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, Thursday, March 27, 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 - South

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:

3100 LIN FT 6" DIP Water Main

1900 LIN FT 8" PVC Sanitary Sewer

5 EACH 4' Diameter Sanitary Sewer Structure

15 EACH 6" Gate Valves

8 EACH Hydrant

25 EACH 4" PVC Sanitary Sewer Services

45 EACH 1" Copper Water Services

775 LIN FT 12" to 36" RCP Storm Sewer

16 EACH Storm Sewer Structures

6300 CU YD Common Excavation

15400 SQ YD Reclaim Bituminous Pavement

17200 SQ YD Geotextile Fabric

4200 CU YD Class 5 Aggregate Base

14900 SQ YD 1.5" Bituminous Wear Course

14900 SQ YD 2.0" Bituminous Base Course

6100 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 $1,200,000.00.

Complete digital Bidding Documents are available at www.questcdn.com for $20 by inputting QuestCDN eBidDoc #3128188 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 No Bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the date and time set for the Opening of Bids.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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