Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 PM, Thursday, April 17, 2014, by the County Engineer, Carver County Public Works, 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, Minnesota, 55322-8016, for the reconsturction of CSAH 61/101 Roadway Items on: SP 1009-24, SAP 010-661-002, SAP 010-701-002, SAP 070-701-009, SAP 194-020-010, SAP 194-020-011.  Along CSAH 101 from the north end of existing bridge No. 70002 to CSAH 61 and along CSAH 61 from Bluff Creek Drive to a point 344' east of CSAH 101.

Major Items Inlude (approximate quantities listed): 

     Remove Bituminous Pavement                         SQ YD             58,541
     Remove Existing Bridges                                  LUMP SUM             2 
     Column Supported Embankment                       SQ YD              4,366
     Common Borrow Special                                  CU YD              8,740
     Light-Weight Aggregate                                    CU YD               6,025
     Dewatering                                                      LUMP SUM             1
     Excavation-Common                                        CU YD           145,214
     Excavation-Muck                                             CU YD           404,940
     Common Embankment (CV)                             CU YD            44,346
     Select Granular Embankment (CV)                    CU YD            81,297
     Select Granular Embankment Mod 7% (CV)      CU YD           402,297
     Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5                             CU YD            11,843
     Bituminous Pavement Type SP 12.5                  TON               12,800
     C-I-P Concrete Piling Delivered 16”                   LIN FT           26,320
     RC Pipe Sewer                                                 LIN FT             5,546
     Drainage Structures                                           LIN FT                372
     4” Concrete Walk                                             SQ FT             36,678
     Concrete Curb & Gutter                                    LIN FT            14,211
     Pavement Marking (Epoxy and Paint)                   LIN FT            68,790

For SP 1009-24, 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 (Look under Projects in Bidding). *** 

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

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 bids in paper form (hard copy) to Carver County Public Works Division at 11360 Highway 212, Suite 1, Cologne, MN 55322-8016. (No electronic bids will be accepted.) ***

*** 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:                                               

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 reserve 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 fo the County. 

Award of the Contract shall be based on the lowest total acceptable bid.


In submitting a bid, you must return the proposal form on the seperate proposal forms designated "BID COPY" and not in the specification book.  A sealed envelope shall contain the proposal consisting of the following items:

  • Proposal Form "BID COPY", Orginal Schedule of Prices, Form 21126D/Grand Total Bid Sheet, Non-Collusion Declaration, Form CM 32-34, Affirmative Action Statement, Human Rights Form, Bid Bond or Certified Check/Cash Deposit.
  • Initial Changes made it the Schedule of Prices
  • Acknowledge Addendums on Proposal Form 21126D

Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractor have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations.


This project will be published in the Chaska Herald on March 17, March 24, March 31, 2014

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

RT Vision website:

State Aid EAdvert Website:

Starting on March 10, 2014 and ending on April 14, 2014