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Bid Letting Dates:

July 19, 2018

August 9, 2018

October 9, 2018

EMERGENCY PROJECT SPECIAL LETTING – The MT 21 Elk Creek Overflow Repair emergency project will have a special letting date of July 19, 2018.  The project is to install temporary pipes to replace a failed structure over the Elk Creek Overflow channel located at milepost 0.17 on Montana-21 between Simms and Augusta in Lewis and Clark County.  The project will be advertised Thursday, July 12th.  It is anticipated that there will be a expedited award and Notice to Proceed for this project.  Please check back for further updates.


In an effort to reduce costs, Contract Plans will no longer be printing and distributing project plans.  This includes the proposal, cross sections, erosion control plans, etc.  All of this information will be available on-line. Paper distribution will cease on March 30, 2018. 


201 - MT 21-ELK CREEK OVERFLOW REPAIRS - July 19, 2018

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Submitted:  Monday 16-JUL-2018 10:24 AM
The files linked below represent the as-built drawings for the structures.  MDT provides them for informational purposes only. They do not include drawings for modifications to the structures, such as joint replacements and guardrail revisions and may not completely represent current conditions.  Thus, some of the information contained in these documents may be out of date or not applicable with regard to the advertised project.  The contractor should not rely solely on the as-built drawings provided for bidding purposes nor does any data in these files supersede the data in the contract documents.  AS-BUILT DRAWINGS


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Submitted: Monday    16-JUL-2018 11:22 AM  
Company: Helena Sand & Gravel, Inc.  
Contact: Ken Frost  
Page 7 of the Special provisions No 12 Bridge Demolition Notification Part B. states that a DEQ Form/Permit must be filled out and turned in to the DEQ. After reading this section of the Special Provisions it is unclean to me. Does the MDT already have this permit?

It states that there will be a 10 Day hold on this project before it can proceed. Is this 10-working days? 

The Contract Time and Notice to proceed is July 30, 2018, If there is a 10 day wait, then this projects Earliest Start day would be around August 6th. Will the NTP be delayed until that day?

If other permits delay the start time on this project, can the contract time NTP be postponed until such time that the contractor can officially start work on the project?

It would appear that the area just to the South & South east of the Bridge was an old Borrow/Pit. It is currently holding water and has wetland vegetation growing in it. Is this a recognized wetland?

Will the contractor be able to place an earthen dam to the upstream side of the Bridge to help hold this water out of the work area?

Will the contractor be allowed to open a channel from the overflow bridge to the existing Elk Creek stream?

What are the weights of the State Furnished Pipe? What will the length be of each section of Pipe?

The Contract time is only 15-working days. This puts the Finish date of August 17th. Does this time frame include everything complete including the final striping?
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Submitted: Tuesday 17-JUL-2018 12:50 PM
In order to avoid this 10-day notification period, MDT has pre-coordinated with DEQ to obtain permission to demolish the existing structure on the Contractor's projected date.  Upon award, the Contractor must submit the MTACP02 Form with a workplan and projected demolition date as referenced in Special Provision 12 to DEQ and the MDT EPM.  DEQ will then issue a notification acknowledgement and the contractor may begin demolition work. 
 
The intent is for the Contractor to acquire all necessary permits and start work on the Notice to Proceed.  If the Contractor can show due diligence in attempting to obtain environmental and DEQ permits in a timely manner, and is not able to begin work on the Notice to Proceed due to reasons beyond the Contractor's control, the Project Manager will not charge time in accordance with subsection 108.02. The Contractor would be required to show that all permit applications and submittals have been timely and accurate to document that permit delays are beyond their control.
 
The wetland in this area does extend beyond what is delineated in the plans.  The delineation in the plans ends at the extent of permanent impacts.
 
It is up to the contractor to coordinate with the appropriate agencies (US Army Corps of Engineers and MT FWP) for their temporary facilities permits.
 
It is up to the contractor to coordinate with the appropriate agencies (US Army Corps of Engineers and MT FWP) for their temporary facilities permits.
 
The weight per foot is 113 lbs for the pipe.  Each end section weighs 850 lbs.
 
Lengths will be 28 feet.
 
All work is to be completed in the contract time of 15 working days, including waterborne final striping.  There is not epoxy striping on this contract.

101 - BAINVILLE-SOUTH & JCT US 2-SOUTH (BAINVILLE) - August 9, 2018

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Submitted: Friday    13-JUL-2018 03:39 PM
Company: Forterra
Contact: Brian Jenner
In regards to the Bulb Tee project, i have two questions.  First, the interior and exterior deck units are not the same.  The exterior unit is slightly shorter on the outside.  Can they all be the same width of 6'-3" for ease of production?  Second, the plans call out 1 3/4" diameter smooth bar for the bearing assemblies which will require 2" holes in the bearing hardware assemblies.  Is this correct, or can we assume the use of the MDT standard of 1 1/2" diameter smooth bar with 1 3/4" holes in the bearing hardware?
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday 17-JUL-2018 12:54 PM
The width of the exterior beam can be increased to match that of the interior beams.
Use the MDT standard of 1 1/2" diameter smooth bars with 1 3/4" holes in the bearing hardware.

102 - I-15 BRIDGES (RP 234-248), 1-15 BRIDGES (RP 218-221), I-315 BRIDGES (RP 1.0), I-15 BRIDGES (RP 209-217) - August 9, 2018

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103 - COUNTY RD 02200-W OF CROW AGENCY - August 9, 2018

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Submitted: Friday 13-JUL-2018 12:23 PM
Special Provision #2 - Contract Time - Flex Time Proceed Date is hereby replaced with the following:
REVISED CONTRACT TIME - FLEX TIME PROCEED DATE


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104 - KALISPELL-URBAN (UPP) - August 9, 2018

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105 - SF 159 RESERVE ST BARRIER RAIL - August 9, 2018

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106 - 14TH ST SE/9TH AVE SE PATH-SIDNEY - August 9, 2018

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107 - FAIRGROUNDS RD PATH-HAMILTON - August 9, 2018

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108 - SF 159 BROADUS SFTY IMPRV - August 9, 2018

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109 - SF 159 LAKE SANDERS SFTY IMPRV & SF 159 BITTERROOT SFTY IMPRV - August 9, 2018

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301 - BILLINGS DISTRICT ADA UPGRADES - October 9, 2018

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Submitted: Monday    18-JUN-2018 10:40 AM
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting construction and design services for the design-build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically to the email address in the RFQ or in hard copy to the Montana Department of Transportation - Engineering Division, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana by 11:00 a.m., local time on July 13, 2017.

Billings District ADA Upgrades
CMDO STWD(590)

This project includes design and construction of ADA compliant sidewalk, ramps, and approaches in the following communities and along the following routes (See Attachment A – Project Maps):  
W 1st Ave and E 1st Ave – Stock St to Bramble St (just past the wye) – Big Timber 
McLeod St – W / E 1st Ave to W 9th Ave – Big Timber
1st Ave W – 7th St W to Main St – Roundup
Main St – 1st Ave W to 2nd St W – Roundup 
8th Ave E – Main St to 4th St E – Roundup 
Center Ave – W 3rd St to 8th St – Hardin
Mitchell Ave – W 3rd St to 2nd St S – Hardin

Not all intersections will be included in this project, a spreadsheet with generally estimated quantities and the number and location for ADA ramps and approaches will be developed for the RFP.


The project RFQ is at the following link:  RFQ


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Submitted: Thursday  05-JUL-2018 10:10 AM  
Company: Stahly Engineering & Associates  
Contact: Byron Stahly
The Certification Of Right Of Way form provided in the SOQ information, makes reference to a DB Firm providing this verification. Please clarify if indeed this is a requirement.
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Submitted: Monday  09-JUL-2018 11:05 AM
Right-of-Way Certification by the DB Firm is required for the project.

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Submitted: Thursday  05-JUL-2018 11:36 AM  
Company: Stahly Engineering & Associates  
Contact: Byron Stahly  
What is the extent of "replace surfacing section" and "plant mix surfacing" identified for McLeod Street in Big Timber?
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Submitted: Monday  09-JUL-2018 11:15 AM  
The extent of replacement will need to be designed by the DB Firm and will depend on existing features and topography.