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 0004-557164 (Prime) W-Beam Guardrail, CP 0004-557164

LOCATION: Various County Highways within St. Louis County

TYPE OF WORK: Guardrail Project

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE GUARDRAIL POST, EACH 76.00; REMOVE ANCHORAGE ASSEMBLY-PLATE BEAM, EACH 11.00; REMOVE BREAKAWAY CABLE TERMINAL, EACH 49.00; REMOVE SIGN TYPE C, EACH 82.00; REMOVE SLOTTED RAIL TERMINAL, EACH 2.00; SALVAGE ENERGY ABSORBING TERMINAL, EACH 1.00; REMOVE GUARDRAIL-PLATE BEAM, LIN FT 6,749.00; REMOVE PLATE BEAM RAIL, LIN FT 125.00; ANCHORAGE ASSEMBLY - PLATE BEAM, EACH 6.00; END TREATMENT-TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 57.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN SPECIAL, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN TYPE 31, LIN FT 6,825.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN B8338, LIN FT 487.50; GUARDRAIL POST, EACH 76.00; PLATE BEAM RAIL, LIN FT 125.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SIGN TYPE C, SQ FT 103.50;


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.