Dakota County Transportation Department

Dakota County, Minnesota

 

Notice is hereby given that electronic bids will be accepted by Dakota County for the aforementioned project through Dakota County's online electronic bid system (eGram), until 9:00 AM on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at which time they will be publicly opened and read at the Empire Transportation Facility located at 2800 160th Street West, Rosemount, MN:

 

COUNTY PROJECT NO. 97-153

 

STATE PROJECT NO. SP 019-090-017

 

FEDERAL PROJECT NO. TA 1917 (005) 

 

LOCATION: Along TH 13 from I-494 to CSAH 26 (Lone Oak Road) in Eagan

 

TYPE OF WORK: Grading, Bituminous Trail, Sheet Pile Retaining Wall and Appurtenant Work

 

LENGTH: 1.07 miles

 

Major items of work include:

 

CLEARING, ACRE 9.00; GRUBBING, ACRE 9.00; COMMON EXCAVATION(P), C Y 5,146.00; SELECT GRANULAR BORROW MOD 7% (CV)(P), C Y 5,309.00; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CLASS 5(P), C Y 1,655.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,B), TON 1,083.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,F), TON 292.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3,F), TON 292.00; STEEL SHEET PILING (PERMANENT), S F 33,335.00; 72" CS PIPE CULVERT, L F 85.00; 4" PERF PVC PIPE DRAIN, L F 505.00; 12" CP PIPE SEWER (SMOOTH), L F 371.00; 15" CP PIPE SEWER (SMOOTH), L F 60.00; 36" CP PIPE SEWER (SMOOTH), L F 124.00; 42" CP PIPE SEWER (SMOOTH), L F 54.00; 48" CP PIPE SEWER (SMOOTH), LIN FT 62.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DESIGN F, L F 8.60; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 60-4020, L F 48.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 72-4020, L F 23.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 96-4020, L F 12.00; 4" CONCRETE WALK SPECIAL, S F 2,094.00; 6" CONCRETE WALK, S F 2,335.00; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN D412, L F 769.00; WIRE FENCE DESIGN SPECIAL VINYL COATED, L F 1,150.00; WIRE FENCE DESIGN 60-9322, L F 200.00; WIRE FENCE DESIGN 60V-9322, L F 4,283.00; CONIFEROUS TREE 6' HT B&B, TREE 3.00; DECIDUOUS TREE 10' HT B&B, TREE 9.00; DECIDUOUS TREE 2.5" CAL B&B, TREE 4.00; DECIDUOUS SHRUB NO 5 CONT, SHRB 124.00; PERENNIAL PLUGS, PLT 1,115.00; SEDIMENT CONTROL LOG TYPE STRAW, L F 12,844.00; COMMON TOPSOIL BORROW, C Y 1,354.00; COMPOST GRADE 2, C Y 1,835.00; SUBSOILING, ACRE 4.60; SEEDING, ACRE 5.10; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 0, S Y 575.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 3N, S Y 21,317.00; REMOVABLE PREFORM PAVEMENT MARKING TAPE, L F 1,525.00; REMOVABLE PREFORMED PLASTIC MASK (BLACK), L F 1,000.00; PAVT MSSG PAINT GR IN, S F 45.00; 4" SOLID LINE EPOXY, L F 1,756.00; 4" DBLE SOLID LINE EPOXY, L F 740.00;

 

 

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 13% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

 

DIGITAL COPIES OF THE BIDDING DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT:

http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/Government/DoingBusiness/BidProposalsInformation/Pages/transportation.aspx

           

These documents may be downloaded at https://egram.co.dakota.mn.us (Projects in Bidding). Bidders are responsible for all present and future downloads, including addendums and their attachments.

 

Paper documents are also available for viewing only weekdays between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM at the Dakota County Engineer's Office, (952-891-7100) 14955 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124.

 

***ONLY REGISTERED PLANHOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BID ON PROJECTS***

There is no cost to register or download the Project Plans and Proposal documents. To become a registered plan holder, you must create an account at:  https://connex.mn.uccs.com

 

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or corporate surety bond, made in favor of Dakota County in an amount of at least 5% of the amount bid. The right is reserved to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive informalities therein. No bid may be withdrawn within 90 days from the date of opening of bids. (Go to https://egram.co.dakota.mn.us for more detail).

 

It is anticipated that a contract to perform the work will be awarded by resolution of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners at the County Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2017.