ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
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                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, January 14, 2021
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 14, 2021, through Bid Express® https://www.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. Those which apply to this project are set forth in the proposal for this project.

PROJECT NO. CP 0059-366241, SAP 069-659-003 Br 389, CP 0059-366241

LOCATION: SLC Bridge 389 located 5.65 miles NE of Cotton on CSAH 59

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FIELD OFFICE TYPE D, EACH 1.00; MAINT & RESTORATION OF HAUL ROADS, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE 5, SQ YD 2,920.00; MUCK EXCAVATION(P), CU YD 2,096.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 852.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 2,246.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 875.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 680.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 25.00; TYPE P-2 (TL-4) BARRIER CONCRETE (3S52)(P), LIN FT 187.00; STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (3B52)(P), CU YD 53.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)(P), POUND 21,070.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (STAINLESS-75KSI)(P), POUND 320.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SLOPE PREPARATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; BRIDGE SLAB CONCRETE (3YHPC-M)(P), SQ FT 2,254.00; FLOOR DRAIN TYPE B706 MODIFIED, EACH 2.00; ELASTOMERIC BEARING PAD TYPE 1, EACH 10.00; STRUCTURAL TUBE RAILING DESIGN T-1(P), LIN FT 174.00; PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS 27M(P), LIN FT 355.00; BRIDGE APPROACH PANELS(P), SQ YD 135.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; STEEL H-TEST PILE 70 FT LONG 10", EACH 2.00; PILE TIP PROTECTION 10", EACH 14.00; STEEL H-PILING 10", LIN FT 720.00; DRAINAGE SYSTEM TYPE (B910), LUMP SUM 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE 7, SQ YD 390.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 210.00; END TREATMENT-TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 4.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN SPECIAL, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN B8338, LIN FT 200.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; INSTALL SIGN PANEL TYPE C, EACH 4.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,480.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 220.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER, LIN FT 24.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 204.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 186.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 2,545.00; SEEDING, ACRE 0.53; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 32.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 6.36;


Proposal/Plan Specifications may be downloaded through Bid Express® https://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 
                                                 COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 
                                                            Nancy Nilsen 
                                                          County Auditor

Effective February 6, 2021, St. Louis County Public Works solicitations for road and bridge projects are no longer advertised in the newspaper. To locate solicitations for this project, please use one of the following methods:

         -  Bid Express® (bidexpress.com)
         -  Minnesota Construction eAdvertising (
eadvert.rtvision.com)
         -  St. Louis County Public Works eGram site (
egram.stlouiscountymn.gov)

Links to these websites are also available on the St. Louis County Public Works website under Public Works, Construction, Project Bidding.