Bids & Proposals

Current Request for Bids



The City of Watsonville will receive sealed bids for the Aviation Way Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project (Project No. SS-18-04-QB). The project consists of installation of 420' of 8 inch PVC sewer to replace an existing 4" sewer pipe and installation of 3 sanitary sewer manholes. Deadline: 6/25/18.

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Rolling Hills Connector Path & Habitat Restoration at Hazelwood Park
The City of Watsonville is advertising for removal and reconstruction of 590 lineal foot pedestrian path and excavation and grading in preparing for habitat restoration by others. Bid deadline: 6/21/18.


Rolling Hills Connector Path & Habitat Restoration at Hazelwood Park

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Progress Ave. Sewer CIPP
The City of Watsonville is seeking bids for the Progress Ave. Sewer CIPP. The project consists of performing the following, including, but not limited to: cured-in-place (CIPP) sewer main, CIPP sewer lateral, sewer cleaning, sewer CCTV, manhole flowline and bench rehab, sewer bypass and traffic control. Bid Deadline: 6/14/18

Progress Ave. Sewer CIPP
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Current Request for Proposals/Request for Qualifications


Currently advertised RFPs and RFQs are described as follows:

The City of Watsonville is advertising for proposals for Traffic Signal Maintenance and Repair to provide monthly traffic signal preventative maintenance and emergency response. Deadline: 6/28/18

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The City of Watsonville is advertising for proposals for Streetlight Maintenance to provide on call and emergency response street light maintenance and repair. Deadline: 6/28/18

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City of Watsonville Department of Public Works and Utilities is advertising for Statements of Qualifications for On Call Professional Design, Construction Management and Construction Inspection Services. Deadline: 6/22/18 SOQ documents can be accessed at the following links:

Construction Projects


The Engineering Division is responsible for public works construction projects for the city. These projects include new construction, improvements and renovations of public buildings, parks and recreation facilities, streets, traffic signals, street lights, wastewater collection system, water systems and storm systems. Public Works improvement projects in excess of $175,000 are subject to formal competitive sealed bidding.

New Public Works Contractor Registration Law (Sb854)


Beginning 2015-04-01, the City of Watsonville may only award public works projects to contractors and subcontractors that comply with the new Public Works Contractor Registration Law (SB 854). More information is available at the following links:
  1. State of California Department of Industrial Relations - Law SB 854 Page
  2. Law SB 854 Fact Sheet
Contractors doing public works projects must register and meet requirements using the online application before bidding on public works contracts in California. The application also provides agencies that administer public works programs with a searchable database of qualified contractors.

Bid Information


The City of Watsonville uses eBidboard, a web-based bid management service, as an electronic plan room. Potential contractors, subcontractors and suppliers may view current projects, register as plan holders, view the plan holders list, download plans and specifications, receive addendum notices and obtain bid results. This information is available free of charge.


Request for Proposals


A list of Request for Proposals (RFP), as well as Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for which the City is currently soliciting can be obtained on eBidboard.


Plan-Holder Information


Plans and Specifications for current projects may be reviewed through eBidboard. Additional information may be obtained from Engineering at 831-768-3100.