Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the office of Charlene Meiners, County Auditor, Houston County Courthouse, 304 South Marshall Street, Caledonia, MN 55921 until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 for the road improvements described as per plans and specifications on file at the office of the Houston County Engineer.

                                                           S.A.P. 028-599-091
                            Construct Bridge No. 28J53 with Approach Grading and Aggregate Base 
                             Located on Swede Bottom Road, 1 mile Southeast of Houston, MN.

             Major Items of Work                                                     Approximate Quantities

             2105.501 Common Excavation (P)                                          287 Cu Yd 
             2211.501 Aggregate Base Class 5                                            168 Ton
             2211.501 Aggregate Base Class 5 Mod                                    190 Ton
             2412.511 14’ X 8’ Precast Concrete Box Culvert                       40 Lin Ft
             2412.511 14’ X 9’ Precast Concrete Box Culvert                       40 Lin Ft
             2442.501 Remove Existing Bridge                                               1 Lump Sum
             2511.501 Random Rip Rap IV                                                147 Cu Yd
             2575.555 Turf Establishment                                                      1 Lump Sum

Plan and Proposal:
Digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at for a fee of $20.00. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Browse Projects” page or by entering eBidDoc #4975800 on the “Search Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or

Plan holder information may be obtained at

Bids must be accompanied by a surety bond or certified check in the amount of at least 5 percent of the bid amount, payable to the Houston County Treasurer.

The County of Houston reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities therein.

Dated at Caledonia, Minnesota, this 7th day of April 2017.

                                                                                   Board of County Commissioners
                                                                                   Houston County, MN
                                                                                   By: Char Meiners
                                                                                   County Auditor