Pre-qualified Contract for Maintenance and Repairs of Steps, Stairways, and Other Related City Property, etc.


We are no longer accepting submissions.

What is it?

This maintenance contract involves concrete spall repairs, individual tread replacements, handrail and post replacement in existing construction, and reconstruction of sections of steps and top platforms on city owned steps in various locations throughout the city. The City of Pittsburgh has a pool of pre-qualified businesses for Maintenance and Repairs of Steps, Stairways on an as-needed basis. When a Maintenance and Repairs of Steps, Stairways opportunity arises, the City solicits bids from this pre-qualified pool, and awards the job to the the lowest responsible bidder. The City will use this pool until the submission end date posted on this page. To apply to join this pre-qualified pool, follow the instructions in the Request for Qualified Vendors document below. You'll need to submit 1 signed original and 1 copy of the Agreement from the Request for Qualified Vendors document, hard copies of attachments A - C, proof of a $5,000 performance bond, a current insurance certificate naming the City of Pittsburgh as "additionally insured", and a copy of pre-printed IRS labels from your tax forms.

Download Opportunity Documents

Not sure where to start? The document labeled as an RFP (Request for Proposals), RFQ (Request for Qualifications), or IFB (Invitation for Bid) will contain more detailed instructions about the project timeline, what we're looking for, and how to put together a proposal.

How do I bid?

Submit your proposal electronically at the Public Purchase website. Hardcopies of proposals will not be accepted. Follow these directions to find the submission page for this opportunity:

If this is your first time using the Public Purchase's site, register your business on the site in order to submit your proposal. It is free to register


September 03, 2015

Opportunity opens for submissions.

September 29, 2015 at 08:00PM EDT

Deadline to submit proposals.

Have a question?

We'd be happy to answer it! Send it in to Ed Pikula at

Please refer to the timeline section of the opportunity documents to see when the question & answer period opens and closes.