Republished from Asheville CitySource blog:

ATTENTION MINORITY/HUB CONTRACTORS: Beverly-Grant/Barnhill, a 50/50 Joint Venture has been selected as the Construction Manager at Risk for the City of Asheville’s new Tiger VI Suite of Projects and will be conducting the following Disadvantage Business Enterprises (DBEs) Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. Beverly-Grant/Barnhill representatives will give an overview of the scope of each opportunity and respond to questions.

The DBE Information Session and Tier 1/Tier2 Outreach will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 in the Public Works Building, Room A109, 161 S. Charlotte St., Asheville. This seminar will:

  • Provide information about the six projects that make up the Tiger VI project and the scope of the bid packages;
  • Inform and train minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project;
  • Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link;
  • Stimulate opportunities for networking with other firms.


The targeted bid date is January 31, 2017. The Tiger VI Suite of Projects includes the River Arts District Transportation Improvement Project (RADTIP), Town Branch Greenway, Clingman Forest and French Broad River West Greenways and Livingston Street Complete Streets project. These projects have been in the planning phase since 2010 and are now moving into the construction phase.

The work will include asphalt trail construction, boardwalk structures, bridge structures, associated storm water management features, landscaping, construction of a roundabouts, intersection improvements, traffic signal upgrades, curb and gutter, signs and markings, on-road bicycle facilities, parallel greenway trail, on-street parking, sidewalks, streetscape, street furniture, public art and other amenities.

Prequalification forms will be available at the seminar. Prequalification forms can also be found on our online plan room at under the Tiger VI Suite of Projects under Public Jobs. Beverly-Grant/Barnhill JV is dedicated to ensuring historically Disadvantage Business Enterprises are given the opportunity to participate in this project and would like to show our support of your business through our DBE Informational Session.

Want to participate?

When: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30.

Where: Asheville Public Works Building, Room A109, 161 S. Charlotte St. Asheville, NC 28802.

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