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Y -- CA PRA LAVO 10(2) Lassen Park Road in Lassen Volcanic National Park, Tehama and Shasta County, California

Solicitation Number: CA-PRA-LAVO-10(2)
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Location: Central Federal Lands Highway Division
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Added: September 12, 2006 Modified: October 11, 2006Track Changes
THE DETERMINATION HAS BEEN MADE TO ADVERTISE THIS PROJECT ON A FULL AND OPEN BASIS, UNDER SOLICITATION NUMBER DTFH68-07-B-00001. The Lassen Park Road project in Shasta County, California, is tentatively scheduled for advertisement in Fall/Winter 2006. This advanced notice is being given because weather and site conditions may prevent contractor viewing at the time of advertising for bids. Representatives from the Federal Highway Administration and National Park Service will be available for an informal pre-show to provide limited information on Thursday, September 28th. The representatives will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Those planning to attend MUST notify one of the contacts, either DD Daly @720-963-3355 or Brenda McGehee @720-963-3353 no later than 4 pm (MDT) on September 25, 2006.

Contractors and prospective bidders should plan to meet at the large parking lot for the Loomis Museum, which is located inside the northwest entrance of the Park, near Manzanita Lake. The Q/A will be documented and included in the solicitation package.

Plans and specifications will be available for viewing and sign out at the site visit. Plan sets that are signed out will need to be returned to FHWA by 2 p.m.

The work involves a proposed project for rehabilitation, restoration, and resurfaces (3R) pavement and drainage improvements for the Main Park Entrance Road, parking pullouts, and various parking areas in the Lassen Volcanic National Park. The following locations within the Park are being rehabilitated: 34.5 kilometers of the Entrance Road, Lake Helen Picnic Area, Lassen Peak Summit Parking Lot, King?s Creek Picnic Area Road, Summit Lake South and North Campgrounds Parking Lot, Summit Lake Ranger Station and Trailhead Parking, Hat Lake Parking area, and Devastated Area Parking area. In addition, 13.8 kilometers of the Main Park Entrance Road and associated parking areas rehabilitated in 2002 and 2003 under the LAVO 10(1) project are planned to receive a chip seal surface treatment.

The chip seal begins at the south entrance to the Park and ends near the Bumpass Hell Parking Lot. The pavement and drainage improvements proceed north from the Bumpass Hell Parking lot and terminate near Dersch Meadows. The project also includes a chip seal of the road that meets the Main Park Road and proceeds to Manzanita Lake.

Major bid items include:

Survey and staking (various), lump sum contractor testing, soil erosion control (silt fence and sediment logs), 0.20 ha clearing and grubbing, 750 m3 roadway excavation, 105 m3 placed riprap (various), 6,700 metric tons roadway aggregate, 24,770 metric tons hot asphalt concrete pavement, 142,000 metric tons of pulverizing, box culvert repairs, culvert installation, signing, striping, and temporary traffic control.


Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Central Federal Lands Highway Division, 12300 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO, 80228
Lessen Park Road, Lessen Volcanic National Park70 km east of Redding, CA
DD Daly, Contract Specialist, Phone (720) 963-3355, Fax (720) 963-3360, Email