CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS

FOR

BITUMINOUS SURFACING

 

Sealed bids will be received until   2:00 PMThursday, April 23, 2015, by the County Engineer, Carver County Public Works, 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, Minnesota, 55322-8016, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor and materials and all else necessary for:

 

SP 010-610-046 [MINN. PROJECT NO. STPM 1015 (065)] –
CSAH 10 RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT


Major Items Include (approximate quantities listed):

        Excavation - Common Cu Yd 112,800
        Excavation – Subgrade Cu Yd 77,300
        Common Embankment (CV) Cu Yd 174,600
        Select Granular Embankment (CV) Cu Yd 45,500
        Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5 Cu Yd 27,500
        Bituminous Pavement Type SP 12.5 Ton 23,000
        Reinforced Concrete Pipe Lin Ft 2,600
        Drainage Structures Lin Ft 230
        Pipe Underdrain & Outlets Lin Ft 31,200
        Concrete Curb & Gutter Lin Ft 1,600
        Pavement Marking (Epoxy-Ground In) Lin Ft 63,000


BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE
For SP 010-610-046 all Plan, Proposal and Addendum related documents that have traditionally been provided in paper form (hard copy), are provided for and made available through electronic download over the internet at:
https://egram.co.carver.mn.us (Look under Projects in Bidding).***

The Plan, Proposal and Addendums may be examined at the Carver County Public Works Division at 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322-8016. Any copies of project documents will be available only through the internet website address provided above. ***


*** ONLY REGISTERED PLANHOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BID ON PROJECTS. There is no cost to register or download these project related Plan and Proposal documents. To become a registered planholder you must create an account on the internet at:

https://connex.mn.uccs.com

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: You must first register with ConneX and have been granted access to the Carver County eGram server. Instructions on creating a ConneX account, requesting eGram access, and/or bidding on Carver County projects can be found by checking out the Carver County Guide to Bidding on the county website at http://www.co.carver.mn.us/departments/PW/ad_for_bids.asp


The bidder is responsible for all present and future downloads of any and all project documents, including, but not limited to, addendums and their respective attachments. This in no way reduces your responsibility to strictly adhere to these specifications.

 

BIDS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY SUBMITTING AN ELECTRONIC BID USING BIDVAULT (NO HARD COPY BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

https://bidvault.mn.ucc.com/index.php


Instructions on submitting a bid electronically can be found in the Carver County Guide to Bidding on the County website listed above. 


Each bid shall be accompanied by a bidder's bond naming Carver County as oblige, certified check payable to the Carver County Treasurer or a cash deposit equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, which shall be forfeited to the County in the event that the bidder fails to enter into a contract.

The County reserves the right to retain the deposits of the three lowest bidders for a period not to exceed 60 days after the date and time set of the opening of bids. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the date and time set of the opening of bids.

The Carver County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interests of the County.


 

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 _15.5_% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
IN SUBMITTING A BID YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ELECTRONIC BID ON BIDVAULT AND
SUBMIT HARD COPIES OF THE BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS. (SEE BID SUBMITTAL
DOCUMENTS BELOW)
 


(This project will be published on the Carver County Public Works Website: )

http://www.co.carver.mn.us/departments/PW/ad_for_bids.asp

RT Vision website:

https://egram.co.carver.mn.us

State Aid EAdvert Website:

https://eadvert.dot.state.mn.us/

(Starting on Monday, March 2 9 16, 2015 and ending on Thursday, April 23, 2015)

 
BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS:

Electronic bidding shall be used in accordance with requirements of the bidVAULT website
(https://bidvault.mn.uccs.com/) as well as Division “S” of this Proposal.

Bidders shall note that there are several documents in this Proposal that must be downloaded for
submission as hard copies (in addition to the bid submitted electronically through BidVAULT).

1) The following Bid Submittal Documents are to be filled out, signed and sent prior to the bid
opening time. These documents are labeled “Bid Submittal Document” in the top right
corner of each page. These documents will not be opened before the bid opening but are
required before the bid opening time to confirm that all bid requirements are met.

• Proposal Bond (3 pages)
• Electronic Bid Submittal Proposal Form (2 pages)
• Non-Collusion Declaration (1 page)
• Form 21126D (1 Page)

These documents must be submitted using one of the following methods:

• Submit the signed original documents to Carver County Public Works,
11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322. They must be received
in the Carver County Public Works Office prior to the bid opening time
and date; OR
• Email copies of the signed documents prior to the bid opening time and
date. The copies must be emailed to
CarverCountyPW@co.carver.mn.us
and, the originals must be received in the Carver County Public Works office
within three (3) days after bid opening.

The subject line of the email or document submittal shall state “Required Submittals for
PR#138711”.

2) Bid Security (Bid Bond or Certified Check) is required. The bid security must be submitted
in one of the following ways:

• Submit an electronic bid bond with your electronic bid on bidVAULT for
this project using Surety 2000 or InSure Vision; OR
• Submit the original paper bid bond or certified check to Carver County
Public Works, 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322. It must
be received in the Carver County Public Works office prior to the bid
opening time and date; OR
• Email a copy of your original paper bid bond or certified check prior to the
bid opening time and date. The copy must be emailed to:
CarverCountyPW@co.carver.mn.us, and, your original signed bid
security must be received in the Carver County Public Works office within
three (3) days after bid opening.

The subject line of the email or document submittal shall state “Required Submittals for
PR#138711”.

3) Each bidder shall acknowledge receipt of each Addendum by using bidVAULT (electronic
bid) prior to the time set for opening Proposals.