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The City of Highland Park will receive Electronic bids for the:
Laurel Avenue East End Improvements
until 11:00 a.m., March 4, 2021
Complete digital project bidding documents are available at Digital plan documents may be downloaded for a non-refundable fee of $60 by inputting Quest project #7597869 on the Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. NO paper copies will be provided by the owner.

The work consists of repairing/reconstructing the bluff slope located immediately east of the Laurel Avenue pavement.  The existing cul-de-sac will be shifted to the west 17.5 feet to provide additional room to flatten the bluff slope.  The contract calls for 27 units of TREE REMOVAL (6 TO 15 UNITS DIAMETER), 50 units of TREE REMOVAL (OVER 15 UNITS DIAMETER), 250 feet of COMBINATION CONCRETE CURB AND GUTTER, TYPE B-6.18, 360 CY of EARTH EXCAVATION, 780 SY of HOT-MIX ASPHALT SURFACE REMOVAL, 2 1/4", 40 FT of STORM SEWERS, 12" PVC SDR 26, HMA Binder and WMA Surface Course, and 70 FT of STEEL BACKED TIMBER RAILING.  Landscape restoration will be completed with seeding and sod.

Bids will ONLY be received and accepted via the online electronic bid service through Bidders must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted. To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click the online bidding button. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. NO paper bids will be accepted.

Bid security is required as stated in the “Bid Security” section found on page 2 in the Instructions portion of the Bid Package.  Each prospective Bidder shall furnish a copy of a Certificate of Eligibility as issued by the Illinois Department of Transportation. (See State of Illinois Website:

The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish certificates and policies of insurance as required by the Contract.  All Contracts for the Construction of Public Works are subject to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act (820 ILCS 130/1-12).  Contractors must provide Certified Monthly Payroll Reports.

It is the responsibility of the bidder to inspect the entire bid package and seek clarification of any item which may not be clear to them.  For questions, contact Emmanuel Gomez, City Engineer at 847.926.1145 or Annette Cardiff, Assistant Director of Public Works at 847.926.1159.

To Be Published:           February 18, 2021