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1269468 Sealed Bids - Underground Distribution Line Work

Sealed Bids

Publish June 15, 2011


Sealed bids will be received by the General Manager of Alexandria Light and Power, Alexandria, Minnesota, at his office until 1:30 P.M. on the 6th day of July, 2011, for underground 13.2 kV distribution line work in connection with Electric Distribution Improvements - 2011 project for Alexandria Light and Power, Alexandria, Minnesota, at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud. Plans will be available on or about June 16, 2011.

The general nature of the work on which proposals will be received consists of the following parts:

Construction of underground distribution line, including installation of cable, conduit, padmounted equipment and related devices.

All bids shall be made on proposal forms furnished by the Engineer and shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond, made payable to Alexandria Light and Power, Alexandria, Minnesota, in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid, which security becomes the property of Alexandria Light and Power in the event the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and post satisfactory performance and payment bonds.

The above work shall be in accordance with the specifications and proposed form of contract now on file in the office of Alexandria Light and Power in said City of Alexandria, Minnesota, by this reference made a part hereof, as though fully set out and incorporated herein.

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at You may download the digital plan documents for $15.00 by inputting Quest project #1639168 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. As an option, a paper set of bidding documents is available to prospective bidders, subcontractor bidders, and suppliers from the office of the Engineer, DeWild Grant Reckert and Associates Company, 1302 South Union Street, P.O. Box 511, Rock Rapids, IA 51246, telephone 712-472-2531, Fax 712-472-2710, upon payment of the following deposit, none of which will be refunded:

Project Manual and Specifications $50.00

Staking Sheets and Unit Tabulation Sheet (11" x 17") $50.00

Payment to the Contractor will be made on the basis of ninety percent (90%) upon certification of work completed; ten percent (10%) thirty-one (31) days after final completion and acceptance.

The construction shall be performed upon a Notice to Proceed issuance. The project shall be fully completed by November 1, 2011. See the Specification for more details on construction timing limitations.

Alexandria Light and Power reserves the right to defer acceptance of any proposal for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days after the date proposals are received and no proposal may be withdrawn during this period. Alexandria Light and Power also reserves the right to reject any or all bids and enter into such contract as it shall deem to be in the best interest of Alexandria Light and Power.


By /s/ Allen Crowser,

General Manager