ADVERTISMENT FOR BID
CITY OF CLOQUET, MN
NOTICE IS GIVEN THAT BIDS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL 10:00 AM on THURSDAY April 4, 2019 ELECTRONICALLY AT BIDEXPRESS.COM FOR THE PROJECT LISTED BELOW.
Stark Road Watermain Extension
PROJECT NO. CP 1086
The major quantities of work to be included in this project are approximately 3,400 lin. ft. 8" HDPE directional drilled Watermain, 500 lin. ft. 8" DIP Watermain, 193 lin. ft. Jack Bore.
Bidders shall access the Proposal and Specifications electronically through Bid Express at their website https://bidexpress.com. Bidders must login and may search for City of Cloquet or by the specific CP numbers to locate the Proposal and Specifications.
All electronic Bidders must first register on bidexpress.com and create an Info Tech Digital ID for free, which is used to digitally sign bids. It can take up to 5 business days to process your Digital ID and it is highly recommended that a Digital ID be enabled 48 hours in advance of submitting an electronic bid. Please Plan accordingly.
There is no charge for the Proposal and Specifications; however, there will be a fee of $35 incurred for those who wish to bid electronically on a pay-per-solicitation basis. Alternately, you may subscribe for $50 per month for unlimited electronic bid submission for all agencies posting solicitations on the bidexpress.com website.
Bidders shall access the Plans electronically via bid express. Bidders must login and select the appropriate projects in the 'Projects in Bidding' list. Follow the prompts on the specific project page to download available files or on how to become a plan holder.
Electronic Bids must be accompanied by a corporate surety bond in an amount which is at least equal to 5% of the total bid, and may be submitted electronically through Bid Express using Surety 2000 or InSure Vision Technologies, LLC, or as a hard copy by mail or other delivery method, either as a corporate surety bond or a certified check made payable to the City of Cloquet. If not submitted electronically, the proposal guarantee must be received at the City of Cloquet 1307 Cloquet Avenue Cloquet, MN 55720 in a sealed envelope marked clearly with the name of the bidder, type of work, and project number by 4:00 p.m. CST, the business day prior to the specified date of bid opening.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interests of the City of Cloquet. Questions concerning the bid documents must be submitted electronically through Bid Express.
In accordance with Cloquet City Code, Chapter 2, Section 9.2, a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) will be required for projects of $175,000 or greater. The Contractor and all direct subcontractors who have been awarded contracts for this Project shall accept and be bound by the terms and conditions of the PLA.
Pine Journal: March 14, 2019