Request for Bids - Awning Project

The INN Between seeks a qualified, licensed installer to bid on a metal awning project for our front entry.


Below is the link to download the complete RFB which includees a diagram.

pdfRFP Awning II


Andrea Washburn, Facility Manager 


Fabrication and installation of a 74’ flat pan patio cover over building main entrance (East-facing entrance) per the below plan.  

Structure will be attached to the fascia and comprised of .032 gauge aluminum. It will contain one 3”x3”  beam for support that has a sleeve to match colors of posts and 8- 3x3 posts with footings into ground. The posts on the outside as well as the 2 inner posts should have a minimum 6” diameter, yellow-colored bollard to protect them from being hit by vehicles. Bollard can be any material.  The awning will be flush with the bollards to protect the awning from being hit by vehicles. Awning will be tan, matching the existing stucco color, and the poles will be brown to match existing trim. This project shall be installed into the asphalt driveway. Additionally, the existing rain gutters and downspouts will be removed and replaced with seamless gutters with leaf guards that will tie into and match the existing system. 12 light panels will be added under the awning and will be discussed at the meeting.  Contractor must take care to protect and move electrical wires and lights as necessary and reinstall where appropriate. The sensor for the outdoor lighting will impede the awning and must be moved. Project includes all permits(if required), materials, labor, and incidentals required for project completion. Drawing is for illustrative purposes only. Poles will be located according to code requirements.


To be eligible to bid, contractors must have been in business for a minimum of five years and must attend a mandatory pre-bid meeting on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM, at the facility, 1216 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, Ut, 84105. During this meeting, contractors will discuss parameters of work, ask questions, and view project location.  


  1. Bids must be submitted in writing, in a sealed envelope labeled “AWNING PROJECT BID” to The INN Between at 1216 E 1300 S, Salt Lake City, UT, 84105. Bids cannot be emailed or delivered electronically.  
  2. Bids must itemize costs of permitting, materials, labor, and any other incidental costs required to complete the project.  
  3. Submissions that include only a partial listing of bid items may be deemed non-responsive.   
  4. The bid will be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. The INN Between reserves the right to cancel RFB or to reject any and all bids, in whole or in part, when it is deemed to be in the best interest of The INN Between. 


The bid submission deadline is Friday January 31, 2020 at 2:00 pm.  Bids will be publicly opened, read aloud, and logged at 2:05 pm.  


All work must be completed by Thursday, April 30, 2020 


This project will be a FEDERALLY FINANCED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. All rules and regulations governing such projects will be applicable. The contract is to be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder, whose bid meets the requirements and criteria set forth in the request for bids.  Requirements for prevailing wage rates and certified payrolls apply as it is subject to the Davis-Bacon Act.  

Also, work to be completed under this project is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, the purpose of which is to ensure employment and other economic activities generated by HUD-assisted projects shall, to the greatest extent feasible, be directed to low-and very low-income persons, particularly persons who are recipients of HUD assistance for housing.  

All prime contractors participating in this project must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and be registered on the federal System for Award Management (SAM) at  They are also responsible for ensuring all subcontractors are registered on and have not been debarred. Full Davis-Bacon wage listings can be found at


Fri. 1/17/2020, 2:00 pm         Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting 
Mon. 1/31/2020, 2:00 pm      Bid Submission Deadline 
Mon. 2/3/2020                       Final Selection of Contractor 
Tue. 2/4/2020                        Earliest Project Start Date 
Thur. 4/30/2020                     Project Completion Deadline