SHOULDER WIDENING, BASE AND BITUMINOUS, AND BRIDGE 48J43

BIDS CLOSE MAY 11, 2018 at 9:30 AM
Mille Lacs County, Minnesota


Sealed bids will be received electronically until 9:30 AM, May 11, 2018 at the office of the County Engineer located at 635 2nd Street SE, Milaca, MN, at which time bids will be opened and read in the Administrative Services Office (Upper Level) at the Historic Courthouse for the following project:

SP 048-604-019; Minn. Proj. No. STPF 4818(216) (CSAH 4) (5.042 Miles) located 2.5 miles
east of Milaca, MN. Approximate major quantity include: 25,200 CY Common Excavation, 8,100 CY Granular Borrow, 104,850 CY Common Borrow, 41,300 CY Aggregate Base, 8,740 Tons Shoulder Aggregate Base, 65,000 SY Full Depth Reclamation, 16,830 Tons Bituminous Wearing Course Mixture, 92 LF 10’ X 6’ Concrete Box Culvert, 4,566 LF Pipe Culverts, 168,000 Lbs Hydraulic Mulch Matrix, along with Traffic Control, Erosion Control, and Pavement Markings.

Prospective bidders must obtain bidding documents from the County Engineer through the Mille Lacs County website via E-Gram. Bids shall be submitted electronically through bidVAULT. Bids will only be accepted from those who are a documented plan holder.

Copies of the bidding documents are available for viewing at the County Engineer’s office. There is no cost for the bidding documents. However, there is a cost to submit a bid electronically through bidVAULT. Bidding documents shall be obtained from the Mille Lacs County website at http://www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us/, and go to the Department Tab / Public Works / Projects for Bid/E-Gram.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidders’ bond payable to the County Auditor/Treasurer of Mille Lacs County for at least 5% of the proposal. The County reserves the right to waive any bid for non-conformity with the bidding process, or all bids at its discretion. Alternately, the County may waive minor non-conformities at their discretion.

Dated at Milaca, Minnesota this 6th day of April, 2018.


Bruce D. Cochran, PE
County Engineer


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 4.9% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

















POSTED ON THE MILLE LACS COUNTY WEBSITE: APRIL 6 – MAY 11, 2018