COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
ELECTRONIC BIDS CLOSE Thursday, May 23, 2019
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019, through Bid Express® https://bidexpress.com for the construction of the County project listed below.
Proposals will be opened and read publicly at 10:01 a.m. on the aforementioned date at the St. Louis County Public Works Department Large Conference Room, 4787 Midway Rd, Duluth, Minnesota.
Read carefully the wage scales as they affect this project.
Minimum wage rates to be paid by the contractor have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations.
READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS PROJECT
The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notified all bidders: in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;
in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesotas Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rule for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.
If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.
The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency."
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota State 363A.36 Subd. 2 and 3)."
A minimum goal of 4.4% Good Faith Effort is to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
STATE AID PROJECT NO. SP 069-070-038
FEDERAL PROJECT NO.
COUNTY PROJECT NO. CP 0007-293140
LOCATION: Intersection of CSAH 7 and US 53 - CP 0007-293140
TYPE OF WORK: Grading, Agg. Base, P.M. Bit. Surface
Major items of work are:
AS BUILT, LUMP SUM 1.00; MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE PIPE APRON, EACH 4.00; REMOVE DRAINAGE STRUCTURE, EACH 1.00; REMOVE MARKER, EACH 1.00; REMOVE SIGN TYPE C, EACH 28.00; REMOVE SIGN TYPE D, EACH 4.00; REMOVE LIGHT FOUNDATION, EACH 2.00; REMOVE SERVICE CABINET, EACH 1.00; SALVAGE LIGHTING UNIT, EACH 2.00; SALVAGE SIGN TYPE D, EACH 2.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 446.00; REMOVE SEWER PIPE (STORM), LIN FT 181.00; REMOVE CABLES, LIN FT 320.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 3,478.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS SHOULDER PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,551.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 5,500.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 4,121.00; COMMON EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 1,644.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 304.00; COMMON LABORERS, HOUR 20.00; DOZER, HOUR 20.00; 10 CU YD TRUCK, HOUR 20.00; 0.75 CU YD FRONT END LOADER, HOUR 20.00; STREET SWEEPER (WITH PICKUP BROOM), HOUR 20.00; WATER, M GALLON 20.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 1,965.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE, SQ YD 185.00; MILL CONCRETE SURFACE, SQ YD 364.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (5;F), TON 3,477.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV), CU YD 664.00; FINE AGGREGATE BEDDING (CV), CU YD 362.00; 28" SPAN CS SAFETY APR & GRATE DES 3128, EACH 2.00; 18" RC SAFETY APRON, EACH 6.00; 18" RC PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 245.00; 28" SPAN CS PIPE-ARCH CULVERT, LIN FT 106.00; 4" PRECAST CONCRETE HEADWALL, EACH 19.00; 4" TP PIPE DRAIN, LIN FT 570.00; 4" PERF PE PIPE DRAIN, LIN FT 3,660.00; 15" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, LIN FT 865.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING STORM SEWER, EACH 1.00; CASTING ASSEMBLY, EACH 7.00; ADJUST FRAME & RING CASTING, EACH 1.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DESIGN G, LIN FT 7.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 48-4020, LIN FT 14.40; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 72-4020, LIN FT 6.80; 6" CONCRETE WALK, SQ FT 3,172.00; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN S524, LIN FT 767.00; TRUNCATED DOMES, SQ FT 80.00; LIGHT FOUNDATION DESIGN E MODIFIED, EACH 6.00; SERVICE CABINET -TYPE RLF, EACH 1.00; SERVICE EQUIPMENT, EACH 1.00; EQUIPMENT PAD, EACH 1.00; HANDHOLE, EACH 1.00; 3" NON-METALLIC CONDUIT, LIN FT 600.00; DIRECT BURIED LIGHTING CABLE 4/C 4 AWG, LIN FT 1,400.00; INSTALL LIGHTING UNIT, EACH 6.00; GUIDE POST TYPE SPECIAL, EACH 13.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; RAISED PAVEMENT MARKER TEMPORARY, EACH 230.00; INSTALL SIGN TYPE D, EACH 2.00; DELINEATOR TYPE X4-13, EACH 7.00; REFERENCE LOCATION SIGN, EACH 2.00; SIGN PANELS TYPE C, SQ FT 604.00; SIGN PANELS TYPE D, SQ FT 115.00; STABILIZED CONSTRUCTION EXIT, LUMP SUM 1.00; STORM DRAIN INLET PROTECTION, EACH 7.00; CULVERT END CONTROLS, EACH 3.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE COMPOST, LIN FT 11,265.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 819.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 410.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 8,139.00; SEEDING(P), ACRE 1.80; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 45.00; SEED MIXTURE 35-241, POUND 34.00; HYDRAULIC MULCH MATRIX, POUND 2,856.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 1,000.00; REMOVABLE PREFORM PAVEMENT MARKING TAPE, LIN FT 14,265.00; 4" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP GR IN (WR), LIN FT 13,379.00; 4" BROKEN LINE MULTI COMP GR IN (WR), LIN FT 1,024.00; 4" DOTTED LINE MULTI COMP GR IN (WR), LIN FT 322.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE MULTI COMP GR IN (WR), LIN FT 172.00;
Proposal/Plan Specifications may be downloaded through Bid Express® https://www.bidexpress.com . There will be no cost for plan/proposals, but bidders must register through Bid Express® prior to bidding and submit their bids electronically through Bid Express®. Bid Express® does charge for this service, and bidders are encouraged to register well in advance of the bid closing date if they have not previously done so.
Electronic bids must be accompanied by a corporate surety bond in an amount which is at least equal to 5% of the total amount, and may be submitted electronically through Bid Express® using Surety 2000 or InSure Vision Technologies, LLC, or as a hard copy by mail or other delivery method, either as a corporate surety bond or a certified check made payable to the County Auditor of St. Louis County.
If not submitted electronically, the proposal guaranty must be received at the St. Louis County Public Works Department, 4787 Midway Rd, Duluth, MN, 55811 in a sealed envelope marked clearly with the name of the bidder, type of work, and project number by 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the specified date of opening.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF