Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the County Administrator, 204 South Fifth Street, P.O. Box 8608 Mankato, MN until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2012 at which time the bids will be open. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday April 10, 2012 for the following improvements:


CSAH No. 9, SAP 07-609-11 (4.071 miles) located between CR 125 and MNTH 169
CSAH No. 15, SAP 07-615-08 (0.388 miles) located between Agency St. and CR 173
CSAH No. 28, SAP 07-628-20 (0.434 miles) located between MNTH 83 and CSAH 15
CSAH No. 43, SAP 07-643-05 (0.722 miles) located between MNTH 83 and CSAH 15
CSAH No. 53, SAP 07-653-06 (1.146 miles) located between CR 168 and CSAH 10
CSAH No. 86, SAP 07-686-01 (2.138 miles) located between MNTH 83 and MNTH 14/60
C.R. No. 173, C.P. #8732 (0.237 miles) located between St. Clair and CSAH 15

Approximate quantities are as follows:

274 TON Aggregate Surface, CL-2 (M)
3,901 TON Aggregate Shouldering, CL-1(M)
9,442 SQ YD Mill Bituminous Pavement
9,154 GALLON. Bituminous Material for Tack Coat
1,031 TON Bituminous Material for Mix (PG 58 - 28)
1,671 TON Bituminous Aggregate (Gravel Fine)
4,181 TON Bituminous Aggregate (Gravel Intermediate)
5,015 TON Bituminous Aggregate (CL-A Fine)
1,218 TON Bituminous Aggregate (CL-A Intermediate)
4,634 TON Bituminous Aggregate (CL-A Coarse)
17,751 TON Bituminous (Produce, Haul, Lay)
3,858 LIN FT Temporary Lane Marking
39,702 LIN FT Milled Rumble Stripe
22,576 LIN FT Milled Wet Edge
54 EACH Adjust Casting

Proposals, plans and special provisions are on file at the County Engineer’s office, 35 Map Drive, P.O. Box 3083, Mankato, MN 56002-3083. Plans may be downloaded at no cost at or can be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $30.00 (sales tax included). See the above website for a plan holders list and a complete listing of bid items.

A certified Check or Bid Bond for not less than 5% of the amount of each proposal must accompany the bid, payable to the Blue Earth County Treasurer.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Surety Bond.

Please identify on the front of the sealed envelope, “2012 BITUMINOUS OVERLAY CONSTRUCTION - BID ENCLOSED”.

Alan Forsberg                                                  Robert Meyer