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, June 16, 2020, at which time they will be publicly opened and read at the Empire Maintenance Facility located at 2800 160th Street West, Rosemount, MN:

 

CP 98-013

 

STATE PROJECT NO. SP 019-090-021

 

FEDERAL PROJECT NO. TA 1920(180) 

 

LOCATION: River to River Greenway - along CSAH 8 from 400' W of Livingston Ave; Livingston Ave from CSAH 8 to 650' N; Crawford Dr from TH 3 to 500' E in West St Paul

 

TYPE OF WORK: Grading, bit. trail, bit. pvmt., ADA improv., retaining walls, lighting, bridge

 

LENGTH: 0.65 miles

 

Major items of work include:

 

EXCAVATION - COMMON(P), C Y 12,971.00; EXCAVATION - MUCK, C Y 1,413.00; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV), C Y 985.00; COMMON EMBANKMENT (CV)(P), C Y 3,441.00; AGGREGATE BASE CLASS 5, TON 4,651.00; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2;B), TON 763.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;B), TON 306.00; TYPE SP 12.5 NON WEAR COURSE MIX (3;B), TON 448.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (4;F), TON 377.00; TYPE SP 19.0 NON WEAR COURSE MIX (4;B), TON 565.00; ORNAMENTAL METAL RAILING TYPE SPECIAL, L F 553.00; PREFABRICATED MODULAR BLOCK WALL, S F 2,784.00; 16X10 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULV END SEC, EACH 2.00; 16X10 PRECAST CONCRETE BOX CULVERT, L F 230.00; TEMPORARY VERTICAL SHORING (A), LS 1.00; TEMPORARY VERTICAL SHORING (B), LS 1.00; 12" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, L F 453.00; 15" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL V, L F 565.00; 18" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL III, L F 343.00; 18" STEEL CASING PIPE, L F 104.00; 24" STEEL CASING PIPE, L F 48.00; 6" HDPE PIPE SEWER, L F 19.00; 12" HDPE PIPE SEWER, L F 82.00; 15" HDPE PIPE SEWER, L F 76.00; 6" WATERMAIN DUCTILE IRON CL 52, L F 198.00; 8" WATERMAIN DUCTILE IRON CL 52, L F 611.00; 12" WATERMAIN DUCTILE IRON CL 52, L F 110.00; CONST DRAINAGE STRUCTURE DES 48-4020, L F 136.20; CONST SANITARY MANHOLE DES SPEC 1, L F 97.90; 6" CONCRETE WALK, S F 2,206.00; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B618, L F 1,651.00; LIGHTING UNIT TYPE SPECIAL 1, EACH 25.00; LIGHTING UNIT TYPE SPECIAL 2, EACH 1.00; LIGHTING UNIT TYPE SPECIAL 3, EACH 2.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 1/C 2 AWG, L F 810.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 1/C 4 AWG, L F 1,600.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 1/C 8 AWG, L F 3,180.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 1/C 10 AWG, L F 2,960.00;

 

 

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 18.2% 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 upon request by calling (952) 891-7100.

 

***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, July 14, 2020.