Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the County Administrator, 204 South Fifth Street, P.O. Box 8608, Mankato, MN until 10:00 AM on Wednesday March 30, 2016 at which time the bids will be open. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners on April 5, 2016 for the following improvements:

BITUMINOUS OVERLAYS FOR SAP 07-626-18, SAP 07-646-08, SAP 07-653-07, SAP 07-690-25, CP 8147, CP 8161, PK 293 For Bituminous Surfacing, & Aggregate Shoulders on County State Aid Highways 26, 46, 53, & 90, County Roads 147 & 161, and Duck Lake Park

Approximate quantities are as follows:

QTY UNIT. Description
603 TON Aggregate Surfacing Class 2 Modified
7 TON Aggregate Surfacing Class 7B
8,050 Ton Aggregate Shouldering Class 1 Modified
5,613 SY Mill Bituminous Surface
18,020 GAL Bituminous Material for Tack Coat
30,443 TON Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (2, B)
4,790 TON Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (2, C)
9,390 LIN FT Temporary Lane Marking
270 LIN FT 24” Solid Line Yellow Paint (WR)
43,934 LIN FT 4” Solid Line White Paint (WR)
2,480 LIN FT 6” Broken Line Yellow Paint (WR)
10,052 LIN FT 6” Double Solid Line Yellow Paint (WR)
7,180 LIN FT 6” Solid Line Yellow Paint (WR)
12 EACH Pavement Message Paint (WR)

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 $45.00 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, “2016 BITUMINOUS OVERLAYS - BID ENCLOSED”.


Alan Forsberg                                                                                                                                                              Bob Meyer

COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER                                                                                                  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR