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November 30, 2009
Faribault County Register


2010 Airport Improvements

Blue Earth Municipal Airport

Blue Earth, MN

RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Blue Earth, 125 West Sixth Street, Blue Earth, MN, 56013-0038 until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2009, of at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:

Schedule A: Parallel Taxiway Construction/ Filtration Basin Construction/ Apron Area Improvements

•Mobilization 1 LS 12” RC Apron 7 EA

•Field Office Type C 1 LS 15” RC Apron 2 EA

•Portable Runway Closure Marker 2 EA 18” RC Apron 2 EA


•Remove Concrete Tie Down 18 EA 4” Perf PE Pipe Drain 7,745 LF

and Anchor

•Unclassified Excavation 64,555 CY 6” PE Tile 5,530 LF

•Geotextile Fabric Type V 72,800 SY 6” Perf PE Pipe Drain w/Pea Gravel 580 LF

Filter in Filtration Basin

•Open Graded Aggregate Base 4,040 CY 12” Perf PE Pipe Drain in Temp. 350 LF

Sediment Basin (Install & Remove)

•Subbase Course 6,465 CY Random Riprap Class II 310 CY

(Install, Salvage & Relocate)

•Crush Aggregate Base Course 5,265 CY Random Riprap Class III 300 CY

•Bituminous Surface Course 5,430 TON Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced 10,000 LF

•6” Portland Cement Concrete 8,405 SY Temporary Ditch Check Type 7 2,000 LF


•6” Portland Cement Concrete 5,555 SY Seeding (Mix 190) 5.5 AC

Pavement (High Early Strength)

•Concrete Tie Down 24 EA Seeding (Mix 260) 26.5 AC

•Runway and Taxiway Painting 1,100 SF Mulching (Type 5 Hydromulch) 27 AC


•Runway and Taxiway Painting 950 SF Mulching (Type 8 Hydromulch with 5 AC

(Black) Bonded Fiber Matrix

•Traffic Control 1 LS Erosion Control Blankets 3,000 SY

Category 3

•4’ Chain Link Fence 385 LF #8 5 KV Cable, Temporary Direct 10,000 LF


•12” RCP 1,690 LF #8 600 V Cable, Temporary Direct 5,000 LF


•15” RCP 127 LF Temporary Threshold Light 16 EA

(Relocate Existing)

•18” RCP 123 LF

Schedule B: Runway 16-34 Reconstruction & Extension/ Parallel Taxiway Extension/ Hangar Taxilane Reconstruction

•Mobilization 1 LS Mulching (Type 5 Hydromulch) 17.5 AC

•Remove Bituminous Pavement 39,955 SY Mulching (Type 8 Hydromulch with 6.5 AC

Bonded Fiber Matrix)

•Unclassified Excavation 65,060 CY #8 5 kV Cable, Installed in Duct 25,000 LF

•Borrow Excavation 28,225 CY #10 600 V Cable, Installed in Duct 14,000 LF

•Geotextile Fabric Type V 122,450 SY #10 600 V Cable, Installed in Duct 2,500 LF


•Subgrade Preparation 43,370 SY #6, AWG Counterpoise With 8,000 LF

(in Exist. Pvmt Areas Only) Ground Rods

•Open Graded Aggregate Base 6,800 CY 2-Inch Schedule 80 PVC or 15,000 LF

Course (CV) PE Duct, Incl. Trench

•Subbase Course 10,200 CY 4-Cell, 3-Inch Galvanized Rigid 150 LF

Steel Ductbank

•Crushed Aggregate Base Course 10,200 CY 2-Cell, 3-Inch Galvanized Rigid 250 LF

Steel Ductbank

•Bituminous Surface Course 16,300 TON General Conditions 1 LS

(Mobilization & Demolition)

•Runway and Taxiway Painting 26,350 SF Handholes 14 EA


•Runway and Taxiway Painting 140 SF Medium Intensity Runway Light (MIRL) 44 EA


•Reflective Media 2,765 LBS Medium Intensity Threshold Light 16 EA


•Traffic Control 1 LS Medium Intensity Taxiway Light (MITL) 18 EA

•12” RCP 940 LF Retroreflective Marker 114 EA

•18” RCP 490 LF Airfield Guidance Sign 19 EA

•18” RC Apron 6 EA Constant Current Regulator, 7.5W 1 EA

•4” Perf PE Pipe Drain 5,985 LF PAPI System 2 EA

•6” PE Tile 3,225 LF Runway End Identifier Lights System 2 LS


•Random Riprap Class III 300 CY L-807 Windcone 1 EA

•Silt Fence, Type Machine Sliced 3,000 LF Vault Electrical Systems and Testing 1 EA

•Seeding (Mix 260) 24 AC New Apron Lighting 1 LS

together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications.

COMPLETION OF WORK: All Schedule A work of the Contract must be substantially complete by October 1, 2010. All Schedule B Work of the Contract must be substantially complete by October 1, 2011. Final completion of all Schedule A and B work must be accomplished by November 1, 2011.

PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addendums and bid tabulation will be available on-line at or Any addendums will be mailed and/or faxed to all planholders.

PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. at Blue Earth City Hall, 125 West Sixth Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota. The purpose of the meeting will be to familiarize all concerned persons with the project and conditions at the airport.

FUNDING SOURCES: The City of Blue Earth, Minnesota, Federal Aviation Administration, and the Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics are sources of funding for this project.

FEDERAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS: The following Federal Requirements for Construction Contracting are incorporated by reference and apply to this project:

Buy American Preferences (Title 49 United States Code, CHAPTER 501)

Foreign Trade Restriction: Denial of Public Works Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Procurement Market Access to U.S. Contractors (DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 30)

Davis Bacon Act (DOL Regulations 29 CFR Part 5)

Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246 and DOL Regulation 41 CFR PART 60)

Government wide Debarment and Suspension and Government wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace (DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 29)

DISADVANTAGE BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (DBE): The City hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and/or proposals and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, or national origin.

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at or You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #1026114 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a (non-refundable) price of $100.00 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check to payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc., 219 North Main Street, Fairmont, MN 56031-1833, for each set obtained. Please contact us at 507-238-4738, fax 507-238-4732 if you have any questions.

BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Blue Earth shall accompany each bid.

OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.

Dated: November 17, 2009

/s/Kathy Bailey

City Administrator

November 23, 30, December 7, 2009



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