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 September 2, 2011 at which time the bids will be open. The bids will be considered by the County Board of Commissioners for the following improvements:

SAP 07-599-54 For Madison Lake Outlet Box Culvert, Bridge no. 07J22.

Approximate quantities are as follows:

5 TREE Clearing & Grubbing
78 LIN FT Remove Pipe Culverts
744 CU YD Common Excavation
570 TON Aggregate Surfacing Class 1 Modified
1 LUMP SUM Remove Existing Bridge
74 CU YD Granular Backfill
98 LIN FT 24” CS Pipe Culvert
510 LIN FT Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced
200 LIN FT Filter Log Type Straw Bioroll
510 SQ YD Erosion Control Blankets Category 4
1 LUMP SUM Turf Establishment
1,050 POUND Hydraulic Soil Stabilizer Type 5
54 LIN FT 14 X 4 Precast Concrete Box Culvert
2 EACH 14 X 4 Precast Concrete Box Culvert End Section
116 CU YD Granular Backfill
109 CU YD Aggregate Bedding
76 CU YD Random Riprap Class III

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, “SAP 07-599-54- BID ENCLOSED”.

Alan Forsberg                                            Robert Meyer
COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER                                     COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR