ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, December 3, 2015
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 3, 2015, 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. SAP 69-710-025 Br 488 Reconstruction, CP 176330

LOCATION: 0.7 Mi. W of CR 633

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

LENGTH: .672 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FIELD OFFICE TYPE D, EACH 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE GUARDRAIL-PLATE BEAM, LIN FT 504.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 97.00; SALVAGE SIGN, EACH 8.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 26,667.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 41,859.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 4,038.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 16,353.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 56.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 4,486.00; MILLED RUMBLE STRIPS, LIN FT 6,639.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 532.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 5,253.00; STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (3Y43)(P), CU YD 263.00; BRIDGE SLAB CONCRETE (3Y33)(P), SQ FT 7,515.00; TYPE P-2 (TL-4) RAILING CONCRETE (3Y46)(P), LIN FT 366.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)(P), POUND 81,630.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (STAINLESS-60 KSI)(P), POUND 580.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SLOPE PREPARATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FOUNDATION PREP PILE BENT PIERS, LUMP SUM 1.00; STRUCTURAL TUBE RAILING DESIGN T-1(P), LIN FT 354.00; ELASTOMERIC BEARING PAD TYPE 1, EACH 10.00; BEARING ASSEMBLY, EACH 24.00; CONCRETE WEARING COURSE (3U17A)(P), SQ FT 10,155.00; PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS 27M(P), LIN FT 926.00; BRIDGE APPROACH PANELS(P), SQ YD 369.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; COARSE FILTER AGGREGATE (CV), CU YD 30.00; STEEL H-PILING DRIVEN 12", LIN FT 500.00; STEEL H-PILING DRIVEN 14", LIN FT 800.00; STEEL H-PILING DELIVERED 12", LIN FT 500.00; STEEL H-PILING DELIVERED 14", LIN FT 800.00; STEEL H-TEST PILE 60 FT LONG 12", EACH 2.00; STEEL H-TEST PILE 60 FT LONG 14", EACH 2.00; PILE TIP PROTECTION 12", EACH 12.00; PILE TIP PROTECTION 14", EACH 18.00; 18" CS PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 176.00; 18" CS PIPE APRON, EACH 6.00; DRAINAGE SYSTEM TYPE (B910), LUMP SUM 1.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 471.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE IV, SQ YD 142.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE VII, SQ YD 850.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN SPECIAL, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN B8307, LIN FT 140.00; END TREATMENT TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 3.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; INSTALL SIGN PANEL TYPE C, EACH 4.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 7,910.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 435.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER, LIN FT 360.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; ROCK DITCH CHECK, EACH 10.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 2,625.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 2,978.00; SEEDING, ACRE 7.50; SEED MIXTURE 36-311, POUND 252.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3, SQ YD 31,143.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 5, SQ YD 1,761.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 8.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 2,020.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-EPOXY, LIN FT 6,641.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 750.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 710.00;
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