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WASHINGTON AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota Apex Project# 13.178.0114 SECTION 00030 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed Bids for the Washington Avenue Reconstruction SAP 003-622-033, will be received by the City of Detroit Lakes at the office of the City Administrator, 1025 Roosevelt Avenue, Detroit Lakes Minnesota, 56501 until 10:00 a.m. local time on July 3rd, 2014, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project generally consists of reconstruction of street, sidewalk, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, watermain; and pavement markings and plantings. The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Apex Engineering Group, Inc., 1265 Highway 10 West - Suite 4, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Mondays through Fridays between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. The Bidding Documents are available for download from the website for $20.00 (QuestCDN Project #3382028 Bidders may also obtain hard copies of the Contract Documents from the Issuing Office upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $100.00. Bids shall be upon basis of each payment for the following major estimated quantities: ItemUnitsQuantity Remove Bituminous/Concrete Pavement or SidewalkSY15,933 Remove Sanitary/Storm/WatermainLF2,312 7" Concrete Pavement (Alternate A)SY4,774 Bituminous Pavement 4" Thick (Alternate B)SY5,911 Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5 (Alternate A)CY1,140 4" - 10" PVC Pipe SewerLF2,601 12" - 18" (RCP or HDPE) Pipe Sewer LF1,246 6" - 12" PVC WatermainLF1,708 Manhole/Catch Basin StructureEA21 4" Concrete Walk & 4" Concrete Walk Special SF31,993 Concrete Curb and GutterLF2,973 TreeEA32 Irrigation SystemLS1 All bids shall be made on the bidding documents included in the project manual. All bids shall be in a sealed envelope with a brief description thereon of the work for which the bid is being submitted. Bids may be filed with the City of Detroit Lakes during normal office hours or hand carried to the meeting prior to the scheduled bid opening as specified. No bidder shall withdraw their bid for at least thirty (30) days after the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids. Each bid shall be accompanied by a bidder's security in a sum equal to five (5) percent of the full amount of the bid (base bid plus highest cost of alternates). The bid security shall be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota. The bid security shall be conditioned that if the principal's bid is accepted and a contract is awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten (10) days after Notice of Award, shall execute a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and a Contractor's Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing body. The bid Security of the three (3) lowest bidders will be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but for no longer than thirty (30) days. The bid security is a guarantee that the bidder will enter into contract for the work described in the Contract Documents. The bidder may submit a Bid Bond, certified check, or cashier's check payable to the City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish both a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract. ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS SHALL BE DIRECTED TO THE OFFICE OF: Apex Engineering Group, Inc., Jon Pratt, PE at 218-844-2582 or by email at All questions must be received in writing or by email on or before seven (7) days prior to the bid opening. Responses to technical questions will be issued by addendum within two (2) days prior to the bid opening. Complete instructions for filing bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders. Dated this 10th day of June, 2014. Mr. Robert Louiseau City Administrator City of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota R-June 15.................................................................................................1942063