Old West Main Pedestrian Bridge Improvements Project
Notice is hereby given that electronic bids for the Old West Main Pedestrian Bridge Improvements Project will be received by the City of Red Wing through Quest Construction Document Network (QuestCDN.com) until 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 12, 2020. The bid opening will be at 10:30 AM to allow for downloading of documents and will occur through Zoom video conferencing. Go to Website zoom.us, select "Join A Meeting" in the upper right corner. Enter the following Meeting ID: 893 2810 2056 and Passcode: 228033. Or join by phone dialing 312-626-6799.
Final award of the project will be considered by the City Council at its 6:00 PM meeting on Nov. 23, 2020. Please check the city calendar at Website mn-redwing.civicplus.com to determine if the meeting will take place in the council chambers of city hall or virtually via video conferencing.
A general description of the work includes: all labor, tools, materials, equipment necessary for the construction of grading, aggregate base, bituminous multi-use trail, pedestrian bridge (No. R0862), lighting, and related appurtenances located in Red Wing, Minnesota, consisting of the following approximate quantities:
1 Lump Sum - Building Removal
3 Each - Settlement Plates
9,943 CY - Common Embankment
335 CY - Structural Concrete (1G52, 3B52 & 3S52)
48,734 LB - Reinforcement Bars (Epoxy Coated)
1 Lump Sum - Pedestrian Bridge (Superstructure)
293 LF - Prestressed Concrete Beams 27M
1,370 LF - Steel H-Piling 10"
160 SF - 6" Concrete Walk
4,824 SF - 3" Bituminous Walk
13 Each - Lighting Unit Type Special 1
Bidding instructions for prime contractors are available for download from Quest CDN, call 952-233-1632 or online at www.questcdn.com in their plan room using Quest eBidDoc™ #7354050 for a non-refundable fee of $30 or for plan holders that do not intend to submit a bid the fee is $20. Bids must be submitted electronically through the www.questcdn.com. Hand delivered or mailed bids will not be accepted. Plan documents may be examined at the Office of the City Engineer located at 229 Tyler Rd N, Red Wing, MN 55066.
Bids must be accompanied by a bid bond payable to the City of Red Wing in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid as a guarantee that the Bidder, if successful, will enter into a contract with the Owner for the work described in the Bidding Documents. This deposit will be subject to forfeiture as provided by law. The deposits for the three lowest bidders will be retained by the Owner until the contract has been awarded and executed, but no longer than thirty (30) days.
Bidders must also upload a signed Responsible Contractor Verification and other bidding documents to the QuestvBID bidding service website to accompany their bid. The forms are available for download from the QuestvBID site. Example copies of these documents are also included in the Bidding Documents. These documents must be submitted and be approved before Bid amounts will be viewed. 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 9.0 % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality therein and to adjourn the meeting to a later date for the purpose of further consideration of the bids and taking action thereon. No bid may be withdrawn within thirty (30) days from the date of opening of bids.
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