City of Rochester, MN
                                                                                  ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS


Notice is hereby given that electronic bids will be accepted by the City Clerk through
https://bidvault.mn.uccs.com, until  11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, for the construction of the following described local improvement, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 429, as amended, in accordance with the plans and specifications for the same which are on file in the Office of the City Clerk of said City:

Title:     Reconstruct 18 Ave NW (CR 112) from 37 St NW to 55 St NW
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mmediately following expiration of the time for receiving bids, the City Clerk and two designated City officials will publicly open said bids in the City Hall and tabulate them in advance of the Council meeting. The Common Council will consider the bids in the Council/Board Chambers at the Government Center at 7:00 P.M. on August 7, 2017.

Said Construction generally consists of Bituminous Roadway, Including Storm Sewer, Watermain, Signal Replacement and Bituminous Trail. The work includes the following approximate quantities of work:

50,408.00 C Y of COMMON EXCAVATION(P)
1,180.00 S Y of CONCRETE PAVEMENT 7.0"
8,019.00 TON of TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (3;C)
3,853.00 TON of TYPE SP 12.5 NON WEAR COURSE MIX (3;B)
1.00 LS of DRAINAGE SYSTEM WALL A
2,201.00 L F of 48" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL III
474.00 L F of 8" PIPE SEWER
364.00 L F of 10" PIPE SEWER
1,913.00 L F of 8" WATERMAIN DUCTILE IRON CL 52
15,688.00 S F of 5" CONCRETE WALK
103,155.00 S F of 3" BITUMINOUS WALK
11,024.00 L F of CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B612
14,084.00 L F of CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B624
867.00 S F of SIGN PANELS TYPE C
1.00 SIGS of TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL SYSTEM C
1.00 SYS of REVISE SIGNAL SYSTEM A
1.00 SYS of REVISE SIGNAL SYSTEM B
3,718.00 L F of SILT FENCE; TYPE MS
17,416.00 S Y of SODDING TYPE LAWN
23,588.00 L F of 4" SOLID LINE EPOXY GR IN (WR)


The Plan Holder Data project files may be downloaded at https://egram.rochestermn.gov (Projects in Bidding). Bidders are responsible for all present and future downloads, including addendums and their attachments.

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

Each bid must be accompanied by a cash deposit, bid bond, cashier's check or a certified check payable to the City of Rochester, Minnesota, for at least 5% of the amount of the bid, which amount shall be forfeited to the City of Rochester, Minnesota, as liquidated damages if the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to him shall fail to enter into the contract so let; the Common Council reserving the right to reject any and all bids.

A Performance and Payment Bond for the full amount of the contract by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota will be required with the contract. (Personal bonds will note be accepted.)

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 enterprise 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 in 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 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 State 363A.36, Subd. 2 and3)."

A minimum goal of 6.7% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

Dated at Rochester, Minnesota this 29th day of June, 2017.
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Anissa Hollingshead, City Clerk