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BRIDGE NO. 34531 AND APPROACH GRADING BIDS CLOSE APRIL 20, 2021 KANDIYOHI COUNTY, MN.

BRIDGE NO. 34531 AND APPROACH GRADING
BIDS CLOSE APRIL 20, 2021
KANDIYOHI COUNTY, MN.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Kandiyohi County, Minnesota at the office of the County Administrator, Health and Human Services Building, Suite 2020, 2200 23rd ST NE, Willmar, MN 56201, until 10:00 A.M. on the 20th day of April, 2021, for the following project.
Project SP 034-602-037, BROS 3421 (198), On CSAH 2 approximately 0.5 miles south of TH 55
Combined estimated quantities of work are: Type S (TL-4) Barrier Concrete (3S52) - 254 LIN FT, Structural Concrete (3B52) - 95 CU YD, Reinforcement Bars (Epoxy Coated) - 64440 LB, Reinforcement Bars (Stainless-75KSI) - 840 LB, Bridge Slab Concrete (3YHPC-M) - 4121 SQ FT, Bridge Approach Panels - 171 SQ YD, CIP Concrete Piling 12" - 420 LIN FT, CIP Concrete Piling 16" - 560 LIN FT, Random Riprap Class III - 295 CU YD, Traffic Barrier Design Type 31 - 200 LIN FT, Traffic Barrier Design Transition Type 31 - 100 LIN FT, Common Borrow (LV) - 846 CU YD, Aggregate Base Class 5 (CV) - 595 CU YD, Bituminous Mixture - 544 TON, Remove Existing Bridge - 1 LS, and other miscellaneous bridge and road construction items.
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 7.8% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Digital plans/proposals are available at http://www.questcdn.com. You may download the complete set of digital bidding documents for $15.00 by entering eBidDoc tm #7675177 on the "Search Projects" page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
Proposals, plans and specifications may be examined at the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department, 1801 East Highway 12, Willmar, MN 56201.
Minimum wage rates to be paid by the contractor have been predetermined. Read carefully the wage scales contained in the Special Provisions, as they affect this project.
Attention is called to the fact that the contractor must comply with the Special Equal Employment Opportunity Provisions, contained in the proposal.
Electronic bids and fax bids will not be accepted.
A bid bond, cashiers check or certified check made payable to the Treasurer of Kandiyohi County in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must accompany all bids.
The County Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any defects or technicalities therein and to award the contract in the best interest of the County.
Melvin W. Odens, P.E.
Public Works Director
(March 27; April 3 & 10, 2021)
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