ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
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                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, November 19, 2020
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 19, 2020, 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 0004-366245 (Low), SAP 069-604-079 Br 76, CP 0004-366245 (Low)

LOCATION: SLC Bridge 76 located 17.6 miles SE of Cotton on CSAH 4

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FIELD OFFICE TYPE D, EACH 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 48.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 44.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,526.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE 6, SQ YD 1,246.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 1.00; ONE LANE BYPASS (17' LANE), LUMP SUM 1.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 2,572.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 524.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 1,465.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 2,002.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 105.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 555.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 88.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 464.00; 12X9 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 12X9 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 74.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; COARSE AGGREGATE BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 195.00; 15" CS PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 44" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 4.00; INSTALL CULVERT MARKER, EACH 4.00; 15" CS PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 57.00; 44" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 142.00; CULVERT EXCAVATION CLASS U(P), CU YD 1,972.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS II(P), CU YD 83.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 34.00; PLACE BOULDER, EACH 8.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; PORTABLE SIGNAL SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 1.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,502.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 442.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 350.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 5,049.00; SEEDING, ACRE 1.00; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 59.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 12.50; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 660.00; 4" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 550.00; 6" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 1,100.00; 4" BROKEN LINE PAINT, LIN FT 110.00;


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.