ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
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                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, February 25, 2021
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 25, 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 0404-531168 (Tied) - Culverts, Reclaim & Overlay, CP 0404-531168 (T)

LOCATION: CO Rd 404 between Intersection of CSAH 88 West to Termini

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

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 1,092.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 718.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 983.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 1,933.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 71.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 36.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 71.00; WATER, M GALLON 235.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 11,599.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 1,935.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 55,235.00; BASE STABILIZATION (BASE ONE), SQ YD 55,235.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (1.5"), SQ YD 10,933.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (2.0"), SQ YD 6,067.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 2,659.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;C), TON 4,617.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;C), TON 6,360.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 553.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E(P), CU YD 1,039.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 161.00; 18" CAS PIPE APRON, EACH 12.00; 24" CAS PIPE APRON, EACH 20.00; 18" CAS PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 242.00; 24" CAS PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 460.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 42.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; WORK ZONE SPEED LIMIT, LUMP SUM 1.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; CULVERT END CONTROLS, EACH 16.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, LIN FT 650.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 1,076.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 41,354.00; 4" SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 41,354.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE MULTI COMP, LIN FT 20,677.00; 24" SOLID LINE PREF TAPE GR IN, LIN FT 15.00;


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.