COUNTY HIGHWAY PROJECT
Bids Close August 30, 2016
Jordan, Minnesota

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the Office of the County Engineer of Scott County, 600 Country Trail East, Jordan, Minnesota 55352, until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 for construction of the following:

Scott County
Realignment of CH 60
SAP 070-593-001/CP 60-02FL
From CSAH 1 to 2,925? southeast on CH 60 in Blakely Township ? 0.55 miles

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)."

Major items are approximately as follows:

Qty         Unit    Item
335,233    SF     Remove Bituminous Pavement
80,456     CY     Common Excavation
8,633       CY     Select Granular Borrow
30,018     CY     Common Borrow
7,796       TN     Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mix
5,885       TN     Type SP 19.0 Non Wear Course Mix
4,896       TN      Common Topsoil Borrow


The Contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder. Proposals, plans and specifications may be examined at the office of the County Highway Engineer at 600 Country Trail East, Jordan, MN 55352.

SEE THE STATE WEBSITE (https://eadvert.dot.state.mn.us) FOR ALL OF OUR PROJECT LETTINGS.

SIGN UP WITH ConneX ON THE COUNTY EGRAM WEBSITE (https://egram.co.scott.mn.us) TO DOWNLOAD PROPOSAL AND PLANS AT NO CHARGE.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check made payable to the Scott County Treasurer, or a corporate surety bond made in favor of Scott County, for at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid.

The County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any defects therein.


Dated July 29, 2016


Scott County Auditor/Treasurer        Anthony J. Winiecki
Courthouse                                     Scott County Engineer
200 4th Avenue West                      Highway Department
Shakopee, MN 55379                      600 Country Trail East 
                                                      Jordan, MN 55352


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