ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
C.P. 2164402; eGram Project ID 2164402
SP 027-030-047; MINN PROJ STPF 2720 (138)
BIDS CLOSE Tuesday, August 4, 2020
HENNEPIN COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Electronic bids for the above referenced project will be accepted through Hennepin County’s online electronic bid system (eGram) until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at which time they will be opened by the Hennepin County Purchasing and Contract Services office. Bid results will be posted immediately after opening on Hennepin County’s eGram site.
Location: CSAH’s 1, 3, 5, 9, 24 and 25 in the Cities of Bloomington, Crystal, Hopkins, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale and Saint Louis Park.
The major items of work are approximately: 1 LUMP SUM MOBILIZATION; 70 EACH OUTDOOR FIBER SPLICE ENCLOSURE; 150 EACH FIBER OPTIC SPLICE VAULT; 325 LIN. FT. 4" RIGID STEEL CONDUIT; 162710 LIN. FT. SIGNAL CONTROL CABLE 1 COND NO 12; 74 EACH FIBER OPTIC TERMINATION PANEL; 76 EACH FIBER OPTIC PIGTAIL TERMINATION; 4740 EACH FIBER OPTIC CABLE SPLICING ; 76 EACH CORE DRILLED HOLE; 11943 LIN. FT. FIBER OPTIC TRUNK CABLE 48SM; 169857 LIN. FT. FIBER OPTIC CABLE TRUNK 144SM; 319362 LIN. FT. 1.25" BORED CONDUIT; 2570 LIN. FT. 4" BORED CONDUIT; 1 LUMP SUM TRAFFIC CONTROL; 1 LUMP SUM SITE RESTORATION; all in accordance with specifications and bid forms.
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/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS
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)."
A minimum goal of 17.1% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
All project plans, specifications, instructions for bidders, the bid form and all other requirements are available at https://egram.co.hennepin.mn.us.
The advertisement for this project may also be viewed at the Minnesota Department of Transportation State Aid for Local Transportation eAdvert web site and at the Hennepin County web site at www.hennepin.us/contractopportunities under “Road and bridge construction”.
Eric M. Drager