S.P. 055-609-019 
                            MINNESOTA PROJECT NO. STPF 5519 (134)
                                            ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA
                                                            2019 

                                        ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS


Public notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the Olmsted County Public Works Department, 2122 Campus Drive SE, Suite 200 Rochester, Minnesota, until 2:00 PM on the 13th day of August, 2019 for furnishing materials and labor for construction of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 9, after which time said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

This project is funded in part with Federal funds and is therefore subject to certain labor standards and civil rights requirements included in the Contract Documents. Contractors performing work on the project shall comply with the requirements as enumerated in the applicable statutes.

Minimum wage rates to be paid laborers and mechanics have been determined by the Department of Labor and are listed in the Contract Documents. The Contractor(s) will be required to comply with the wage and labor requirements and to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedule of wage rates.

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.

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 7.2 % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

The purpose of this bid is for the following project: SP 055-609-019, Minnesota Project No. STPF 5519 (134) for Grading, Roundabout, Storm Sewer, Signing & Pavement Marking located on CSAH 9 between 19th Avenue SE and CSAH 22, in Rochester, MN.

Some of the approximate major quantities are:

EXCAVATION-COMMON 10,000 CU YD; EXCAVATION-SUBGRADE 14,700 CU YD; SELECT GRANULAR EMBANKMENT (CV) 17,748 CU YD; AGGREGATE BASE (CV) CL 5Q 10,818 CU YD; CONCRETE PAVEMENT 8" 36,000 SQ YD; TYPE SP 9.5 WEARING COURSE MIXTURE (2;B) 655 TON; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIXTURE (3;C) 900 TON; 15" RC PIPE SEWER DES 3006 CL III 1,500 LIN FT; CONSTRUCT DRAINAGE STRUCTURE 48-4020 144 LIN FT; 4" CONRETE WALK 19,000 SQ FT; CONCRETE CURB & GUTTER DESIGN B624 7,000 LIN FT; PEDESTRIAN CROSSWALK FLASHER SYSTEM 1 SYSTEM; SOD TYPE SALT TOLERANT 16,606 SQ YD; 4" SOLID LINE MULTI-COMPONENT GROUND IN (WR) 24,000 LIN FT

Project documents are available at https://egram.co.olmsted.mn.us and may be downloaded at no cost. Download and contact information is available at the website above. Project documents may be viewed at the County Engineer’s office located at 2122 Campus Drive SE, Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55904.

A certified check or bidders bond for at least 5% of the amount of the bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the name of the bidder and the nature of the bid clearly indicated.

Plan holders list is available at https://egram.co.olmsted.mn.us. The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Dated at Rochester, Minnesota this 13th day of August 2019.

Kaye M. Bieniek,
Olmsted County Engineer