Advertisement for Bids: Sealed proposals will be received by the County Engineer, Wright County, Minnesota, until 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Office of the County Engineer, in the Wright County Public Works Building at 1901 Highway 25 North, Buffalo, Minnesota, for the contract listed below:
STATE PROJECT NO.: 086-070-010
MINNESOTA PROJECT NO.: HSIP 8616(222)
CONTRACT NO.: 1603
LOCATION: CSAH 35 at intersection of CR 134 in City of Buffalo.
TYPE OF WORK: Grading, Aggregate Base, Bituminous Pavement, Roundabout
Approximate major items of work are:
Remove Bituminous Pavement: 12,000 sy; Common Excavation: 10,000 cy; Select Granular Borrow (CV): 7200 cy; Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5: 2,400 cy; Bituminous Wearing Course Mixture (3,C): 2200 ton; 15” CS Pipe Culvert: 1,200 lf; Concrete Curb/Gutter: 6,200 lf; Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced: 3,600 lf; Seeding: 2 acres; Solid Line Paint: 3,500 lf; Concrete Walk: 19,000 sf.
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 4.80% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Cost of Plan & Proposal: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #4465627 on the websites Project Search page. Please contact Quest CDN.com at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with this digital project information.
Paper documents may also be examined and obtained ($150 fee, price includes all applicable sales taxes) at the office of the Wright County Highway Engineer: Public Works Building, 1901 Highway 25 N, Buffalo, MN 55313. Make checks payable to: Wright County Highway Dept.
Sealed bids are to be received at the office of the Highway Engineer, Wright County Public Works Building, 1901 Highway 25 North, Buffalo, MN 55313. Please put contract number #1603 on the outside of the sealed envelope.