City of St. Stephen advertisement for bids – Sixth Avenue SE Improvements

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2020 Sixth Avenue SE Improvements

St. Stephen, Minnesota

SEH No. STSTE 147974

SAP No. 073-594-002

Notice is hereby given that Online Bids will be received by the City of St. Stephen until 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 28, 2020, via QuestCDN at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud, for the construction of the 2020 Sixth Avenue SE Improvements.

In accordance with the requirements of Minn. Stat. Section 13D.021, Mayor Blenkush has determined that an in-person bid opening meeting is not practical or prudent because of the COVID-19 health pandemic.

Because of the health pandemic and emergency declaration, it has been determined the bid opening at the St. Stephen City Hall and attendance by public at the St. Stephen City Hall location is not feasible. Therefore, the bid opening will be conducted via GoToMeeting:

St Stephen 2020 Sixth Avenue SE Improvements Bid Opening

from 10:30-11:30 a.m. (CDT) Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone:

You can also dial in using your phone (For supported devices, tap a one-touch number below to join instantly).

United States (Toll Free): 1 877 568 4106

– One-touch: tel:+18775684106,,639916277#

United States: +1 (646) 749-3129

– One-touch: tel:+16467493129,,639916277#

Access Code: 639-916-277

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

Any person monitoring the meeting remotely may be responsible for any documented costs. Message and data rates may apply.

Major quantities for the Work include the following:

31,000             SY             Geotextile Fabric

14,360             CY             Common Excavation (P)

8,939              CY              Subgrade Excavation

25,388            CY             Select Granular Borrow (LV)

2,940             CY              Aggregate Base (CV) Class 5 (P)

2,237              SY             Bituminous Driveway Restoration

16,540           SY             Full Depth Reclamation

5,404            TON          Type SP Bituminous Mixtures

750                LF             RC Pipe Culvert (12- through 33-Inch)

 1,578            LF             6” Perforated PE Pipe Drain

2,496            LF             Salvage and Install Fence

12,200          LF            Filter Berm Type 4 (Topsoil)

6,650            CY           Common Topsoil Borrow (LV)

155                SF            Sign Panels

10.25            ACRE      Seeding

19,200         LF            4-Inch Multi Comp Ground In Striping (Broken, Solid, Double)

For this project, bids will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service To access the electronic bid form, download the project document and click the online bidding button at the top of the advertisement. Prospective bidders must be on the plan holders list through Quest CDN for bids to be accepted. Bids shall be completed according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) dated March 4, 2020.

The Bidding Documents may be seen at the Issuing Office of Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. located at 1200 25th Ave. S., P.O. Box 1717, St. Cloud, MN 56302-1717, 320-229-4300.

The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page.

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 6959254 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or

In addition to digital plans, paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane N., Plymouth, MN 55441 (763-475-9600) for a fee of $100.

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 City/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 the State of Minnesota.

Bids shall be directed to the City Clerk, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper, “BID FOR 2020 SIXTH AVENUE SE IMPROVEMENTS, ST. STEPHEN, MN, SEH NO. STSTE 147974, SAP NO. 073-594-002.”

The Owner 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 Owner.

Cris Drais

City Clerk

St. Stephen, MN

Publish: Quest CDN: April 17, 2020

                Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader: April 17, 2020

Author: Janelle Von Pinnon

Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.

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