2nd Avenue SE Drainage Improvements City of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

February 08, 2024


Sealed Bids for the 2nd Avenue SE Drainage Improvements, will be received by the City of Pelican Rapids at the office of the City Administrator located at 315 North Broadway, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, 56572 until 2:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project generally consists of making drainage improvements on 2nd Avenue SE within the City of Pelican Rapids.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Apex Engineering Group, Inc., 920 McKinley Avenue, 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 a.m and 3:00 p.m.

The Bidding Documents are available for download from the QuestCDN.com website for $22.00 (QuestCDN Project #8958848) Bidders may also obtain hard copies of the Contract Documents from the Issuing Office upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $250.00.

Bids shall be upon basis of each payment for the following major estimated quantities:

Remove Bituminous/Concrete Pavement or Sidewalk SY 336

Bituminous Pavement (1.5” to 2.5” Thick) SY 280

Common Excavation CY 95

Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5 CY 48

12” PVC Pipe Sewer LF 190

8” PVC Pipe Sewer LF 190

Manhole/Catch Basin Structure EA 5

Concrete Curb and Gutter LF 40

All bids shall be made on the bidding documents included in the project specifications. 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 Pelican Rapids 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 sixty (60) 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. 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 sixty (60) 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 Pelican Rapids, 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., Bob Schlieman, PE at 218-844-2585 or by email at Bob.Schlieman@ApexEngGroup.com. 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 prior to the bid opening.

Complete instructions for filing bids are included in the Instructions to Bidders. Dated this 30th day of January, 2024.

Mr. Lance Roisum

City Administrator

City of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota