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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Public Works/Highway Department Advertisement for Bids CSAH 4, 6, & 8

Benton County Highway Department

CLOSING DATE: April 10, 2020

Foley, Minnesota

CSAH 4, 6 & 8 Reclamation & Bituminous Surfacing

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed bid proposals will be received until 10:00 A.M. CST on April 10, 2020, at the Benton County Public Works Building, PO Box 247, 7752 Hwy 25 NE, Foley, MN 56329 by Nadean Inman, Auditor/Treasurer of Benton County, for the reclamation and bituminous surfacing of CSAH 4, 6 & 8.

STATE PROJECT NO.: SP 005-604-027, 005-608-009, 005-070-007

STATE AID PROJECT NO.: 005-606-020

MINN PROJ NO: STPF-HSIP 0520(195)

LOCATION: On CSAH 4, CSAH 6 & CSAH 8.

TYPE OF WORK: Reclamation, Approach Culverts, Bituminous Surfacing, Aggregate Shouldering, Striping and Rumble Strips.

The Major Items of Work are approximately:

131,400 SQ YD, Full Depth Reclamation

19,800 TON, Type SP 9.5 Wearing Course Mix (3;C)

21,500 TON, Type SP 12.5 Non Wearing Course Mix (3;C)

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 1.40% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

Proposal, Plans and Specifications may be examined and obtained for $85 at the Benton County Highway Engineers Office, PO Box 247, 7752 Highway 25 NE Foley, MN 56329; located along TH 25, 1 mile north of TH 23 in the City of Foley. Proposal, Plans and Specifications may also be downloaded at https://egram.co.benton.mn.us for $0.00.

Bids must be sealed, identified on the envelope and accompanied by a Certified Check or a Bidder’s Bond in the amount of 5% of the bid and made payable to the Treasurer of Benton County.

The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and further reserves the right to award the contract to serve the best interest of Benton County.
Dated at Foley, Minnesota on March 17, 2020.
Nadean Inman
Benton County Auditor/Treasurer


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