ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, February 8, 2018
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 8, 2018, 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 0044-368592 (Low Prime); CP 0055-155244 (T); CP 0256-368353 (T);
CP 9203-368352 (T)


LOCATION:
CP 0044-368592 (Low Prime): CSAH 44 (Hwy 44) Between a Point Approx. 89’ S of CSAH 55 (Two Harbors-Brimson Rd) and CSAH 16 (Town Line Rd). CP 0055-155244 (T): CSAH 55 (Two Harbors-Brimson Rd) Between CSAH 44 and Lake County Line. CP 0256-368353 (T): CR 256 (W Branch Rd) Between UT 9203 (W Branch Rd) and UT 2412 (W Branch Rd). CP 9203-368352 (T): UT 9203 (W Branch Rd) Between CSAH 44 (Pequaywan Lk Rd) And CR 256 (W Branch Rd).

TYPE OF WORK:
Culvert Replacement, Full Depth Reclamation, Aggregate Base, Base Stabilization (Base One),
Plant Mixed Bituminous Surface, Aggregate Shouldering, Bituminous Seal Coat, Culvert Repair and Mill Bituminous
Surface.


LENGTH:
CP 0044-368592 (Low Prime): 4.907 Mi. CP 0055-155244 (T): 2.480 Mi.
CP 0256-368353 (T): 0.852 Mi. CP 9203-368352 (T): 0.708 Mi.


Major items of work are:

REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 510.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 3,349.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 1,075.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 1,556.00; GEOGRID, SQ YD 552.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 125.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 6,200.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 146.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 10.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 146.00; WATER, M GALLON 273.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 15,749.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 4,140.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 122.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5, CU YD 317.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 148,704.00; BASE STABILIZATION (BASE ONE), SQ YD 141,024.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR FOG SEAL, GALLON 15,660.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SEAL COAT, GALLON 38,685.00; BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT, SQ YD 117,229.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 10,726.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 5,853.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 29,135.00; TYPE SP 12.5 NON WEAR COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 5,133.00; TYPE SP 9.5 BIT MIXTURE FOR ENTRANCES (3,C), TON 158.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E(P), CU YD 2,270.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E, CU YD 1,574.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 258.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV), CU YD 1,003.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 159.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV), CU YD 100.00; 18" RC PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 8.00; 18" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 7.00; 24" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 4.00; 36" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 36" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 76.00; 36" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 4.00; 18" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006, LIN FT 128.00; 24" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006, LIN FT 126.00; 36" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006, LIN FT 112.00; CONCRETE CULVERT COLLAR, EACH 1.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 36.00; RAISE GUARDRAIL, LIN FT 1,237.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, LIN FT 1,460.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 2,741.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 255,478.00; 4" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 16,723.00; 6" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 93,998.00; 4" BROKEN LINE PAINT, LIN FT 5,600.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 19,335.00; 4" SOLID LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 16,723.00; 6" SOLID LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 93,998.00; 4" BROKEN LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 5,600.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 19,335.00;
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
                                                     Donald Dicklich
                                                     County Auditor