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Bid Letting Dates:

July 16, 2020

March 23, 2021

Watch - Public Bid Opening - Live Stream: Skype Meeting Information

In order to promote social distancing, MDT encourages contractors and the public to attend the openings remotely.  Bid openings will be accessible using Skype, a web browser or by telephone.  As Read information will be posted shortly after the Bid Opening.

 
Electronic bid submission is encouraged.  MDT is evaluating the continued use of paper bids at this time.   Please Contact Darin Reynolds at 444-6480 or  to provide comments on the submission of paper bids.
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101 - EAST OF BUSBY - EAST - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 07:50 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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102 - MAIN STREET - BILLINGS - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 07:50 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


Questions

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Submitted: Wednesday 24-JUN-2020 08:29 AM
Company: Riverside Contracting, Inc. 
Contact: Estimating
SP 17 states no construction activities will be allowed between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. SP 21 says to perform all mainline cold milling and paving between the hours of 8:00 pm and 6:00 am. Please clarify which SP the contractor will need to follow.

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Submitted: Tuesday   30-JUN-2020 08:02 AM  
Company: Riverside Contracting, Inc.  
Contact: Estimating
In reviewing to plans and specifications for this project, the project is designed for milling .1’ and paving .1’. Due to normal surface irregularities, it is impossible to maintain a planned design depth of .1’ throughout the project without overrunning the plant mix quantity. In addition, based on past experience, 3/8” plant mix at .1’ should not be considered an opportunity to improve the ride since the plant mix material tends to fill the underlying cracks causing the ride to be less desirable. Would the department please consider adding an additional isolation lift and/or .05’ of plant mix? Adding the additional plant mix will increase the design life of the roadway and provide the public with a smoother ride and better product.

103 - MT - 83 SLIDE REPAIR (LAKE ALVA) - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 07:50 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


Questions

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Submitted: Monday    22-JUN-2020 01:36 PM  
Company: GeoStabilization  
Contact: Bryan Wavra  
Can MDT provide an electronic copy of the geotechnical engineering report for the site?
Answer
Submitted: Monday 29-JUNE-2020 08:37 AM
Attached are PDF Files of the available project alignment and/or structures geotechnical report(s), geotechnical report supplements, and geotechnical laboratory summaries. There is remaining geotechnical information that is voluminous and very difficult to compile in a concise manner. Contractors are welcome to come to MDT Headquarters to inspect rock samples taken for the project that are stored here or to look through the complete set of Geotechnical field investigation notes, laboratory testing, analytical, or other data in our project files. It should be noted that the project may have undergone significant changes during the design process after the original geotechnical report and supplements were issued. Thus, some of the information contained in these documents may be out of date or not applicable with regard to the advertised project. Some of the changes include, but are not limited to: Project splits (for funding, ROW issues, etc.) alignment and grade changes; and changes due to environmental factors (sensitive areas, etc.). The documents can be found at: GEOTECH REPORT

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Submitted: Friday    26-JUN-2020 09:03 AM
Company: Sussex Construction Inc
Contact: Derek
Please advise if there will be a pre-bid site visit for this project
Answer
Submitted: Friday 26-JUNE-2020 10:40 AM

There will be no pre-bid for this project.

104 - S 5th & 6th STREET MISSOULA & CLEMENTS/3rd/SPDWY/DEER CR - MSLA - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 07:50 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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105 - I-15 SLIDE REPAIR - GREAT FALLS - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 07:50 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109] (ADDED 8-13-20)
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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Submitted: Thursday  25-JUN-2020 12:58 PM
Company: Ed Boland Construction Boring and Drilling
Contact: Herb MacNeeley
Is there any kind of pre bid walkthrough scheduled for this project.
Answer
Submitted: Thursday 25-JUNE-2020 03:22 PM

No there is not a pre bid walkthrough scheduled for this project.

106 - HSIP PROGRAM JOC - BUTTE - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 08:00 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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107 - HAY COULEE ROAD REPAIR - July 16, 2020

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Clarifications

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Submitted: Wednesday 01-JULY-2020 01:00
An Addendum will be issued to remove the EMBANKMENT IN PLACE bid item from the Base Bid (1,363 CUYD).  Bid item EMBANKMENT IN PLACE will be added to Alternate A1(663 CUYD) and to Alternate A2 (1,363 CUYD). 

The revised plan sheet shows the Alternate EMBANKMENT IN PLACE quantities for each alternate and the previous Grading Frame has been removed.  A revised Summary Sheet (Sheet 5) is attached: SUMMARY SHEET 5

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 08:00 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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Submitted: Friday    26-JUN-2020 04:22 PM  
Company: Contech  
Contact: Tim Miller  
For the Alternate 1 DBL SSPP 156" diameter would aluminum structural plate be allowed vs galvanized steel plate? Stamped shops could be provided showing the aluminum structural plate will meet the loads and design cover. Since aluminum material is less susceptible to corrosion could the select backfill (1769 CY) and geotextile (1290 CY) line items be eliminated and native backfill used?
Answer
Submitted:  Tuesday   30-JUN-2020   2:51 PM
Aluminum structural plate pipe is not allowed as an alternate pipe material.  Provide and install Special Backfill and Geotextile as shown in the contract.

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Submitted: Tuesday   30-JUN-2020 03:56 PM  
Company: Contech  
Contact: Tim Miller
For Alternate 1 DBL SSPP 156" diameter to be a true alternate with the special backfill (1769 CY) called out shouldn't there be a deduct of this quantity of embankment in place for Alternate 1? Otherwise the structure backfill would be called out twice for the alternate 1 SSPP. 1363 CY in base bid and the special backfill 1769 CY. Please call with any questions.

108 - SF 179 N-10 RUMBLE STRIPS - July 16, 2020

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 08:10 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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Submitted: Wednesday 24-JUN-2020 02:21 PM
Company: HighMark Traffic Services, Inc.
Contact: Bradley Meyer
In past rumble strip projects there has been a bid item for the removal of existing epoxy. Is this now incidental to the epoxy application?
Answer
Submitted: Thursday 25-JUNE-2020 03:25 PM

This contract does not contain a bid item for removal of existing epoxy.  Please review 620.03.4 Surface Preparation and Weather Limitations for information on acceptable surface preparation prior to application of epoxy markings.

109 - SF 159 BILLINGS DIST RUMBLE STRIPS & SF 159 E OF MOLT SFTY IMPRV - July 16, 2020

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Clarifications

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Submitted: Thursday 02-JULY-2020 08:10 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract.
 
STOCKPILED MATERIALS [ 109]
The seventh paragraph of Subsection 109.07 which states “The Value of the stockpile material will be recovered in full when 80% of the bid item is paid or the work is complete.” Is hereby rescinded.


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Submitted: Thursday  25-JUN-2020 06:54 AM
Company: HighMark Traffic Services, Inc.
Contact: Bradley Meyer
In past rumble strip projects there has been a bid item for the removal of existing epoxy. Is this now incidental to the epoxy application?
Answer
Submitted: Monday 26-JUNE-2020 12:45 PM
Removal of the epoxy striping for the shoulder rumble strips is not necessary.

301 - BOZEMAN REST AREA RELOCATION - March 23, 2021

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The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting design and construction services for the Design-Build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically by 11:00 a.m., local time on August 21, 2020.

Project Name:   Bozeman Rest Area Relocation
Project No.:        SF 90-6(156)245
Control No.:       9851000
 
The project includes the replacement of the existing North 19th Avenue Bozeman Rest Area at a new location along Interstate 90 west of the current facility. The 6.12-acre existing Bozeman Rest Area facility was built in 1999. Due to the expanding limits of the City of Bozeman and the increased infrastructure needs in the area, a new location for a replacement facility is desirable. The project requires that the Design-Build Firm provide a property exchange in lieu of any other compensation or cost reimbursement.  In addition to procuring new property to relocate the existing rest area, the successful Firm is also required to design and construct a new single unit rest area facility along and adjacent to I- 90 which meets all MDT and FHWA requirements.

The project RFQ and attachments can be found at the following link:  9851000 RFQ


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Submitted: Tuesday 09-JUNE-2020 09:40 AM
A Pre-SOQ meeting will be conducted via SKYPE (link) at 3:00 PM MST on June 15, 2020. Attendees can alternatively use the referenced phone call-in number. This meeting is intended to provide an overview of the project requirements, schedule, SOQ/RFP scoring process, and award procedures. Prospective design-build firms will have the opportunity to ask questions. All comments will be documented and incorporated into the project Q&A Forum
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Submitted: Monday 22-JUNE-2020 09:35AM
PRE-SOQ Meeting Minutes

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Submitted: Monday 22-JUNE-2020 09:38AM
Page 11, Item K. Public Involvement, First Bullet – replace paragraph with:

The Firm is required to include an independent public involvement firm on the team.  Failure to include an independent public involvement firm will be reflected on the Firm’s Team Qualifications score.  The exception is that design firms who hold public involvement term contracts do not need an independent PI firm.  
Page 15, Fifth Bullet – replace sentence with:
Once the Bid Price Proposals have been received by MDT, the Technical Review Committee (TRC) will review the proposals, and using the scoring criteria described above, determine the Preliminary Best Value proposal.


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