Sealed Bids for the construction of the 2021 City Infrastructure Improvements will be received for a single prime contract, by City of Ely (The Owner), at the office of the City Clerk, until 2:00 p.m. local time on April 1, 2021, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of approximately 2,400 tons bituminous paving, 5 sanitary manholes, 3,900 s.f. of concrete walk, 3,800 feet concrete curb and gutter, 1,500 feet sanitary sewer and 1,600 feet water main and related appurtenances.
Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office and may obtain copies of the Bidding Documents from the Issuing Office (Office of the Engineer): JPJ Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 656, 425 Grant Street, Hibbing, MN 55746, Phone: 218- 262-5528, www.jpjeng.com
Bidding Documents also may be examined at the office of the Owner and the Minnesota Builders Exchange.
Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office upon payment of $60.00 for each set. No refund will be provided. Checks for Bidding Documents shall be payable to JPJ Engineering, Inc. Upon request and receipt of payment indicated above, the Issuing Office will transmit the Bidding Documents via U.S. mail. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.
Alternatively, Bidding Documents may be ordered on line by registering with the Issuing Office at www.jpjeng.com under the “Construction Bidding Information” link for $30.00 (non-refundable). These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project and entering the eBidDocTM Number 7653380 on the “Search Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com. Following registration, complete sets of Bidding Documents may be downloaded from the Issuing Office’s website as portable document format (PDF) files.
Bidders responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the Owner a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, Section 16C.285, subdivision 3.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders, in an amount not less than 5% (five percent) of the Total Bid. The successful bidder will be required to provide a Performance Bond, Payment Bond and a Certificate of Insurance.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities and to award the contract in the best interest of the OWNER.
By order of the Ely City Council.
March 2, 2021
Harold Langowski, P.E., Clerk
City of Ely

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