Tumwater council approves Barclift Park and Tumwater Hill park restroom improvements


The Tumwater council in its session on Tuesday, May 3, authorized mayor Debbie Sullivan to sign a public works contract with KBH Construction Co., of Olympia, $215,900 for restroom improvement projects at Barclift Park and Tumwater Hill Park.

The project is for the installation of two new restrooms, one each for Barclift Park and Tumwater Hill Park as part of the Capital Facilities plan.

The purchase of two precast concrete restrooms for the parks improvement projects was approved on October 5, 2021.

The Capital Projects Office presented the construction of the on-site improvements for installation of the prefabricated restrooms, including concrete sidewalks and installing utilities to make the restrooms functional. 

Bidding for the project was closed on April 25, when the office received five bids ranging from $215,900 to $398,000.  The original Engineer’s estimate for the restroom improvements project was $256,000.

KBH Construction Co., with the lowest bid was recommended to the council to be awarded the contract.


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