ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, February 11, 2016
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, February 11, 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 0040-244394 TST (Tied) - Reclaim & Overlay, CP 0040-244394 TST

LOCATION: CSAH 40 (N. Tischer Rd.) from CSAH 43 (Lismore Rd.) to CR 254 (N. Tischer Rd.) - CP 0040-244394 TST (Low)

TYPE OF WORK: Pavement Removal, Grading, Agg. Base, P. M. Bit. Surface, and Agg. Shoulders

LENGTH: 2 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; MOBILIZATION, SEAL COAT, LUMP SUM 1.00; REMOVE PIPE CULVERTS, LIN FT 314.00; REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT, SQ YD 1,610.00; SAWING BIT PAVEMENT (FULL DEPTH), LIN FT 462.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, EACH 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 1,706.00; GEOGRID, SQ YD 450.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 5, TON 1,392.00; MOTOR GRADER, HOUR 32.00; 0.5 CU YD SHOVEL, HOUR 6.00; 8 TON STEEL-WHEELED ROLLER, HOUR 32.00; WATER, M GALLON 60.00; CALCIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, GALLON 4,235.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 1,460.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 563.00; AGGREGATE BASE STABILIZATION, SQ YD 31,462.00; FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION, SQ YD 34,409.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR FOG SEAL, GALLON 3,486.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SEAL COAT, GALLON 9,184.00; BITUMINOUS SEAL COAT, SQ YD 27,830.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 1,846.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 1,269.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,C), TON 3,713.00; TYPE SP 9.5 BIT MIXTURE FOR ENTRANCES (3,C), TON 34.00; STRUCTURE EXCAVATION CLASS E(P), CU YD 3,080.00; GRANULAR BACKFILL (CV)(P), CU YD 2,079.00; GRANULAR BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 136.00; 18" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 6.00; 24" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 4.00; 72" RC PIPE APRON, EACH 2.00; 18" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006, LIN FT 114.00; 24" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006, LIN FT 108.00; 72" RC PIPE CULVERT DES 3006 CL II, LIN FT 48.00; MAIL BOX SUPPORT, EACH 27.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; WORK ZONE SPEED LIMIT, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, SEAL COAT, LUMP SUM 1.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, LIN FT 1,320.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4, SQ YD 1,793.00; INTERIM PAVEMENT MARKING, LIN FT 58,860.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 21,562.00; 24" SOLID LINE WHITE-PAINT, LIN FT 12.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 3,921.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 1,230.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-PAINT, LIN FT 4,782.00; 24" SOLID LINE WHITE-POLY PREF-GR IN, LIN FT 12.00; 6" SOLID LINE WHITE-EPOXY, LIN FT 21,562.00; 4" SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 3,921.00; 4" BROKEN LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 1,230.00; 4" DOUBLE SOLID LINE YELLOW-EPOXY, LIN FT 4,782.00;
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