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Bids: Cottage Grove Trunk Highway 95

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 10:00am

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NOTICE FOR CONTRACTORS

SPECIAL PROVISIONS

TRUNK HIGHWAY 95

HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AND APPURTENANT WORK

STATE PROJECT NOS. SP 8208-34 (T.H. 95) / SAP 180-080-002

CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received by the City of Cottage Grove, at the City Hall at 7516 80th Street South, Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016, until 11:00 a.m. on July 30, 2009, and will be publicly opened and read aloud on the above date, said bids to be for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the construction and installation, complete in place, of the following local improvement:

0.6 ACRES Clearing and Grubbing

1,360 CU YD Common Excavation

1,035 CU YD Subgrade Excavation

1,089 CU YD Granular Borrow (CV)

2,953 CU YD Common Borrow (CV)

423 CU YD Topsoil Borrow (CV)

1,028 CU YD Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5

351 TON Type LV 3 Wearing Course Mixture (C)

327 TON Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3,C)

192 LIN FT 42" RC Pipe Sewer Design 3006

6 EACH 42" RC Safety Apron & Grate

750 LIN FT Concrete Portable Precast Barrier Des 8337

32 EACH Impact Attenuator Barrels

81.9 SQ FT Sign Panel Type C and Type D

500 LIN FT Temporary Fence

1,700 LIN FT Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced

2.1 ACRE Seeding

4,041 SQ YD Erosion Control Blanket Category 1

7,760 LIN FT Removable Preformed Plastic Marking

13,200 LIN FT Removable Preformed Plastic Mask (Black)

1,400 LIN FT Epoxy Pavement Striping

Bids arriving after the designated time will be returned unopened.

All bids shall be sealed and marked "Trunk Highway 95 Improvements, S.P. 8208-34 (T.H. 95) / S.A.P. 180-010-002," and shall be accompanied by a cashier's check, bid bond or certified check, payable to the City of Cottage Grove City Clerk for five percent (5%) of the amount of the Base Bid, to be forfeited as damages in the event that the bid is accepted and the bidder shall fail to enter promptly into a written contract and furnish the required bond.

Each bid and all papers bound and attached thereto, together with the bid guarantee, shall be placed in an envelope and securely sealed therein. The envelope shall be so marked as to indicate the name of bidder and the project name and shall be addressed to the City of Cottage Grove, 7516 80th Street South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016. It may be either mailed, delivered by messenger, or submitted in person.

Proposal forms, specifications, plans and other contract documents are available for review at the City of Cottage Grove, 7516 80th Street South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016 and at the office of WSB & Associates, Inc., 701 Xenia Avenue S., Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416. Proposal forms, specifications, plans, and other contract documents can be also requested by mail or purchased, upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit of One Hundred Dollars ($100) for each contract package at the office of WSB & Associates, Inc., 701 Xenia Avenue S., Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55416.

Complete digital Proposal Forms, Plans, and Specifications for use by contractors submitting a bid are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project #893011 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days from the date of opening of bids. The Owner reserves the right to retain the deposits of the three lowest Bidders for a period not to exceed 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids. The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive informalities, and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interest of the City.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL

City Clerk

(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 and Wednesday, July 8, 2009.)