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. CP 0769-229625 TST, Bridge 709, CP 0769-229625 TST

LOCATION: CR 769 (Willow River JCT RD) from 1.5 MI S of JCT CSAH 74 to .95 MI S of JCT CSAH 74, Bridge 709 - CP 0769-229625 TST

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

LENGTH: .1 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; SALVAGE SIGN, EACH 4.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 873.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 160.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 244.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5, CU YD 306.00; 14X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 46.00; 14X8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 42.00; 14X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 14X8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 940.00; COARSE AGGREGATE BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 503.00; CULVERT EXCAVATION CLASS U(P), CU YD 1,323.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 90.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,900.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 144.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 165.00; SEEDING, ACRE 0.41; SEED MIXTURE 36-311, POUND 29.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3P, SQ YD 3,840.00;
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