The Port of Columbia posts current requests on this page for:

  • Request for Quotes (RFQs) for small works projects under $300,000
  • Requests for Sealed Bids for public works projects over $300,000
  • Requests for proposals (RFPs) for specific consulting projects
  • Requests for qualifications (RFQs) for architects and engineers to maintain a list of professionals
    to call on for certain work in accordance with the public laws of the State of Washington. Please see specific requests below.

Current Requests for Sealed Bids

There are no current requests needed at this time

Current RFQs

There are no current request for quotes needed at this time

Current RFPs

Touchet Valley Broadband Project – Fiber Optic Materials

The Port of Columbia is seeking proposals for the supply of fiber optic materials for the Touchet Valley Broadband Project in Columbia County, WA.

The Touchet Valley Broadband Project connects to existing Port of Columbia-owned fiber infrastructure serving Dayton, WA and its adjacent areas.  The project will extend fiber about 6 miles into a rural, underserved area of the county along the Highway 12 commercial corridor west of Dayton and includes last mile construction to the homes and businesses along this corridor.

Please provide proposals for the materials listed in Exhibit A, Port of Columbia Owner Supplied Material List, on or before 4:00 p.m. on June 7, 2023.  Proposals must be submitted in writing via email to jennie@portofcolumbia.orgThe RFP and Exhibit A can be found here.

The Project Owner reserves the right to request clarification of information submitted, and to request additional information for any submission.  The Project Owner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals or to waive any irregularity.  The terms of any final contract will be established by negotiation.

Small businesses, women-owned businesses, veteran-owned businesses, and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to respond.

The Port of Columbia is an equal-opportunity employer.

This Project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number CPFFN0145 awarded to State of Washington by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  This Project was awarded by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  Grant funds are administered by the America Rescue Plan Act, Coronavirus Capital Projects Funds, Washington State Public Works Board.