The Saint Louis Zoo regularly advertises requests for proposals for products and services.

Whenever feasible and appropriate, the Zoo will also post listings of bid opportunities on the Web. We have two areas of bid opportunies - general, which includes goods and services for the day to day operations of the Zoo, and facilities, which include improvements to the Zoo's physical grounds.

Invitation to Bidders

Saint Louis Children’s Zoo Tunnel Demolition RFP

Scope: The scope of work for the Children’s Zoo Tunnel Demolition project shall consist of the work to demolish the underground tunnel including all walls, ceilings, floors, skylights and appurtenances associated with it. The surrounding pavements and block walls entering the tunnel shall also be demolished. The site will then be graded with a slope generally from the northwest to the southeast including intermediate steps during the demolition process. Amended soils shall be added to the eastern portion of the site to handle water quality requirements from MSD. The final site shall include the final grading and water quality requirements including all equipment, labor and materials necessary to complete the work and appurtenances shown on the plans and in the specifications. Contractor must recycle a minimum of 50% of the construction demolition debris and provide final report to owner.

Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting & Site Inspection: Mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on February 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM. Meet in the Lower Rotunda of the Living World (North Entrance).

Bid Date: Sealed bids marked with project name will be accepted on or before February 23, 2016 at 9:00AM and opened publicly in the Facilities Management Conference Room located off of Wells Drive, near Distribution Building using Gate 5.

Bid Documents: Bid documents will be available at Document Imaging.

See RFP.
See Bid Documents.

Zoo Contacts: If you have any questions, contact the Zoo at (314) 646-4631
Fax: (314) 646-5531 or e-mail address below.

Patrick Williamson, Director of Purchasing and Distribution or direct line 314-646-4631

Wanda Evans, Sustainability Coordinator/ Construction Project
Manager or direct line 314-646-5540

Contact for all bids:

Patrick Williamson, C.P.M.
Director, Purchasing and Distribution
Direct: (314) 646-4631
Zoo: (314) 781-0900, ext. 4631
Fax: (314) 646-5533
Saint Louis Zoo
One Government Drive
St. Louis, MO 63110

Bid Policies

The Saint Louis Zoo enjoys the support of the community through the Metropolitan Zoological Park & Museum District. For this reason, the Zoo makes every effort to return that support by contracting with qualified businesses within the District (comprised of St. Louis and St. Louis County) whenever possible.