ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
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                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, December 19, 2019
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 19, 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 0489-299096 - CSAH 88 to End of Bituminous, CP 0489-299096 (Tied)

LOCATION: CSAH 88 to End

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

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 95.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 183.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 178.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 8.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 5.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 8.00; WATER, M GALLON 18.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 618.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 135.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 3,016.00; BASE STABILIZATION (BASE ONE), SQ YD 3,016.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 166.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;C), TON 274.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;C), TON 381.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 1,464.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 732.00;


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.