COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                      ELECTRONIC BIDS CLOSE Thursday, May 23, 2019
                                                             Duluth, Minnesota


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 3.3% Good Faith Effort is to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

STATE AID PROJECT NO. SP 069-606-025
FEDERAL PROJECT NO.
COUNTY PROJECT NO. CP 0006-243164

LOCATION: Midway Road to Westberg Road

TYPE OF WORK: Bituminous Reclamation, P.M. Bit. Surface, Agg. Shoulders

LENGTH: 4.5 Mi.

Major items of work are:

CONSTRUCTION SURVEYING, LUMP SUM 1.00; MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; PAVEMENT MARKING REMOVAL, LIN FT 345.00; REMOVE CONCRETE APRON, EACH 5.00; REMOVE MANHOLE OR CATCH BASIN, EACH 3.00; REMOVE CASTING, EACH 64.00; REMOVE SIGN TYPE C, EACH 95.00; REMOVE LIGHT FOUNDATION, EACH 1.00; SALVAGE LIGHTING UNIT, EACH 1.00; SAWING CONCRETE PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 267.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 1,310.00; REMOVE SEWER PIPE (STORM), LIN FT 108.00; REMOVE CURB & GUTTER, LIN FT 27,801.00; REMOVE NON-METALLIC CONDUIT, LIN FT 340.00; REMOVE CONCRETE PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,191.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 36,108.00; REMOVE CONCRETE WALK, SQ FT 56,571.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE 6, SQ YD 4,412.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 2,973.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 2,072.00; COMMON EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 229.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 1,311.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 143.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 36.00; 12 CU YD TRUCK, HOUR 36.00; 4.0 CU YD FRONT END LOADER, HOUR 36.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 143.00; WATER, M GALLON 135.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 7,842.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 599.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 1,114.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 62,669.00; SHOULDER BASE AGGREGATE CLASS 5, TON 2,114.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (3.0"), SQ YD 34,667.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (6.0"), SQ YD 39,269.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 13,747.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 27,112.00; TYPE SP 12.5 NON WEAR COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 12,059.00; TYPE SP 9.5 BIT MIXTURE FOR ENTRANCES (3,C), TON 305.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 30.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 23.00; 12" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 15" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; 18" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; 21" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; CONCRETE CULVERT COLLAR, EACH 5.00; 4" PERF TP PIPE DRAIN, LIN FT 1,082.00; 12" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006, LIN FT 36.00; 15" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006, LIN FT 35.00; 18" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006, LIN FT 35.00; 21" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006, LIN FT 13.00; CONNECT INTO EXISTING DRAINAGE STRUCTURE, EACH 2.00; ADJUST VALVE BOX, EACH 9.00; ADJUST VALVE BOX (SPECIAL), EACH 10.00; CASTING ASSEMBLY, EACH 70.00; ADJUST FRAME & RING CASTING, EACH 6.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DESIGN A OR F, LIN FT 16.79; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 72-4020, LIN FT 11.51; ADJUST FRAME & RING CASTING (SPECIAL), EACH 11.00; REPAIR DRAINAGE STRUCTURE, EACH 12.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 110.00; 6" CONCRETE WALK, SQ FT 67,950.00; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B624, LIN FT 27,799.00; 7" CONCRETE DRIVEWAY PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,753.00; TRUNCATED DOMES, SQ FT 110.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 71.00; LIGHT FOUNDATION DESIGN E, EACH 1.00; 2" NON-METALLIC CONDUIT, LIN FT 180.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 1/C 8 AWG, LIN FT 585.00; INSTALL LIGHTING UNIT, EACH 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; WORK ZONE SPEED LIMIT, LUMP SUM 1.00; POLICE OFFICER, HOUR 150.00; SIGN TYPE C, SQ FT 465.28; RIGID PVC LOOP DETECTOR, EACH 2.00; REVISE SIGNAL SYSTEM, SYSTEM 1.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; STORM DRAIN INLET PROTECTION, EACH 88.00; CULVERT END CONTROLS, EACH 6.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE MS, LIN FT 2,092.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, LIN FT 8,109.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE ROCK, LIN FT 64.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 1,406.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 366.00; SODDING TYPE LAWN, SQ YD 8,780.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 16,497.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 17.30; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 64,323.00; 4" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 10,310.00; 6" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 48,814.00; 24" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 662.00; 4" BROKEN LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 4,570.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 3,739.00; 6" DOTTED LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 543.00; PAVT MSSG MULTI COMP, SQ FT 1,091.28; CROSSWALK MULTI COMP, SQ FT 1,332.00;


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
                                            COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 
                                                      Nancy Nilsen 
                                                      County Auditor