ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, April 4, 2019
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 4, 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 0000-433984 - Rice Lake Watermain, CP 0000-433984

LOCATION: Kolstad Ave., Austin St., Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Ave., & Calvary Rd.

TYPE OF WORK: Various

LENGTH: 1 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; SALVAGE WATER MAIN SPECIAL, LUMP SUM 1.00; GRAVEL ROAD RESTORATION, SQ YD 2,400.00; BITUMINOUS PATCH SPECIAL, SQ YD 1,500.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS R, CU YD 500.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING WATER MAIN, EACH 2.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING WATERMAIN (SPEC), EACH 1.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING WATER SERVICE, EACH 46.00; HYDRANT, EACH 15.00; 6" CUT & PLUG, EACH 1.00; 8" CUT & PLUG, EACH 1.00; ABANDON WATER SERVICE, EACH 3.00; 8" GATE VALVE & BOX, EACH 4.00; 12" GATE VALVE & BOX, EACH 13.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING WATER SERVICE (SPECIAL), EACH 1.00; 3" CUT & PLUG, EACH 2.00; 10" CUT & PLUG, EACH 2.00; INSPECTION HOLE(S) - A, EACH 1.00; INSPECTION HOLE(S) - B, EACH 1.00; TAP SERVICE PIPING 1", EACH 2.00; CONSTRUCT BULKHEAD - A, EACH 5.00; CONSTRUCT BULKHEAD - B, EACH 1.00; CONSTRUCT BULKHEAD - C, EACH 1.00; CONSTRUCT BULKHEAD - D, EACH 1.00; TEMPORARY WATER SERVICE (SPECIAL), EACH 4.00; 1" TYPE PE PIPE, LIN FT 870.00; 2" TYPE PE PIPE, LIN FT 450.00; 8" WATERMAIN HDPE, LIN FT 1,772.00; 12" WATERMAIN HDPE, LIN FT 3,757.00; 12" WATERMAIN HDPE (DIRECTIONAL DRILLED), LIN FT 1,122.00; TEMPORARY WATER SERVICE, LIN FT 1,200.00; INSTALL WATER SERVICE SYSTEM, LIN FT 1,730.00; 12" WATERMAIN HDPE DIRECT BURIAL, LIN FT 175.00; 18" HDPE CASING PIPE, LIN FT 60.00; 24" HDPE CASING PIPE, LIN FT 222.00; 4" POLYSTYRENE INSULATION, SQ YD 132.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; STORM DRAIN INLET PROTECTION, EACH 2.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE MS, LIN FT 545.00; EROSION CONTROL & SITE MANAGEMENT, LUMP SUM 1.00; SITE RESTORATION, 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 
                                                     Nancy Nilsen 
                                                     County Auditor