COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
ELECTRONIC BIDS CLOSE Thursday, June 18, 2015
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2015, through Bid Express® https://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 and implementing regulations.
READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS PROJECT
The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notified all bidders: in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;
in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesotas Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rule for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.
If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.
The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency."
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota State 363A.36 Subd. 2 and 3)."
A minimum goal of 2.9 % Good Faith Effort is to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
STATE AID PROJECT NO. SP 069-690-013
FEDERAL PROJECT NO.
COUNTY PROJECT NO. CP 0090-8203 TST
LOCATION: CSAH 90 (Arlington Rd.) from STH 53 (Trinity Rd.) to CSAH 32 - CP 0090-8203 TST
TYPE OF WORK: Mill & Overlay
LENGTH: 2.831 Mi.
Major items of work are:
MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; MOBILIZATION, SEAL COAT, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 202.00; REMOVE SEWER PIPE (STORM), LIN FT 197.00; REMOVE CURB AND GUTTER, LIN FT 2,492.00; REMOVE CONCRETE SIDEWALK, SQ FT 1,053.00; REMOVE CONCRETE DRIVEWAY PAVEMENT, SQ YD 133.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS DRIVEWAY PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,036.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,456.00; REMOVE CONCRETE APRON, EACH 4.00; REMOVE SIGN TYPE C, EACH 108.00; SAWING CONCRETE PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 576.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 2,227.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 1,207.00; GEOGRID, SQ YD 1,125.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 382.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 174.00; RECYCLED AGGREGATE SURFACING, TON 1,220.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 80.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 35.00; 12 CU YD TRUCK, HOUR 50.00; 4.0 CU YD FRONT END LOADER, HOUR 25.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 80.00; WATER, M GALLON 84.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 1,096.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 488.00; AGGREGATE BASE STABILIZATION, SQ YD 40,638.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 72,478.00; SHOULDER BASE AGGREGATE CLASS 5, TON 2,581.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (3.0"), SQ YD 47,801.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (4.0"), SQ YD 4,133.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (5.0"), SQ YD 22,465.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR FOG SEAL, GALLON 3,110.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SEAL COAT, GALLON 14,208.00; BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT, SQ YD 39,467.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 8,141.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 1,697.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 17,726.00; TYPE SP 12.5 NON WEARING COURSE MIXTURE (3,C), TON 6,684.00; TYPE SP 12.5 BIT MIXTURE FOR PATCHING, TON 179.00; TYPE SP 12.5 BITUMINOUS MIXTURE FOR ENTRANCES (3,C), TON 190.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 402.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E(P), CU YD 1,625.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 180.00; 12" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 1.00; 15" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 18" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 8.00; 18" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006 CL III, LIN FT 178.00; CONCRETE CULVERT COLLAR, EACH 4.00; 12" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL III, LIN FT 163.00; 15" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL III, LIN FT 28.00; CONNECT INTO EXISTING DRAINAGE STRUCTURE, EACH 10.00; ADJUST VALVE BOX (SPECIAL), EACH 47.00; ADJUST FRAME & RING CASTING, EACH 31.00; GROUT CATCH BASIN OR MANHOLE, EACH 30.00; ADJUST FRAME & RING CASTING (SPECIAL), EACH 42.00; REPAIR DRAINAGE STRUCTURE, EACH 30.00; MANHOLE FRAME SEAL (INTERNAL), EACH 19.00; GROUT ADJUSTING RINGS, EACH 19.00; EXTERNAL FRAME SEAL, EACH 30.00; 6" CONCRETE WALK, SQ FT 1,287.00; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B624, LIN FT 2,552.00; 7" CONCRETE DRIVEWAY PAVEMENT, SQ YD 104.00; TRUNCATED DOMES, SQ FT 88.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 74.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, SEAL COAT, LUMP SUM 1.00; SIGN TYPE C, SQ FT 493.00; PVC HANDHOLE, EACH 3.00; NMC LOOP DETECTOR 6'X6', EACH 19.00; 2" NON-METALLIC CONDUIT, LIN FT 457.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 371.00; STORM DRAIN INLET PROTECTION, EACH 47.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 260.00; SODDING TYPE LAWN, SQ YD 658.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 192,768.00; PAVT MSSG (LT ARROW) PAINT, EACH 6.00; PAVT MSSG (RT ARROW) PAINT, EACH 7.00; PAVT MSSG (RT-THRU ARROW) PAINT, EACH 2.00; PAVT MSSG (THRU ARROW) PAINT, EACH 3.00; PAVT MSSG (LT ARROW) POLY PREF-GR IN, EACH 6.00; PAVT MSSG (RT ARROW) POLY PREF-GR IN, EACH 7.00; PAVT MSSG (THRU ARROW) POLY PREF-GR IN, EACH 3.00; PAVT MSSG (RT-THRU ARROW) POLY PREF-GR IN, EACH 2.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 29,417.00; 24" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 412.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 500.00; 24" SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 268.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 110.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 16,225.00; 24" SOLID LINE WHITE-POLY PREF-GR IN, LIN FT 412.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-EPOXY, LIN FT 29,417.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 500.00; 24" SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 268.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 110.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 16,225.00; CROSSWALK MARKING-PAINT, SQ FT 477.00; CROSSWALK MARKING-POLY PREFORM-GR IN, SQ FT 477.00;
Proposal/Plan Specifications may be downloaded through Bid Express® https://www.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