Contracting Opportunities

Contracting Questionnaire

Skanska/Stacy and Witbeck (SSW), the general contractor for the Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project, is seeking contractors for various elements of the project. If you are interested in pursuing contracting opportunities on the Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project please complete this questionnaire and a member of the Outreach Team will contact you:

Contracting Opportunities Questionnaire


When you are contacted by the Outreach Team you will be asked for additional information about your company. If you would like to be prepared for the information you will need to provide, please review the following questionnaire:

Subcontractor / Supplier Questionnaire


The general contractor for the Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project is the joint venture of Skanska and Stacy and Witbeck (SSW). SSW.jpg




SSW Business Networking Meeting

June 2, 2015

On June 2, 2015 Skanska Stacy and Witbeck (SSW) held a Business Networking Meeting at its SSW Field Office. SSW was seeking Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) for subcontractor/vendor opportunities on the Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project. This City of Los Angeles project has a DBE goal of 23.95%. Contractors has the opportunity to meet with SSW Construction Managers, hear about the Project Scope and Procurement Schedule, and learn how to participate in construction opportunities for the following scopes: Demolition, Fencing, Earthwork, Utilities, Civil Work (Paving, Curb/Gutter, Sidewalk), Environmental Consulting, Traffic Control, Erosion Control (SWPPP), Landscaping, Shoring, Concrete Placement, Retaining Walls, Electrical Work.


DBE & Local Business Networking Event

November 5, 2014


On November 5, 2014, a DBE & Local Business Networking Event was held at the PUENTE Learning Center, 501 S. Boyle Ave., Los Angeles, CA 20023. View the presentation here:

DBE & Local Business Networking Event Presentation on 11/5/14 (PDF)

View the presentation in video format HERE



Upcoming Contracts

There are no upcoming contracting opportunities at this time. Please check back.



Doing Business with Public Works

For all other City of Los Angeles Public Works contracting opportunities please visit the City of Los Angeles bid opportunities website here:




Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

The construction contract for this project has a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of approximately 24%, which amounts to $48 Million in contracts.


DBE Certification

To learn about DBE certification and to apply, please visit this State of California Unified Certification Program website:

California Unified Certification Program


What are the main eligibility requirements for DBE certification?

Social and Economic Disadvantage:
A disadvantaged owner must be a U.S. Citizen (or resident alien) and meet the federal definition of socially and economically disadvantaged as defined in the Code of Federal Regulation 49 CFR Part 26.67. Presumptive groups include women, Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, Subcontinent Asian-Americans, or any individual found to be socially and economically disadvantaged on a case-by-case basis.

Personal Net Worth:
Only disadvantaged persons having personal net worth (PNW) of less than $1.32 million can be considered as a potential qualified DBE.

Business Size Standard: A firm (including affiliates) must be a small business as defined by the U.S. States Small Business Administration. Average annual gross receipts over the previous three fiscal years may not exceed $23,980,000 ($52,470,000 for airport concessions in general, with some exceptions).

Must be a for-profit small business concern, where socially and economically disadvantaged individuals own at least 51 percent interest in the firm.

The business must not be affiliated with another firm in such a way as to compromise its independence and control.

Management and Control:
The DBE owner(s) must possess the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of the firm and to make day-to-day decisions, as well as long-term decisions on matters of management, policy and operations.

On-Site Visit:
The Federal regulations require an On-Site Review be conducted for all DBE applicants.


Insurance and Bonding

SSW is offering support services to DBE and small  contractors in the areas of:

  • DBE Certification
  • Meeting Bonding and Insurance Requirements
  • Referrals to Financial Assistance Services
  • Understanding the Project Labor Agreement
  • Any challenge faced by DBE firms on the Project



Nareg Bostanian
DBE Compliance Coordinator
Phone: (213) 694-4301

Or contact the City of LA Bond Assistance Program (see below).


Bond Assistance Program Los Angeles (BAPLA)

The Bond Assistance Program Los Angeles (BAPLA) provides the technical and financial assistance required for small local contractors to get bonding. Such assistance enables local contractors to participate in contracting and subcontracting opportunities through the City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles Bond Assistance Program eligibility is available to all small local contractors planning to bid upon city contracts and subcontracts.



BAPLA Information



Priscilla Chavez
Senior Outreach Coordinator
City of Los Angeles Bond Assistance Program
Merriwether & Williams Insurance Services, Inc.
523 West 6th Street, Suite 650
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Phone: (213) 258-3085




SSW Contract Opportunities:
Nareg Bostanian
DBE Compliance Coordinator
Phone: (213) 694-4301


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