ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, May 14, 2015
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 14, 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. CP 0999-216100 Tied (TST), Reclaim & Overlay, CP 0999-216100

LOCATION: CR 999 (N. Pike Lake Rd.) from CSAH 9 (Caribou Lake Rd.) to CSAH 9 (Helm Rd.), CP 0999-216100 (TST Funds)

TYPE OF WORK: Mill & Overlay

LENGTH: 1.1 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; MOBILIZATION, SEAL COAT, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 40.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 627.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 458.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 157.00; GEOGRID, SQ YD 69.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 921.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 18.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 15.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 18.00; WATER, M GALLON 33.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 200.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 52.00; AGGREGATE BASE STABILIZATION, SQ YD 15,518.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 17,017.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR FOG SEAL, GALLON 866.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SEAL COAT, GALLON 4,962.00; BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT, SQ YD 13,782.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 933.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 790.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 3,286.00; TYPE SP 12.5 BITUMINOUS MIXTURE FOR ENTRANCES (3,C), TON 84.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E(P), CU YD 186.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 106.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 13.00; 15" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 4.00; 22" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH CULV CL IIA, LIN FT 34.00; 22" SPAN RC PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 2.00; CONCRETE CULVERT COLLAR, EACH 4.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 49.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, SEAL COAT, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 303.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 134.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 37,828.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 11,558.00; 24" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 22.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 1,439.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 400.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 3,809.00; 24" STOP LINE WHITE-POLY PREF-GR IN, LIN FT 22.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-EPOXY, LIN FT 11,558.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 1,439.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 400.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 3,809.00;
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