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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID 2013 City Project No. 2 Watermain and Forcemain Replacement East Grand Forks, Minnesota ((0306)

2013 City Project No. 2
Watermain and Forcemain Replacement
East Grand Forks, Minnesota

 Bids open February 12, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Sealed bids for the City of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, will be received by Scott Huizenga, City Administrator at the City Hall in the City of East Grand Forks, Minnesota until 10:00 a.m. February 12, 2013 at which time and place they will be opened and read aloud.  The bids will then be tabulated and considered at the next regular City Council meeting, February 19, 2013.
 The Information for Bids, Form of Contract, Form of Bid, Plans, Specifications, and Form of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following:
City of East Grand Forks                                    Widseth Smith Nolting
600 Demers Avenue                                           1600 Central Ave. N.E.
East Grand Forks, Minnesota  56721                  East Grand Forks, Minnesota 56721
Copies may be obtained from the Office of Widseth Smith Nolting, Consulting Engineers, located at 1600 Central Ave. N.E., East Grand Forks, MN upon payment of $40.00 *(Tax included) for each set.  Copies may also be obtained on QuestCDN website for $20.00 – Project No. 2420021. These payments are non-refundable.
The plan holders list and bid results will be posted on the Widseth Smith Nolting website,
 The work to be done on this project “2013 City Project No. 2 – Watermain and Forcemain Replacement”, shall consist of the following estimated major items.
240 LF – 6” PVC Watermain, 2370 LF – 8” PVC Watermain, 10 EA – 6” Gate Valve and Box, 13 EA – 8” Gate Valve Box, 5 EA – Fire Hydrants, 461 SY – Pavement Removal and Replacement, 890 LF – Remove and Replace Curb and Gutter, 4575 SF – Remove and Replace Concrete Sidewalk, 166 SY – Remove and Replace Concrete Driveway, 475 LF – 16”-20” Forcemain, 1 EA 16” Double Line Stop and Bypass 1 EA 18” Double Line Stop and Bypass 4100 SY – Turf Establishment and Other Miscellaneous Items.
The work on this project is required to be started within 10 days after the Notice to Proceed is given to the Contractor and such work is required to be completed by September 15, 2013.  The bids will be awarded based upon the lowest bid.
The project is to be paid for in cash.  No bid will be considered unless sealed, filed with the Administrator and accompanied by a cash deposit, certified check, bid bond or cashier’s check, payable to the City Administrator in the sum of at least five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, such deposit or check or amount of Bidder’s Bond to be forfeited to the municipality in the event that the successful bidder shall fail to enter into a contract awarded to him in accordance with the terms of his bid.  Bids shall be marked as to indicate:  Name of Bidder:  “Bid on 2013 City Project No. 2 – Watermain and Forcemain Replacement” to be opened February 12, 2013  at 10:00 a.m.
 The City of East Grand Forks reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of 60 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof and to reject any bid, or bids, or all bids and to waive any irregularities.  No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

By Order of the City Council
Scott Huizenga, City Administrator
City of East Grand Forks, Minnesota
(January 23 & 30, 2013)

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