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SECTION 00 11 13 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID

SECTION 00 11 13 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Bids for Work on the Martin Road Watermain Looping for the City of Rice Lake, Minnesota, will be received no later than 2:00 PM local time on the 15th day of March, 2022, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. For this project, bids will only be received and accepted via the online electric bid service through QuestCDN.com. To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click on the online bid button at the top of the bid advertisement page. Prospective bidders must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Project generally consists of extension of watermain along Howard Gnesen and Martin Roads within the City. Project is presented as a Base Bid and includes three Bid Alternatives to be provided. Base Bid The Project Base Bid is generally described as extending a watermain from it’s current terminus in the Right-of-Way of Martin Road, westward to Howard Gnesen Road. This includes the following: 1,250 LF of 10” HDPE Watermain 4 10” Gate Valves 2 8” Gate Valves 2 Fire Hydrant Assemblies 10 LF of 8” HDPE Watermain Temporary water service to City facilities Bid Alternate 1 - Extension of Watermain From Luzerne Road North Bid Alternate 1 is generally describes as extending a watermain along Howard Gnesen Road from the terminus resulting from the Base Bid at Martin Road and Howard Gnesen Road southward to Luzerne Road, including installing hydrants and appurtenances. This includes the following: 390 LF of 10” HDPE Watermain 1 10” Gate Valve 1 8” Gate Valve 1 Fire Hydrant Assembly 35 LF of 8” HDPE Watermain Bid Alternate 2 - Extension of Watermain From Luzerne Road South Bid Alternate 2 is generally describes as extending a watermain along Howard Gnesen Road from the terminus resulting from Bid Alternate 1 at Howard Gnesen Road and Luzerne Road southward to the existing terminus located between Kingston Road and West Calvary Road, including providing water services and installing hydrants and appurtenances. This includes the following: 1,150 LF of 10” HDPE Watermain 1 10” Gate Valve 1 8” Gate Valve 1 Fire Hydrant Assembly 30 LF of 8” HDPE Watermain Bid Alternate 3 - Replacement of Existing Watermain From Calvary Road North Bid Alternate 3 will include the replacement of an existing 10” DIP watermain along Howard Gnesen Road from West Calvary Road northward to it’s existing terminus, including reconnection of existing water services and replacement of hydrants and appurtenances. This includes the following: 650 LF of 10” HDPE Watermain 1 10” Gate Valve 2 Fire Hydrant Assemblies Temporary water service to existing customers PRE-BID CONFERENCE: No Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for this work. BIDDING REQUIREMENTS: Each Bid shall be accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond executed by the Bidder as principal and by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota, payable to the City of Rice Lake, in a sum equal to five (5) percent of the full amount of the Bid. This is to serve as a guarantee that the Bidder will enter into a Contract within 15 days of Notice of Award in accordance with the terms of the principal’s Bond and a contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing board for the performances of such Work. Only Bids that are accompanied by such a Bond will be considered. Bidder must be licensed for the full amount of the Bid. No Bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to bond and license. All Bidders must certify they are a Responsible Contractor by signing a certification form stating they meet the minimum requirements under Minnesota Statute 16C.285. This form can be found in Section 00 43 29 of the project documents. No Bid will be read or considered unless it fully complies with the Bond and license requirements. Any deficient Bid will be resealed and returned to the Bidder. OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital Project Bidding Documents, pursuant to which labor, materials, or services must be furnished, are available at www.AE2S.com or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital Bidding Documents for $50.00 by inputting Quest project #8105838 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital Project information. An optional digital format on CD may be purchased for a charge of $75.00 or paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained for $425.00, for each set of documents requested, from the issuing office of the Engineer, AE2S, 230 West Superior Street, Suite 401, Duluth, MN 55802. Each set of Bidding Documents will include the Project Manuals and one (1) complete set of 11x17 inch Drawings. All costs associated with preparation of Bids shall be borne by the Bidder. All costs for either digital or paper copies are NON-REFUNDABLE. OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: All Bids will be made on the basis of cash payment for such Work. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, waive any informalities in the Bids received, and further reserves the right to award the Contract in the best interest of the Owner. The Owner reserves the right to hold the three (3) lowest Bids for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days after the date of Bid opening. The Work shall be substantially completed by and shall be completed and ready for final payment on or before 11/4/2022. Dated this 14th Day of February, 2022. By: /s/Toni Blomdahl City Clerk/Treasurer City of Rice Lake, Minnesota (Feb. 19; March 5, 2022) 34227