ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, January 25, 2018
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 25, 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 0547-375668 (Low Prime); CP 9230-375669 (T)

LOCATION:
CP 0547-375668 (Low Prime): CR 547 (Brimson Rd) Between UT 9230 (Brimson Rd) and CSAH 44 (Hwy 44)
CP 9230-375669 (T): UT 9230 (Brimson Rd) Between CSAH 4 (Vermilion Trail) and CR 547 (Brimson Rd)


TYPE OF WORK: Aggregate Base, Aggregate Stabilization, Calcium Chloride

LENGTH: CP 0547-375668 (Low Prime): 11.365 Mi. CP 9230-375669 (T): 3.136 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 234.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 234.00; WATER, M GALLON 291.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 42,582.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 53,054.00; AGGREGATE BASE STABILIZATION (CHEMICAL), SQ YD 195,876.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 21.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00;
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