ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                          Advertisement Start Date: Friday April 2, 2021 
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, April 29, 2021
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 29, 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 0000-434930, SAP 069-596-013 - Complete Reconstruction, CP 0000-434930

LOCATION: 0.1 Miles North of TH 135 to TH 169

TYPE OF WORK: Complete Reconstruction

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; REMOVE MANHOLE OR CATCH BASIN, EACH 10.00; REMOVE GATE VALVE & BOX, EACH 4.00; REMOVE CURB STOP & BOX, EACH 1.00; REMOVE HYDRANT, EACH 1.00; SAWING CONCRETE PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 13.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 577.00; REMOVE METAL CULVERT, LIN FT 81.00; REMOVE WATER MAIN, LIN FT 666.00; REMOVE SEWER PIPE (STORM), LIN FT 534.00; REMOVE SEWER PIPE (SANITARY), LIN FT 660.00; REMOVE CURB & GUTTER, LIN FT 10.00; REMOVE SANITARY SERVICE PIPE, LIN FT 72.00; REMOVE WATER SERVICE PIPE, LIN FT 71.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT(P), SQ YD 4,558.00; REMOVE CONCRETE SIDEWALK, SQ FT 943.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE 5, SQ YD 3,984.00; COMMON EXCAVATION(P), CU YD 3,050.00; SELECT GRANULAR BORROW MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 1,264.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5, CU YD 114.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 1,000.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 621.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (1.5"), SQ YD 666.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 460.00; TYPE SP 12.5 NON WEAR COURSE MIX (3;C), TON 364.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS R, CU YD 25.00; 12" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; 15" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; 30" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; 4" PERF PVC PIPE DRAIN, LIN FT 1,271.00; 12" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, LIN FT 143.00; 15" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, LIN FT 59.00; 24" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, LIN FT 115.00; 27" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, LIN FT 165.00; 30" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, LIN FT 204.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING SANITARY SEWER, EACH 2.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING MANHOLES (SAN), EACH 1.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING SANITARY SEWER SER, EACH 2.00; 8"X6" PVC WYE, EACH 8.00; 8" PVC PIPE SEWER, LIN FT 693.00; 6" PVC SANITARY SERVICE PIPE, LIN FT 324.00; TEMPORARY WATER SERVICE, LUMP SUM 1.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING WATER MAIN, EACH 5.00; CONNECT TO EXISTING WATER SERVICE, EACH 2.00; ADJUST GATE VALVE & BOX, EACH 1.00; 1" CORPORATION STOP, EACH 7.00; 2" CORPORATION STOP, EACH 1.00; 6" GATE VALVE & BOX, EACH 2.00; 8" GATE VALVE & BOX, EACH 6.00; 1" CURB STOP & BOX, EACH 7.00; 2" CURB STOP & BOX, EACH 1.00; HYDRANT ASSEMBLY, EACH 1.00; 1" TYPE K COPPER PIPE, LIN FT 210.00; 2" TYPE K COPPER PIPE, LIN FT 78.00; 6" WATERMAIN DUCTILE IRON CL 52, LIN FT 44.00; 8" WATERMAIN DUCTILE IRON CL 52, LIN FT 650.00; 3" POLYSTYRENE INSULATION, SQ YD 64.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DESIGN F, EACH 2.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DESIGN H, EACH 1.00; CASTING ASSEMBLY, EACH 13.00; ADJUST FRAME & RING CASTING, EACH 2.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 48-4020, LIN FT 11.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 60-4020, LIN FT 34.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 84-4020, LIN FT 6.00; CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DESIGN 4007, LIN FT 37.00; MANHOLE FRAME SEALS, EACH 4.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 57.00; 4" CONCRETE WALK, SQ FT 376.00; 6" CONCRETE WALK, SQ FT 77.00; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B624, LIN FT 1,764.00; CONCRETE CURB DESIGN B6, LIN FT 194.00; 7" CONCRETE DRIVEWAY PAVEMENT, SQ YD 264.00; 8" CONCRETE VALLEY GUTTER, SQ YD 77.00; TRUNCATED DOMES, SQ FT 69.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SIGN PANELS TYPE C, SQ FT 31.00; PRUNE TREES, HOUR 1.00; STORM DRAIN INLET PROTECTION, EACH 11.00; CULVERT END CONTROLS, EACH 1.00; SILT FENCE; TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,026.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER, LIN FT 528.00; STABILIZED CONSTRUCTION EXIT, EACH 2.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 354.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 233.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 607.00; SEEDING(P), ACRE 0.65; SEED MIXTURE 25-131, POUND 293.00; HYDRAULIC BONDED FIBER MATRIX, POUND 2,327.00; 4" SOLID LINE PAINT, LIN FT 324.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 1,198.00; CROSSWALK MULTI COMP GR IN, SQ FT 162.00;


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.