ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
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                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, February 27, 2020
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 27, 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 0043-275802 / SAP 069-643-016 (LOW PRIME) - Bituminous Reclamation, P.M. Bit. Surface, Agg. Shoulders, CP 0043-275802

LOCATION: CSAH 34 to CSAH 37

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

Major items of work are:

QUALITY MANAGEMENT, LUMP SUM 3.00; MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 5.00; REMOVE CONCRETE APRON, EACH 3.00; SALVAGE CONCRETE APRON, EACH 3.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 2,276.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 382.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 36,569.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 2.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, EACH 1.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 4,382.00; RECYCLED AGGREGATE SURFACING, TON 518.00; RECYCLED AGGREGATE SURFACING, TON 2,253.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 131.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 54.00; 12 CU YD TRUCK, HOUR 54.00; 4.0 CU YD FRONT END LOADER, HOUR 54.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 131.00; WATER, M GALLON 263.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 14,070.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 124.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 2,029.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 91,557.00; BASE STABILIZATION (BASE ONE), SQ YD 15,102.00; BASE STABILIZATION (BASE ONE), SQ YD 73,894.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (4.0"), SQ YD 16,946.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 7,553.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 12,028.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 14,712.00; TYPE SP 9.5 BIT MIXTURE FOR ENTRANCES (3,C), TON 475.00; 8X4 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 8X6 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 8X4 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 40.00; 8X6 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 44.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E(P), CU YD 1,328.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 151.00; COARSE AGGREGATE BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 62.00; 18" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 24" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 30" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 3.00; 22" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 2.00; INSTALL CONCRETE APRON, EACH 3.00; 30" RC PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 8.00; 22" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 44.00; 18" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006, LIN FT 32.00; 24" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006 CL III, LIN FT 56.00; CONCRETE CULVERT COLLAR, EACH 6.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS II, CU YD 52.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 134.00; RAISE GUARDRAIL, LIN FT 379.00; RAISE GUARDRAIL, LIN FT 408.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 5.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, LIN FT 629.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 644.00; GRANULAR CHANNEL LINER(P), CU YD 31.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 123,824.00; 4" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 6,898.00; 6" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 83,505.00; 24" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 118.00; 4" BROKEN LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 3,340.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 25,837.00;


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.