ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
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                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, January 7, 2021
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 7, 2021, 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 0021-300205, SAP 069-621-036 (BR 285) - Bridge Construction, CP 0021-300205 (BR 285)

LOCATION: County Bridge 285 located on CSAH 21 and 0.9 Mi. N. of CSAH 120 JCT

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; REMOVE MARKER, EACH 8.00; SALVAGE SIGN, EACH 3.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 100.00; REMOVE GUARDRAIL-PLATE BEAM, LIN FT 520.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 3,770.00; REMOVE REGULATED WASTE MATERIAL, LUMP SUM 1.00; ONE LANE BYPASS (14' LANE), LUMP SUM 1.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 405.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 1,775.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 300.00; COMMON EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 220.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 240.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 840.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;C), TON 1,260.00; TYPE S (TL-4) 36" BARRIER CONC (3S52)(P), LIN FT 152.00; STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (3B52)(P), CU YD 86.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)(P), POUND 29,790.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (STAINLESS-75KSI)(P), POUND 830.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SLOPE PREPARATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; BRIDGE SLAB CONCRETE (3YHPC-M)(P), SQ FT 2,525.00; ELASTOMERIC BEARING PAD TYPE 1, EACH 14.00; PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS 22RB(P), LIN FT 369.00; BRIDGE APPROACH PANELS(P), SQ YD 210.00; CONCRETE FLUME, EACH 2.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; PILE REDRIVING, EACH 12.00; PILE HAMMER MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; PILE PLACEMENT, EACH 12.00; ROCK SOCKET, EACH 12.00; PREBORING (EARTH), LIN FT 96.00; STEEL H-PILING 10", LIN FT 246.00; DRAINAGE SYSTEM TYPE (B910), LUMP SUM 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE 7, SQ YD 355.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 216.00; END TREATMENT-TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 4.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN TYPE 31, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN TRANS TYPE 31, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; PORTABLE SIGNAL SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 1.00; OBJECT MARKER TYPE X4-4, EACH 4.00; OBJECT MARKER TYPE X4-5, EACH 4.00; INSTALL SIGN, EACH 3.00; STABILIZED CONSTRUCTION EXIT, LUMP SUM 1.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,500.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 240.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 140.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 1,750.00; SEEDING, ACRE 0.40; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 90.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 1.20; 6" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 1,730.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 740.00;


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.