ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, March 3, 2016
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 3, 2016, 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 0013-211986 Tied, Chip Seal: CSAH 14 to TH 2, CP 0013-211986

LOCATION: CSAH 13 (Midway Rd.) from CSAH 14 to TH 2 - CP 0013-211986

TYPE OF WORK: Various

LENGTH: 5.27 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR FOG SEAL, GALLON 16,920.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SEAL COAT, GALLON 27,796.00; BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT, SQ YD 84,236.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 70,088.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 55,223.00; 24" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 152.00; 8" DOTTED LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 471.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 14,005.00; 24" SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 190.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 4,050.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 8,259.00; PROTECT PAVEMENT MARKINGS, EACH 6.00; PROTECT PAVEMENT MARKINGS, LIN FT 132.00;
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