Hennepin County, MN

County Project

CLOSING DATE: <[May 8, 2012]>

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS-

NOTICE is hereby given that SEALED BIDS will be received by the Hennepin County

Purchasing and Contract Services Division, A-1730 Government Center, Minnepolis, MN 55487 until 2 P.M. on ,Tuesday, May 8, 2012, for the following project:

 

STATE AID PROJECT NO. <[027-619-019]>

 

LOCATION: <[CSAH 19, Bridge No. 27B80 over Channel between Forest Lake and West Arm]>

 

TYPE OF WORK: <[Bridge replacement, retaining walls, grading, bituminous pavement, curb and gutter, storm sewer and sanitary sewer]>

 

LENGTH: <[Approximately 0.070]>

 

The major items of work are approximately:

 

<[1lump sum mobilization, 1 each Field Office Type D, 1 each Field Laboratory Type A, 1 lump sum clearing and grubbing, 345 lf remove guard rail plate beam, 1,196 sy remove bituminous pavement, 1 lump sum remove regulated waste material (bridge), 705 cy excavation, 671 ton granular borrow, 8 hour street sweeper with broom, 356 ton aggregate base Class 5, 379 ton various bituminous mixtures, 239 sy bridge approach panels, 298 cy structural concrete, 5,228 sf bridge slab concrete, 372 lf type F railing concrete, 733 cy structure excavation class E, 11,452 lb reinforcement bars, 69,271 lb reinforcement bars epoxy coated, 2,935 sf special surface finish, 6,311 sf bridge deck planing, 274 lf ornamental metal railing, 14 each elastomeric bearing pad type 1, 6,857 sf concrete wearing course, 1,315 sf arch surface multi-color, 1,315 sf arch concrete texture, 1 lump sum remove existing bridge, 3,365 lf CIP concrete piling delivered and driven, 7 each CIP concrete test pile, 7 each pile analysis, 1 lump sum drainage system, 53 lf RC pipe sewer Des 3006, 1 lump sum sanitary sewer system modification, 30 lf construct drainage structure, 6 each casting assembly, 491 cy random riprap, 723 sy geotextile filter, 147 lf concrete curb and gutter, 125 lf portable precast concrete barrier, 1 lump sum conduit system, 113 lf traffic barrier design, 2 each end treatment energy absorbing terminal, 3 each T-barrier bridge conn Des 8318, 1 lump sum traffic control, 1 lump sum flagging special, 1 lump sum detour signing, 100 uday portable changeable message sign, 250 lf temporary fence, 306 lf flotation silt curtain, 10 hour sediment removal backhoe, 1 lump sum erosion control supervisor, 1,212 sy sodding type salt resistant, all in accordance with specifications and bid forms available from A-1730 Government Center and the eGram web site.

 

NOTICE TO BIDDERS:

Bidders have the option to bid this project by submitting either an electronic bid or a paper bid.

 

To submit an electronic bid, obtain plans and proposals (including the electronic bid form) through the eGram web site https://egram.co.hennepin.mn.us

 

To submit a paper bid, obtain plans and proposals (including the bid forms) from the Hennepin County Purchasing office.  However, not all project information is available in the paper plans and proposals.  The paper plans and proposals refer bidders to the eGram web site for some of the project documents.

 

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 the 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 nation 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 reace, 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 specificiation 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 6.5% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

 

Proposals, Plans and Specifications are available at: Hennepin County Purchasing and Contract Services Division A-1730 Government Center,  300 S. Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487  Phone: 612-348-3181 ,  Cost - <[$70.00 (Refundable per AC-1 of the Special Provisions)

 

Checks and money orders only; make payable to "Hennepin County Treasurer".  (Plan deposit $45.00, Proposal deposit $25.00)]> .

 

Paper bids must be sealed, identified on the envelope and accompanied by a Bidder's Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to at least <[5%]> of the total bid made payable to the Treasurer of Hennepin County.  Electronic bids shall be as required in eBidVault and the specifications.

 

The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities thereof.

 

<[Jerry G. Mortenson]>

Hennepin County

<[Specification Engineer]>