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 PM. on Friday, April 4, 2014 at which time the bids will be open. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, for the following improvements:

SAP 07-599-56 For Bridge #07597, Grading, Surface on TWP RD T-76.

Approximate quantities are as follows:

10 EACH Clear and Grub
176 CU YD Common Excavation (P)
4487 CU YD Common Borrow
1194 CU YD Salvage Topsoil
1 ACRE Subsoiling
570 TON Aggregate Surfacing Class 1 Mod.
1 LUMP SUM Remove Existing Bridge
1000 LIN FT Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced
550 LIN FT Filter Log Type Straw Bioroll
4 ACRE Seeding
330 SQ YD Erosion Control Blankets Cat. 3 & 4
1050 POUND Hydraulic Soil Stabilizer Type 5
54 CU YD Structural Concrete (3Y43) (P)
2,505 SQ FT Bridge Slab Concrete (3Y33A) (P)
18,070 POUND Reinforcement Bars (Epoxy Coated) (P)
164 LIN FT Structural Tube Railing Design Special (P)
488 LIN FT Pre-stressed Concrete Beams 27M (P)
480 LIN FT C-I-P Concrete Piling
472 CU YD Random Rip-Rap Class 4

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 and Proposal may be downloaded at no cost at or can be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $35.00 (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, “SAP 07-599-56 - BID ENCLOSED”.


Alan Forsberg                                                                                                                                                              Bob Meyer

COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER                                                                                                  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR