ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, March 31, 2016
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 31, 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. SAP 69-621-034, CP 0021-215030 TST, Bridge #286, CP 0021-215030 TST

LOCATION: 1.1 mi N of Jct CSAH 70 over Birch River, CP 0021-215030 TST

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

LENGTH: .1 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 1,340.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 2,570.00; REMOVE MARKER, EACH 4.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 70.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON (EV)(P), CU YD 3,340.00; COMMON EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 1,630.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 320.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 100.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 560.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2,C), TON 730.00; STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (3Y43)(P), CU YD 103.00; BRIDGE SLAB CONCRETE (3Y33)(P), SQ FT 3,508.00; TYPE MOD P-2 (TL-4) RAILING CONC (3Y46)(P), LIN FT 209.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)(P), POUND 38,480.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (STAINLESS-60 KSI)(P), POUND 560.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SLOPE PREPARATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; STRUCTURAL TUBE RAILING DESIGN T-1(P), LIN FT 196.00; ELASTOMERIC BEARING PAD TYPE 1, EACH 12.00; PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS 36M(P), LIN FT 475.00; DIAPHRAGMS FOR TYPE 36M PREST BEAMS(P), LIN FT 39.00; BRIDGE APPROACH PANELS(P), SQ YD 197.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; STEEL H-TEST PILE 55 FT LONG 10", EACH 2.00; PILE TIP PROTECTION 10", EACH 36.00; STEEL H-PILING 10", LIN FT 1,530.00; DRAINAGE SYSTEM TYPE (B910), LUMP SUM 1.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 345.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE VII, SQ YD 750.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN SPECIAL, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN B8307, LIN FT 100.00; END TREATMENT TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 4.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SNOW PLOW MARKER X4-5, EACH 4.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,580.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 210.00; FILTER BERM TYPE 5, LIN FT 10.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER, LIN FT 70.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 300.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 460.00; SEEDING, ACRE 0.90; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 190.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3, SQ YD 4,110.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 5.10; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-EPOXY, LIN FT 1,520.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 760.00;
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