CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS FOR

County Road 123 Flood Mitigation


RECEIPT AND OPENED OF ELECTRONIC 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, 55622 until 2:00 PM on August 30, 2016 at which time the bids will be publicly read.

DESCRPITION OF WORK:

CP 148756    County Road 123 from 2500 feet north of 50th Street to 1100 feet south of 42nd Street, North of the City of Mayer, MN

Major Items Include (approximate quantities listed):

2106.501 Common Excavation CU YD 2500
2106.522 Select Granular Embankment CU YD 1450
2106.523 Common Embankment CU YD 4700
2360.501 Type SP 12.5 Bituminous Pavement Ton 1450
2211.503 Aggregate Base Ton 1350
2501.511 36” RC Pipe Culvert Lin. Ft. 86
2563.601 Traffic Control Lump Sum 1
2575.501 Seeding Acre 3
2582.502 Pavement Markings Lin. Ft. 3600

BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE:
For County Road 123 Flood Mitigation Project 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 eGram 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. Instruction 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://ww.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 SUBMITING AN ELECTRONIC BID USING BIDVAULT (NO HARD COPY BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED)


https://bidvault.mn.uccs.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. In submitting a bid you must submit an electronic bid and submit 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.


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.

Published:

 

Carver County Website (http://www.co.carver.mn.us/government/carver-county-requests-for-proposal): August 4 – August 30, 2016


Carver County eGram Website (https://egram.co.carver.mn.us): August 4 – August 30, 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
     · Non-Collusion Declaration
     · Form 21126D
     · Proposal Bond
     · Responsible Contractor Verification and Certification
     · Affirmative Action Statement/ Human Rights 

     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 # 148756”.

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 # 148756”.

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