, earthwork, site improvements and surface restoration, and associated work.

Obtaining the Bidding Documents

The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at the Issuing Office:

1. Varela Engineering & Management, 601 W. Mallon Ave., Suite A, Spokane, WA 99201

2. Visit under “Public Jobs”. Prospective bidders may view digital files at no cost.

To Bid the project, Bidder shall download a full set of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS from under “Public Jobs” and shall be on the Plan Holders List. Bids shall be submitted electronically via the Varela Plan Room website and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Additional bid acceptance and contract award provisions are specified in the Contract Documents.

For additional information regarding this project, contact Peter Cowger, P.E. at Varela Engineering & Management at (509) 328-6066 or

Instructions to Bidders

For other requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders and other documents that are included in the Bidding Documents.

Domestic Preference

This project is subject to the American Iron and Steel (AIS) requirements mandated by Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 (and subsequent statutes).

This project is subject to the Build America, Buy America Act (BABAA) requirements under Title IX of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), Pub. L. 117-58 §§ 70901-70953. Absent an approved waiver, all iron, steel, manufactured products, and construction materials used in this project must be produced in the United States.

The following waivers apply to this Contract:

AIS De Minimis,

AIS Minor Components,

BABAA De Minimis,

BABAA Minor Components

This Advertisement is issued by:

Owner: Town of Coulee Dam

By: Bob Poch

Title: Mayor

(Publish March 22, 29 and April 5, 2023)

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