Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Preston, Minnesota, in the City Hall at 210 Fillmore Street West, Preston, MN 55965 until 10 A.M., CDT, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor, materials, and all else necessary for the following:

Twenty 14 Street and Utility Improvements - North

In general, Work consists of urban roadway reconstruction and the reconstruction of water main, water services, sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer services, storm sewer, and turf restoration within a residential neighborhood. In general, the Project consists of the following approximate quantities:

1850 LIN FT 8" DIP Water Main

1250 LIN FT 6" DIP Water Main

4100 LIN FT 8" PVC Sanitary Sewer

16 EACH 4' Diameter Sanitary Sewer Structure

15 EACH 6" and 8" Gate Valves

7 EACH Hydrant

72 EACH 4" PVC Sanitary Sewer Services

52 EACH 1" Copper Water Services

980 LIN FT 12" to 24" RCP Storm Sewer

18 EACH Storm Sewer Structures

14000 CU YD Common Excavation

19500 SQ YD Reclaim Bituminous Pavement

22000 SQ YD Geotextile Fabric

5000 CU YD Class 5 Aggregate Base

18500 SQ YD 1.5" Bituminous Wear Course

18500 SQ YD 2.0" Bituminous Base Course

11400 LIN FT B618 Concrete Curb and Gutter

Along with miscellaneous items needed to reconstruct the utilities and roadways.

The engineers' estimate of construction cost is approximately $1,700,000.00.

Complete digital Bidding Documents are available at for $20 by inputting QuestCDN eBidDoc #3024901 on the website's Project Search page. Paper Bidding Documents may also be viewed at the City of Preston and at Stantec, 6188 Rome Circle, NW, Rochester, MN 55901, (507) 282-2100.

Direct inquiries to Engineer's Project Manager Brett Grabau at (507) 529-6030.

Bid Security in the amount of 5 percent of the amount of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to retain the deposits of the 3 lowest Bidders for a period not to exceed 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids. No Bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein, and further reserves the right to award the Contract to the best interests of the Owner.

Joe Hoffman, City Administrator

City of Preston, Minnesota

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