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, May 2, 2014 at which time the bids will be open. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday May 6, 2014 for the following improvements:


CSAH No. 18, SAP 07-618-09 (6.749 Miles) located between MNTH 30 and CSAH 10
CSAH No. 12, CP 7123 BIKE TRAIL (0.857 Miles) located between CSAH 17 and CSAH 3
CR No. 117, CP 8170 (2.523 Miles) located between CSAH 69 and MNTH 68
CR No. 120, CP 8120 (1.934 Miles) located between CSAH 69 and MNTH 169
CR No. 168, CP 8683 (2.629 Miles) located between CSAH 14 and CSAH 53
Williams Park, PK284 located at Williams Park in South Bend Township

Approximate quantities are as follows:

45 ROAD STA Subgrade Preparation
1,900 TON Aggregate Base Class 5
278 TON Aggregate Surfacing Class 2
4,912 TON Aggregate Shouldering Class 1
3,025 SQ YD Mill Bituminous Surface
13,601 TON Bituminous Type SP 19.0 Wearing Course (2, B)
4,053 LIN FT Temporary Lane Marking

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, “2014 BITUMINOUS OVERLAY CONSTRUCTION - BID ENCLOSED”. 

Alan Forsberg                                                                                                                                                              Bob Meyer

COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER                                                                                                  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR