RFP – Laketon Avenue Trail Lighting

July 27, 2021


The City of Muskegon is seeking proposals from electrical contractors to furnish and install an outdoor pedestrian street lighting system along a portion of the Laketon Trail between Peck Street and Park Street.

The conceptual layout is included in this RFP as Attachment A and includes one light at each of intersections within the project limits and one to two midblock lights within each block. The total number of lights locations is estimated at twelve (12).

Actual final layout of light locations is subject to field adjustment to any accepted recommendations for change provided by the selected provider.  For the purpose of this proposal the conceptual layout should be used as a basis for bidding.

Lights fixtures are proposed to be Parkway Square style as shown in Attachment B.  Poles are proposed to be plain round 4 inch diameter poles in matte black.  Foundations shall be concrete as specified by the pole and fixture manufacturer.  Wiring shall be as specified by the fixture and pole manufacturer.  Payment for Lighting Fixtures will be by the each and is considered inclusive of all items necessary for the foundation, pole, fixture, wiring, fuses and any other items required for a complete installation.

All buried cable shall be located in conduit.  Directional drilling is required for street crossings.  All splices shall be located at accessible locations.

A lighting control panel will be required and is to be located near the mid-point of the system (approximately 5th Street).  Lighting Control Panel shall include NEMA 4X stainless steel cabinet, steel posts and mounting hardware, meter socket, disconnect switch, 100A service panel, photocell, and other equipment as required to provide a complete operable system.

Questions submitted to Leo Evans via email ([email protected]) prior to Monday, August 16th, 2021 will be accommodated prior to the bid opening.  Requests received after that date will be accommodated pending staff availability.

Subcontractors, if any, shall be approved by the Project Manager prior to acceptance on this contract.  It is the responsibility and duty of the contractor to verify that the subcontractor meets all conditions.  The contractor shall furnish any subcontractor’s proof of insurance.

Construction shall be per applicable industry standards, the enclosed drawings/specifications, and any additional details provided via addenda.

Work shall be completed on or before April 30th, 2022.

The City has allocated a preliminary budget of $100,000 for completion of this project.

RFP – Laketon Avenue Trail Lighting [PDF]

Attachment A – Lightning Locations [PDF]

Attachment B – Fixture Details [PDF]


Bid Tabulation – Laketon Trail Lighting (2021-08-24) [PDF]