Sealed proposals will be received at the office of the County Administrator in the Blue Earth County Courthouse, 204 South Fifth Street, Mankato, Minnesota, 56001, until 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2010, at which time the bids will be opened. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, August 17, 2010, for the following improvements:


SAP 07-599-49for Bridge No. 07J16, On McPherson Township Road T-136, ˝ mile South of CSAH 15 over County Ditch no. 88.


SAP 07-599-50 for Bridge No. 07J17, On McPherson Township Road T-136, 2 miles South of CSAH 15 over County Ditch no. 88.


Approximate quantities are as follows:


BRIDGE NO. 07J13 & Bridge No. 07J15 (Total)

            2                      LUMP SUM    Mobilization

            458                  CU YD            Granular Backfill (CV)

            277                  CU YD            Aggregate Bedding (CV)

            128                  LIN FT            138” Span RC Pipe-Arch Culvert, Class IIA

            4                      EACH              138” Span RC Pipe-Arch Apron

            134                  CU YD            Random Riprap, Class III

            108                  LIN FT            Remove Structural Plate Arch Pipe

            130                  TON                Aggregate Surfacing Class 1 Modified

            200                  LIN FT            Silt Fence, Type Heavy Duty

            200                  LIN FT            Filter Log, Type Bioroll

            2                      LUMP SUM    Erosion Control Supervisor

            2                      LUMP SUM    Turf Establishment



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 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 07-599-49 & SAP 07-599-50 - BID ENCLOSED”.


Alan Forsberg                                                                                                                                 Dennis McCoy

COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER                                                                      COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR