ST. LOUIS COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
                                        Electronic Bids Close Thursday, March 16, 2017
                                                            Duluth, Minnesota



NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Electronic Bids will be received until 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 16, 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. CP 9230-271723 TST, SAP 069-599-042 - Bridge 755 (low), CP 9230-271723 TST (low)

LOCATION: 12.6 miles East of Cotton over Coolidge Creek - CP 9230-271723 TST (Bridge 755)

TYPE OF WORK: Bridge Construction

LENGTH: .3 Mi.

Major items of work are:

MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; FIELD OFFICE TYPE D, EACH 1.00; CLEARING & GRUBBING, LUMP SUM 1.00; DEWATERING, LUMP SUM 1.00; TEMPORARY STREAM DIVERSION SYSTEM, LUMP SUM 1.00; GEOTEXTILE FABRIC TYPE VI, SQ YD 530.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 612.00; EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), CU YD 3,325.00; GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), CU YD 3,002.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING (CV) CLASS 5(P), CU YD 1,928.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR SHOULDER TACK, GALLON 240.00; 12X6 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 40.00; 12X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, LIN FT 40.00; 12X6 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; 12X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT, EACH 2.00; REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE, LUMP SUM 1.00; COARSE AGGREGATE BEDDING (CV)(P), CU YD 231.00; CULVERT EXCAVATION CLASS U(P), CU YD 876.00; 57" SPAN CAS PIPE-ARCH CULVERT, LIN FT 80.00; 24" SPAN CS PIPE-ARCH CULVERT, LIN FT 46.00; 24" SPAN GS PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 2.00; 57" SPAN GS PIPE-ARCH APRON, EACH 4.00; INSTALL CULVERT MARKER, EACH 4.00; RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III, CU YD 72.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LUMP SUM 1.00; SILT FENCE, TYPE HI, LIN FT 1,570.00; FLOTATION SILT CURTAIN TYPE MOVING WATER, LIN FT 100.00; EROSION CONTROL SUPERVISOR, LUMP SUM 1.00; FERTILIZER TYPE 3, POUND 630.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW (LV), CU YD 700.00; SEEDING, ACRE 1.80; SEED MIXTURE 25-141, POUND 107.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, SQ YD 8,340.00; RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 3, M GALLON 21.60;
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