MILLE LACS COUNTY
SHOULDER WIDENING, BASE AND BITUMINOUS PROJECT
BIDS CLOSE May 27, 2014
Mille Lacs County, Minnesota
Sealed bids will be received until 9:30 AM, May 27, 2014 at the County Engineers office at 565 Eighth Street N.E., Milaca, MN 56353, at which time bids will be opened and read aloud for the following project:
SP 048-604-017; STPM 4814 (176), Shoulder Widening, Base and Bituminous Project located 5 miles SE of Milaca, Mille Lacs, MN. Approximate Major Quantities include 26,831 CY of Common Excavation, 5,600 CY of Granular Borrow, 83,923 CY of Common Borrow, 44,405 Ton of Aggregate Base-Class 6, 56,400 SY of Bituminous Reclamation, 15,200 Tons of Bituminous Mixture, 2,348 LF of CS Pipe Culverts, 904 LF of RC Pipe Culverts, Turf, Traffic Control and Clearing & Grubbing items
Prospective bidders must obtain bidding documents from the County Engineer at 565 Eighth Street NE, Milaca, MN 56353, or from the Mille Lacs County Website. Bids will only be accepted from those who are a documented plan holder. Proposals shall be submitted on the form provided in the bidding documents. Tentative award date: June 3, 2014.
Copies of the bidding documents are available for viewing and / or purchase at the County Engineers office. The cost for the bidding documents is $40. Bidders may elect to have the bidding documents shipped to them for a fee. A shipping charge of $25 will apply for each set of documents shipped (i.e. USPS, UPS, etc.). Bidding documents can also be viewed and downloaded online at no cost, visit the Mille Lacs County website at http://www.co.mille-lacs.mn.us/, go to the Department Tab / Public Works / Projects for Bid/E-Gram.
All bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidders bond payable to the County Auditor/Treasurer of Mille Lacs County for at least 5% of the proposal. The County reserves the right to waive any bid for non-conformity with the bidding process, or all bids at its discretion. Alternately, the County may waive minor non-conformities at its discretion.
Dated at Milaca, Minnesota this 28th day of April 2014.
Bruce D. Cochran, PE
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.
READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL
PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS PROJECT.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders: in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;
in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess a valid Certificate of Compliance.
If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.
The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:
It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, part 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency.
It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3).
A minimum goal of 3.2% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Published in the
Mille Lacs County Times
May 1, 8, 15, 2014
MILLE LACS COUNTY