ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

SP 071-596-007; NHFP 7119 (193); CR 45 Roundabout from Crystal Dr. to US HWY 169


SHERBURNE COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Notice is hereby given that sealed Bid Proposal Packages will be received by the Sherburne County Engineer at the office of the undersigned until 10:00 a.m. on the 7th day of May, 2019.

Major Items Include (approximate quantities listed):
ITEM                                                                                                    UNIT                           QUANTITY
REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT                                           SQ FT                                  9323
EXCAVATION - COMMON                                                            CU YD                                 9630
COMMON EMBANKMENT (CV)                                                  CU YD                                 3605
AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5                                                CU YD                                 5752
TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,F)                              TON                                    2594
CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 48-4020                          LIN FT                                 61.5
4” CONCRETE WALK                                                                     SQ FT                                  11023
CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN S524                              LIN FT                                 3987
SIGN PANELS TYPE C                                                                    SQ FT                                    336
HYDRAULIC STABILIZED FIBER MATRIX                              POUND                                8314
CROSSWALK MULTI-COMPONENT GROUND IN (WR)SQ    FT                                       420


Work under the proposed Contract Documents shall be commenced upon written Notice to Proceed to be issued on or before June 3, 2019 and shall be completed and ready for operation on or before August 23, 2019 subject to any extension of time, which may be granted by the OWNER.

Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors 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/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS

The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies 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, Minnesota 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 Rules 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 Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3)."

A minimum goal of 5.1% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

Information Concerning the Work and the Site
A. Each Bidder shall carefully examine the plans and specifications and fully inform themselves of the nature, location and conditions under which the work is to be performed or materials delivered, and if awarded a Contract, shall not be allowed extra compensation because of failure to have so informed themselves.
B. Bidders shall not rely upon statements or representations of officers or employees of the Owner with reference to the sites or the conditions of the work.
C. Prospective bidders are advised to view the sites prior to submitting a bid.
D. Quantities indicated by the Engineer on the plans are estimated only, and Bidders must rely on their own calculations.

Award of the Contract shall be based on the lowest total acceptable bid.

Receipt of Bid Proposal: Bids will be received at the Public Works Department, located at the Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 Business Center Drive, Elk River MN 55330 until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 7th, 2019.

Bid Opening: Proposals will be opened publicly by the County Engineer after the hour set for receiving bids at the Sherburne County Government Center, Public Works Conference Room; 13880 Business Center Drive, Elk River MN 55330.

Plans and specifications may be examined at the office of the Sherburne County Highway Engineer, located at the Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 Business Center Drive Suite 100, Elk River, Minnesota 55330, or at http://www.co.sherburne.mn.us/publicworks/index.php and follow the Construction Projects & Bids (eGram) link. A user ID and password is required to download the Plans and Specifications. Contact Public Works at 763-765-3300 to obtain.

The cost to download the Plans & Specifications is free.

The cost to obtain a hard copy of the Plans & Specifications is $50.00 with an additional $10.00 mailing fee.

TO SUBMIT A BID – A Bid Proposal Package must be purchased. The cost to obtain the Bid Proposal Package is $10.00.
Requests are made to the Sherburne County Engineer, 13880 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Elk River, MN 55330-4601.

Requests must be accompanied by check, draft, or money order, payable to the Sherburne County Treasurer. Bids must be accompanied by a Certified Check or Bidder’s Bond made payable to the Sherburne County Treasurer as a proposal guarantee for at least 5% of the amount of the bid.

No bidder may withdraw their bid (which shall include the Certified Check or the Bidder’s Bond) within 15 days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.

The County Board will consider award of the contract at the May 21st, 2019 County Board Meeting contingent upon County Engineer & County Attorney review.

The County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. Dated at Elk River Minnesota, this 10th day of April, 2019.

Signed: Steve Taylor, Sherburne County, Minnesota