County Highway Project
Bids Close Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 for the construction of the following:
Scott County - Event Traffic Management System
County Project Number 83-20 / SP 070-030-010, locations vary throughout Scott County. This project consists of dynamic message signs, CCTV, fiber installation, vehicle detectors, signing, and signals.
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 363.03 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 363.073 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363.074 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 363.073 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 363.073 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 363.073 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 363.073, Subd. 2 and 3)."
The approximate quantities of major work for the Contract CP 83-20 / SP 070-030-010 are as follows:
32,780 LIN FT 1.5" NON-METALLIC CONDUIT
11,935 LIN FT POWER CABLE 1 CONDUCTOR NO 2
6 EACH DYNAMIC MESSAGE SIGN, POST MOUNTED
9,915 LIN FT ARMORED FIBER OPTIC PIGTAIL CABLE 6SM
28,820 LIN FT FIBER OPTIC TRUNK CABLE 36SM
3,410 LIN FT 1.5" BORED CONDUIT
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.
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Bids arriving after the designated time will be returned unopened.
All bids shall be sealed and marked " Scott County - Event Traffic Management System ", and shall be accompanied by a cashier's check, bid bond, or certified check, payable to Scott County 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 the bidder and the project name and shall be addressed to the Scott County Highway Engineer, 600 Country Trail East, Jordan, MN 55352. It may be mailed, delivered by messenger, or submitted in person.
The bids must be submitted on the Proposal Forms provided in accordance with the Contract Documents, Plans, and Specifications which are on file with Scott County and may be seen at the office of the County Engineer.
A minimum goal of 16.3% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
The County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities thereof.
Scott County Auditor/Treasurer Anthony J. Winiecki, P.E.
Courthouse Scott County Engineer
200 4th Avenue West Transportation Services
Shakopee, MN 55379 600 Country Trail East
Jordan, MN 55352
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