Specifications include, but are not limited to: Metro, is requesting competitive price proposals from qualified and experienced contractors for on-call Railing
Repairs, Maintenance, Fabrication and Installation at the Oregon Zoo.
The Oregon Zoo has several styles and varieties of railings throughout the facility and desires a
single contractor to repair, maintain, modify, fabricate and install all types as needed in a manner that is consistent
with Zoo aesthetics, safe for visitors, staff and animals.
• Typical areas in the zoo needing railings, include, but are not limited to:
a. Animal exhibits (on the animal side)
b. Animal holding areas
c. Guest facing areas
d. Staff only areas
• Typical rails/railings, etc. you would find in the zoo, include but are not limited to:
a. Decorative metal railings
b. Picket railings
c. Horizontal Pipe railings
d. Split rail & Rustic
e. Cable railing
f. Glass railing
g. Newels, posts, balusters, etc.
h. Landscape fencing, gates and enclosures
i. Balcony guard rails
j. See Images for other examples
• Other considerations
a. Painting rails/railings (prior to installation) to match zoo’s color palette.
b. Sourcing and installation of handrail and/or railing compatible with future installation of handrail lighting