CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION

Sealed bids will be received until
1:00 P.M., Thursday, August 23rd, 2018, 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:

CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 10J41

SAP 010-620-013AND APPROACH GRADING

Major Items Include
(approximate quantities listed):

513 SY      REMOVE BITUMINOUS PAVEMENT
154 CY     COMMON EXCAVATION
108 LF      10x8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
2 EA         10x8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT END SECTIONS
230 CY     COARSE FILTER AGGREGATE
4113 CY   STRUCTURAL BACKFILL
180 CY     RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS 4
701 TON  AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5
315 TON  TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIXTURE (2,C)
1 LS         REMOVE EXISTING BRIDGE
2943 SY   RAPID STABILIZATION METHOD 4


BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE
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 plan holder you must create an account on the internet at: https://connex.mn.uccs.com

In order to access these documents online, contractors will need to have a ConneX account 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:
https://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):

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.

** Prospective Bidders: Prior to submitting a bid, bidders are required to purchase bid credits from BidVault.

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 sixty (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.


NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
IN SUBMITTING A BID YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ELECTRONIC BID ON BIDVAULT AND, IN ADDITION, ACKNOWLEDGED AND DIGITALLY SIGN ALL BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS THROUGH BIDVAULT PRIOR TO THE BID OPENING TIME. (SEE BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS BELOW)


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

https://www.co.carver.mn.us/government/carver-county-requests-for-proposal/

RT Vision website:
https://egram.co.carver.mn.us

 State Aid EAdvert Website: http://eadvert.rtvision.com/

(Starting on Monday, July 30th, 2018 and ending on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018)