ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, December 14, 2017
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, December 14, 2017, 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 069-641-004, CP 0041-235496 - Bridge 70, CP 0041-235496

LOCATION: 0.1 MI N of JCT CR 253 over West Branch Little Knife River - CP 0041-235496

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

LENGTH: 400 Feet (Gross Project Length)

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FIELD OFFICE TYPE D, EACH 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE GUARDRAIL, LIN FT 582.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 50.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 1,252.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 506.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT MOD 7% (CV)(P), CU YD 1,141.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 1,700.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 307.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 50.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 368.00; STRUCTURAL CONCRETE (3B52)(P), CU YD 58.00; BRIDGE SLAB CONCRETE (3Y42-M)(P), SQ FT 2,097.00; TYPE MOD P-2 (TL-4) BARRIER CONC (3S52)(P), LIN FT 153.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)(P), POUND 24,120.00; REINFORCEMENT BARS (STAINLESS-60KSI)(P), POUND 410.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; SLOPE PREPARATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FLOOR DRAIN TYPE B706 MODIFIED, EACH 2.00; STRUCTURAL TUBE RAILING DESIGN T-1(P), LIN FT 141.00; ELASTOMERIC BEARING PAD TYPE 1, EACH 8.00; PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BEAMS 27M(P), LIN FT 232.00; BRIDGE APPROACH PANELS(P), SQ YD 146.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; STEEL H-TEST PILE 40 FT LONG 10", EACH 2.00; PILE TIP PROTECTION 10", EACH 8.00; STEEL H-PILING 10", LIN FT 180.00; DRAINAGE SYSTEM TYPE (B910), LUMP SUM 1.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS V, CU YD 380.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE VI, SQ YD 1,957.00; GEOTEXTILE FILTER TYPE VII, SQ YD 362.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN SPECIAL, LIN FT 100.00; TRAFFIC BARRIER DESIGN B8338, LIN FT 200.00; END TREATMENT-TANGENT TERMINAL, EACH 4.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 759.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 207.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE WOOD FIBER, LIN FT 80.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 119.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, CU YD 113.00; SEEDING, ACRE 0.34; SEED MIXTURE 25-121, POUND 24.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 1,638.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 4.08; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 800.00; 4" SOLID LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 800.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE EPOXY, LIN FT 400.00;
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