DOCUMENT 00100 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDSTrunk Highway 12 Trail & Sidewalk Extension S.P. 086-591-001Wright County, MNCity of Montrose, MN
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received by the County Coordinator at the Wright County Government Center, 10 2nd Street NW, Buffalo, MN 55313 until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.
LABOR REQUIREMENTS: 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 valid Certificates 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, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any 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).”
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:
1067 CU YD Common Excavation
192 CU YD Topsoil Borrow
849 CU YD Aggregate Base, Cl 5
575 TON Bituminous Surfacing
40 LIN FT R.C. Storm Pipe
1950 SQ FT Concrete Pavement
176 SQ FT Truncated Domes
25 SQ FT Sign Panels
1.3 ACRE Seeding
1660 LIN FT 4” - 8” Solid Line Paint
378 SQ FT Crosswalk Marking Paint
1 LUMP SUM Traffic Control
together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications.
COMPLETION OF WORK: All work under the Contract must be substantially complete by October 26, 2012. Final completion must be accomplished by November 2, 2012.
PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addendums and bid tabulation will be available on-line at www.bolton-menk.com. Any addendums may also be distributed by mail, fax or email.
TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #2159925 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or email@example.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $75.00 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc. and send it to 2040 Hwy. 12 East, Willmar, MN 56201. Please contact Bolton & Menk, Inc. by phone at 320-231-3956 or fax 320-231-9710 for assistance regarding this project.
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 Wright County shall accompany each bid.
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.
Dated: July 16, 2012 /s/ Mr. Wayne Fingalson, P.E.
Wright County Engineer
Published in the Delano Herald Journal July 23, and 30, 2012.