ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, October 6, 2016
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, October 6, 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 69-600-044, CP 0000-215963 - Reconstruction, CP 0000-215963

LOCATION: Rice Lk Dam Rd. between CSAH 4 (Rice Lake Rd.) and CR 849 (McComber Rd.) - CP 2903-215963, SAP 069-600-044

TYPE OF WORK: Complete Reconstruction

LENGTH:

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 476.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ FT 1,335.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS DRIVEWAY PAVEMENT, SQ FT 2,400.00; REMOVE ENERGY ABSORBING TERMINAL, EACH 4.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 204.00; SALVAGE TRAFFIC BARRIER, LIN FT 40.00; SALVAGE SIGN, EACH 21.00; COMMON EXCAVATION(P), CU YD 1,492.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI(P), SQ YD 1,031.00; SELECT GRANULAR BORROW, TON 392.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 297.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 4,848.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 584.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 174.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 3,025.00; COARSE FILTER AGGREGATE (CV)(P), CU YD 350.00; 15" CS PIPE CULVERT, LIN FT 137.00; 15" CS PIPE APRON, EACH 4.00; 15" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 44.00; 18" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 15" CS PIPE CULVERT ELBOW, EACH 2.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS II, CU YD 28.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE III, SQ YD 153.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 18.00; INSTALL TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN B8338, LIN FT 40.00; END TREATMENT-TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 4.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SIGN PANELS TYPE C, SQ FT 66.00; INSTALL SIGN PANEL, EACH 7.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE MS, LIN FT 4,162.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER, LIN FT 706.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE ROCK, LIN FT 72.00; STABILIZED CONSTRUCTION EXIT, LUMP SUM 1.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 476.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 4, POUND 49.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 950.00; SEEDING(P), ACRE 1.80; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 80.00; SEED MIXTURE 33-361, POUND 15.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 8,550.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 2, ACRE 1.80; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 4,765.00;
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