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Sealed Bids: City Watermain Extensions and Road Reconstruction

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 6:00pm

Sealed Bids

Publish June 18, 25, July 2, 2014




AND SAP 102-140-001




Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Alexandria City Council, at the Alexandria City Hall, 704 Broadway Street, Alexandria, Minnesota, until 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at which time all bids will be opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all materials, skill, labor and all else necessary for the Alexandria 2014 Watermain Extensions Phase 4, Part 2 project in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Major items include the following approximate quantities:

--14,600 LF - 8" PVC Watermain

--5,900 LF - Directional Bore 8" PVC Watermain

--1,900 LF - 12" PVC Watermain

--870 LF - Directional Bore 12" PVC Watermain

--1,350 LF - 1" Water Service Pipe

--4,700 LF - Directional Bore 1" Water Service Pipe

--11,975 SY - Bituminous Pavement Reclamation

--4,800 SY - Bituminous Street Repair

--3,700 TON - Bituminous Pavement Mixture

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check or a bidders bond acceptable to the Alexandria City Council in an amount of at least five (5%) percent of the total amount of the bid, payable without condition to the Alexandria City Council. If the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract or to give bond as required by law within the specified number of days after the award of the contract, the bidders bond shall be forfeited as liquidated damages.

The contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Alexandria City Hall and at Widseth Smith Nolting & Associates, Inc., 610 Fillmore St., Alexandria, Minnesota.

Complete digital project bidding documents are available to view at under current projects/bid information or at You may download the digital plan documents for $40.00 by inputting Quest project #3385443 on the websites Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

Optional paper copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of Widseth Smith Nolting & Assoc., Inc. 610 Fillmore Street, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 upon payment of $60.00 for each set which is not refundable.

All bids must be submitted on the official forms, prepared by the Engineer for that purpose. Bids shall be directed to the City Administrator, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside with a brief statement as to the work for which the bid is made.

Basis of bid award will be on total project cost. The Alexandria City Council reserves the right to adjust the total contract amount awarded by delete any bid schedules as necessary to meet budget requirements.

The Alexandria City Council reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of one hundred twenty (120) days after the scheduled closing time set for receiving bids and to reject any and all bids and to award the contract as the District deems in their best interest.

By Order of the Alexandria City Council, Alexandria, Minnesota

Martin Schultz

City Administrator