RECEIPT AND OPENING OF ELECTRIONIC PROPOSALS: Proposals for the work described below will be received at the Public Works Office, Carver County Public Works Department, 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN, 55322 until 2:00 PM on MARCH 22, 2016 at which time the bids will be publicly read.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:
Common Excavation 900 CU YD
Select Granular Borrow 400 CU YD
Aggregate Base 1,200 TON
Bituminous Pavement 1,200 TON
Modular Block Retaining Wall 300 SQ FT
Storm Sewer 50 LF Concrete Curb & Gutter 200 LF
Concrete Sidewalk 250 SF
Bituminous Walk 6,000 SF
Install Guardrail 225 LF
Pavement Markings 3,500 LF
Pavement Marking Removal 2,000 LF
For CSAH 17 & Pleasantview Road Improvements all Plan, Proposal and Addendum related documents that have traditionally been provided in paper form (hard copy), are provided and made available through electronic download over the internet at:
https://egram.co.carver.mn.us (look under Project 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. Copies of the project documents will only be made available through the eGram website listed above.
*** ONLY REGISTERED PLANHOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BID ON THE PROJECT:
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/government/carver-county-requests-for-proposal
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)
Instructions on submitting a bid electronically can be found in the Carver County Guide to Bidding on the County website listed above. In submitting a bid you must submit an electronic bid and submit a hard copies of the bid submittal documents. (See bid submittal documents on next page)
BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of Carver County shall accompany each bid submittal documents.
OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.
Dated: February 22, 2016 /s/ Lyndon Robjent
Public Works Director
Carver County Website (http://www.co.carver.mn.us/government/carver-county-requests-for-proposal): February 22 March 22, 2016
Carver County eGram Website (https://egram.co.carver.mn.us): February 22 March 22, 2016
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.
Electronic Bid Submittal Proposal Form
Responsible Contractor Cert
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 # 148755.
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 #
3) Each bidder shall acknowledge receipt of each Addendum by using bidVAULT (electronic bid) prior to the time set for opening Proposals.