ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, March 17, 2016
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 17, 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 0965-128462, BR 587, CP 0965-128462

LOCATION: CR 965 (Hingeley Rd.) from .45 Mi. North of Jct. CR 927 to .55 Mi. North of Jct. CR 927 - County Bridge# 587 - CP 0965-128462, SAP 069-598-055

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; MAINT & RESTORATION OF HAUL ROADS, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON (EV)(P), CU YD 167.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 724.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 736.00; ASPHALT OVERLAY TEXTILE (PAVING FABRIC) HEAVY DUTY, SQ YD 352.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 110.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 89.00; STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (3Y43)(P), CU YD 104.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)(P), POUND 9,168.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SLOPE PREPARATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; STRUCTURAL STEEL (3309)(P), POUND 73,972.00; ELASTOMERIC BEARING PAD TYPE 1, EACH 40.00; TREATED TIMBER(P), MBM 21.574; HARDWARE(P), POUND 2,837.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; STEEL H TEST PILE 75 FT LONG 12", EACH 4.00; PILE TIP PROTECTION 12", EACH 26.00; 20" STEEL PILE SHELLS, LIN FT 280.00; STEEL H-PILING 12", LIN FT 1,430.00; DRAINAGE SYSTEM TYPE (B910), LUMP SUM 1.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 180.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE VII, SQ YD 340.00; 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; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,435.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 150.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 123.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 174.00; SEEDING, ACRE 0.35; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 21.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3, SQ YD 1,690.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 4.20;
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