CARVER COUNTY SOLICITS BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION


Sealed bids will be received until 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 19th, 2020, by the County Engineer, Carver County Public Works, 11360 Highway 212, suite 1, Cologne, MN 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:

STATE AID PROJECT NOs. SAP 010-599-021, SAP 010-599-023, SAP 010-599-024, SAP 010-633-046, SAP 010-644-001

LOCATION: Various Bridges in Carver County

TYPE OF WORK: Box culvert construction and approach grading

Approximate major items of work are:

SAP 010-599-021, County Project No. 148748 (SAP 010-599-021)
16th Street Bridge
 
SAP 010-599-023, County Project No. 148751 (SAP 010-599-023)
154th Street Bridge in Young America Township
 
SAP 010-599-024, County Project No. 148752
53rd Street Bridge - Hollywood Township
 
SAP 010-633-046, County Project No. 148750 (SAP 010-633-046)
 
SAP 010-644-001, County Project No. 148739
Highway 44 At West Chaska Creek
 
The Major items of work are:
338.00 TON of TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;B)
2.00 EACH of 10X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT
4.00 EACH of 12X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT
4.00 EACH of 14X8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SECT
2.00 EACH of 16X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SEC
2.00 EACH of 16X8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SEC
112.00 L F of 10X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
108.00 L F of 12X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
108.00 L F of 14X8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
48.00 L F of 16X7 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
48.00 L F of 16X8 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT
3,271.00 C Y of STRUCTURAL BACKFILL(P)
572.00 C Y of RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS III
527.00 C Y of RANDOM RIPRAP CLASS IV

Proposal and specifications may be examined and obtained at the Office of the Carver County Highway Engineer; Public Works Building, 11360 Highway 212, Cologne, MN 55322 , Cologne, MN 55322 .

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/requests-for-bids-and-proposals
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.uccs.com
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)

BID SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS:
Bidders shall note that there are several Bid Submittal Documents that are part of the Proposal. The opportunity to acknowledge and digitally sign some of these Bid Submittal Documents will be made available through bidVault.

The Submittal Documents are given specific submittal instructions. If any of the Bid Submittal Documents are not submitted as instructed the department will reject the Proposal. (These Bid Submittal Documents are in addition to the bid to be submitted electronically through bidVault.)

1) The following Bid Submittal Documents are included in the project proposal for reference only. These Bid Submittal Documents must be acknowledged and digitally signed through bidVault prior to the bid opening.

a. Electronic Bid Submittal Proposal Form (2 pages)
b. Non-Collusion Affidavit (1 page)
c. Responsible Contractor Certification – Attachment A, A-1 (5 pages)
d. Affirmative Action Statement/ Human Rights (2 pages)
e. Form 21126D (1 page)
These documents will be opened after the bid opening but are required to be submitted prior to the bid opening to confirm that all bid requirements are met
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.

A Proposal Bond form is included within the project proposal for bidder’s reference and for bidders use if needed (3 pages). The original paper bid bond or certified check, or any document needed to fulfill the Bid Security requirements, will only be accepted in the above described methods.

The subject line of the document submittal shall state “Required Submittals for PR#148739”.

This document along with any required attachments will be opened after the bid opening but are required to be submitted prior to the bid opening to confirm that all bid requirements are met.

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