ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, April 11, 2019
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 11, 2019, 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 0060-426225, SAP 069-660-012 - Bridge 829, 830 and Culverts, CP 0060-426225

LOCATION: TH 169 to TH 73

TYPE OF WORK: Culvert Replacement

LENGTH: 2.7 Miles

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 2.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 634.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 696.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 5,369.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE 6, SQ YD 3,473.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 2.00; DEWATERING, EACH 2.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON, CU YD 3,340.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV), CU YD 491.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV), CU YD 2,393.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV), CU YD 3,337.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5, CU YD 30.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5, CU YD 1,746.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 160.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 1,475.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV), CU YD 1,893.00; 14X9 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 14X10 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 14X9 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 52.00; 14X10 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 52.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 2.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV), CU YD 438.00; COARSE AGGREGATE BEDDING (CV), CU YD 396.00; 24" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 10.00; 42" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 22" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 2.00; 28" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 2.00; 58" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 8.00; INSTALL CULVERT MARKER, EACH 8.00; 24" RC PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 494.00; 42" RC PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 52.00; 22" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 42.00; 28" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 76.00; 58" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 260.00; CULVERT EXCAVATION CLASS U, CU YD 9,950.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS II, CU YD 28.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 64.00; RELOCATE MAIL BOX, EACH 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; CULVERT END CONTROLS, EACH 8.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE HI, LIN FT 3,345.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, LIN FT 365.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 446.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 368.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 5,090.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 4,124.00; SEEDING, ACRE 1.05; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 63.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 12.60; 4" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 2,626.00; 24" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 12.00; 4" BROKEN LINE PAINT, LIN FT 270.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 122.00; PAVT MSSG PAINT, SQ FT 124.00;
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