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 September 7, 2012 at which time the bids will be open. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday September 11, 2012, for the following improvements:

SAP 07-626-15 For Geotextile and Overload for CSAH 26

Approximate quantities are as follows:

QTY              UNIT      Description
1,265    LIN. FT.                 Remove Pipe Drain
74       LIN FT Remove Pipe Culverts
185 LIN FT Remove Fence
51,627 CU YD Common Excavation (P)
6,363 CU YD Select Granular Borrow (CV)
2 EACH Settlement Plates
2 EACH Pneumatic Piezometer
13,128 SQ YD Geotextile Fabric Type VI B
530 TON Aggregate Surfacing Class 1 Modified
344 LIN FT 18” to 36” CS Pipe Culvert
60 LIN FT 24” RC Pipe Culvert Class III
690 LIN FT 6” TP Pipe Drain
270 LIN FT 8” TP Pipe Drain
120 LIN FT 12” TP Pipe Drain
500 LIN FT 12” PE Pipe Drain
480 LIN FT 8” Perforated PE Pipe Drain
1,350 LIN FT Silt Fence
1,000 LIN FT Filter Log Type Bioroll
20 ACRE Seeding
5,322 SQ YD Erosion Control Blanket Category 4
6,000 POUND Hydraulic Soil Stabilizer Type 5

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, “SAP 07-626-15 - BID ENCLOSED”.

Alan Forsberg, P.E.                                       Robert Meyer