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For bid item “INSTALL SIGN COLLAR”, what is the cost for the sign collars? Also, for the signs that require a 30” precast foundation as per MPLS. Std. plate TRAF-5070, is the entire precast foundation supplied by the city, or is it only the collar, pipe, set crew, & rebar assembly, and the contractor is responsible for precasting the foundations?

Q: For bid item “INSTALL SIGN COLLAR”, what is the cost for the sign collars? Also, for the signs that require a 30” precast foundation as per MPLS. Std. plate TRAF-5070, is the entire precast foundation supplied by the city, or is it only the collar, pipe, set crew, & rebar assembly, and the contractor is responsible for precasting the foundations?

A: Contractors can contact the City of Minneapolis Traffic Stores at 612 673 5752 to obtain pricing and information about sign collars. The cost of a 15” collar assembly is $40. The precast comes with a 30” collar assembly which are $200 for each precast. Per (2564) INSTALL SIGN COLLAR of the Special Provisions, “Payment at the Contract unit price per each for Item 2564.602 Install Sign Collar shall be compensation in full for all costs associated with obtaining/purchasing the sign collars from the City of Minneapolis and installing them in accordance with the specifications and details in the plan during construction.”