Request for Bids Now Open for Lambert Lake Improvements

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Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization (VLAWMO)

SEH No. VADLA 153931

Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by the Vadnais Lake Area Water Management Organization (VLAWMO) until 2:00 p.m. (local time), Thursday, October 1, 2020, via QuestCDN, for the furnishing of all labor and material for the construction of the Lambert Lake Improvements Project.

The bid opening will be conducted via GoToMeeting, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud, GoTo Meeting information will be sent out to bidders closer to the Bid Opening time listed above.

Major components of the Work include:

  • Remove 440 lineal feet of existing vinyl sheet pile
  • Installation of 12,400 square yards of permanent steel sheet pile
  • Excavation of 1,645 cubic yards for stream meander
  • Restoration, including 330 deciduous shrubs, native seeding and erosion control

A mandatory pre-Bid meeting will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at the project site. Representatives of Owner and Engineer will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are required to attend and participate.

Bids shall be on the form provided for that purpose and according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH®) dated August 26, 2020.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc., 3535 Vadnais Center Drive, St. Paul, MN 55110, Emily Jennings, PE, 651.302.7669,

The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page.

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the PROJECT BID INFORMATION link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 7300427 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or

For this project, bids will ONLY be received electronically. Contractors submitting an electronic bid will be charged an additional $30 at the time of bid submission via the online electronic bid service To access the electronic bid form, download the project document and click the online bidding button at the top of the advertisement. Prospective bidders must be on the planholders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted. Bids shall be completed according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by SEH dated August 26, 2020.

Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $75.00.

Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

A Contractor responding to these Bidding Documents must submit to VLAWMO 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.

This Work shall be subject to minimum wages and labor standards in accordance with the Minnesota labor and wage rate requirements.

VLAWMO reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, or portions of Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract, or portions of the contract, in the best interests of VLAWMO.

Dawn Tanner, Program Development Coordinator, VLAWMO

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