Port Terminal Drive – North Rail Crossing Reconstruction
Duluth Seaway Port Authority
Notice is hereby given that Sealed Bids will be received by the Duluth Seaway Port Authority (DSPA) until 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 802 Garfield Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud, for the furnishing of all labor and material for the North Rail Crossing Reconstruction.
Major quantities of the work include:
Traffic Control
1 Lump Sum
Reclaim Bit Pavement
3,000 sq yd
Geotextile Fabric
2,075 sq yd
Bituminous Pavement
3,000 sq yd
Track Removal
1,080 Trk Ft
Railroad Track w/CWR
1,000 Trk Ft
Concrete Crossing Panels
496 Trk Ft
The Bidding Documents may be seen at the DSPA Office located at 802 Garfield Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802 starting on Monday, December 20, 2021.
The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at by selecting the “Project Bid Information” link at the bottom of the web page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page. Bid documents will be uploaded by close of business Friday, December 17, 2021.
Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Project Bid Information” link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 8091199 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or Bid documents will be uploaded by close of business Friday, December 17, 2021.
In addition to digital plans, paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $80.
Paper Bids shall be on the form provided for that purpose and according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by SEH dated December 15, 2021.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 1:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 802 Garfield Avenue, Duluth, MN 55802. Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference.
Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
A Contractor responding to these Bidding Documents must submit to the Owner a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3.
This Work shall be subject to minimum wages and labor standards in accordance with MN Department of Labor & Industry’s prevailing wage rates for St. Louis County and the Project Labor Agreement.
Bids shall be directed to Dean Lembke, Facilities Manager, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper, “BID FOR PORT TERMINAL DRIVE NORTH RAIL CROSSING RECONSTRUCTION, DUSPA 162225”.
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority 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 Duluth Seaway Port Authority.
Tony Sertich
Duluth Seaway Port Authority
(Dec. 15 & 18, 2021) 14432