The City of Muskegon is seeking proposals from interested firms to provide design and construction services for the refurbishment/replacement of the existing entryway and wayfinding signs within the Port City Industrial Park.

The existing signing inventory consists of the following:

(2) EA – Large Entry Signs, located as follows:

(6) EA – Small Wayfinding Signs, located as follows:

Large Entry Signs

The City is requesting firms to provide design services for the refurbishment of the (2) existing large entry signs following the configured layout in the attachment. Refurbishment shall include, but not limited to, new face lift surfacing/paint of the entire structure as well as other revisions proposed by firms. Replacement of the cabinets to include new lettering/graphics options for the top portion of the sign and a new LED wall sign for the bottom portion of the sign. At a minimum, the words “Muskegon / Port City Industrial Park” should be incorporated into the top portion of the sign. The existing large entry signs will remain in their existing locations. Contractor may remove the signs or remove in place to complete refurbishment and reinstallation process.

Small Wayfinding Signs

The City is requesting firms to provide construction and installation services for the replacement of (6) existing wayfinding signs following the new design configuration in the attachment, including use of the words “Port City Industrial Park”, font size, color, and with the goal of fitting each business name within a single line. The number of companies located within the vicinity of each sign will dictate the number of individual static name plates installed either to a sign face or directly to the sign poles, as determined by proposals from firms. The total height of the sign should not exceed a height of 12’-6”. They may also be relocated if that is found to be beneficial. These are intended to be static signs, but should be constructed to allow for changes in company naming that will occur over the life of the signs. Contractor to remove existing signs, fabricate and install new signs, and complete site restoration.

The City has an overall budget of $100,000 for this project work.

Subcontractors, if any, shall be approved by the Project Manager prior to acceptance on this contract and shall bound by these specifications. 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 meeting city requirements.

Construction shall be per applicable industry standards, the enclosed detailed drawings, and any additional details provided by the firm to facilitate installation of the signs upon completion of the project.

Work shall be completed in the Spring of 2021, prior to May 1, 2021.

RFP – Port City Industrial Park Sign Upgrades

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