Request for Bids or Proposals

Bid Results and Tabulations

After the closing date of a bid, City staff reviews each bid in order to make a recommendation to the City Commission.  Visit Bid Results and Tabulations for further information.


Active Requests for Bids or Proposals

Request for Bids - 24th Street Bridge Rehab Project

The City of Paducah, Engineering Department will receive sealed bids for the "24th ST. BRIDGE REHAB PROJECT” on Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. CST.   All Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 300 South 5th Street, Paducah, Kentucky.  A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING will be held at the City of Paducah Commission Chambers on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST. 

This project will consist of the construction of a replacement superstructure for the 24th Street bridge along with associated asphalt roadway widening.  The new bridge will include an ADA compliant sidewalk to facilitate future expansion of 24th Street.  The project limits are between Center Street and Seitz Street.  All work will be completed in full accordance with the plans and specifications. 

OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS - Copies of Plans and Specifications may be obtained at:

Paducah Blueprint & Supply Co., Inc.

999 Broadway, Paducah, Kentucky 42001

270-444-6171 or 800-423-6479


There is a Non-Refundable Deposit of $100.00 required per set.  An electronic copy of the plans may be obtained upon payment as required by Paducah Blueprint.

Plans and specifications can be viewed and are on file at the following locations:

City of Paducah

AGC of Western Kentucky

Engineering Department

2201 McCracken Blvd

City Hall, 300 S 5th St

Paducah, KY 42001

Paducah, KY 42003


BID SECURITY - A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder or a certified bank cashier’s check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid shall be submitted with each bid.  No other forms of security will be accepted. Failure to submit a bid bond or certified bank cashier’s check will result in disqualification of the bid. 

PREQUALIFICATION - The Bidder’s qualifications, along with all proposed Sub-Contractor’s shall include, but be not limited to, being pre-qualified with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.  A copy of the Certificate of Eligibility for the Bidder and all proposed Sub-Contractor’s shall be included with the Bid Proposal for proof of Qualification. 

BID EVALUATION - AWARD OF CONTRACT - After reasonable consideration of all bids received, a Notice of Award will be given to the responsible bidder who submits the lowest responsive bid in accordance with the specifications.   

CONTRACT TIME - The Project Contract Time Period is one hundred twenty (120) consecutive calendar days.  Liquidated damages will be assessed at the sum of five hundred dollars ($500) for each consecutive calendar day thereafter until the project is completed as provided in accordance with the specifications. 

FEDERAL-AID CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS - This Project is funded by Federal Highway Funds and will require the Contractor and all Sub-Contractors employed by the Contractor to strictly and fully comply with all Federal laws and regulations identified within the Specifications.  Failure to comply with these provisions during the duration of the contract shall be grounds for cancellation of the contract and disqualification of the eligibility for future contracts. 

PREVAILING WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS - This Project will involve the use of Federal Funds and therefore the Contractor and all Sub-Contractors shall comply with the Federal prevailing wage requirements.  The prevailing hourly wage as determined by the US Department of Labor has been inserted within these specifications.  

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - The Contractor shall ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, religion, color, sex. national origin, age or disability.

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE - The City of Paducah has adopted a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace Policy in compliance with 803 KAR 25.280, in which drug and alcohol use and abuse in the workplace is prohibited.  All contractors and subcontractors doing business for the City of Paducah shall adhere to this policy. 

OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED - No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of Sixty (60) days subsequent to the opening of bids.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with the City of Paducah’s Code of Ordinances and the Project Specifications. 

Request for Bids - Pavement Marking and Limestone Contracts (Rescinded)

Note:  Pursuant to Section 2-645(g)(4) of the City of Paducah Code of Ordinances, Procurement Code, the Invitation to Bid for the City of Paducah’s supply of limestone for 2020-2021 and the Invitation to Bid for the City of Paducah's Pavement Marking Contract are rescinded. It has been determined that it is in the best interest of the City to rescind the Invitation to Bid for this item at this time.

The City of Paducah, Engineering Department will receive sealed bids for the City of Paducah’s supply of Limestone for 2020-2021 and for the Pavement Marking Contract at 2 P.M., Wednesday April 1, 2020.  All Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Commission Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 300 South 5th Street, Paducah, Kentucky.  Copies of specifications may be obtained at the office of the Engineering-Public Works Department located in City Hall or below.

Specifications - Pavement Marking >>

Specifications - Limestone Contract >>

Request for Proposals (RFP) - 318 Broadway - Vacant Lot (former Kresge site)

The City of Paducah is seeking qualified developers to issue proposals for development of the vacant commercial or mixed-use lot at 318 Broadway (formerly known as the Kresge site).  Responses will be accepted until March 31, 2020. 

RFP Packet for 318 Broadway (former Kresge Site) >>