Washington County of Utah

Road Maintenance Projects in Washington County

Washington County Road Department
Road Maintenance Projects

  • Monday to Monday, May 17 – 24, 2021: Chip and Seal Old Highway 91 from Gunlock turnoff West to the Utah/Arizona State Line.
    • There will be limited road closures, but flaggers and pilot cars will be used every day. Traffic may be limited to one lane at a time and drivers should expect delays.
  • Tuesday to Friday, May 25 – 28, 2021: Chip and Seal roads in the Sky Ranch Subdivisions, Cliff Dweller Subdivision and 1100 West from 3250 South to 3750 South.
    • There will be limited road closures, but flaggers and pilot cars will be used every day. Traffic may be limited to one lane at a time and drivers should expect delays.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Washington County Road Department at (435) 634-5736.

Notice Bid Invitation - Kolob Terrace Road Retaining Walls

Notice of Bid – Kolob Terrace Road Retaining Walls

NOTICE OF BID INVITATION
Washington County
Kolob Terrace Road Retaining Walls

Washington County will receive sealed proposals until 10:00 am local time, Monday, May 24, 2021, at the Washington County Commission Office for the following project.

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This project consists of construction of approximately 53.5 Cubic Yards (180.63 linear feet) of reinforced concrete retaining wall, earthwork, and traffic control may be awarded at the discretion of the Owner.

Bids will be opened publicly at 10:05 am, May 24, 2021, at the Washington County Commission Chambers, Administration Building:

197 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
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Bid documents may be obtained from Washington County Public Works Department. Please contact Washington County Public Works Deptartment at 435-634-5780 to reserve a printed set of plans and specifications and to get your name on a list for any notifications of bid addenda or clarifications.

The bid will be awarded to the lowest responsible responsive bidder. If, however, the County deems it to be in the best interest of the County, the County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any informalities or minor defects in any bids, to eliminate entire items, and increase or decrease the quantities shown in the bid form.

Each bid must be accompanied by an Irrevocable Letter of Credit, in favor of Washington County, which is satisfactory and in a form suitable to Washington County (Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, or Bid Bond) in the amount of 5% of the bid. Cashier’s or Certified Checks are to be drawn to the order of Washington County. County shall exercise the letter of credit, or cash the check if the successful bidder withdraws its bid after Notice of Award. After Notice of Award and prior to commencement of work, the contractor has five (5) calendar days to sign the contract with the County, and comply with insurance and bonding requirements. Failure to sign the contract and meet insurance and bonding requirements within five (5) calendar days of the Notice of Award may result in forfeiture of the Bid Bond and possible loss of bid.

Bids, which contain irregularities of any kind, may be rejected as informal or incomplete.

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Utah Division of Forestry, Fire, and State Lands

Resolution No. R-2021-2765 – A Resolution in Support of Proclamation of Advanced Closed Fire Season in Southwest Utah

WHEREAS, the Utah State Forester, in accordance with Utah Code Section 65A-8-211(1), has advanced the closed fire season in Southwest Utah to begin on May 1, 2021 instead of June 1, 2021;

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WHEREAS, Washington County (“County”) recognizes the fire threat that naturally-caused weather conditions pose to people and property within the County;

WHEREAS, wildfire danger is unseasonably high due to warmer temperatures, drier than normal weather and abnormally dry fuel conditions in Southwest Utah, including in the County;

WHEREAS, wildlands threatened by wildfire are critical to sustain public safety, health and economic well-being;

WHEREAS, an advancement of the closed fire season would reduce open burning on unincorporated state and private land; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the residents of Washington County that the closed fire season be extended until the fire risk lessens.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNTY COMMISSION OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH, that Washington County supports the advancement of the closed fire season as described in the attached Utah State Forester Proclamation.

VOTED UPON AND PASSED BY THE WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSION AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSION HELD ON THE 4th DAY OF MAY, 2021.